NCAAF Week 11 Odds & Game Preview: Georgia vs. Auburn

Posted by Derrick Harper on November 8, 2017 in

In a huge SEC game on Saturday, the Georgia Bulldogs will take on the Auburn Tigers. This game has huge College Football Playoff implications. The Georgia Bulldogs are one of five unbeaten teams and are battling with Alabama for the top spot in the rankings. The Bulldogs are 9-0, and already winners of the SEC – East. The Bulldogs beat South Carolina last week and came into this one as the NCAAF Week 11 Odds favorite.

For Auburn, they have games against Georgia and Alabama this month and could be a huge spoiler. The Tigers are 7-2 on the season, coming off a road win at Texas A&M. The Tigers two losses came by an average of 6 points per game to Clemson and LSU. The Georgia Bulldogs are -2.5 over the Auburn Tigers in this game.

NCAAF Week 11 Odds & Game Preview: Georgia vs. Auburn

  • When: Saturday November 11, 2017; 2:30pm CT
  • Where: Jordan-Hare Stadium; Auburn, AL
  • TV: ESPN
  • Radio: 750 WSB (Georgia) / 94.3 FM (Auburn)
  • Live Stream: SEC Network
  • NCAAF Week 11 Odds: Georgia Bulldogs -2.5 (Over/Under at 47)

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Why consider the Tigers NCAAF Week 11 Odds?

The Auburn Tigers are one of the top rushing teams in all college football. The Tigers are able to rush for nearly 237 yards per game. The leading rusher has been Kerryon Johnson, who is just 132 yards shy of 1,000 on the season. Johnson has rushed for team-high touchdowns in 2017.

The quarterback for Auburn is Jarrett Stidham. Stidham will go over 2,000 passing yards on the season in this game. He has 11 touchdown passes, with 4 of them to Ryan Davis. The Tigers are also solid on the defensive end. Auburn is allowing just 17 points per game, which ranks 9th in the nation.

Team Statistics

Offense

  • Average Score For: 36.89
  • Total Yards: 466.11
  • Rush Yards: 236.67
  • Passing Yards: 229.44

Defense

  • Average Score Against: 16.89
  • Total Yards: 307.56
  • Rush Yards: 126.78
  • Passing Yards: 180.78

Why consider the Bulldogs NCAAF Week 11 Odds?

Kirby Smart has the Bulldogs rolling in Athens. The Bulldogs are also an elite rushing team. Georgia is getting nearly 280 yards per game on the ground. That ranks inside the Top 10. Nick Chubb is the leader of the running back committee. Chubb has 867 yards on the ground and 9 touchdowns.

The Bulldogs are slight favorites at the NCAAF Week 11 Odds

Georgia’s passing game does not do a ton, but move the football when needed. The Bulldogs are passing for just 166 yards per game. The Bulldogs have played just one game this season that ended in a one-possession game, and that was in Week 2 at Notre Dame.

Team Statistics

Offense

  • Average Score For: 36.56
  • Total Yards: 445.66
  • Rush Yards: 279.33
  • Passing Yards: 166.33

Defense

  • Average Score Against: 11.67
  • Total Yards: 254.11
  • Rush Yards: 89.00
  • Passing Yards: 165.11

Latest NCAAF Week 11 Betting Trends

  • Georgia is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Georgia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Georgia’s last 15 games on the road
  • Auburn is 3-4-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Auburn is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Auburn’s last 5 games

Expert Pick and Prediction

The Georgia Bulldogs are a really good college football team. The Bulldogs can rush the football left and right, and the defense is pretty elite. Kirby Smart has a chance to win a national title with the Bulldogs this early as a head coach. Look for the Bulldogs to keep the ball on the ground, and slow down the Auburn attack.

In the end, the Georgia Bulldogs win their 10th straight game. The Bulldogs have Kentucky and on the road at Georgia Tech – both games they will likely win. The final bet for the Saturday showdown is the Georgia Bulldogs -2.5 over the Auburn Tigers.