|2012 CBS College Football Game of the Week Odds: Florida vs. Georgia|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 25 October 2012 07:30|
Florida vs. Georgia Odds
Florida is 7-0 on the season, 6-0 in the SEC and 3-0 on the road. Georgia is 6-1 overall, 4-1 in SEC play and 2-1 on the road. The Gators are 6-1 against the spread this year while the Bulldogs are 2-5 ATS. Florida has won 5 of the last 7 in this series.
Trends show that the favorite has covered the spread in the last 4 games in this series and that these two teams have hit the over in four of their last five encounters.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Florida is the favorite in this game, as the Gators have odds of -7 points against Georgia. The over/under total for the game has been set at 47.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Florida as a 6-point favorite. The spread was never lower than that and is at its peak now of 7 points.
Florida is coming off a 44-11 win against South Carolina last week in perhaps their best showing of the season. The Gators can lock up a spot in the SEC Championship with a win in this game. On the year, Florida is allowing just 12.1 points per game while scoring 30.1 points per contest. Florida has been led by a strong rushing attack. Mike Gillislee has rushed for 652 yards and seven touchdowns on the season.
Georgia is coming off a 29-24 win at Kentucky last week. The Bulldogs have had their last two wins come by 7 points or less. Georgia is averaging 39.6 points per game on offense while the defense is giving up 24.1 points per contest. The offense has been led by quarterback Aaron Murray, who has thrown for 1,914 yards and 16 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Florida receiver Latroy Pittman is questionable with an ankle injury while defensive back Cody Riggs is out with a foot injury. Georgia defensive end Abry Jones is out for this game with an ankle injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Florida. The Gators are getting 69% of the wagers with odds of -7 points against Georgia on Saturday.