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Georgia Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears 01/01/2020 Picks, Previews and Predictions

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Georgia Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears 01/01/2020 – The Georgia Bulldogs and the Baylor Bears clash in the Sugar Bowl, a game pitting losers from their respective conferences. Football betting linefavor the Bulldogs to come out on top despite a disappointing loss to LSU in the SEC Championship Game. A possible reason for this is because Georgia won the four previous meetings against the Bears. The last time they faced each other was way back in 1989.

Georgia Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears 01/01/2020

When: Wednesday, January 01, 8:45 PM ET
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
TV: ESPN
Stream: SofaStream

Georgia Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears 01/01/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Bulldogs -7 (+100) 41.5 o (-110) -260
Bears +7 (-120) 41.5 u (-110) +220
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Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia Bulldogs are expected to bounce back against Baylor following a thrashing at the hands of LSU. That booted them out of the College Football playoffs, giving Oklahoma that distinction instead. However, they can gain some sort of consolation by winning the Sugar Bowl. Jake Fromm will have to play well to make that happen. This season, the Bulldogs quarterback has completed 214 of 355 passes for 2,610 yards with 22 touchdowns and five interceptions. To achieve victory, Georgia needs to continue the same kind of defense they have shown all season long. They are allowing opponents just 12.5 points and 274.5 yards per game this season.  

Players to watch:

J. Fromm QB (214 CMP 355 ATT 2610 YDS 60.3 CMP% 7.4 AVG 60 LNG 22 TD 5 INT 12 SACK -84 SYL 139.7 RTG), D. Swift RB (195 ATT 1216 YDS 6.2 AVG 47 LNG 7 TD), B. Herrien RB (103 ATT 490 YDS 4.8 AVG 40 LNG 6 TD), G. Pickens WR (37 REC 552 YDS 14.9 AVG 43 LNG 7 TD), L. Cager WR (33 REC 476 YDS 14.4 AVG 52 LNG 4 TD).

Baylor Bears

Like Georgia, Baylor lost the chance to make the College Football playoffs. They lost to Oklahoma in overtime in the Big 12 championship game, a contest where they used three quarterbacks. QB Charlie Brewer will anchor the Bears offense anew. This season, he has 2,950 yards with 20 touchdowns and six interceptions. However, the Bears have shown great defense as well. They are limiting opponents to only 19.3 points and 358.3 yards per game.

Players to watch:

C. Brewer QB (227 CMP 348 ATT 2950 YDS 65.2 CMP% 8.5 AVG 78 LNG 20 TD 6 INT 29 SACK -181 SYL 152 RTG), J. Lovett RB (100 ATT 637 YDS 6.4 AVG 46 LNG 5 TD), J. Hasty RB (101 ATT 614 YDS 6.1 AVG 73 LNG 7 TD), D. Mims WR (61 REC 945 YDS 15.5 AVG 46 LNG 11 TD), T. Thornton WR (41 REC 744 YDS 18.1 AVG 78 LNG 5 TD).

Georgia Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears Betting Numbers

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Georgia Bulldogs

Bulldogs are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Georgia’s last 8 games.
Georgia is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Bulldogs are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Georgia’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Big 12 conference.

Baylor Bears

Bears are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baylor’s last 6 games.
Baylor is 13-2 SU in their last 15 games.
Bears are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
Baylor is 9-0 ATS in their last 9 games when playing as the underdog.

Georgia Bulldogs vs Baylor Bears Betting Picks

Line football game favors the Georgia Bulldogs to come out on top against the Baylor Bears. The Bulldogs are forecasted to win via a score of 29.0-27.4, covering the spread and the total going over.