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Georgia Bulldogs vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Preview

31 December 2021

 

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Friday, December 31st Georgia Bulldogs @ Michigan Wolverines

 

 

The Georgia Bulldogs and Michigan Wolverines face off in the College Football Semifinal. Each of these teams finished at the top of their respective conferences.

Now, they'll take on each other to see who moves onto the College Football Championship. The Bulldogs have the best defensive team in college football and will look to stop the Wolverine offense.

Michigan has an incredible offense and has had one of their best years in history. In order to potentially end it with a National Championship, they'll need to get a win over Georgia. Beating Georgia isn't going to be an easy task to accomplish.

They'll have to use everything in their arsenal to get through Georgia's offense. Hopefully, they'll be able to showcase that tonight.

Georgia Bulldogs: Defense wins championships, right?

To see themselves move ahead in the race for a National Championship, Georgia needs another strong defensive output. They were able to get a 10-3 win over Clemson last week, but they need more offense here.

On average, the Bulldogs score 36.57 points per game. However, we didn't see a whole lot of offensive prowess in their game against Clemson last week.

Taking on the Michigan offense could be troublesome for Georgia's defense. The Wolverines average 223.85 rushing yards per game. The Georgia defense will first have to stop the run and then can worry about the passing game.

If they can limit the Wolverines' output on the ground, they should be able to win this. If not, the Wolverines could pull off an upset on Friday.

Michigan Wolverines: Michigan looks to pull off a huge upset

The Wolverines come in as 7.5-point underdogs in this game, but don't count them out yet. They've proved this season that they have what it takes to contend with the best teams. They'll need their incredible running game to batter the defense of the Bulldogs on Friday.

Hopefully, by first establishing the run, they'll be able to get their offense going. It won't be easy, though.

As they take on the Bulldogs, we'd like to note the Wolverines 5-0 ATS in their last five games. A record like that at the sportsbook will definitely gain some favor.

They also beat the No.2 team in the country when they took down Ohio State. If there is a team that might shock the world this weekend, it's the Michigan Wolverines. So, let's make our pick for who wins this game.

Our pick for the Georgia Bulldogs and Michigan Wolverines

After taking a look at both of these teams, we're going to go with the upset. Michigan has a great offense and can batter down the Bulldogs' defense early.

Once the running game is established, they can focus on taking shots downfield. It's going to be a much close game than many imagine, which is why we'll take +7.5-points.

The Bulldogs offense sputtered against Clemson last week. Luckily, they got the win, but it was due to their defensive ability. We don't think the defense is going to be able to stave off the Wolverines on Friday.

We'll take the Michigan Wolverines +7.5 and the OVER.

DunkelIndex Free Pick: Michigan Wolverines +7.5, OVER

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