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Kentucky-Georgia Numbers You Need to Know, presented by Eckrich

Nick Roushabout 2 months


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0 — Times two SEC East teams have entered a game with a 6-0 record.

3 — Kentucky wins over No. 1 in school history, most recently taking down top-ranked LSU in 2007.

4.6 — Percent chance the Wildcats have to win according to ESPN’s FPI.

5.5 — Points per game allowed by the Georgia defense, the fewest in the nation. The first team defense has only allowed one touchdown all year.

6.4 — Yards per carry by Chris Rodriguez. The Georgia native leads the SEC in rushing with 768 yards.

6.8 — Yards per carry for Will Levis against LSU. The Kentucky quarterback rushed for two touchdowns in the 42-21 win, potentially foreshadowing more to come this afternoon.

12.5 — Percent of the time Georgia opponents turn a red zone appearance into a touchdown.

13 — Kentucky Wildcats are from the state of Georgia.

17.5 — Points per game by Kentucky opponents. The UK scoring defense ranks 19th nationally.

20 — Point win is in store for Georgia if you believe in ESPN’s SP+.

37 — Receptions this season by Wan’Dale Robinson. He leads the SEC in receiving with 527 yards.

71 — Years since Kentucky started a season 6-0.

78.26 — Percent of the time Kentucky enters the red zone, they score a touchdown. It’s the second best and ranks seventh nationally, a polar opposite of how they performed inside the 20 last year.

109 — Quarterback hurries by Georgia’s defense. That means opposing quarterbacks are getting hit on 68% of their pass attempts.

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