|2013 CBS College Football Week 8 Odds & Spread: Georgia vs. Vanderbilt|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 16 October 2013 08:00|
Georgia vs. Vanderbilt Odds
Georgia is 4-2 overall, 3-1 in the SEC, 1-1 on the road and 1-4-1 against the spread. Vanderbilt is 3-3 overall, 0-3 in the SEC, 2-2 at home and 2-4 against the spread. Georgia has won six straight over Vanderbilt.
Trends show that Vanderbilt is 7-2 against the spread in its last 9 games following a failed cover while Georgia is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games following a bye and 1-4 ATS in its last 5 road games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Georgia is the favorite on the road, as the Bulldogs have odds of -8 points against Vanderbilt. The over/under total for the game has been set at 59 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Georgia favored by 9 points. The spread climbed to 9.5 before falling back to 8. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 59.
Georgia is coming off a 41-26 loss at home to Missouri last week. The Bulldogs had 454 yards of offense in the loss and allowed 375 yards. The key to the game was four turnovers from Georgia. The Bulldogs are beat up, with a lot of injuries to skill position players, but the team still has quarterback Aaron Murray, who has 1,824 yards and 17 touchdowns on the season.
Vanderbilt is coming off a 51-28 loss to Missouri two weeks ago. The Commodores have given up at least 35 points in all three losses and are averaging 33.7 points per game on offense. The offense is being led by quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels, who has 1,561 passing yards and 10 touchdowns while also rushing for five scores. Receiver Jordan Matthews has 47 catches for 709 yards and five touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Georgia running back Todd Gurley (ankle) and receiver Clay Johnson (ankle) are both questionable. Vanderbilt offensive lineman Andrew Bridges (undisclosed) is questionable for the game.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Georgia, as the Bulldogs are getting 76% of the wagers with odds of -8 points at Vanderbilt on Saturday.