Georgia vs. Georgia Tech Prediction
Will the up-and-down Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets stay within the point spread as a double-digit home underdog today versus their in-state rivals the Georgia Bulldogs? Kickoff is set for 12:00 p.m. ET.
ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Georgia. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bulldogs are now 10.5-point road favorites to knock off the Yellow Jackets, who opened as 12.5-point home underdogs. As for the total, the number hit the board at 52.5 but was bet up a half-point to 53.
THE PUBLIC LIKES: Georgia. As of Saturday morning, nearly 60% of tickets were on the Bulldogs to cover the double-digit spread.
HISTORICAL TRENDS LIKE: Georgia. The Bulldogs are a perfect 8-0 against the spread in their last eight games in Atlanta while the road team is a remarkable 16-4-1 against the number in the last 21 meetings between these two teams.
WHO WE LIKE: Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets are the epitome of inconsistent, winning five and losing five games this season. But this is a major rivalry and I love backing the home underdog in big rivalry games because you rarely have to worry about motivation.
Georgia Tech is a perfect 7-0 against the spread in its last seven home games and is a perfect 6-0 against the number in its last six non-conference games. The Yellow Jackets are also a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four games against SEC competition and are an impressive 11-2-1 at the betting window in their last 14 games overall.
On the other side, the Bulldogs have failed to cover in four of their last five games played in November and are just 4-12 at the betting window in their last 16 games after allowing less than 275 total yards in their previous game.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 13 PICK: GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS +10.5