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Georgia vs. Kentucky Odds: Bulldogs open as 27-point favorites

The No. 13 Bulldogs opened as 27-point favorites heading into Saturday's game at Kentucky.

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The Georgia Bulldogs are heavy favorites for Saturday's game against the Kentucky Wildcats.

As of Monday, the 13th-ranked Bulldogs, who are 5-1 (3-1) going into Saturday's road game, are favored by 27 points. Georgia is coming off a 35-7 loss to No. 6 South Carolina on Oct. 6. It was the Bulldogs' first loss of the season.

The Wildcats have had a tough season against an even tougher schedule. Kentucky is 1-6 (0-4) and have played four ranked teams heading into Saturday's game, which will be the fifth game against a ranked opponent.

Kentucky is coming off a 49-7 loss at Arkansas. The Wildcats have lost five games in a row dating back to their only win against Kent State, on Sept. 8.

Georgia is averaging 41.3 points per game this season, which is one of the top marks in the nation. Kentucky, meanwhile, is averaging 18.6 points per game – 114th ranked in the country.

The last time Kentucky beat Georgia was Nov. 4, 2006. The Wildcats won, 24-20.

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