LSU vs Georgia Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for SEC Championship Game (No. 1 Bulldogs Roll to SEC Title)

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LSU vs Georgia prediction, odds and betting trends for 2022 NCAA football SEC Championship Game.
LSU vs Georgia prediction, odds and betting trends for 2022 NCAA football SEC Championship Game. / John Bazemore / Associated Press
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LSU vs Georgia SEC Championship Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
No. 5 LSU Tigers (9-3, 6-2 SEC) vs. No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs (12-0, 8-0 SEC)
Date: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022
Time: 4 p.m. ET
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Stadium -- Atlanta, GA
Coverage: CBS

The regular season is over and only conference championships remain before the final College Football Playoff rankings. The fifth CFP Top 25 rankings are revealed on Tuesday, Nov. 29 on ESPN.

The Georgia Bulldogs will remain No. 1 and try to complete an undefeated season ahead of the College Football Playoff. The LSU Tigers should hold at No. 5 in the CFB Playoff poll, and nobody projected LSU to win the SEC West division this season.

LSU vs Georgia Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: LSU: (+660) | UGA: (-1050)
Spread: LSU: +18.5 (-115) | UGA: -18.5 (-105)
Total: 50.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

Georgia enters this SEC Championship Game a huge favorite on the spread (-18.5) and moneyline (-1050). An upset win by LSU returns +660. The total is currently 50.5 points - about a TD below an average college football over/under.

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LSU vs Georgia Prediction & Pick

Georgia lost 15 players to the NFL Draft following last season's championship season. But the Bulldogs defense has remained dominant allowing just 136 points this season - or 11.3 points per game.

Georgia's offense is still strong with QB Stetson Bennett leading a 488 YPG offense with efficient balance (203 rush, 285 pass). The Bulldogs will run over and through a Tigers defense that is wearing out and was gashed for 274 rushing yards on 50 carries by A&M last week.

LSU's offense has improved to 433 YPG (191 rush, 241 pass), but they've had three clunkers against Tennessee, Arkansas and Auburn. Tigers duel-threat QB Jaydon Daniels has taken care of the football well (2 INTs, 3 lost fumbles), but now faces his stiffest challenge against the Dawgs dominant defense.

Daniels also injured his ankle in last week's 38-23 loss at Texas A&M, and he was in a walking boot Monday. Monitor his practice schedule, but the betting line is up a point and coach Brian Kelly and the Tigers are in too tough regardless.

Final Score Prediction: Georgia: 38 | LSU: 13

LSU vs Georgia Betting Trends

- LSU is 5-1 SU and 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
- The total has gone Over in 5 of LSU's last 6 games.
- Georgia is 10-0 SU in their last 10 games.
- The total has gone Under in 10 of Georgia's last 14 games.
- Georgia is 7-2 ATS in their last 9 December games.

LSU vs Georgia Best Bet

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

The Bulldogs came up short and lost to Alabama in last year's SEC title game on their way to winning the College Football Playoff and NCAA Championship Game. Georgia won't hold anything back against a more flawed LSU opponent and one of the weaker SEC championship entrants in the past decade.

Bet: Georgia -18.5 (-105)

Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.

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