Mississippi State at Georgia: Public Bulldogs vs. Sharp Bulldogs

Mississippi State at Georgia: Public Bulldogs vs. Sharp Bulldogs

Before the season started, it wasn’t too likely that both Mississippi State and Georgia would have identical 3-0 records. Mississippi State crushed LSU at home 37-7 last week while Georgia got a comfortable win over Samford a week after beating Notre Dame 20-19 in South Bend. With both teams coming in on highs, how is the betting market reacting?

BetOnline was the first to open this line on Sunday afternoon at Georgia -4. The line quickly moved to -7 within five minutes before public wagers consistently came in on Mississippi State. At that point, UGA fell to -5 but it was only a matter of minutes before shifting back up to UGA -6.5. That’s where the line currently stands around most of the market, but CRIS (a sharp, respected offshore sportsbook) lists UGA at -7.

Early public wagers have been all over Mississippi State yet the line has increased on Georgia multiple times. In fact, at the time of publication, Mississippi State was a very trendy public underdog getting 67% of spread bets.

As you can see from our public betting breakdown, 5 of the 7 books are taking lopsided action on Mississippi State. It looks like it will be public Bulldogs (Mississippi State) against sharp Bulldogs (Georgia) in Athens on Saturday night.

Dan McGuire

Dan McGuire is the Operations Manager and soccer specialist at Sports Insights. You can find him on Twitter (@ArsenalDMC) and he can be reached directly at dan.mcguire@actionnetwork.com.

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