Kentucky vs. Georgia NCAAF Week 12 Betting Odds & Pick.

Kentucky vs. Georgia NCAAF Week 12 Betting Odds & Pick

Written by on November 15, 2017

Prior to the days of the College Football Playoff committee, arguments would rage about which two teams were deserving of a place in the National Championship Game. The committee was supposed to put an end to such scuffles, but when you have a season like this one, those little arguments arise again. Unbeaten Alabama clearly deserves to be #1, but after that, you could make an argument for several different teams to be in the top 4, including the huge NCAAF Week 12 betting odds favorite Georgia Bulldogs.The Bulldogs saw themselves drop from #1 to #7 after getting whupped by Auburn, yet they are stunned to be ranked below an Auburn team that has one more loss. Georgia are still basically in control of their own destiny in regards the playoffs, you would think. Winning their final two regular-season games and hoisting the SEC crown would almost certainly get them in, as there is no way a 1-loss SEC Champion is missing the playoffs.Their quest to go unbeaten begins this weekend when they welcome in the surprisingly good Kentucky Wildcats to Sanford Stadium. Georgia is a 21 ½ point favorite for this one, with the point total set at 50 ½.

Wildcats (7-3) vs. Bulldogs (9-1) NCAAF Week 12 Betting Odds & Pick

  • When: Saturday, November 18 at 3:30 PM EST
  • Where: Sanford Stadium, Athens
  • TV: CBS
  • Radio: 750 AM (Georgia) / 95.1 FM (Kentucky)
  • Live StreamSEC Network
  • NCAAF Week 12 Betting Odds: Georgia Bulldogs -21.5 (Over/Under 50.5)

Weather Forecast

  • Chance of Rain: 17°C/63°F
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Precipitation: 42%
  • Cloud Cover: 77%
  • Wind: 13 mph WSW
  • Stadium Type: Open

Oklahoma Dominates Kansas in Week 12 NCAAF Odds

Recent Head to Head (Last 10 Games)

  • Record: Georgia Bulldogs lead 9-1
  • Score: Kentucky Wildcats 22.50 / Georgia Bulldogs 36.10
  • Rush Yards: Kentucky Wildcats 121.80 / Georgia Bulldogs 198.30
  • Pass Attempts: Kentucky Wildcats 27.00 / Georgia Bulldogs 27.30
  • Completion Percentage: Kentucky Wildcats 54.44 / Georgia Bulldogs 63.00
  • Passing Yards: Kentucky Wildcats 163.90 / Georgia Bulldogs 242.90
  • Total Yards: Kentucky Wildcats 285.7 / Georgia Bulldogs 441.2
  • Turnovers: Kentucky Wildcats 2.00 / Georgia Bulldogs 2.30

Why bet on the Kentucky Wildcats?

The Kentucky Wildcats have been an afterthought in the SEC for quite some time now, but it looks as though things may be beginning to change. At 7-3 on the year, this is without a doubt the best season that the program has had in years, and while they cannot win the SEC East, they can still put the final nail in the Georgia playoff coffin. This is a team that has been good on the road this season, going 3-1 SU, but they are also a team that gives up points on the road to victory.The Wildcats are allowing over 120 YPG on the ground, which could prove problematic against Georgia’s potent run game. That said, the Wildcats are offensively gifted and could cause problems for a Dawgs D that was torched by Auburn last week. Kentucky has only won once in their last 11 visits to Athens, and are just 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games in Georgia.

Team Statistics

Offense
  • Average Score For: 27.90
  • Total Yards: 361.00
  • Rush Yards: 168.50
  • Passing Yards: 192.50
Defense
  • Average Score Against: 25.70
  • Total Yards: 404.2
  • Rush Yards: 121.90
  • Passing Yards: 282.30

Why bet on the Georgia Bulldogs?

The talk all year was about how Georgia was eventually going to need to find a way to win when the run game wasn’t working. That came last week against Auburn, but QB Jake Fromm never really got the opportunity to show what he was made of, as the Tigers D totally dominated the line and pressured him in almost every snap. Georgia will have a better opportunity to get back to what made them successful this season, as they should be able to move the ball against the Wildcat defense.Georgia comes in as huge NCAAF Week 12 Betting Odds favorite.The question now is whether they are going to be able to pick themselves up after such a resounding loss. They will need to, as their playoff life depends on it. Georgia has won 5 straight at home, and have defeated Kentucky in each of their last 5 meetings.

Team Statistics

Offense
  • Average Score For: 34.60
  • Total Yards: 424.1
  • Rush Yards: 256.00
  • Passing Yards: 168.10
Defense
  • Average Score Against: 14.50
  • Total Yards: 277.3
  • Rush Yards: 103.80
  • Passing Yards: 173.50

Latest NCAAF Week 12 Betting Trends

  • Wildcats are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games on the road
  • Wildcats are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kentucky’s last 6 games when playing Georgia
  • Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing Kentucky
  • Bulldogs are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia’s last 5 games

Expert Pick and Final Score Prediction

Yes, the Kentucky Wildcats are a much-improved team this season, but they still cannot match the talent that they will be facing on the other side. I think Georgia will back the NCAAF Week 12 Betting Odds in a big way this weekend, getting the win and covering in the process. Let’s also go with the OVER.Score: Kentucky Wildcats 17 – Georgia Bulldogs 43
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