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Written by Mitch Wilson on October 13, 2013

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Georgia Bulldogs Free Pick, Prediction, and Odds 10/19/13: Mitch's Free College Football Pick Against the Spread
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Vandy and Georgia look for a conference win as they meet on Saturday.

The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Georgia Bulldogs face of on Saturday in Nashville in SEC college football action.

The Vanderbilt Commodores are looking for their first SEC win of the year as they are a perfect 3-0 in non-conference games and a winless 0-3 in SEC games. The Vandy offense is averaging 33.7 points per game and 425 yards while turning the ball over nine times. QB Austyn Carta-Samuels is completing 66.1 percent of his passes with 10 touchdowns and six interceptions and he has rushed for five touchdowns as well. Jerron Seymour is averaging 5.9 yards per carry with six touchdowns and he has 11 catches and Wesley Tate is averaging 4.4 yards per carry with four touchdowns and he has 12 catches and a receiving touchdown. Jordan Mathews leads Vanderbilt with 47 receptions and five touchdowns and Jonathan Krause has 24 catches and two touchdowns. Defensively Vandy is allowing 26.5 points and 390 yards per game and the have three interceptions, four fumble recoveries, and 13 sacks. Kenny Ladler leads the Commodores defense with 49 tackles, Javon Marshall has 40 tackles, and Darreon Herring has 38 tackles. If Vandy is going to go to a bowl game they are going to need some conference wins.

The Georgia Bulldogs were hoping to bounce back from their week one loss and run the table to get back in the National Title hunt but the dream died fast as they lost at home to Missouri on Saturday. Overall the Georgia offense has looked good this season averaging 37.5 points and 517.3 yards per game and turning the ball over just five times. QB Aaron Murray has completed 62.8 percent of his passes with 17 touchdowns and five interceptions and he has rushed for three touchdowns. The Georgia running game was one of the most feared in the nation but with Todd Gurley down and Keith Marshall out J.J. Green and Brendan Douglas are seeing the bulk of the action but it is simply tough to replace Gurley and Marshall. Chris Conley has 25 catches and four touchdowns, Michael Bennett has 14 catches and two touchdowns, and Arthur Lynch has 13 catches and two touchdowns. Georgia will need to bounce back from what was a devastating home loss to Mizzou.

Vanderbilt is 7-2 against the spread following a game in which they didn’t cover the point spread, 13-6 against the spread in their last 19 home games, and 1-7 against the spread in their last eight home games against a team with a winning road record. Georgia is 5-2-1 against the spread in their last eight SEC games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games, and 0-6 against the spread following a double-digit home loss.

Vandy has been able to put up points and Georgia gives up points in bunches and while the Dawgs offense is one of the best in football conference games are still won and lost with the running games and defense and Georgia’s don’t merit a laying this number on the road.

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Mitch's Pick: Vanderbilt Commodores +9.5


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