Saturday, October 17, 2015
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The Georgia State Panthers take on the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday at Scheumann Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ball State as 16.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 63.
Nick Arbuckle finished his last game with 166 yards through the air for Georgia State. He completed 21 passes out of 37 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. Kyler Neal was the rushing leader for the Panthers last game. He carried the ball 9 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 47 yards. Penny Hart led the team in receiving. He had a total of 47 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 9 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Georgia State had 225 total yards on 60 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 14 first downs on the game. The Panthers rushed for 59 yards by way of 21 carries.
Riley Neal finished his last game with 393 yards through the air for Ball State. He completed 31 passes out of 53 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. James Gilbert was the rushing leader for the Cardinals last game. He carried the ball 13 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 48 yards. Jordan Williams led the team in receiving. He had a total of 108 yards on 9 receptions for an average of 12 yards per catch in the game. Ball State had 503 total yards on 88 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 19 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 30 first downs on the game. The Cardinals rushed for 110 yards by way of 35 carries.
Georgia State is averaging 23.6 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 24.2 passes per game on 38.8 attempts for a 62.4 percent completion percentage and average 309.8 yards in the passing department per game. The Panthers carry the ball for an average of 97.2 yards per game on 28.6 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry this season. They also run 67.4 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 407 yards per game. The Panthers are averaging 18.8 first downs per game and they accumulate 56.6 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties.
Georgia State gives up 38.8 points per contest and an average of 289.4 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 23.2 completed passes on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.3. The Panthers give up 205.8 rushing yards per contest on 44.8 carries for a 4.6 average per carry. Georgia State gives up 495.2 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6 penalties per game that total 64.6 yards as a unit.
Ball State is putting 28.2 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 23 passes per game on 39.7 attempts for a 58 percent completion percentage and average 243.3 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Cardinals carry the ball for an average of 177.3 yards per game on 38.5 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. They also run 78.2 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 420.7 yards per game. The Cardinals get an average of 24 first downs per game and they average 30.8 penalty yards per game via 3.3 penalties.
Ball State surrenders 36 points per game and 276 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 23 completed passes per game on 33.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.3. The Cardinals give up 223.2 rushing yards per game on 44 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. Ball State gives up 499.2 total yards per game including an average of 6.4 per play. They create an average of 1.8 turnovers per game and 7.7 penalties for 74.8 yards each game.
Georgia State Betting Trends
Georgia State is 3-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Georgia State has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Ball State Betting Trends
Ball State is 3-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Ball State has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/12/15 QB Emiere Scaife Concussion expected to miss Saturday vs. Ball State
10/12/15 TE Joel Ruiz Knee out for season
10/12/15 TE Keith Rucker Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Ball State
09/17/15 RB Kendrick Dorn Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/14/15 OL Taylor Evans Back out indefinitely
09/14/15 RB Taz Bateman Forearm out for season
08/24/15 LB Kight Dallas Concussion out for season
10/11/15 DT Carlutorbantu Zaramo Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Georgia State
10/11/15 DT Darnell Smith Knee "?" Saturday vs. Georgia State
10/11/15 DT Keenan Noel Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Georgia State
08/29/15 RB Horactio Banks Shin out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Ball State
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