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Georgia football is expected to get its first test of the season at LSU on Saturday.

On the beat: Statistical profile of Georgia football vs. LSU

ATHENS — Numbers can lie, but after six games, it’s worth a look at how No. 2-ranked Georgia and No. 13-ranked LSU matchup in their Saturday game at Tiger Stadium.

The Bulldogs (6-0, 4-0 SEC) opened as an 8 1/2-point favorite over the Tigers (5-1, 2-1), who are coming off their first loss of the year, a 27-19 at the hands of No. 14 Florida.

Georgia doesn’t have any wins against currently ranked teams, and a case was being made last week that LSU deserved a higher ranking based on the Tigers’ wins over ranked opponents Miami and Auburn.

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While the Bulldogs have yet to face a challenge, they’ve dominated in the fashion one might expect of a championship contender.

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Georgia has trailed only once this season — for 15 seconds in the first quarter against Vanderbilt — and the Bulldogs have won each game by two touchdowns or more.

Without further ado, here are how the teams compare in the national statical rankings, with the country’s top team in each category also listed:

TOTAL OFFENSE

1. Texas Tech, 591.4 yards per game

33. Georgia, 470.2

78. LSU, 396.6

SCORING OFFENSE

1. Alabama, 54.2 points per game

19. Georgia, 43.2

48. LSU, 33.8

RUSHING OFFENSE

1. Georgia Tech, 373.0

16. Georgia, 250.4

53. LSU, 192.0

PASSING OFFENSE

1. Washington State, 410.4 yards per game

78. Georgia, 219.8

92. LSU, 204.6

THIRD DOWN CONVERSION%

1. Central Florida, .620

25. Georgia, .464

55. LSU, .413

TOTAL DEFENSE

1. Michigan, 232.6 yards per game

6. Georgia, 275.6

32. LSU, 333.8

SCORING DEFENSE

1. Washington, 11.6 points per game

6. Georgia, 13.0

12. LSU, 15.0

RUSHING DEFENSE

1. Michigan State, 40.3 yards per game

16. LSU, 103.0

23. Georgia, 108.2

PASSING DEFENSE

1. Miami, Fla., 138.8 yards per game

17. Georgia, 167.4

78. LSU, 230.8

THIRD DOWN CONVERSION% DEFENSE

1. Miami, Fla., .171

22. Georgia, .309

49. LSU, .350

NET PUNTING

1. Texas A&M, 45.00 yards net per punt

24. LSU, 40.78

63. Georgia, 37.73

KICKOFF RETURN

1. Alabama, 42.40 yards per return

30. Georgia, 24.20

55. LSU, 21.67

PUNT RETURN

1. Minnesota, 38.50 yards per return

18. Georgia, 18.11

36. LSU, 12.75

KICK RETURN DEFENSE

1. Wyoming, 12.67 yards per return

118. LSU, 26.50

126. Georgia, 31.50

PUNT RETURN DEFENSE

1. Arkansas State, (-) 3.25 per return

55. Georgia, 7.00

61. LSU, 7.80

QUARTERBACK SACKS

1. Oklahoma State, 4.80 per game

43. LSU, 2.60 per game

116. Georgia, 1.00 per game

QB SACKS ALLOWED

1. Buffalo, 0.00 per game

33. Georgia, 1.40 per game

45. LSU, 1.60 per game

TACKLES-FOR-LOSS

1. Miami, Fla., 12.00 per game

54. LSU, 6.4 per  game

117. Georgia, 3.8 per game

TACKLES-FOR-LOSS ALLOWED

1. Central Florida, 2.5 per game

11. Georgia, 4.0 per game

40. LSU, 5.20 per game

TURNOVER MARGIN

1. Kansas, Plus 2.40 per game

8. LSU, 1.40

13. Georgia, 1.20

TIME OF POSSESSION

1. Army, 40.13 per game

18. LSU, 33:04

28. Georgia, 32:15

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