Georgia vs. Missouri - 11/9/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Georgia vs. Missouri - 11/9/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Missouri Tigers (5-3) at Georgia Bulldogs (7-1)

College Football: Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm (Sanford Stadium)

The Line: Georgia Bulldogs -21 -- Over/Under: 48.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Missouri Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs meet in a week 11 SEC conference college football showdown from Sanford Stadium on Saturday night.

The Missouri Tigers will look to rebound from back-to-back losses after a 29-7 defeat at the hands of Kentucky in their last outing. Kelly Bryant has thrown for 1,845 yards, 14 touchdowns and 5 interceptions on 62.2% passing while Larry Rountree III leads Missouri in rushing with 644 rushing yards and 8 touchdowns. Tyler Badie has 342 rushing yards and Dawson Downing and the previously mentioned Bryant each have 200+ rushing yards this season. Jonathan Nance leads Missouri with 307 receiving yards while Badie, Johnathon Johnson, Kam Scott, Albert Okwuegbunam and Jalen Knox each have 200+ receiving yards with Okwuegbunam logging 250 yards and 6 touchdowns this season. Defensively, Nick Bolton leads Missouri with 66 total tackles including a team-high 47 solo tackles as well as a pair of interceptions while Cale Garrett has 3 interceptions and Kobie Whiteside has a team-high 5 sacks this year. As a team, Missouri is averaging 428.5 yards of total offense and 31.8 points per game while allowing 281.4 yards of total defense and 18.1 points per game against this season.

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The Georgia Bulldogs will look to build on back-to-back victories after a crucial 24-17 win over Florida in their last outing. Jake Fromm has thrown for 1,685 yards, 11 touchdowns and 3 interceptions on 70.1% passing while D’Andre Swift has rushed for a team-high 838 yards and 7 touchdowns and Brian Herrien is 2nd with 324 rushing yards and 5 rushing TDs. Lawrence Cager leads Georgia with 37 receiving yards, 26 catches and 4 touchdowns while George Pickens has 322 yards. Demetris Robinson and Dominick Blaylock each have 200+ receiving yards and 3 touchdowns this year. Defensively, Monty Rice leads Georgia with 50 total tackles while Azeez Ojulari has a team-high 4.5 sacks this season. As a team, Georgia is averaging 463.5 yards of total offense and 34.5 points per game while allowing just 268.5 yards of total defense and 11.4 points per game against, the 4th-lowest scoring defense in the country this season.

Missouri is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against a team with a winning record while the under is 6-1 in their last 7 games overall. Georgia is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 conference games while the under is 5-1 in their last 6 games overall. Missouri is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings between these two teams.

I get Georgia being a heavy favorite at home, but this spot to me just screams letdown. The Bulldogs are fresh off of that huge, emotional win over Florida that was basically a playoff eliminator and puts Georgia in the drivers’ seat in the SEC East. Georgia also has a key date on the road against Auburn next week. Missouri has had a couple of tough outings, but there’s still some solid talent there especially with Kelly Bryant under center. I just think this is a case of laying way too many points, so I’ll take a shot with Missouri and the points in this one.

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Chris’s Pick Missouri +21

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The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.