Georgia Bulldogs vs. Florida State Seminoles 12/30/23 – In the world of college football, few games generate as much excitement and online betting frenzy as a clash between top-tier teams. This year’s Orange Bowl is no exception, featuring the formidable Georgia Bulldogs and the undefeated Florida State Seminoles. Both teams come into the game with impressive records, setting the stage for a classic showdown on December 30, 2023.
Georgia Bulldogs vs. Florida State Seminoles 12/30/23
|Saturday, December 30, 2023, at 4:00 PM ET
|Hard Rock Stadium
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Carson Beck QB vs. Tate Rodemaker QB
Carson Beck has put together an impressive season for the Bulldogs, completing 289 of 399 passes for 3,738 yards with 22 touchdowns and 6 interceptions, good for a 166.3 passer rating. Beck has shown poise in the pocket and excels at going through his progressions to find the open receiver. His accuracy has improved as the season has gone on. However, he has struggled with turning the ball over at times against elite defenses. The Seminoles defense will be Beck’s toughest test yet. If he can limit mistakes and utilize his talented receiving corps, Beck can lead Georgia to victory.
Tate Rodemaker took over as QB midway through the season and has energized the Seminoles offense. In just 56 pass attempts, he has thrown for 510 yards with 5 touchdowns and no interceptions, posting an impressive 163.1 passer rating. Rodemaker has displayed precision passing ability downfield and also using his legs to extend plays. The big question is whether the redshirt freshman can handle the pressure of his first career start against the top-ranked Bulldogs defense. Rodemaker must protect the football and take shots when available.
Georgia’s Offensive Might: Edwards and Lovett
Daijun Edwards has been Georgia’s standout running back this season. Amassing 819 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns to fuel Georgia’s success. His impressive 5.2 yards per rush attempt indicates his effectiveness at moving the ball downfield. Dominic Lovett, Georgia’s wide receiver, has been an essential piece of their offense this season. With 51 receptions and 575 receiving yards to his credit, he often turns the tide in their favor – and will play an instrumental role in breaking through Florida State’s secondary.
Florida State’s Formidable Trio: Rodemaker, Toafili, and Bell
Rodemaker provides Florida State with leadership from quarterback position, but running back Lawrance Toafili and wide receiver Jaheim Bell are key contributors on offense. Toafili’s impressive 6.7 yards per rush attempt gives Georgia’s defensive line trouble while Jaheim Bell’s 503 receiving yards show off his ability to make significant plays even under tight situations.
NCAAF Betting Odds: Georgia Bulldogs -600, Over/Under: 44.5
The current betting odds favor the Georgia Bulldogs, reflecting their strong season performance. However, Florida State’s undefeated record cannot be overlooked. The Over/Under betting line is set at 44.5, indicating expectations of a moderately high-scoring game.
Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia’s last 5 games.
Georgia are 19-1 SU in their last 20 games.
Georgia are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.
Bulldogs are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games played in December.
Georgia are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games played on a Saturday.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia’s last 6 games when playing as the favourite.
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida State’s last 5 games.
Florida State are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games.
Florida State are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeastern conference.
Seminoles are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games played in December.
Florida State are 16-0 SU in their last 16 games played on a Saturday.
Florida State are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games when playing as the underdog.
Georgia Bulldogs vs. Florida State Seminoles Betting Picks
Considering both teams’ strengths and weaknesses, this matchup is set to be a thrilling encounter. Georgia’s offensive prowess is matched by Florida State’s resilience and tactical astuteness. In terms of NCAAF bowl betting picks and odds, the game could swing either way, but Georgia’s overall balance and depth might give them the edge.
However, Florida State’s undefeated streak and their ability to rise to the occasion make them a tempting pick, especially with the spread. Prop bets could be intriguing in this game, particularly regarding individual player performances.
Score Prediction: Georgia 27, Florida State 21