Georgia vs. Florida Prediction, Odds, Line: 2022 Week 9 SEC on CBS Picks, Best Bets from Proven Simulation

The SEC East rivals meet in Jacksonville on Saturday afternoon in a national time slot on CBS. The Florida Gators challenge the No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs in a rivalry battle at TIAA Bank Field. Florida is just 1-3 in SEC play and 4-3 overall after a 45-35 loss to LSU. Georgia is 7-0 and 4-0 in the SEC since winning the national title a season ago. Georgia is also 4-1 in the last five meetings, with Florida’s last win coming in 2020.

Caesars Sportsbook lists the Bulldogs as 23.5-point favorites for this 3:30 PM ET kickoff. The total points Vegas thinks will be scored or the over/under is 56.5 in the latest Georgia vs. Florida odds. Saturday’s game can be seen live on CBS and streamed live on Paramount+ with their mandatory Premium plan.

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And before you make any Florida vs. Georgia picks, you should check out the college football predictions and betting tips from SportsLine’s advanced computer simulation model.

The SportsLine projection model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past six-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a staggering profit of nearly $3,000 on $100 players on the highest-rated college football picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed him has seen tremendous returns.

The model has now turned to Florida vs. Georgia and has just locked in its CFB picks and predictions. You can head over to SportsLine now to see the model selection. Now, here are some college football odds and betting lines for Georgia vs. Florida:

  • Florida vs. Georgia spread: Georgia -23.5
  • Florida vs. Georgia Over/Under: 56.5 points
  • Florida vs. Georgia money line: Georgia -2400, Florida +1150
  • FLA: The Gators are 3-4 against the spread this season
  • UGA: The Bulldogs are 4-3 against the spread this season
  • Florida vs. Georgia picks: See picks at SportsLine
  • Florida vs. Georgia Streaming: Paramount+

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Why Florida can cover

Florida’s rushing attack is dynamic. The Gators lead the country with 6.38 yards per carry this season, illustrating impressive efficiency. Florida has three rushers with at least 330 rushing yards this season, with all three averaging at least 6.3 yards per carry. As a team, the Gators average more than 210 yards per game, resulting in 430.1 total yards per game. Florida is generating 31.4 points per game, and through the air the Gators are averaging 8.3 yards per attempt.

Opponents have just five sacks against Florida all season, the fewest in the SEC, and the Gators are converting 42.5 percent of third-down chances. Anthony Richardson helps unlock a diverse offense, with the dual-threat quarterback posting a pair of 100-yard rushing games in 2022, including a 109-yard rush and a touchdown against LSU in Florida’s last contest.

Why Georgia can cover

Georgia’s defense has been dominant for several seasons, with that unit leading the team to a national title last season. The team’s defense is once again elite, ranking in the top four in the country in scoring defense and total defense. This season, however, Georgia is also flying high on offense and putting up monster numbers. The Bulldogs are No. 2 in the nation in total offense, averaging 526.6 yards per game this season. Georgia is No. 4 in the FBS with 7.26 yards per play, and the Bulldogs lead the SEC in third-best efficiency at 52.4 percent.

Georgia has a 100% completion rate for fourth, and the Bulldogs have the best interception percentage (0.38%) of any FBS team. The Bulldogs are prolific through the air and on the ground, generating 329.9 passing yards per game with 11 touchdowns and just one interception. Georgia has allowed just seven sacks in seven games, and the Bulldogs are also averaging nearly 200 yards per game with 5.6 yards per carry and 24 touchdowns. Four Georgia pass catchers have at least 270 receiving yards this season, with tight end Brock Bowers leading the way as a projected first-rounder in the NFL draft.

How to make a Florida vs. Georgia election

SportsLine’s model leans toward the total score, with both teams projected to average more than 5.0 yards per carry from their running backs. The model also says that one side of the spread occurs in almost 60% of the simulations. You can see the model selection only in SportsLine.

So who wins Florida vs. Georgia? And which side of the spread is hit in almost 60% of the simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Florida vs. Georgia spread you should jump on Saturday, all from the model who crushed his college football picks and find out, and be sure to stream the game on Paramount+.

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