Georgia vs. Kentucky Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 19, 2022

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The No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs (10-0) have an SEC matchup against the Kentucky Wildcats (6-4).

Georgia vs. Kentucky Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 22.5 points, with bookmakers listing Georgia as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Georgia has -2277 odds to pick up the win, while Kentucky is listed at +1022 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 47.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Georgia vs. Kentucky Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Lexington, Kentucky
  • Stadium: Kroger Field

Betting Preview

Georgia

Georgia has been clicking on all fronts this year, ranking third-best in total offense (509.6 yards per game) and sixth-best in total defense (269.8 yards allowed per game). Georgia has been shining on both sides of the ball, ranking sixth-best in scoring offense (40.6 points per game) and second-best in scoring defense (11.6 points allowed per game). Georgia has been clicking on all fronts in the passing game this year, ranking ninth-best in passing (317.1 passing yards per game) and 21st-best in passing defense (187.3 passing yards allowed per game). Georgia ranks 31st in rushing yards this season (192.5 rushing yards per game), but has been thriving on defense, ranking fourth-best in the FBS with 82.5 rushing yards allowed per game. Georgia has been making things happen on both sides of the ball on third down this year, owning the fifth-best mark in third-down conversion rate (52.1%) and third-best in third-down defense (26.6% third-down conversion rate allowed). Georgia has forced 11 total turnovers (100th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 12 times (34th in the FBS) for -1a turnover margin of -1, 100th-ranked in college football.

Kentucky

Kentucky ranks 24th-worst in total yards per game on offense (339.5), but at least it has been playing well on the other side of the ball, ranking 17th-best in total yards surrendered per contest (317.0). Kentucky has been excelling on the defensive side of the ball, giving up only 20.0 points per contest (21st-best). On offense, it ranks 95th by posting 23.3 points per game. Kentucky’s pass defense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 16th-best in the FBS with 182.0 passing yards ceded per game. In terms of offense, it is putting up 219.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 83rd. With 119.6 rushing yards per game on offense, Kentucky ranks 104th in the FBS. On defense it ranks 47th, allowing 135.0 rushing yards per game. Kentucky ranks 69th in the FBS with a 38.5% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 35th with a 34.6% third-down percentage allowed on defense. At -4, Kentucky sports the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 12 forced turnovers (89th in the FBS) and 16 turnovers committed (83rd in the FBS).

Georgia vs. Kentucky Betting Analysis

Georgia Betting Insights

Georgia has registered a 5-4-0 record against the spread this season. In games they were favored in by 22.5 points or more so far this season, the Georgia has gone 3-4 against the spread. This season, three Georgia games have gone over the point total. The Bulldogs have won all seven of the games they have been the moneyline favorite this season. The Bulldogs have played in five games as a moneyline favorite with odds of -2277 or shorter and won them all.

Wildcats Betting Insights

Kentucky has covered the spread six times over 10 games with a set total. Kentucky games have gone over the total once this year. The Wildcats have been underdogs in five games this season and won three (60%) of those contests. The Wildcats have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +1022 moneyline set for this game.

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Georgia vs. Kentucky Against The Spread & Betting Records

Georgia

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 57.1 58.6 54.2
Implied Total AVG 43.6 45.7 39.3
ATS Record 5-4-0 3-3-0 2-1-0
Over/Under Record 3-6-0 2-4-0 1-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 7-0 4-0 3-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0

Wildcats

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 50.9 49.8 52.5
Implied Total AVG 31.4 33.0 29.0
ATS Record 6-4-0 3-3-0 3-1-0
Over/Under Record 1-9-0 1-5-0 0-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-2 3-2 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-2 1-0 2-2

Players to Watch

Georgia

  • The Bulldogs’ defense has been aided by the contributions of Jamon Dumas-Johnson, who has played 10 games and registered 32 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and three sacks.
  • The Bulldogs’ defensive unit has been helped by the play of Christopher Smith, who has played 10 games and registered 1.0 sack to go with 3.0 TFL, 25 tackles, and two interceptions.
  • Malaki Starks has helped carry the Bulldogs’ defense with two interceptions to go along with 36 tackles and two passes defended in 10 games.
  • Javon Bullard has been a significant piece of the Bulldogs’ defensive unit in 2022, with 24 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks in 10 games.

Wildcats

  • J.J. Weaver has amassed 33 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in 10 games for the Wildcats.
  • On defense, DeAndre Square has helped keep opposing offenses in check with 42 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception in 10 games.
  • Keidron Smith has 1.0 TFL, 28 tackles, and two interceptions in 10 games.
  • The Wildcats’ Jordan Wright has totaled 25 tackles, 4.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception in 10 games.

Georgia vs. Kentucky Predictions and Pick

Georgia vs. Kentucky betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Bulldogs (-22.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (47.5)

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How to Bet on Georgia vs. Kentucky

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Our prediction to win this game is Georgia, and we predict that Georgia will cover the spread (Georgia -22.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 47.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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