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3 things to know before betting UGA as a 21.5-point favorite vs. Kentucky
Georgia is 0-6 against the spread in six games prior to an off week under Coach Kirby Smart.
UGA has occasionally struggled heading into a bye during the Smart Era. The Bulldogs are yet to cover the spread in that scenario in six tries dating back to the start of the 2016 season. Two of those games have involved Kentucky -- in 2019-20. And two of those instances have resulted in outright losses for the Bulldogs -- to Vanderbilt in 2016 and at LSU in 2018.
UGA is 6-13 against the spread when favored by 20 or more points at home under Smart.
The Bulldogs are 2-1 against the number in that spot so far in the 2021 season, but failed to cover in five of the previous six instances prior to that -- including an outright loss vs. South Carolina as a 21-point favorite in 2019.
Kentucky has covered five consecutive games vs. SEC opponents.
The Wildcats surpassed a three-point spread in a win vs. LSU last Saturday, and upset Florida as an 8.5-point underdog the week prior -- which continued a bit of a hot streak for Kentucky. The Wildcats haven’t failed to cover in SEC play since losing 63-3 at Alabama in November of last season.
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