Georgia Southern at Georgia State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/23/2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Georgia Dome in Atlanta
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On Saturday afternoon, the Georgia Southern Eagles (5-2) will take their top rushing attack on the road to face the struggling Georgia State Panthers (1-6). The Eagles are currently in first place in the Sun Belt while the Panthers are 11th in the conference.
Georgia Southern was able to win their fourth game in a row in their last game when they beat Idaho 47-24 at home. They had 550 total yards in that game, including 349 yards on the ground.
Through seven games, Georgia Southern has the number one rushing team in the country by gaining 372 yards per game on the ground. The Eagles' best player this season has been running back Matt Breida, who has rushed for 831 yards with eight touchdowns. Quarterback Kevin Ellison has thrown for just 687 yards this season and has five touchdowns with two interceptions.
Georgia State has now lost six games in a row after losing 30-27 to South Alabama on the road last Saturday. They had a hard time running the ball in that game, averaging just 2.4 yards per carry.
The Panthers have had a really hard time stopping opposing offenses this season and have given up 40 points per game. Quarterback Nick Arbuckle has completed 60.7 percent of his passes this year for 2,064 yards with 12 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Wide receiver Donovan Harden has 34 receptions on the season for 521 yards and three scores.
Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
Georgia Southern Eagles are 6-1-0 Against the Spread
Georgia Southern Eagles are 3-3-0 against the Over/Under
Georgia State Panthers Betting Trends
Georgia State Panthers are 4-3-0 Against the Spread
Georgia State Panthers are 5-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Georgia Southern Eagles
09/18/14 TE Nardo Govan Knee out for season
Georgia State Panthers
10/19/14 S Bryan Williams Back "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
10/19/14 LB James Traylor Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
10/19/14 RB Marcus Caffey Knee "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
10/14/14 RB Kyler Neal Knee out for season
10/13/14 OT Michael Ivory Ankle out for season
10/10/14 WR Masseiah Francis Personal has left team
09/29/14 RB Jonathan Jean-Bart ACL out for season
09/29/14 LB Mackendy Cheridor Knee out indefinitely
09/28/14 RB Krysten Hammon Personal has left team
09/20/14 S LaDarion Young Neck out indefinitely
09/18/14 LB Kight Dallas Concussion out indefinitely
08/08/14 RB Gerald Howse Hand out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia Southern
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