Kentucky Wildcats vs. Georgia Bulldogs
The Kentucky Wildcats and the Georgia Bulldogs meet on Saturday in Lexington in a SEC college football matchup. The Bulldogs are -27 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 50.
It’s been a terrible season for the Kentucky Wildcats and the seat gets hotter under Head Coach Joker Phillips as UK Last by 42 points last week even though they didn’t even play a full 60 minutes due to weather. Last week at Arkansas it was Jalen Whitlow and Morgan Newton at QB but they combined for just four completions between them. Raymond Sanders is averaging 5.6 yards per carry with two touchdowns and Jonathan George averages 4.2 yards per carry with three touchdowns. La’Rod King leads the UK receivers with 31 catches and four touchdowns, Demarco Robinson has 22 catches, and Aaron Boyd has 18 catches and a touchdown. Defensively Kentucky allows 32.9 points per game, 183.3 rushing yards, and 232.3 passing yards with two interceptions and 15 sacks. Avery Williamson has 68 tackles, Alvin Dupree has 49 tackles and 3.5 sacks, and Miles Simpson has 42 tackles. Kentucky has just one win this season and they will be hard pressed to get another one.
The Georgia Bulldogs had last week off following their blowout loss at the hands of arch rival South Carolina. Aaron Murray has completed 62.1 percent of his passes with 12 touchdowns and four interceptions. UGA has one of the better backfields in college football with Todd Gurley averaging 7.1 yards per carry with nine touchdowns and Keith Marshall averaging 7.3 yards per carry and five touchdowns. Michael Bennett has 24 catches and four touchdowns, Marlon Brown has 18 catches and three touchdowns, and Tavarres King has 17 catches and three touchdowns. Defensively Georgia allows 24.2 points per game, 161.5 rushing yards, and 212.3 passing yards with five interceptions and 10 sacks. Amarlo Herrera has 47 tackles, Shawn Williams has 41 tackles, and Jarvis Jones has 36 tackles and 5.5 sacks. Georgia will need to bounce back for the beat down in Columbia as they still have plenty of difficult games ahead.
Kentucky is 0-5 against the spread in their last five games overall, 0-4 against the spread following a loss, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four SEC games. Georgia is 6-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, 5-2 against the spread following a game which they didn’t cover, and 0-4 against the spreads following a loss by 20 or more points.
This one should be a blowout and look for the Dawgs to really lay one on the Cats here.
Georgia Bulldogs -27 Kentucky Wildcats