SEC Football Preview: Georgia Tech at Georgia

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Georgia Tech faces Georgia on Saturday in Athens. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

TEAM SCHEDULES/RESULTS

Georgia Tech

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/5 vs. Clemson 8:00 PM ET ESPN L 10 – 41
9/10 vs. Western Carolina 7:00 PM ET ESP+ W 35 – 17
9/17 vs. Ole Miss 3:30 PM ET ABC L 0 – 42
9/24 at UCF 4:00 PM ET ESPNU L 10 – 27
10/1 at Pittsburgh 8:00 PM ET ACCN W 26 – 21
10/8 vs. Duke 4:00 PM ET CHSS W 23 – 20
10/20 vs. Virginia 7:30 PM ET ESPN L 9 – 16
10/29 at Florida State 12:00 PM ET ACCN L 16 – 41
11/5 at Virginia Tech 12:30 PM ET CHSS W 28 – 27
11/12 vs. Miami (FL) 3:30 PM ET CHSS L 14 – 35
11/19 at North Carolina 5:30 PM ET ESPN2 W 21 – 17
11/26 at Georgia 12:00 PM ET ESPN

Georgia

Date Opponent Time TV Result
9/3 vs. Oregon 3:30 PM ET ABC W 49 – 3
9/10 vs. Samford 4:00 PM ET SECN W 33 – 0
9/17 at South Carolina 12:00 PM ET ESPN W 48 – 7
9/24 vs. Kent State 12:00 PM ET ESP+ W 39 – 22
10/1 at Missouri 7:30 PM ET SECN W 26 – 22
10/8 vs. Auburn 3:30 PM ET CBS W 42 – 10
10/15 vs. Vanderbilt 3:30 PM ET SECN W 55 – 0
10/29 vs. Florida 3:30 PM ET CBS/PAR+ W 42 – 20
11/5 vs. Tennessee 3:30 PM ET CBS W 27 – 13
11/12 at Mississippi State 7:00 PM ET ESPN W 45 – 19
11/19 at Kentucky 3:30 PM ET CBS W 16 – 6
11/26 vs. Georgia Tech 12:00 PM ET ESPN
12/3 vs. LSU 4:00 PM ET CBS

COLLEGE FOOTBALL RATINGS

Rating South Carolina Clemson
ESPN FPI 56 9
Sagarin 57 14
Massey Composite 39 7
PiRate Ratings 36 7

KEY STATS (PER GAME)

Stat Georgia Georgia Tech
Scoring Offense 38.4 17.5
Scoring Defense 11.1 27.6
Total Offense 496.3 331.2
Rushing Offense 197.5 141.1
Passing Offense 298.8 190.1
Team Passing Eff. 152.9 112.0
Total Defense 272.1 400.5
Rushing Defense 83.1 181.7
Pass Yards Allowed 189.0 218.7
Team Pass Eff. Def. 105.94 124.74
Turnover Margin -0.27 1.00
3rd Down Conv. Pct 0.519 0.311
4th Down Conv. Pct 0.818 0.316
3rd Down Conv. % Def. 0.267 0.380
4th Down Conv. % Def. 0.375 0.600
Red Zone Offense 0.967 0.703
Red Zone Defense 0.625 0.780
Net Punting 39.2 30.9
Punt Returns 9.7 9.3
Kickoff Returns 18.4 19.5
First Downs Offense 276.0 197.0
First Downs Defense 161 256
Penalties/Game 4.4 5.7
Penalty Yards/Game 45.0 53.7

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Georgia Tech

QB Zach Gibson, RB Hassan Hall, WR Malachi Carter, OL Jordan Williams, DL Keion White, CB Zamari Walton, LB Ayinde Eley.

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.

INJURIES

Georgia Tech

[WR] Nate McCollum (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[QB] Jeff Sims (Foot) – Out
[QB] Zach Pyron (Shoulder) – Out

Georgia

[OL] Earnest Greene III (Leg) – Out
[TE] Arik Gilbert (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[LB] Nolan Smith (Pectoral) – Out
[WR] Adonai Mitchell (Ankle) – Out
[DB] Dan Jackson (Foot) – Out[10/25/2022]
[LB] C.J. Washington (Neck) – Out
[OL] Drew Bobo (Shoulder) – Out
[RB] Andrew Paul (Knee) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Georgia Tech vs. Georgia Football Series History

Georgia leads 65-40

COMMENTS

Georgia’s defense has excelled this season while Georgia Tech offense has been a train wreck. I think playing in Athens the Bulldogs win by over 20.

PREDICTIONS

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Georgia Tech 7, Georgia 35

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

Georgia 42, Georgia Tech 17

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 11:00 AM CT (12:00 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the CBS Network.

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