Tennessee vs Georgia 2018 NCAA Football Week 5 Lines

Tennessee vs Georgia 2018 NCAA Football Week 5 Lines

Written by on September 26, 2018

#2 Georgia hosts rival Tennessee in what most college football experts expect will be another Georgia Bulldogs blowout win. Does Tennessee have any shot to keep it close as an over 30 points road dog? Check out analysis, college football odds, and a free pick!

Tennessee vs Georgia 2018 NCAA Football Week 5 Lines

When: Saturday, Sep. 29 at 3:30 pm ET Where: Sanford Stadium, Athens, GA TV: CBS Radio: Tennessee / Georgia Live Stream: CBSsports.com ATS Odds: Georgia -31.5 (-110) Over/Under Total Odds: 52 (-110)

Weather Forecast

  • Partly Cloudy: 28°C/83°
  • Humidity: 60%
  • Precipitation: 1%
  • Wind: 4 mph NNE
  • Cloud Cover: 46%
  • Type of Stadium: Open

Why Tennessee is a good bet at +31.5?

Florida beat Tennessee 21-47 in the Volunteers last, but Tennessee is a much better team than what they showed. The Volunteers average close to 30 points per game. Because they score so many points, they must only lean on their defense to do an okay job to keep their battle with Georgia within the spread. Tennessee’s defense allows less than 181 passing yards and less than 135 rushing yards per. If the Vols come close to holding Georgia’s offense to those totals, they’ll keep this game closer than the spread.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 29.5
  • Total Yards: 399
  • Pass Yards: 192.8
  • Rush Yards: 206.2
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 22.5
  • Total Yards: 315.5
  • Pass Yards: 180.8
  • Rush Yards: 134.8

Why #2 Georgia is a good bet at -31.5?

Are the Bulldogs a safe bet NCAA Football Week 5? UGA’s the same juggernaut squad that almost beat the Alabama Crimson Tide for the National Championship last season. So far, the Georgia Bulldogs are 2-2 against the spread and 4-0 straight up. Georgia hung 49 onto Missouri in their last game. The Missouri Tigers had gone undefeated, but Georgia blasted Missouri just like they have every team they’ve faced this season. Tennessee should have no shot keeping it close because the Bulldogs easily outmatch the Vols.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 44.5
  • Total Yards: 477.5
  • Pass Yards: 227.2
  • Rush Yards: 250.2
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 13.2
  • Total Yards: 292.2
  • Pass Yards: 173.5
  • Rush Yards: 118.8

Tennessee vs Georgia NCAA Football Week 5 Betting Trends

  • Tennessee is 1-6 ATS in the last 7 games
  • Tennessee is 3-9 SU in the last 12 games
  • The total went OVER in 5 of Tennessee’s last 6 games on the road
  • Georgia is 6-2-1 ATS in the last 9 games
  • Georgia is 18-2 SU in the last 20 games
  • The total went OVER in 5 of Georgia’s last 6 games when playing Tennessee

Expert NCAA Football Prediction for Tennessee vs Georgia

Last season, Georgia beat Tennessee 41-0. This season, Georgia faces a 31.5 spread as a favorite. The Bulldogs should have no trouble covering the spread, though, because Tennessee’s offense can’t hang. Yes, the Volunteers average 30 points a game. However, Tennessee beat East Tennessee State 59-3. The Vols only managed 24 points against a bad Texas El-Paso squad. They scored only 14 versus West Virginia and could only muster 21 against Florida in a home loss. Georgia should demolish Tennessee on Saturday. NCAA Football Week 4 Pick: Georgia -31.5