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2019 Sugar Bowl Betting Guide: Will Georgia Fall Victim to SEC Curse vs. Texas?

Jan 01, 2019 4:45 PM EST
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USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Sam Ehlinger and Jake Fromm

2019 Sugar Bowl Betting Odds: Texas-Georgia

  • Odds: Georgia -13
  • Over/Under: 58.5
  • Date: Tuesday, Jan. 1
  • Location: New Orleans
  • Time: 8:45 p.m. ET
  • TV: ESPN

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Georgia’s players spent much of Saturday night on Twitter mocking Notre Dame for taking the College Football Playoff spot the Dawgs thought they deserved.

Instead, UGA gets Texas in the Sugar Bowl. The Longhorns got the Big 12’s spot in this game despite losing four games because Oklahoma made the CFP.

Odds Movement for Sugar Bowl

By Danny Donahue

Despite a double-digit spread, Georgia has drawn 62% of bets and 73% of money in the Sugar Bowl, moving its line from -10.5 to -13 as of writing (see live odds here).

And with 83% of bets and 98% of money hitting the over, the total has inched up from 58 to 58.5.

Third Downs Mismatch for Georgia-Texas

By Stuckey

Can the Texas defense get off the field? The Longhorns struggled on third down all season long, ranking 108th at 44.2%.

Georgia’s offense converted on 47.7% of third down attempts, 11th in country.