ESPN Analyst Releases Score Prediction For Georgia-Texas

first_imgKirby Smart reacting to a play in a Georgia football game.COLUMBIA, MO – SEPTEMBER 17: Head coach Kirby Smart of the Georgia Bulldogs instructs his team against the Missouri Tigers in the first quarter at Memorial Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)Between betting sites and analysts, a large swath of experts seem to believe that the Georgia-Texas matchup in the upcoming Sugar Bowl will be fairly one-sided – and not in the Longhorns’ favor.According to ESPN senior writer Mark Schlabach in a new prediction piece, the Bulldogs look set to win the game by double-digits.Prediction: Georgia 38, Texas 28Texas is already a huge underdog in this game with sites listing them as an underdog by anywhere from 11-12 points.The Longhorns gave up 30 points or more six times this season, including in the Big 12 Championship against Oklahoma in a 39-27 loss.Georgia, on the other hand, has boasted one of college football’s best offenses and defenses all season.The Bulldogs have won every game in which the offense has scored at least 30 points. Defensively, the team has allowed over 20 points only four times. But the two times they allowed over 30 points (against LSU and Alabama), they lost.Georgia and Texas are set to play on New Year’s Day. Kickoff is set for 8:45 p.m. E.T. on ESPN.last_img