Auburn Football: #9 Tigers at #15 Georgia Preview and Predictions

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Nov 16, 2013; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers running back Corey Grant (20) runs with the ball to score a touchdown as Georgia Bulldogs safety Corey Moore (39) defends during the first half at Jordan Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Interesting Facts:

  • Auburn leads the all-time series by one game, but Georgia has actually outscored Auburn 1,899-1,800.
  • In games decided by three points or fewer, Auburn leads the series 8-5-8.
  • In games decided by seven points or fewer, Georgia leads 23-20-8.
  • The higher-ranked team in this series went just 6-7 against the lower-ranked team from 1996-2008. However, since then, the higher-ranked team has gone 4-0 (two wins by Auburn and Georgia each).
  • This will be Auburn’s 6th straight game away from home against a ranked team. It will also be Auburn’s 9th game against a ranked team in their last 11 games away from home dating back to the 2012 Iron Bowl.
  • Auburn finished their SEC home schedule this year with 595 yards against Arkansas, 566 yards against LSU, 551 yards against South Carolina and 582 yards against South Carolina. It’s the first time in school history that Auburn gained 500+ yards in every SEC home game in a single season.
  • Georgia beat Kentucky last week, 63-31. The 63 points were the most by Georgia in an SEC game since beating Florida 75-0 in 1942.
  • The Auburn football team has had 10 individual 150-yard rushing performances against Georgia, more than they’ve had against any other opponent.
  • Auburn has a winning record all-time in Athens, but they’ve lost their last three trips by a combined score of 121-54 and haven’t won since 2005.

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