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Alabama Crimson Tide vs Georgia Bulldogs Preview

10 January 2022

 

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Monday, January 10th Georgia Bulldogs @ Alabama Crimson Tide

 

 

The biggest game of the entire College Football season is set for Monday, January 9th, 2022. The Alabama Crimson Tide takes on the Georgia Bulldogs in a match sure to be entertaining.

The Crimson Tide come off a huge 27-6 win over Cincinnati and now face another tough defense. Can they overcome Georgia’s stout front seven tonight?

The Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Michigan Wolverines to advance to the National Championship. Georgia didn’t even break a sweat handing Michigan a 34-11 loss, and now plans to do the same to Alabama.

However, Alabama will be much stiffer competition than Michigan was, especially on offense. Georgia comes in as a 2.5-point favorite in this game, which isn’t surprising.

Alabama Crimson Tide: Getting a hot start is key in this one

As the Crimson Tide prepares to take on the Georgia Bulldogs, the offense is the main priority. On average, the Crimson Tide score 41.4 points per game, tied for 19th in college football.

They’ll need every bit of that offense as they take on the Bulldogs, who have an incredible defense. The good news for the Crimson Tide is they have quite the stingy defense as well.

Alabama gives up an average of 20.2 points per game, ranking 20th in college football. They might not be known for their defense, but it’s certainly a strong group. What the Crimson Tide is known for is winning National Championships.

If they want to win this one, they’ll need to stop one of the top rushing attacks in college football. A group that averages 194.21 yards per game.

Georgia Bulldogs: Tough defense and great running is all they need

The Georgia Bulldogs have a simple formula for winning games. As long as they run the football well and play great defense, they can win. It might sound too easy, but it’s exactly what’s gotten them to the National Championship.

They don’t need to pass the ball much because they average nearly 200 rushing yards per game. Their defense ranks No.1 in college football.

The Bulldogs defense allows just 9.5 points per game, an incredible statistic. Even Michigan, one of the best offenses in college football, scored just eleven points.

Taking on Alabama means taking on an incredible pass offense. Georgia will have to first get pressure on Bryce Young, who threw for over 4,500 yards this season. That’s just one step of many to beat the Crimson Tide.

Our pick for the Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Georgia Bulldogs

The Bulldogs come into this game as 2.5-point favorites, which isn’t a large margin to cover. Now, neither of these teams have been incredible against the spread, but Georgia has a slightly better record at 9-5.

There is one thing we’d like to point out, though. In their last ten games against Alabama, the Georgia Bulldogs are 3-7, not exactly a confidence booster.

Although the Bulldogs have the number one defense in college football, we’ll take the Crimson Tide. There’s a lot of experience on the sideline, and they’re very familiar with Georgia.

Look for Bryce Young to have an incredible game and Alabama to win this one by a narrow margin. We’ll also take the under as Alabama grabs another National Championship.

DunkelIndex Free Pick: Alabama Crimson Tide +2.5, UNDER

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