SEC Football Preview: Georgia at Missouri

Georgia-Missouri football game Preview

Georgia meets Missouri on Saturday in Columbia. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

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Team Schedules/Results

Georgia

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/03 Oregon W 49-3 Neutral
09/10 Samford W 33-0 Home
09/17 S Carolina W 48-7 Away
09/24 Kent State W 39-22 Home
10/01 Missouri 7:30 pm Away
10/08 Auburn 8:00 pm Home
10/15 Vanderbilt 8:00 pm Home
10/29 Florida 3:30 pm Neutral
11/05 Tennessee 1:00 pm Home
11/12 Miss State 12:00 pm Away
11/19 Kentucky 12:00 pm Away
11/26 GA Tech 12:00 pm Home

Missouri

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/01 LA Tech W 52-24 Home
09/10 Kansas St L 12-40 Away
09/17 Abl Christian W 34-17 Home
09/24 Auburn L 14-17 Away
10/01 Georgia 7:30 pm Home
10/08 Florida 8:00 pm Away
10/22 Vanderbilt 8:00 pm Home
10/29 S Carolina 8:00 pm Away
11/05 Kentucky 1:00 pm Home
11/12 Tennessee 12:00 pm Away
11/19 N Mex State 12:00 pm Home
11/25 Arkansas 3:30 pm Home

College Football Ratings

Rating Georgia Missouri
ESPN FPI 2 64
Sagarin 3 76
Massey Composite 2 66
PiRate Ratings 1 58

Key Stats (per game)

Stat Georgia Missouri
Total Offense 531.5 394.8
Rushing Offense 181.0 185.0
Passing Offense 350.5 209.8
Team Passing Eff. 168.4 123.0
Scoring Offense 42.2 28.0
Total Defense 257.0 301.2
Rushing Defense 86.0 108.5
Pass Yards Allowed 171.0 192.8
Team Pass Eff. Def. 103.41 116.78
Scoring Defense 8.0 24.5
Turnover Margin 1.00 -0.75
3rd Down Conv. Pct 0.591 0.375
4th Down Conv. Pct 1.000 0.750
3rd Down Conv. % Def. 0.288 0.267
4th Down Conv. % Def. 0.625 0.556
Red Zone Offense 0.962 0.706
Red Zone Defense 0.667 0.889
Net Punting 41.5 36.4
Punt Returns 7.5 18.3
Kickoff Returns 22.4 17.3
First Downs Offense 110.0 75.0
First Downs Defense 55.0 63.0
Penalties/Game 4.0 8.5
Penalty Yards/Game 36.3 69.0

Players to Watch

Georgia

QB Stetson Bennett, TE Brock Bowers, DL Jalen Carter, LB Jamon Dumas-Johnson, OL Warren Ericson, TE Arik Gilbert, WR Kearis Jackson, OL Broderick Jones, C Sedrick Van Pran, TE Darnell Washington, PK Jack Podlesny.

Missouri

QB Brady Cook, WR Barrett Banister, WR Luther Burden III, DL Isaiah McGuire, OL Javon Foster, WR Tauskie Dove, OL Xavier Delgado, LB Chad Bailey, PK Harrison Mevis.

Injuries

Georgia

[DB] Javon Bullard (Poss. Suspension) – Questionable
[OL] Earnest Greene III (Leg) – Questionable
[LB] C.J. Washington (Neck) – Questionable
[RB] Kenny McIntosh (Thigh) – Questionable
[TE] Arik Gilbert (Personal) – Questionable
[WR] Adonai Mitchell (Ankle) – Questionable
[OL] Drew Bobo (Shoulder) – Out
[DB] Nyland Green (Hamstring) – Out
[WR] Arian Smith (Ankle) – Out

Missouri

[WR] Demariyon Houston (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[RB] Elijah Young (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[DL] Ky Montgomery (Knee) – Questionable
[DL] DJ Wesolak (Illness) – Questionable
[OL] Hyrin White (Leg) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Georgia vs. Missouri Football Series History

Georgia leads 10-1

Comments

Mizzou must be pretty demoralized after throwing away a victory due to poor coaching decisions late in the game with Auburn. Meanwhile, Kirby Smart is likely very angry about the Bulldogs giving up 22 points to Kent State in Athens. I think Georgia wins handily.

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Georgia 38, Missouri 21

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

Georgia 42, Missouri 10

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 6:30 PM CT (7:30 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the SEC Network.

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