Saturday, December 5, 2015
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The Georgia State Panthers matchup against the Georgia Southern Eagles on Saturday at Paulson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Georgia Southern as 22 point favorites and the over/under was set at 61.
Nick Arbuckle finished his last game with 368 yards through the air for Georgia State. He completed 29 passes out of 41 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Panthers were led in rushing by Glenn Smith, who finished with 87 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Keith Rucker led the team in receiving. He had a total of 154 yards on 10 receptions for an average of 15 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Georgia State totaled 519 yards by way of 84 plays. They rushed the ball 43 times for a total of 151 yards on the game and the Panthers totaled 23 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 14 passing and 2 by penalty.
Kevin Ellison finished his last game with 40 yards through the air for Georgia Southern. He completed 2 passes out of 4 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Matt Breida, who finished with 187 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Derek Keaton led the team in receiving. He had a total of 23 yards on 2 receptions for an average of 12 yards per catch in the game. Georgia Southern totaled 542 yards by way of 63 plays. They rushed the ball 56 times for a total of 489 yards on the game and the Eagles totaled 20 first downs by getting 18 rushing, 2 passing and 0 by penalty.
Georgia State is scoring 27.3 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 24.9 passes on 39.5 attempts for a 63 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 346.6 yards per game through the air as well. The Panthers are averaging 99.5 rushing yards per game on 31.8 attempts per contest for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. They run 71.4 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 446.1 total yards each outing. The Panthers get 20.6 first downs per game and they average 61.3 penalty yards via 7.1 penalties each contest.
Georgia State allows 248.7 passing yards per game and 30.4 points per contest on defense. They give up 22.5 completions on 37.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60.1. The Panthers allow an average of 186.4 rushing yards per game on 40.7 carries for a 4.6 average. Georgia State gives up 435.1 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.4 penalties per game that total 72.2 yards as a unit.
Georgia Southern averages 37.2 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 4.5 passes per game on 10 attempts for a 44.5 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 61.3 yards through the air per game thus far. The Eagles rush for an average of 375.1 yards per contest on 55.6 attempts for an average of 6.7 yards per carry for the season. They run 65.6 plays per game and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 436.4 total yards per game. The Eagles are averaging 19.1 first downs per outing and accumulate 49.2 penalty yards via 5.1 penalties each game.
Georgia Southern allows an average of 191 passing yards and 22.3 points per contest. They give up 15 completions on 27.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.2 per game. The Eagles allow an average of 129.5 rushing yards per game on 33.6 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. Georgia Southern gives up 320.5 total yards per game including an average of 5.3 per play. They create an average of 2.2 turnovers per game and 4.4 penalties for 34 yards each game.
Georgia State Betting Trends
Georgia State is 4-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Georgia State has an ATS record of 7-3-1 this season
Georgia Southern Betting Trends
Georgia Southern is 5-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Georgia Southern has an ATS record of 8-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/29/15 QB Emiere Scaife Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
10/12/15 TE Joel Ruiz Knee out for season
09/17/15 RB Kendrick Dorn Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/24/15 LB Kight Dallas Concussion out for season
11/30/15 OL Roscoe Byrd Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Georgia State
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia State
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