Clemson vs Georgia Preview: By the Numbers

The time we have all been waiting for is here and college football is back baby! Hopefully, one of the most exciting match-ups of the season takes place in Charlotte, NC between Clemson and Georgia, as the two teams face off as Top 5 opponents. This preview is about numbers, and numbers never lie. Let’s dive in:


Clemson -3 vs Georgia O/U 50.5

7:30 PM on ABC

Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC

Season Openers (since 2000)

Georgia: 18-3 overall, 3-3 vs ranked opponents

Clemson: 17-4 overall, 3-4 vs ranked opponents

Rivalry History

Overall Georgia leads 42-18-4

Georgia has won 6 out of the last 10 match-ups including 6 out of the last 7. That said, in the Dabo era, the series is 1-1 with Clemson winning in Death Valley in 2013 and Georgia winning in Athens in 2014.

(photo: Clemson Athletics)

Betting Trends

Georgia in 2020: 4-6 ATS, 6-4 Overs

Georgia in 2019: 8-6 ATS, 11-3 Unders

Clemson in 2020: 5-7 ATS, 7-5 Overs

Clemson in 2019: 11-4 ATS, 8-7 Unders

My Prediction

As the numbers indicate, this match-up is going to be very close. Both teams are solid on both sides of the ball and both teams have College Football Playoff hopes.  Expect the Tigers and the Bulldogs to be in the conversation at the end of the year, no matter who wins this game.  That said Clemson pulls off a close one and the total goes over.

Clemson 31 Georgia 27