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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa took down Georgia in the CFB title game last year, and now he aims to beat the Bulldogs in the SEC Championship Game next Saturday.

On the beat: Statistical profile of Georgia football vs Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama and Georgia football have been on a collision course since the last time they met in the College Football Playoff Championship Game last January.

The Crimson Tide won that battle 26-23 in overtime, and Alabama is a big favorite to beat the Bulldogs once again at 4 p.m. next Saturday in the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta.

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The No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide has dominated the season in historical fashion, ringing up a 12-0 record by defeating every opponent by 20 points or more.

Georgia is 11-1 and ranked No. 5 in the CFB Playoff Rankings but sure to move up to at least No. 4 when the new order is released on Tuesday night.

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Georgia, like Alabama, has a process that starts with an intense focus on recruiting and carries into daily competition on the practice field.

Here’s a look at how the teams compare in the NCAA statistics as well as against common opponents and with schedule strength:

Here’s a look at how the rivals compare statistically:

TOTAL OFFENSE

1. Oklahoma, 583.8 yards per game

4. Alabama, 538.0

13. Georgia, 480.8

SCORING OFFENSE

1. Oklahoma, 50.3

2. Alabama, 49.0

13. Georgia, 40.1

RUSHING OFFENSE

1. Georgia Tech, 334.9

11. Georgia, 259.8

32. Alabama, 205.9

PASSING YARDAGE OFFENSE

1. Washington State, 379.8 yards per game

6. Alabama, 332.1

T-72. Georgia, 221.0

PASS EFFICIENCY

1. Alabama, 208.51 rating

3. Georgia, 177.72

THIRD DOWN CONVERSION%

1. Army, .571

3. Alabama, .534

7. Georgia, .496

TOTAL DEFENSE

1. Michigan, 262.5 yards per game

6. Alabama, 282.2

12. Georgia, 303.5

SCORING DEFENSE

1. Mississippi State, 12.0 points per game

3. Alabama, 13.8

10. Georgia, 17.2

RUSHING DEFENSE

1. Michigan State, 81.3 yards per game

15. Alabama, 114.0

27. Georgia, 128.4

PASSING YARDAGE DEFENSE

1. Michigan, 139.4 yards per game

10. Alabama, 168.2

T-13. Georgia, 175.1

PASS EFFICIENCY DEFENSE

1. Mississippi State, 97.27

7. Alabama, 103.29

29. Georgia, 116.84

THIRD DOWN CONVERSION% DEFENSE

1. Miami, Fla., .237

9. Alabama, .309

13. Georgia, .317

NET PUNTING

1. Texas A&M, 44.96 yards net per punt

46. Georgia, 38.31

118. Alabama, 34.00

KICKOFF RETURN

1. Utah State, 29.68 yards per return

16. Georgia, 24.13

24. Alabama, 23.48

PUNT RETURN

1. Minnesota, 22.25 yards per return

7. Georgia, 17.50

18. Alabama, 13.80

KICK RETURN DEFENSE

1. New Mexico, 14.89 yards per return

67. Alabama, 20.81

128. Georgia, 31.30

PUNT RETURN DEFENSE

1. Arkansas State, (-) 1.88 per return

2. Alabama, 0.50

50. Georgia, 7.00

QUARTERBACK SACKS

1. Northern Illinois, 3.83 per game

5. Alabama, 3.33 per game

T-101. Georgia Tech 1.67 per game

QB SACKS ALLOWED

1. Army, 0.18 per game

9. Alabama, 0.92 per  game

T-23. Georgia, 1.33 per game

TACKLES-FOR-LOSS

1. Miami, Fla., 10.5 per game

T-14. Alabama, 7.7

T-118. Georgia 4.3

TACKLES-FOR-LOSS ALLOWED

1. Army 3.00 per game

12. Alabama, 4.17 per game

15. Georgia, 4.42 per game

FEWEST PENALTY YARDS

1. Northwestern, 320 yards

48. Georgia, 595

62. Alabama, 640

TURNOVER MARGIN

1. Georgia Southern, Plus 1.83 per game

T-9. Alabama, 0.83

T-44. Georgia, 0.25

TIME OF POSSESSION

1. Army, 39:15 per game

28. Georgia, 31:42

T-58. Alabama, 30:13

Schedule Strength

(Per USA Today Sagarin Ratings)

1. UCLA (78.18)

28. Georgia (74.23)

55. Alabama (71.41)

COMMON OPPONENTS

AUBURN

Georgia 27, Auburn 10, (UGA 516 yards, Aub 274)

Alabama 52, Auburn 21 (Bama 500 yards, Aub 283)

TENNESSEE

Georgia 38, Tennessee 12 (UGA 441 yards, UT 209)

Alabama 58, Tennessee 21 (Bama 545, UT 258)

MISSOURI

Georgia 43, Missouri 29 (UGA 445 yards, MIzz 393)

Alabama 39, Missouri 10 (Bama 564, Mizz 212)

LSU

LSU 36, Georgia 16 (UGA 322 yards, LSU 475)

Alabama 29, LSU 0 (Bama 576, LSU 196)

Road to Atlanta