Georgia Vs. TCU: College Football National Championship Betting Picks, Predictions And Tips – January 9, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 5, 2023

The No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs (14-0) and No. 3 TCU Horned Frogs (13-1) will face each other in the 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship. The Horned Frogs (+397 moneyline odds to win) will take on the Bulldogs (-13.5) on January 9, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN. Bookmakers have set the game’s over/under at 61.5.

The betting insights in the following article reflect odds as of January 9, 2023 at 8:24 PM ET. Check out the table below for the most up-to-date lines for this game and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Georgia Vs. TCU Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Georgia vs TCU
Spread Over/Under
TCU (+13.5) Under (61.5)

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 Stats (Rank) TCU
39.4 (8) Points Per Game 41.1 (4)
14.8 (5) Points Per Game Against 26.4 (64)
293.0 (15) Pass Yards 269.6 (29)
224.6 (66) Pass Yards Against 243.2 (92)
201.9 (23) Rush Yards 204.5 (20)
80.0 (1) Rush Yards Against 152.1 (72)
17 (62) Giveaways 12 (16)
16 (69) Takeaways 21 (20)
-1 Turnover Differential +9

Georgia Vs. TCU Betting Insights

Georgia Stats And Trends

  • Georgia’s record against the spread is 7-7-0.
  • Georgia owns an ATS record of 6-6 as 13.5-point or greater favorites.
  • There have been six Georgia games (of 14) that hit the over this season.
  • In four games this season, the Bulldogs and their opponent have combined to score more than 61.5 points.
  • Bulldogs games this season have posted an average total of 55.6, which is 5.9 points fewer than the total for this matchup.

TCU Stats And Trends

  • Against the spread, TCU is 10-3-1 this season.
  • There have been eight TCU games (out of 14) that hit the over this season.
  • There have been nine Horned Frogs games this season with more than 61.5 points scored.
  • The average total points scored in Horned Frogs games this year (61.5) is 1.8 points higher than the total for this matchup.

Georgia Players To Watch

  • Stetson Bennett has thrown for 3,823 yards (273.1 ypg) to lead Georgia, completing 68.1% of his passes and tossing 23 touchdown passes and seven interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 166 rushing yards (11.9 ypg) on 54 carries with eight rushing touchdowns.
  • The team’s top rusher, Kenny McIntosh, has carried the ball 142 times for 779 yards (55.6 per game), with 10 touchdowns this year. He’s proven to be a dual threat, hauling in 505 receiving yards (36.1 per game) on 42 catches with two receiving touchdowns.
  • This season Daijun Edwards has racked up 739 yards (52.8 per game) on 135 carries with seven touchdowns.
  • Brock Bowers’ team-high 790 receiving yards (56.4 yards per game) have come on 56 receptions with six touchdowns.
  • Ladd McConkey has reeled in 53 passes for 674 yards (48.1 yards per game) and five touchdowns this year.

TCU Players To Watch

  • Max Duggan has thrown for 3,546 yards (253.3 ypg) to lead TCU, completing 63.7% of his passes and collecting 32 touchdown passes and six interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 461 rushing yards (32.9 ypg) on 127 carries with eight rushing touchdowns.
  • Kendre Miller’s team-high 1,399 rushing yards (99.9 per game) have come on 224 carries, with 17 touchdowns this year.
  • This season Emari Demercado has piled up 107 carries for 622 yards (44.4 per game) and six touchdowns.
  • Quentin Johnston’s 1,066 receiving yards (88.8 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s registered 59 receptions and six touchdowns.
  • Taye Barber has racked up 605 receiving yards (46.5 yards per game) and five touchdowns, hauling in 36 passes this year.
  • Derius Davis’ 37 receptions this season have resulted in 430 yards (33.1 ypg) and five touchdowns.

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