Georgia State at Troy Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/6/2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy
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On Saturday afternoon, the Georgia State Panthers (1-8) will hope that they can finally end their long losing streak when they face the Troy Trojans (1-8). Troy was able to beat Georgia State by the score of 35-28 last year.
Georgia State lost their eighth consecutive game last Saturday when they were shut out 44-0 by Appalachian State. They had a terrible offensive game in that one by gaining just 62 yards against Appalachian State's defense.
The Panthers have been a one of the worst rushing teams in the nation this season by only averaging 95 rushing yards per game. Their best offensive weapon has been wide receiver Donovan Harden, who has caught 47 passes for 719 yards this season with seven touchdowns. Junior quarterback Nick Arbuckle has 2,519 passing yards this year with 16 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
Troy lost their third straight game last Thursday when they were blown out 42-10 by Georgia Southern on the road. Their defense gave up 461 yards in that loss while their offense was only able to pick up 13 yards through the air.
Through nine games, the Trojans are in the bottom 10 in defense by giving up nearly 40 points per game. Running back Jordan Chunn has rushed for 241 yards this year for Troy and he has a team-high four touchdowns. Quarterback Brandon Silvers has completed 66 percent of his passes for 1,218 yards and five touchdowns.
Georgia State Panthers Betting Trends
Georgia State Panthers are 4-5-0 Against the Spread
Georgia State Panthers are 6-2-0 against the Over/Under
Troy Trojans Betting Trends
Troy Trojans are 4-5-0 Against the Spread
Troy Trojans are 4-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Georgia State Panthers
11/03/14 LB James Traylor MCL out for season
11/02/14 CB Bruce Dukes Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Troy
11/02/14 S Bryan Williams Back "?" Saturday vs. Troy
11/02/14 LB Sean Jeppesen Illness "?" Saturday vs. Troy
11/02/14 WR Nathaniel Minor Knee "?" Saturday vs. Troy
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
11/03/14 LB Mark Wilson Undisclosed out for season
11/03/14 DE Tyler Roberts Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Georgia State
11/02/14 WR Brandon Brooks Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Georgia State
10/14/14 LB Terris Lewis Hand out indefinitely
09/11/14 CB Cardell Lue Disciplinary dismissed from team
Josh's Pick: Take Troy
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