Georgia Southern at New Mexico State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/2/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Georgia Southern Eagles (3-2) will take on the New Mexico State Aggies (2-3) on Saturday night in a game between the two top teams in the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern had 408 rushing yards in their game against Appalachian State last week and were able to pick up a 34-14 home win. Their defense did a good job, too, by holding Appalachian State to only 74 rushing yards in the game.
Right now, the Eagles have the number one rushing team in the nation with 367.2 rushing yards per game. Their top rusher has been sophomore Matt Breida, who has averaged 9.4 yards per carry for 580 yards and eight touchdowns. Wide receiver Kentrellis Showers has only caught eight passes in five games, but he has 225 yards with three touchdowns.
New Mexico State lost their third game in a row last Saturday when they were blown out 63-7 on the road by LSU. The Aggies turned the ball over four times in that loss and they only had 102 passing yards.
The Aggies have not done well defensively through five games, giving up 36.8 points per game. Quarterback Tyler Rogers has completed 58.7 percent of his passes this year for 1,142 yards, nine touchdowns and eight interceptions. Rogers' top target has been Teldrick Morgan, who has 38 receptions for 508 yards and four scores.
Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
Georgia Southern Eagles are 5-0-0 Against the Spread
Georgia Southern Eagles are 1-3-0 against the Over/Under
New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
New Mexico State Aggies are 3-2-0 Against the Spread
New Mexico State Aggies are 4-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Georgia Southern Eagles
09/18/14 TE Nardo Govan Knee out for season
New Mexico State Aggies
09/28/14 WR Gregory Hogan Knee "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
09/28/14 WR Jerrel Brown Collarbone "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
09/28/14 LB Noah Brown Knee "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
09/28/14 OL Thomas McGwire Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
09/27/14 RB Larry Rose III Knee "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
Josh's Pick: Take New Mexico State
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of this Weeks College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Football Picks