|2013 ESPN College Football Week 7 Odds & Spread: Missouri vs. Georgia|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 09 October 2013 10:00|
Missouri vs. Georgia Odds
Georgia is 4-1 overall, 3-0 in the SEC, 3-0 at home and 1-3-1 against the spread. Missouri is 5-0 overall, 1-0 in the SEC, 2-0 on the road and 4-0-1 against the spread. Georgia won last year’s meeting with Missouri, 41-20.
Trends show that the Tigers are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 road games and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games on grass. Georgia is just 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games on grass.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Georgia is the favorite at home, as the Bulldogs have odds of -8 points against Missouri on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 65 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Georgia favored by 9.5 points. The spread hit a peak of 10 before falling back to Georgia -8. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 65 points.
Georgia has won four straight since losing its season opener to Clemson. The Bulldogs have had their last two wins both come by 3 points, including last week’s 34-31 overtime win over Tennessee. Georgia is averaging 39.8 points per game on offense, while the defense is allowing 32.2 points per game. Quarterback Aaron Murray has thrown for 1,534 yards and 14 touchdowns while running back Todd Gurley has rushed for 450 yards and four touchdowns, but Gurley is questionable for the game due to an ankle injury.
Missouri is off to a 5-0 start thanks to a 51-28 win over Vanderbilt last week. The Tigers have posted an impressive 46.6 points per game while racking up 543.8 yards per game. The defense hasn’t been too bad, holding opponents to just 22.4 points per game. Quarterback James Franklin has thrown for 1,407 yards and 13 touchdowns while rushing for 278 yards and two scores. Russell Hansbrough has rushed for 379 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Georgia receiver Clay Johnson (ankle) and running back Keith Marshall (knee) are both questionable. Missouri has no injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Missouri, as the Tigers are getting 51% of the wagers with odds of +8 points at Georgia on Saturday.