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Georgia vs Kentucky Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for Week 12 (The Bulldogs Remain Unbeaten in Conference Play)

Larry Rupp
Georgia vs Kentucky odds, prediction and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
Georgia vs Kentucky odds, prediction and betting trends for NCAA college football game. / AP Photos/Rogelio V. Solis
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Georgia vs Kentucky Week 12 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs (10-0, 7-0 SEC) vs. Kentucky Wildcats (6-4, 3-4 SEC)
Date: Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022
Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Kroger Field — Lexington, KY
Coverage: CBS

Week 12 of the 2022 college football season includes an SEC showdown between the No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs and Kentucky Wildcats. Georgia remains in contention for a conference title after its 45-19 win over Mississippi State. Wide receiver Ladd McConkey logged 141 total yards and 2 touchdowns.

Meanwhile, Kentucky is aiming to bounce back after losing at home to the Vanderbilt Commodores by a score of 24-21. It was the Wildcats' fourth loss in their last six games. Quarterback Will Levis struggled to lead the offense, completing 11 of his 23 attempts for 109 yards and 1 interception.

Georgia vs Kentucky Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: UGA: (-2500) | UK: (+1100)
Spread: UGA: -22.5 (-110) | UK: +22.5 (-110)
Total: 49.5 — Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)

Georgia enters this contest as a clear road favorite on the moneyline and the spread. This SEC clash also features a total of 49.5 points, which is below average compared to this week's college football projected totals.

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Georgia vs Kentucky Prediction & Pick

Georgia is certainly not the team anyone wants to run into when they are already failing to score the football. The Bulldogs are allowing only 1.6 red zone scores per game (T-No. 3 in FBS) and giving up 12.9 points per contest (No. 2 in FBS). It's a defense that never bends nor breaks in conference play.

When these teams met last year, Georgia earned the 30-13 victory thanks to quarterback Stetson Bennett's 3 passing touchdowns. Look for head coach Kirby Smart to switch things up, though, given the Wildcats are allowing an average of 176.7 yards on the ground across their last three games.

Final Score Prediction: Georgia: 35 | Kentucky: 10

Georgia vs Kentucky Betting Trends

- Georgia is 4-1 against the spread (ATS) in its last five games.
- The total has hit the under in nine of Georgia's last 12 games.
- Kentucky is 0-10 straight up in its last 10 games against Georgia.
- The total has hit the under in five of Kentucky's last seven games against Georgia.

Georgia vs Kentucky Best Bet

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Kentucky knows that its only chance to pull off an upset here is by running the football. The Wildcats have posted a 55.4% rushing play percentage on the season and are not afraid to play with a moving clock. Neither is Georgia considering it averages 5.5 yards per carry on the year (T-No. 9 in FBS).

That is why the value in this game lies with the point total. The under has cashed in nine of Georgia's last 12 games as well as in each of Kentucky's last six games. The total has also hit the under in five of the last seven head-to-head matchups between these rivals. Don't expect fireworks on Saturday.

Bet: Under 49.5 Points (-115)

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