With a 7-2 record, the #9 Georgia Bulldogs finished second in the SEC – East. In their final five games of the season, the Bulldogs went 4-1. Thus, the team finished on a high note at the end of the season, putting together a three-game winning streak. In their final game, Georgia beat the #25 Missouri Tigers 49-14. The Bulldogs played four other nationally-ranked teams, going 2-2 in the process. Hence, they took down #7 Auburn 27-6 and #14 Tennessee 44-21. Conversely, the #2 Alabama Crimson Tide beat the Bulldogs 41-24 and the #8 Florida Gators took them down 44-28. The #8 Cincinnati Bearcats topped the AAC with a 6-0 conference record. The Bearcats finished with an overall mark of 9-0. In the course of the season, Cincinnati met and beat three nationally-ranked teams. Thus, the Bearcats beat #22 Army 22-10, #16 SMU 42-13, and #23 Tulsa 27-24.
Odds and Venue
The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl will be played on Friday, January 1, 2021. The kickoff is scheduled for 12:00 pm ET with the game being played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA. The stadium has a cantilevered roof that can completely enclose the stadium, allowing for the environment to be completely controlled. Thus, weather will not be a factor.
Georgia vs Cincinnati Pick 2020 – Statistics
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl – Offense and Defense
Bulldogs and Bearcats – Offenses
For Georgia, JT Daniels starts at QB. Over the last three games, Daniels replaced Stetson Bennett and has done well. In three games, he’s tossed nine TD passes and one pick completing 66.7% of his passes. He been sacked seven times. There are three receivers who have caught a total of 11 TD passes. WR Kearis leads the group with 33 receptions and 467 yards. He’s caught three TD passes. RB Zamir White has rushed for 10 TDs and 740 yards on 133 attempts.
For the Cats, QB Desmond Ridder has completed 66.4% of his passes for 17 TDs and six picks. He’s been sacked 10 times. Along with tossing 10 TD passes, Ridder has rushed for a dozen scores. Also putting up important numbers on the ground, RBs Gerrid Doaks and Jerome Ford have each rushed for seven scores. Five different players have caught two or more TD passes, including Josh Whyle who tops the team with 25 catches, 318 receiving yards, and five scores.
Georgia vs Cincinnati Pick 2020 – Defenses
On defense, the Bulldogs will be missing corners Eric Stokes and D.J. Daniel and LBs Monty Rice and Jermaine Johnson. Consequently, Georgia will miss four players who’ve accumulated five sacks, four picks, and six PD. However, the Bulldogs still have a top-notch defense. LBs Adam Anderson and Azeez Ojulari comes to this game with 4.5 and 5.0 sacks. DB Richard LeCounte has made three picks and defended four passes. LB Nakobe Dean tops the Bulldogs with 64 total tackles. Georgia’s stats include 24 sacks, nine picks, 32 PD, and two TDs.
The Bearcats have accumulated 27 sacks, 15 INTs, and 37 PD. They have forced seven fumbles and recovered four. Top performers include CBs Coby Bryant with three interceptions and seven PD and Ahmad Gardner with three picks and six PD. DE Myjai Sanders has scored seven sacks. This is a solid D.
Georgia vs Cincinnati Pick 2020 – Final Word
Our Georgia vs Cincinnati pick 2020 is a tough one. The Bulldogs have various players on both sides of the ball opting out. We are taking the over at 52.5 (-108), as we expect quite a few points to be scored in this game. In terms of the spread, in the end, we’re taking the Georgia Bulldogs at -9.0 (-105).
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl 2020 – Summary
Point Spread – Georgia Bulldogs at -9.0 (-105)
Totals – Over 52.5 (-108)