ESPN's Joey Galloway prediction for Georgia vs. Alabama football in SEC Championship
ESPN college football analyst Joey Galloway and ESPN broadcaster Kevin Negandhi made predictions for this weekend's upcoming college football games during Thursday's "The ESPN College Football Podcast."
Saturday's SEC Championship game between the Georgia Bulldogs and Alabama football teams was one of the matchups that Galloway and Negandhi discussed. The SEC Championship game is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. CT/4 p.m. ET on Saturday.
Alabama, ranked No. 2 in the USA Today Sports AFCA Coaches Poll, enters the matchup 11-1 overall. The No. 1-ranked UGA Bulldogs come into the game 12-0 overall.
ESPN's Joey Galloway picks for Alabama vs. UGA Bulldogs football
Joey Galloway picked Georgia to cover a 6.5-point betting line.
Kevin Negandhi picked Georgia to cover a 6.5-point betting line.
"I got Georgia," Galloway said. "The line could be 16 1/2 (points). The offensive line of Alabama is scary. There were times in that Auburn game where they were blocking like it was a screen pass, guys were coming through so fast"
Alabama defeated Auburn 24-22 in four overtimes on Saturday, Nov. 27.
"Not what we're used to," Negandhi said. "That happens with the attrition, of course, that we've seen through the years of draft picks, top picks going non-stop (to the NFL). I want to see how (Georgia quarterback) Stetson Bennett handles some pressure. That's a key in a game like this. The line is 6 1/2 (points). I think there's going to be a lot of emotion. I'm going with Georgia."
Here's more Alabama, Georgia football news:
College GameDay: How to watch ESPN 'College GameDay' on TV, live stream at the 2021 SEC Championship Game
SEC Nation: How to watch 'SEC Nation,' 'Marty & McGee' on TV, live stream from SEC Championship Game
Betting odds: What is the Alabama vs. Georgia football betting line, over/under in SEC Championship
Kirby Smart is the Georgia Bulldogs football head coach. Nick Saban is the Alabama football head coach.
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