At 3:30 p.m. E.T. today the #1 Georgia Bulldogs (9-0 Overall, 6-0 SEC) are at the #10 Auburn Tigers (7-2 Overall, 6-1 SEC). The Bulldogs are undefeated this season and are coming off a three-game home sweep of Mississippi State, Florida, and South Carolina. The Tigers are 4-1 over their past five and are coming off a three-game away stint where they lost to LSU 27-23 before beating Arkansas and Texas A&M. Our Georgia plays Auburn 2017 college football free pick offers the Bulldogs at -2.5 and the over/under at 48.0.
Georgia- Pluses and Minuses
Georgia is scoring 36.6 PPG and holding opponents to 11.7 PPG. They are keeping teams to below 255 yards of offense per game, while they’re gaining 445.7 YPG on offense. The Georgia ground attack features Nick Chubb and Sony Michel, each of whom have rushed for nine TDs. Chubb is averaging 6.2 YPA and 867 rushing yards, while Michel has been good for 7.9 YPA and 710 ground yards.
QB Jake Fromm has thrown 15 TD passes and four picks while completing 63.3% of his passes. He’s got a fine group of accomplished receivers, including Terry Godwin (19 REC, 22.5 YPC, 5 TDs) and Javon Wims (24 REC, 15.6 YPC, 4 TDs). The D has 53 TFL, 18 sacks, and over 30 PD. They have forced seven fumbles and made eight picks.
- Well-balanced offensive attack
- Can shutdown opponent red zone
- Top D and top team in nation.
Auburn- Pluses and Minuses
The Tigers have been good for 36.9 PPG, which is the same as the Bulldogs. They are allowing 16.9 PPG. That’s mean they are giving up five points more than Georgia per game. The major weapon on offense for Auburn is junior RB Kerryon Johnson who has 15 rushing TDs and has gained 866 yards on 166 carries while averaging 5.2 YPA. Sophomore QB Jarrett Stidham has 11 TD passes and three picks while completing 66.8% of his passes. Receiver Ryan Davis, who has a 75-yard TD catch, is the club’s leading pass catcher.
The Auburn defense revolves around LB Jeff Holland who has 10.5 TFL, four FF, and 7.5 sacks. The Tigers have only four picks. Derrick Brown and Stephen Roberts have 7.5 and 6.0 TFL respectively.
- Rush attack is potent
- Need standouts on D to perform
- Look to Stidham for stability
Three Top Takeaways
Here are our three top takeaways for our Georgia plays Auburn 2017 college football free picks-
- Offenses are fairly equal but Georgia’s more balanced
- Georgia’s D will be tested
- The Bulldog passing game should dominate
Our Georgia at Auburn Free Pick
Our Georgia plays Auburn 2017 college football free pick sees Georgia dominating on offense as they pick apart Auburns thin secondary. Plus, we expect the Bulldog defense to outperform the Tigers.