|2013 CBS College Football Game of the Week Odds: LSU vs. Georgia|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:00|
LSU vs. Georgia Odds
LSU is 4-0 on the season, 1-0 on the road and 2-2 against the spread. Georgia is 2-1 overall, 2-0 at home and 1-2 against the spread. The road team has won three straight in this series.
Trends show that LSU is 1-5 against the spread in its last 6 games after a win and 3-7 ATS in its last 10 conference games. Georgia is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 SEC games. The two have hit the over in 5 of their last 6 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Georgia is favored to win this game, as the Bulldogs have odds of -3 points against LSU. The over/under total for the game has been set at 61.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Georgia favored by 3 points. The spread hit 3.5 points during the week before moving back to Georgia -3. The over/under total opened at 62 points and has since backed up to 61.5.
Georgia has won two straight since losing the season opener to Clemson. The Bulldogs are putting up strong offensive numbers, posting over 570 yards per game through three games. Defensively, Georgia could be better, as it is giving up 29.7 points per contest. Aaron Murray is leading the team with 1,040 passing yards and seven touchdowns while Todd Gurley has 377 rushing yards and four scores.
LSU is off to a 4-0 start and the offense has been very impressive. The Tigers are averaging 43.3 points and 481.1 yards per game. The LSU defense is only giving up 19.5 points per game. Quarterback Zach Mettenberger has thrown for 1,026 yards and 10 touchdowns. Odell Beckham and Jarvis Landry have combined for 44 receptions and 753 yards and 10 scores. Jeremy Hill has also rushed for 350 yards and six touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, LSU safety Micah Eugene (hamstring) and linebacker Tahj Jones (hamstring) are both questionable. Georgia linebacker James DeLoach (concussion) and split end Jonathan Rumph (hamstring) are both questionable for the game.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing LSU, as the Tigers are getting 66% of the wagers with odds of +3 points at Georgia on Saturday.