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2021 SEC Championship Game odds, spread, line: Alabama vs. Georgia picks, predictions, bets from proven model

The champion of the SEC will be crowned on Saturday when two of the country’s best teams — the No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs and the No. 3 Alabama Crimson Tide — collide in the 2021 SEC Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Georgia (12-0) will be making the program’s ninth appearance in the game and is looking to win the 14th SEC title in program history. Its most recent conference title came in 2017. Meanwhile, Alabama (11-1) will be making its 14th appearance in the SEC Championship Game and is looking to win its conference-best 29th SEC title. 

Kickoff is 4 p.m. ET on CBS. The Bulldogs are 6.5-point favorites in the latest Georgia vs. Alabama odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 49.5. Before making any Alabama vs. Georgia picks or SEC Championship Game 2021 predictions, you need to see what the red-hot SportsLine Projection Model has to say.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of almost $3,700 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It also enters Championship Week 2021 on a 42-28 run on all top-rated college football side picks. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now the model has dialed in on Georgia vs. Alabama and just revealed its coveted picks and SEC Championship Game 2021 predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see all of the model’s college football picks. Now, here are the college football odds and betting lines for Alabama vs. Georgia:  

  • Georgia vs. Alabama spread: Bulldogs -6.5 
  • Georgia vs. Alabama over-under: 49.5 points 
  • Georgia vs. Alabama moneyline: Bulldogs -240, Crimson Tide +200
  • UGA: The Bulldogs lead the country in scoring defense (6.9 points allowed per game) 
  • ALA: QB Bryce Young ranks second in the nation in passing touchdowns (40)

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Why the Bulldogs can cover

Georgia has a national championship-caliber defense. Led by lineman Jordan Davis, the Bulldogs lead the country in both total defense (230.8 yards allowed per game) and scoring defense (6.9 points allowed per game). The unit has given up just seven touchdowns this season, the fewest in the country.

In addition, Stetson Bennett has been highly efficient under center for Georgia. The former walk-on from Blackshear, Ga., leads the country in yards per completion (16.68) and ranks second in the country in passing efficiency (188.5). In his career he is 12-2 as a starter at Georgia. 

Why the Crimson Tide can cover

Bryce Young is having a Heisman Trophy-caliber season. The -200 favorite to win the award at Caesars, Young ranks in the top 10 in the nation in several categories, including passing touchdowns (second at 40), points responsible for (fourth at 260) and passing efficiency (fifth at 177.0). He also ranks seventh in passing yards per game (325.1) and 10th in total offense (324.3 yards per game). 

With Young at the helm, Alabama has one of the most prolific offenses in the country. The Crimson Tide average 42.7 points per game, which leads the SEC and ranks fifth in the nation. They also churn out 492.2 total yards per game, which is second in the SEC and seventh in the FBS.

How to make Georgia vs. Alabama picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning under on the total, projecting 45 combined points. It also has an against-the-spread pick that cashes in more than 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the model’s Alabama vs. Georgia pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Georgia vs. Alabama? And which side is covering more than 50 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Alabama vs. Georgia spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is on a 42-28 run on top-rated picks, and find out.

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