DFH “Guess the Score” Contest Results: Georgia @ Kentucky

Prizing:

1st Place: $50 Amazon gift card or a Free Furnace Checkup

2nd-10th Place: $10 Starbucks gift card

Top 10 Winners:

1. Stephen J. Scott
2. Brennan Uhl
3. David Krebs
4. Rick Spurrier
5. Coppage Tommy
6. Dennis Clinton
7. Aaron A-Tay Taylor
8. Andrew Edlin
9. Angela Burgin
10. Chris Carter

Overview:

On Saturday, November 5th, at 7:30 P.M. the Georgia Bulldogs will be on the road to take on the Kentucky Wildcats.

The Crowd

“The Crowd” projects a final score of Kentucky 31.0 – Georgia 28.0 with an over/under of 58.7.  The Vegas Line has a final score of Georgia 26.5 – Kentucky 24.0 with an over/under of 50.5.

2016-17 Statistics (127 total teams):

Passing offense: Georgia 199.3 YPG > Kentucky 181.1 YPG

Rushing offense: Kentucky 219.5 YPG > Georgia 173.8 YPG

Scoring offense: Kentucky 27.8 PPG > Georgia 23.3 PPG

Scoring defense: Georgia 26.1 PPG > Kentucky 30.9 PPG

Passing defense: Georgia 216.4 YPG > Kentucky 224.8 YPG

Rushing defense: Georgia 109.8 YPG > Kentucky 196.5 YPG

Turnover Margin Per Game: Georgia +0.9 > Kentucky -1.4

Strength of schedule:

Georgia is (4-4) with wins over North Carolina, Nicholls, Missouri, and South Carolina.  Their losses came against Ole Miss, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, and Florida.  Kentucky is (5-3) with wins over New Mexico State, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, and Missouri.  They were defeated by Alabama, Florida, and Southern Miss.

Summary:

Georgia enters the game having lost four of their last five games.  They have played quality competition and have been in every game with the exception of their blowout loss to Ole Miss.  Kentucky is trending the other direction winning five of their last six games.  Both teams struggle to the football so the ground attack will be heavily relied upon.  This heavily favors Georgia because they can really stuff the run on defense.  Georgia has one of the better running backs in the country in Nick Chubb who will be a handful for the Wildcats.  Another key factor could be turnovers where Kentucky has struggled all season long.  In fact, the Wildcats have one of the five worst turnover margins per game in college football.  Georgia, on the other hand, ranks in the top 25 in regards to turnover margin.  I like Georgia to win a close one on the road.