Georgia vs. Vanderbilt Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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SEC rivals will clash when the No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs (6-0) meet the Vanderbilt Commodores (3-3).

Georgia vs. Vanderbilt Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 37.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Georgia as the favorites.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 57 points.


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Game Info

How to Watch Georgia vs. Vanderbilt Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SEC Network
  • Location: Athens, Georgia
  • Stadium: Sanford Stadium

Betting Preview


Georgia has been a tough matchup for opposing teams, ranking top-25 in both total offense (fifth-best with 517.8 yards per game) and total defense (eighth-best with 263.3 yards allowed per game) this year. Georgia has been shining on both sides of the ball, ranking 19th-best in scoring offense (39.5 points per game) and fourth-best in scoring defense (10.7 points allowed per game). Georgia has been making things happen on both sides of the ball in the passing game this season, ranking 12th-best in passing (320.3 passing yards per game) and 14th-best in passing defense (173.5 passing yards allowed per game). Georgia ranks 29th in rushing yards this year (197.5 rushing yards per game), but has been shining on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 12th-best in the FBS with 89.8 rushing yards allowed per game. Georgia has been surging on both offense and defense in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 11th-best in third-down conversion rate (50.7%) and ninth-best in third-down percentage allowed (28.0%). With eight forced turnovers (71st in the FBS) against five turnovers committed (18th in the FBS), Georgia (+3) has the 37th-ranked turnover margin in college football.


Vanderbilt has not been getting things done defensively, ranking sixth-worst with 479.5 total yards allowed per game. It has been more productive offensively, regstering 379.8 total yards per contest (83rd-ranked). Vanderbilt’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in scoring defense this season, allowing 36.8 points per game, which ranks 10th-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 43rd with 33.2 points per contest. Vanderbilt ranks 101st in passing yards per game (212.3), but it has been less effective defensively, ranking second-worst in the FBS with 324.0 passing yards allowed per contest. In terms of rushing, Vanderbilt ranks 56th in the FBS on offense (167.5 rushing yards per game) and 88th defensively (155.5 rushing yards allowed per game). Vanderbilt’s third-down offense has been bottom-25 this season, compiling a 33.3% third-down percentage, which ranks 23rd-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 92nd with a 42.3% third-down rate surrendered. Vanderbilt has registered eight forced turnovers (71st in the FBS) and committed five turnovers (18th in the FBS) this season for a +3 turnover margin that ranks 37th in the FBS.

Georgia vs. Vanderbilt Betting Analysis

Georgia Betting Insights

Georgia is 2-3-0 against the spread this season. Georgia has not covered a spread when they are at least 37.5-point favorites (0-2). Games involving Georgia have hit the over once this season. The Bulldogs have won all three of the games they have been favored on the moneyline this season. The Bulldogs have not played a game this season with moneyline odds of or shorter.

Commodores Betting Insights

Vanderbilt has covered the spread two times this season (2-4-0). Vanderbilt has not covered a spread when it is at least 37.5-point underdogs (0-1). Vanderbilt games have gone over the total five times this year. This season, the Commodores have won one out of the three games in which they’ve been the underdog. The Commodores have entered six games this season as the underdog by or more and are 0-2 in those contests.


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Georgia vs. Vanderbilt Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 56.7 57.8 55.0
Implied Total AVG 46.8 50.0 42.0
ATS Record 2-3-0 1-2-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 1-4-0 1-2-0 0-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-0 1-0 2-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 58.3 58.5 58.0
Implied Total AVG 37.7 37.3 38.0
ATS Record 2-4-0 0-3-0 2-1-0
Over/Under Record 5-1-0 3-0-0 2-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 1-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-2 0-2 1-0

Players to Watch


  • Jamon Dumas-Johnson has helped spur the Bulldogs’ defense with 15 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks in six games.
  • With two interceptions to go with 16 tackles and two passes defended in six games, Malaki Starks has been a key part of the Bulldogs’ defensive unit in 2022.
  • With 10 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks in six games, Nolan Smith has been a big piece of the Bulldogs’ defensive unit in 2022.
  • The Bulldogs’ defense has been helped by the play of Christopher Smith, who has suited up for six games, totaling 1.0 TFL, 12 tackles, and two interceptions.


  • On defense, Anfernee Orji has helped lead the way with 35 tackles and 2.0 TFL in six games.
  • In six games for the Commodores, De’Rickey Wright has delivered three interceptions to go with 14 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and three passes defended.
  • Max Worship has recorded 20 tackles in six games for the Commodores.
  • BJ Anderson has recorded 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and 15 tackles in six games for the Commodores.

Georgia vs. Vanderbilt Predictions and Pick

Georgia vs. Vanderbilt betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Commodores (+37.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (57)


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Our pick to win this game is Georgia, and we predict that Vanderbilt will cover the spread (Georgia -37.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 57 points.


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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