Statistical Breakdown: How UGA, TCU stack up entering title game

For the second year in a row, the Georgia Bulldogs will be playing in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game.

Per BetMGM, Georgia enters the big game as a -12.5 point favorite over TCU.

The over/under is set at 62.5 with the Georgia moneyline reading -450 compared to +350 for the Horned Frogs.

What a matchup this looks to be. Both teams can score points, as we saw on an epic New Year’s Eve.

Georgia and TCU are both top-ten in scoring offense,

 but Georgia has the big advantage defensively. Georgia has a top-five scoring defense while TCU is ranked way down at No. 64 in the nation.

5. Passing defense: Georgia: No. 65, 224.6 passing YPG allowed TCU: No. 92, 243.2 passing YPG allowed

4. Total defense: Georgia: No. 11, 304.5 total YPG allowed TCU: No. 78, 395.3 total YPG allowed

3. First downs allowed: Georgia: No. 15, 16 first downs allowed per game TCU: No. 66, 20.4 first downs allowed per gam

2. Sacks: Georgia: Tied at No. 45, 30 sacks this season TCU: Tied at No. 45, 30 sacks this season

1. Penalties: Georgia: No. 44, 48.5 penalty yards per game TCU: No. 50, 49.6 penalty yards per game


Lincoln Riley's loyalty to Alex Grinch can't exceed his loyalty to Caleb Williams and the USC offense -