Georgia vs. UAB: College Football Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – September 23, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 17, 2023

The UAB Blazers (1-2) will look to upset the No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs (3-0) on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Sanford Stadium. The Bulldogs are heavy favorites in this one, with the line posted at 40.5 points. The over/under for the contest is 56 points.

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Georgia vs. UAB Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Georgia -40.5 -110 -110 56 -108 -112

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Computer Pick

Computer picks for Georgia vs UAB
ATS Total Score prediction
UAB (+40.5) Over (56) Georgia 41 UAB 17

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Comparison

Georgia UAB
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 39.0 (37) 30.3 (73)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 8.0 (3) 32.0 (107)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 1 (4) 6 (98)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 6 (23) 5 (44)

Georgia vs. UAB Betting Insights

Georgia Stats and Trends

  • Georgia has put together a 0-1-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Bulldogs have not covered the spread this season (0-0-1 ATS) when playing as at least 40.5-point favorites.
  • None of the Dawgs three games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 56.
  • UGA has an average point total of 54.5 in their contests this year, 1.5 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

UAB Stats and Trends

  • UAB has covered once in three games with a spread this year.
  • This season, games featuring UAB have gone over the point total twice.
  • The Blazers and their opponents have scored more than 56 combined points twice this season.
  • UAB’s games this year have had a 56.3-point total on average, 0.3 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Georgia Players to Watch

  • Carson Beck has thrown for 846 yards while completing 74% of his passes (71-of-96), with three touchdowns and one interception this year (282.0 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 13 times for 31 yards and one touchdown, averaging 10.3 yards per game.
  • Daijun Edwards has rushed for a team-leading 118 yards on 20 carries (118.0 yards per game) while scoring one touchdown.
  • Kendall Milton has run for 96 yards on 23 carries (32.0 yards per game), with one touchdown on the ground this year.
  • Brock Bowers has racked up 13 receptions for 134 yards, best on his team. He averages 44.7 receiving yards per game.
  • Rara Thomas has also added 132 yards on five catches. He averages 44.0 receiving yards per game this year.
  • This season Dominic Lovett is averaging 36.7 yards per game, with 14 catches for 110 yards.

UAB Players to Watch

  • Jacob Zeno has thrown for 956 yards while completing 80.3% of his passes (98-of-122), with six touchdowns and three interceptions this year (318.7 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 30 times for 94 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 31.3 yards per game.
  • Isaiah Jacobs has taken 27 carries for a team-leading 127 rushing yards (42.3 yards per game) while scoring one touchdown.
  • Tejhaun Palmer has 12 catches, leading his team with 148 yards (49.3 ypg) while also scoring one touchdown this season.
  • Fred Farrier II has chipped in with six receptions for 127 yards.
  • Samario Rudolph has racked up 127 yards on 14 receptions with one touchdown, averaging 42.3 yards per game.

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