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Georgia Bulldogs vs. South Carolina Gamecocks NCAA Football Betting Picks

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Georgia Bulldogs vs. South Carolina Gamecocks

A great NCAA football betting rivalry is on the horizon as the Georgia Bulldogs vs. South Carolina Gamecocks matchup is set to take place this Saturday. This rivalry is one of the most storied in the nation and even though South Carolina may be unranked, we’re still expecting the Gamecocks to give Georgia hell. Let’s check on the legal betting odds to see which side is pegged as the sportsbook favorite.

Georgia Bulldogs vs. South Carolina Gamecocks – Sat., September 8th

When: 2:30 pm ET

Where: Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia, South Carolina

TV: CBS

Stream: CBS Sports

NCAA Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Georgia -9½ (-110) 52 (-110)     -355
South Carolina +9½ (-110)    52 (-110)   +295
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Georgia Bulldogs   

The Bulldogs are coming off a highly successful 13-2 season and have already gotten started on building on that success. Georgia kicked in the door on the 2018 season with a dominant 45-0 routing of Austin Peay. All in all the Governors didn’t pose much of a problem to Georgia but a shutout win is still a shutout win. The most impressive fact on the day was that Georgia gained an astounding 508 yards of total offense. Even more impressive is that they were able to hold their opponent to a mere 152 total yards of offense. This weekend, Georgia will have to test their defensive prowess against a much tougher opponent. For a little perspective, South Carolina amassed 557 yards of total offense in their 2018 debut. Unfortunately for the Gamecocks, they just happen to be 0-3 in their last 3 matchups against Georgia.

Players to Watch: Jake Fromm (157 passing yards, 2 TD, 0 INT), Demetris Robertson (72 rushing yards, 1 TD, 1 CAR), and Mecole Hardman (63 receiving yards, 1 TD, 2 REC).  

South Carolina Gamecocks        

The Gamecocks found modest success last season, finishing the year with a 9-4 record. All in all, the program is hopeful that they can build on that success this season. So far they’ve done a decent job since their Week 1 matchup resulted in a 49-15 triumph over Coastal Carolina. Now they’re tasked with facing the No.3 program in the nation, who just happens to be their longtime rival. No doubt South Carolina will have their hands full this weekend. And while their defense only gave up 238 in Week 1, we can anticipate a tougher outing for them this Saturday. Nevertheless, this weekend’s NCAA football betting odds are giving South Carolina a fighting chance.

Players to Watch: Jake Bentley (250 passing yards, 4 TD, 0 INT), Rico Dowdle (105 rushing yards, 1 TD, 7.0 AVG), and Shi Smith (61 receiving yards, 0 TD, 4 REC).

Georgia Bulldogs vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 9 of Georgia’s last 11 games when playing on the road against South Carolina
  • Georgia is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against South Carolina
  • Georgia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing South Carolina
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of South Carolina’s last 5 games when playing Georgia
  • South Carolina is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Georgia
  • South Carolina is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Georgia Bulldogs vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Picks

So which way should phone betting players lean in this Georgia Bulldogs vs. South Carolina Gamecocks matchup? All things considered, Georgia is the safest bet here without question. However, taking South Carolina offers the best value. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 42-37 Georgia.

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