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The No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs (12-0) face the No. 11 LSU Tigers (9-3) in the SEC Championship Game on Saturday, December 3, 2022.
The Bulldogs are very big favorites (currently -17.5) in their matchup versus the Tigers, with the over/under at 51 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Bulldogs are -1050 and the Tigers are +636.)
Game Info and Betting Lines for Georgia vs. LSU
- Game Day: Saturday, December 3, 2022
- Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia
- Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
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Georgia Betting Insights
- LSU has a 6-4-0 record against the spread this season.
- LSU games have gone over the point total in five out of 10 opportunities (50%).
Georgia Stats & Insights
- Georgia has been firing on all cylinders this year, ranking eighth-best in total offense (488.8 yards per game) and fourth-best in total defense (270.7 yards allowed per game).
- Georgia has been thriving on both sides of the ball, ranking 12th-best in scoring offense (38.3 points per game) and best in scoring defense (11.3 points allowed per game).
- Georgia has been firing on all cylinders in the passing game this year, ranking 18th-best in passing (285.4 passing yards per game) and 23rd-best in passing defense (191.2 passing yards allowed per game).
- Georgia has been shining on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking 23rd-best in rushing offense (203.3 rushing yards per game) and best in rushing defense (79.5 rushing yards allowed per game).
- Georgia has been finding success on both sides of the ball in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking fifth-best in third-down conversion rate (51.4%) and third-best in third-down percentage allowed (26.4%).
- With 13 forced turnovers (102nd in the FBS) against 14 turnovers committed (31st in the FBS), Georgia (-1) owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.
Georgia’s Best Players
- Stetson Bennett has thrown for 3,146 yards (262.2 ypg) to lead Georgia, completing 67% of his passes and tossing 16 touchdown passes compared to six interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 190 rushing yards on 45 carries with seven rushing touchdowns.
- Kenny McIntosh has carried the ball 122 times for a team-high 654 yards (54.5 per game) with eight scores. He has also caught 35 passes for 432 yards and one receiving touchdown.
- This season, Daijun Edwards has carried the ball 114 times for 610 yards (50.8 per game) and seven touchdowns.
- Brock Bowers’ 645 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 70 times and has totaled 46 receptions and five touchdowns.
- Ladd McConkey has put up a 606-yard season so far with four touchdowns, hauling in 46 passes on 67 targets.
- Nolan Smith has racked up 3.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 6.0 TFL and 13 tackles.
- So far Malaki Starks leads the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has racked up 46 tackles and two interceptions this season.
LSU Betting Insights
- LSU is 6-4-0 against the spread this year.
- The teams have hit the over in five of LSU’s 10 games with a set total.
LSU Stats & Insights
- With 433.3 total yards per game on offense, LSU ranks 34th in the FBS in 2022. On defense, it ranks 36th, surrendering 347.7 total yards per game.
- LSU ranks 39th in the FBS with 32.5 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 33rd with 21.5 points surrendered per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
- With 241.6 passing yards per game on offense, LSU ranks 55th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 34th, giving up 203.4 passing yards per game.
- LSU is accumulating 191.8 rushing yards per contest on offense this season (36th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 144.3 rushing yards per game (60th-ranked) on defense.
- LSU’s third-down defense ranks 75th in the FBS with a 39.6% third-down conversion rate allowed, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 12th-best by putting up a 48.7% third-down rate.
- With 16 forced turnovers (72nd in the FBS) and 15 turnovers committed (46th in the FBS) this season, LSU ranks 65th in the FBS with a turnover margin of +1.
LSU’s Best Players
- Jayden Daniels has thrown for 2,566 yards (213.8 ypg) to lead LSU, completing 68.6% of his passes and tossing 15 touchdown passes and two interceptions this season. He is also a playmaker on the ground, racking up 824 yards (68.7 ypg) on 174 carries with 11 touchdowns.
- Josh Williams has collected 481 yards (on 92 attempts) with six touchdowns.
- Malik Nabers has hauled in 726 receiving yards on 58 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring one touchdown as a receiver.
- Kayshon Boutte has 42 receptions (on 61 targets) for a total of 431 yards (35.9 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
- Jaray Jenkins’ 38 targets have resulted in 24 receptions for 332 yards and five touchdowns.
- Harold Perkins has 7.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has 8.0 TFL, 38 tackles, and one interception.
- Micah Baskerville, LSU’s top tackler, has 68 tackles, 4.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
- Perkins has a team-high one interception to go along with 38 tackles, 8.0 TFL, 7.5 sacks, and one pass defended.