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Florida vs. Georgia: Initial Betting Line Released

Florida's Dante Fowler sacks Georgia's quarterback

JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 01: Dante Fowler #6 of the Florida Gators sacks Hutson Mason #14 of the Georgia Bulldogs during the game at EverBank Field on November 1, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

We will know which team will be heavily favored to represent the SEC East in Atlanta after next weekend. One of the highlights of the Week 10 slate is the annual Florida vs. Georgia rivalry game in Jacksonville.

Both teams enter the week with just one loss. Florida fans are probably a lot more optimistic about how things have gone than the Bulldog faithful though.

Florida's sole loss came against LSU, which jumped up to No. 1 in the country this week.

The Gators hung with the explosive Tigers for most of that game. Ultimately, Joe Burrow and the new-look LSU offense opened things up to pull away for a win.

Georgia, on the other hand, suffered a shocking loss to South Carolina, which was on its third-string quarterback for the final stretch of the game, after an injury to Ryan Hilinski. It remains one of the biggest upsets of the season.

ESPN's FPI gives Georgia a nearly 61-percent chance to win the game. Georgia is also still a solid favorite in Las Vegas, even with Florida ranked ahead of the Dawgs and arguably looking better throughout the season.

From Circa Sports, via WLTZ's Scott Carpenter, Georgia opens as a 6.5-point favorite:

We'll see where that line goes. It wouldn't shock me to see things tighten up, though Georgia entered the season seen as the much stronger team with a talent edge.

With Florida-Georgia taking place next weekend, and LSU-Alabama primed for a No. 1 vs. No. 2 battle the week after, the SEC race is taking shape quickly.