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Georgia vs Florida Prediction, Odds, Spread & Best Bets

John Perrotto

by John Perrotto in College Football

Oct 26, 2022 · 9:00 AM PDT

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett warms up before the start of a NCAA college football game
Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) warms up before the start of a NCAA college football game between Vanderbilt and Georgia in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. News Joshua L Jones
  • Georgia is a 22.5-point favorite over Florida on Saturday in their SEC game at Jacksonville
  • Georgia has won four of the last five meetings
  • A look at the Georgia vs Florida matchup and odds can be found below with a pick

In the latest edition of “The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party,” #1 Georgia takes on Florida at 3:30 p.m. ET at TIAA Stadium in Jacksonville.

Both teams were off last week before this week’s SEC showdown that will be televised by CBS.

On Oct. 15, Georgia (7-0, 4-0 SEC) blanked Vanderbilt 55-0 to keep its record perfect. Meanwhile, Florida (4-3, 1-3 SEC) lost to LSU 45-35 following back-to-back wins.

Georgia vs Florida Odds

Team Spread Moneyline Total
Georgia -22.5 (-110) -2400 Over 56.5 (-110)
Florida +22.5 (-110) +1150 Under 56.5 (-110)

Odds as of October 26th at Caesars Sportsbook.

Georgia is a 22.5-point favorite after opening at 21.5. The Bulldogs are a -2400 choice on the moneyline for a 96% implied win probability in the college football odds.

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The weather forecast calls for a 40% chance of showers, mostly cloudy and a high of 77.

Georgia Betting Outlook

Stetson Bennett broke a three-game touchdown pass drought in the rout of Vanderbilt, connecting twice for scores. He has completed 70.7% of his 229 attempts this season for 2,033 yards and seven TDs with one interception.

Bennett, who is third in the SEC in passing yards, and Georgia were too much for the Commodores. In building a 28-0 halftime lead, the Bulldogs held a 296-72 advantage in total yards and a 16-4 edge in first downs.

Bennett has +5000 Heisman Trophy odds. Georgia is the +135 favorite in the National Championship odds.

Ladd McConkey leads Georgia with 29 receptions for 362 yards and one touchdown. Tight end Brock Bowers’ 393 receiving yards top the Bulldogs on 26 catches with two TDs.

Dajuan Edwards is the Bulldogs’ top rusher with 336 yards and five touchdowns on 58 carries.

Backup tight end Darnell Washington took a starring role against Vanderbilt, though. He had four receptions for 78 yards as Georgia rolled up 579 total yards.

The Bulldogs are second in the nation in total offense (526.6) and ninth in scoring offense (41.7).

Georgia posted its second shutout of the season, allowing just 150 total yards and 45 on the ground. Vanderbilt went three and out on six of its 11 possessions and only crossed midfield twice.

Georgia is second in the nation in scoring defense (9.1) and fourth in total defense (247.1).

Safety Dan Jackson will miss the game as he needs foot surgery. The junior has 16 tackles, an interception and one forced fumble.

Florida Betting Outlook

Quarterback Anthony Richardson played one of his best games of the season against LSU, but Florida could not capitalize.

Richardson threw a 51-yard touchdown pass and broke off an 81-yard run. He also stopped a streak of five straight games without a turnover.

Richardson has seven interceptions to six touchdowns this season while completing just 56.5% of his 170 passes for 1,367 yards. He has 395 yards rushing and six scores in 56 attempts.

Against LSU, Richardson completed 15 of 25 passes for 181 yards and one touchdown with no picks. He also had 109 yards on the ground and the long TD on nine carries.

Montrell Johnson Jr. is LSU’s top rusher, carrying 59 times for 425 yards and seven touchdowns. Justin Shorter has 18 receptions for 405 yards and two TDs and Xzavier Henderson has 27 catches for 252 yards and one TD.

Defense has been Florida’s downfall as its ranks 113th in the nation, allowing 429.3 yards a game under embattled first-year coordinator Patrick Toney. The Gators are 130th of 131 FBS teams in allowing opponents to convert 52.6% on third down, ahead of only Colorado (52.8%).

Florida has allowed at least 150 yards rushing in six of its seven games. LSU scored touchdowns on each of its first six possessions on drives of 75, 73, 75, 83, 75 and 88 yards.

Georgia vs Florida Prediction

Georgia has won four of the last five meetings with Florida, including 34-7 last season. Neither quarterback played well.

Bennett was just 10-of-19 passing for 161 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. Richardson was benched after he had turnovers on three consecutive possessions as Florida fell behind 24-0.

Florida’s defense is in disarray and the Georgia defense figures to again give Richardson fits. Thus, it looks like all Bulldogs in this game.

Pick: Georgia -22.5 (-110)

 

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