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Alabama Crimson Tide vs Georgia Bulldogs Betting Preview

02 December 2021

 

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Saturday, December 04th Georgia Bulldogs @ Alabama Crimson Tide

 

 

It wouldn’t be an understatement to say this is one of the biggest games of College Football. The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs face off on Saturday afternoon.

Alabama, No.4 in the country, has a long and successful history against the Georgia Bulldogs. However, a few things have changed this year as the Crimson Tide finds itself as a 6.5-point underdog.

The Georgia Bulldogs are essentially facing their kryptonite when they take on Alabama. In their last ten meetings, the Bulldogs have only won three games.

Ready to hear when the last time Georgia beat Alabama was? The last time the Bulldogs beat the Crimson Tide was in 2003, we know it sounds crazy, but it’s true. Georgia can add another win to their belt on Saturday.

Alabama Crimson Tide: Ready to pull off another upset

It doesn’t bother the Crimson Tide at all that they’re the underdogs. At one point, not very long ago, they were underdogs to Georgia. This was a game back in 2015, and the Crimson Tide were the underdogs who beat the Bulldogs 38-10.

Needless to say, the Crimson Tide isn’t worried about who the oddsmakers think will win. However, things are much different this time around.

They’re facing Georgia Head Coach Kirby Smart, a coach very familiar with Alabama. For the Crimson Tide to take this game, they’ll need to be at their best.

Bryce Young will need to protect the football, and we’d say they need to establish their rushing game early. They’re playing against the best defense in College Football, so their offense needs to be that much better.

Georgia Bulldogs: A win here means overcoming history

This is easily the biggest game of the season for the 12-0 Bulldogs. There has been a lot leading to this moment, but they can’t let it get into their heads. They’ve faced the Crimson Tide multiple times, and more often than not, it’s been the same outcome.

The Bulldogs always end up choking the second they face Alabama. This time, the Bulldogs need to rewrite the story.

They can do this by leaning on their incredible defense, a defense that’s ranked No.1 in the nation. Putting pressure on Bryce Young early will definitely help, but they can’t get too eager to blitz.

The Crimson Tide has a few wide receivers that can burn opposing secondaries, mainly Jameson Williams. For the Bulldogs, winning this game with defense is their best bet.

Our Pick for the Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Georgia Bulldogs

Alabama’s history against the Bulldogs is quite an impressive resume. They’re led by arguably the best coach in the history of College Football, and they’re always an incredible team.

However, they haven’t had the opportunity to take on the Georgia Bulldogs defense.

If we had to say one major thing that convinced us to go with the Bulldogs, it’s the defense. In games like this, the old adage always helps, “Offense wins games, defense wins championships.” If you don’t think the Bulldogs are treating this like it was a National Championship, you’re sorely mistaken.

DunkelIndex Free Pick: Georgia Bulldogs -6.5, UNDER

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