Thursday, October 29, 2015
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The Texas State Bobcats matchup against the Georgia Southern Eagles on Thursday at Paulson Stadium. The opening line for this game has Georgia Southern as 18.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 74.
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Tyler Jones finished his last game with 105 yards through the air for Texas State. He completed 13 passes out of 23 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. The Bobcats were led in rushing by Robert Lowe, who finished with 248 yards on 30 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. C.J. Best was the team leader in receiving with a total of 32 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 6 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas State totaled 424 yards by way of 66 plays. They rushed the ball 43 times for a total of 319 yards on the game and the Bobcats totaled 19 first downs by getting 13 rushing, 4 passing and 2 by penalty.
Kevin Ellison finished his last game with 64 yards through the air for Georgia Southern. He completed 5 passes out of 11 attempts for a 45% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Matt Breida, who finished with 78 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Myles Campbell was the team leader in receiving with a total of 46 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. Georgia Southern totaled 252 yards by way of 51 plays. They rushed the ball 38 times for a total of 188 yards on the game and the Eagles totaled 13 first downs by getting 11 rushing, 2 passing and 0 by penalty.
Texas State is scoring 34.3 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 22 passes on 36 attempts for a 61.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 232.7 yards per game through the air as well. The Bobcats are running for an average of 220 yards per game on 38.7 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry. They run 74.7 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 452.7 total yards each outing. The Bobcats get 21.8 first downs per game and they average 68.7 penalty yards via 7 penalties each contest.
Texas State allows 297.2 passing yards per game and 44.2 points per contest on defense. They give up 21.5 completions on 30.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 69.7. The Bobcats give up 258.5 rushing yards per contest on 46.2 carries for a 5.6 average per carry. Texas State allows 555.7 total yards per game including 7.2 yards per play. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9.7 penalties for 80.2 yards per game.
Georgia Southern averages 36.4 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 4.9 passes per game on 11.9 attempts for a 41 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 65.9 yards through the air per game thus far. The Eagles run for an average of 368.9 yards per game on 53.4 attempts for an average of 6.9 yards per carry this season. They run 65.3 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 434.7 total yards per game. The Eagles are averaging 18.9 first downs per outing and accumulate 49.9 penalty yards via 5.3 penalties each game.
Georgia Southern allows an average of 228.4 passing yards and 26 points per contest. They give up 16.7 completions on 28.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.8 per game. The Eagles give up 150 rushing yards per game on 36.7 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. Georgia Southern allows 378.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and 5.1 penalties for 39 yards in each contest.
Texas State Betting Trends
Texas State is 4-1-1 against the over/under so far this season
Texas State has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Georgia Southern Betting Trends
Georgia Southern is 4-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Georgia Southern has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/26/15 RB Robert Lowe Undisclosed probable Thursday vs. Georgia Southern
10/25/15 DT Landon Beck Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Georgia Southern
10/22/15 RB Chris Nutall Ankle out for season
10/22/15 OL Felix Romero ACL out for season
10/22/15 DL Steven Eddings Undisclosed out for season
08/28/15 WR Brice Gunter ACL out for season
09/30/15 WR B.J. Johnson Collarbone out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Texas State
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