Georgia and Florida Mix it Up in Jacksonville

Georgia and Florida

Georgia and Florida in the Worlds Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party

Georgia and Florida play every year in Jacksonville. To fans of these two schools that stadium will forever be called the Gator Bowl. The Game will always be dubbed “The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party” no matter how much sanctimonious school officials try to distance themselves from the name.

The 3rd-ranked Georgia Bulldogs and the Florida Gators will meet on Saturday when they battle at The GATOR BOWL, AKA…EverBank Field.

Kirby Smart’s Bulldogs are in position to win the SEC East and are a College Football Playoff contender. Jim McElwain’s Gators are just trying to find who they are.

It’s been a tumultuous week in Gainesville. Mounting injuries and claims of death threats by McElwain has added to all the usual storylines for the rivalry game.

Florida has beaten Georgia in 21 of the past 26 meetings, but the Bulldogs were a two-touchdown favorite early this week.

Oddsmakers now have the Georgia Bulldogs favored by 12.5-points. The total is at 43 and dropping.

Florida Just Trying to Find Its Way

Florida was a 19-17 loser in its last match at home against the Texas A&M Aggies. They failed to cover the -3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 36 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Florida ranks 11th in the SEC in passing offense at 182.3 yards per game. It is last in passing TDs with only five. Feleipe Franks is 2-3 as a starter and took responsibility for UF’s offensive struggles against Texas A&M. He completed 17 of 26 passes for 129 yards. Throw in having no touchdowns and two interceptions.

Georgia Offense is Operating in High Gear

In their last action, Georgia was a 53-28 winner at home against the Missouri Tigers. They failed to cover the -28.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (81) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Georgia is averaging 454.3 yards per game. They are led by running backs Nick Chubb, who has 688 yards, and Sony Michel, who has 492 yards. Freshman D’Andre Swift has chipped in 358 yards as Chubb and Michel haven’t played much in the 4th quarter of games.

Chubb is the seventh-leading rusher in SEC history with 4,042 yards. Freshman quarterback Jake Fromm has  played better with every game.

Saturday’s contest in Jacksonville will represent another first for Fromm. He has yet to play in a rivalry game as intense as Georgia-Florida. Fromm has completed 75 of 121 passes for 1,162 yards. He also has 12 touchdowns and three interceptions.

 

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Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Georgia7-05-237.5712.57252-23-02-51-31-2
Florida3-32-423.6723.330.342-30-13-32-31-0
Power Stats
Yards Per Point
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
GEORGI12.0920.09-8
FLA14.8415.21-0.37
Yards Per Pass
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
GEORGI15.009.545.46
FLA11.7014.72-3.02
Yards Per Rush
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
GEORGI5.772.822.95
FLA4.573.920.65
Team Records

Georgia Bulldogs

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall7-04-03-05-22-23-037.5712.5725.00
vs Conf4-02-02-03-11-12-042.5011.2531.25
Last 33-01-02-02-10-12-046.3314.0032.33
Florida Gators
NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall3-32-31-02-42-30-123.6723.330.34
vs Conf3-22-21-02-32-20-125.0021.403.60
Last 31-21-20-02-12-10-023.6720.003.67

Georgia and Florida Supergrid

TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense37.572323.3349
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense23.679812.574
Head To Head Summary
NameRecordATSOUScoreRushYPRPACPPYTYTO +/-
Georgia4-63-6-15-519.70124.403.7530.7051.79218.00342.402.40
Florida6-46-3-15-529.20171.004.0522.9055.46173.00344.001.40

Georgia and Florida Head To Head Detail

DateAwayHomeScoreLineTotalOU ResultARYAPYATYATTHRYHPYHTYHTTAway Team AttemptsHome Team AttemptsAway Team CompletionsHome Team Completions
Oct 29, 2016GEORGIFLA10-242114316401001312311
Oct 31, 2015GEORGIFLA3-276915422352581554131
Nov 1, 2014FLAGEORGI38-204182744511413194601
Nov 2, 2013GEORGIFLA23-2015625841411451743190
Oct 27, 2012FLAGEORGI9-177519126661231502733
Oct 29, 2011GEORGIFLA24-201851693541-192452262
Oct 30, 2010FLAGEORGI34-3123121945011263134394
Oct 31, 2009GEORGIFLA17-4112116528642101643740
Nov 1, 2008FLAGEORGI49-1018518837301062923984
Oct 27, 2007GEORGIFLA42-3019621741311072363432

Georgia and Florida Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Georgia Bulldogs

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Oct 14, 2017MIZZOU53-28W-28.5/58.5L/O370326696592533120H
Oct 7, 2017VANDY45-14W-17/41.5W/O423126549641722361A
Sep 30, 2017TENN41-0W-10/47W/U294843786280142-3A
Sep 23, 2017MIS.ST31-3W-2.5/50W/U203201404177103280-1H
Sep 16, 2017SAMFOR42-14W-33/284175459222272490H

Florida Gators

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Oct 14, 2017TEXA&M17-19L-3.5/49.5L/U242129371831802631H
Oct 7, 2017LSU16-17L1.5/44W/U1941083022161253410H
Sep 30, 2017VANDY38-24W-9/39W/O218249467462643100H
Sep 23, 2017KENTUC28-27W-3/44.5L/O1862093951202203401A
Sep 16, 2017TENN26-20W-6.5/50.5L/U1682123801832594420H

Weather in
JacksonvilleUnited States

Weather is Mostly Sunny  88°F

Mostly Sunny
Humidity is 95%
Wind is East-southeast 2 mph
Visibility is 6.213712 mi
Pressure is N/A inHg

Forecast for Jacksonville

Next up:
Georgia home to South Carolina Saturday, November 4
Florida at Missouri Saturday, November 4

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