|2013 CBS College Football Game of the Week Odds: Georgia vs. Tennessee|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 03 October 2013 08:00|
Georgia vs. Tennessee Odds
Georgia is 3-1 on the season, 0-1 on the road and 1-2-1 against the spread. Tennessee is 3-2 overall, 3-0 at home and 2-3 against the spread. Georgia has won three straight over Tennessee.
Trends show that Tennessee is 5-2 against the spread in its last 7 games with Georgia, but the road team is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 games of this series. Tennessee has also hit the over in 7 of its last 10 games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Georgia is the favorite on the road, as the Bulldogs have odds of -10.5 points against Tennessee on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 63.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Georgia as a 10.5-point favorite. The spread bumped up to 11 points before making the fall back to 10.5 points. The over/under total opened at 64 points and then simply fell back to 63.5.
Georgia is 3-1 on the season thanks to a 44-41 win over LSU at home last week. The Bulldogs have been an offensive power this season, averaging 41.3 points and 554 yards per game. Keep in mind, Georgia has played three top-15 teams in its four games. The defense is giving up 32.5 points per game, but the Bulldogs have faced strong offenses. Quarterback Aaron Murray has thrown for 1,338 yards and 11 touchdowns this season while Todd Gurley has rushed for 450 yards and four touchdowns. Gurley is questionable for this game due to an ankle injury he suffered last week.
Tennessee start the season 2-0 before dropping two-straight to ranked opponents. Last week, the Volunteers got a scare from South Alabama, but pulled out a 31-24 victory. Tennessee is scoring 31.8 points per game while giving up 26.8 points per contest. The Volunteers are relying on their ground game, as they post 215.4 yards per game on the ground. Rajion Neal is leading the team with 468 rushing yards and five touchdowns, while Marlin Lane has added 280 yards and four touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Georgia receiver Clay Johnson (ankle) and split end Jonathon Rumph (hamstring) are both questionable. Tennessee offensive lineman Ja’Wuan James (eye) and defensive back Riyahd Jones (calf) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Georgia, as the Bulldogs are getting 89% of the wagers with odds of -10.5 points at Tennessee on Saturday.