Championship weekend in the college football season is here, with a slate full of terrific games. One with heavy stakes on the college football playoff is the SEC Championship, with No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs taking on the No. 2 LSU Tigers. Currently, LSU is the 7-point favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
If you're looking to place a wager on this game, it's always wise to read up on what some industry experts have to say first. With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for the SEC Championship matchup between Georgia and LSU.
Georgia vs LSU Expert Predictions
The seven experts at CBS were split in their predictions, with only four picking LSU to win and cover the large spread.
Pat Forde, from Sports Illustrated, gave a detailed breakdown of each conference championship game, giving a score prediction after the game preview. The weak link in this game, according to Pat, is Georgia's 40th-ranked scoring offense, which won't be able to keep up with LSU. He picks LSU to win and cover, 31-21.
Sam Cooper and Nick Bromberg from Yahoo! Sports, are both expecting the Tigers to dominate the Bulldogs. Cooper is predicting a 38-17 LSU victor, while Bromberg predicts a 34-20 score.
In totality, seven of the 10 experts are predicting LSU to cover the 7-point spread and to possibly eliminate Georgia's chances at making the playoff.
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