Thursday, November 3, 2016
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves take on the Georgia State Panthers on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Georgia Dome. The opening line for this game has Arkansa State as 3 point favorites. This season the Indians are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Panthers have an over/under record of 2-6-0 and they are 6-2-0 against the spread.
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Justice Hansen finished with 303 yards through the air for Arkansas State last week. He completed 21 passes out of 36 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Indians were led in rushing by Johnston White, who finished with 72 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. Cameron Echols-Luper was the team leader in receiving with a total of 66 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game Arkansas State got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 5 came on the ground while 16 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 434 yards for the game. The Indians ran for 118 yards on 31 attempts.
Aaron Winchester finished with 113 yards passing for Georgia State last week. He went 11 for 18, resulting in a 61% completion percentage. The Panthers were led on the ground by Aaron Winchester, who finished with 64 yards on 21 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Glenn Smith led the team in receiving with 55 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Georgia State had 14 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 58 total plays for 240 yards for the contest. The Panthers ran for 127 yards on 40 carries as a team.
Arkansas State scores 23.1 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 103rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.1 passes on 29.7 attempts for a 57.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 240.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 56th in college football. The Indians run for an average of 141.1 yards per game on 38.9 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 102nd in the nation. They also run 68.6 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 382 yards per game, ranking their offense 91st overall this season. The Indians average 21.7 first downs per game which ranks them 58th in the country. They accumulate 59.1 penalty yards per game via 7.9 penalties, which ranks 50th in the nation.
Arkansas State allows 225.7 passing yards per game, ranking 65th in D-1, and they allow 26.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 58th. They give up 15.6 completions on 27.9 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.9. The Indians allow 193.4 rushing yards per game on 45.4 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 86th in the country. Arkansas State allows 419.1 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 77th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.4 penalties for 50.4 yards per game, ranking them 47th among D-1 teams.
Georgia State averages 19.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 122nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.4 passes per game on 33.4 attempts for a 55.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 214 yards through the air per game, ranking them 83rd in Division 1. The Panthers run for an average of 93.9 yards per game on 28.5 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 126th on the ground. They also run 61.9 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for a total of 307.9 yards per game, ranking them 127th in the country on offense. The Panthers get an average of 15.9 first downs per game, which ranks 126th in the nation. They average 48.8 penalty yards per game via 6.4 penalties, ranking them 88th in college football.
Georgia State allows an average of 177.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 13th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 23.8 points per contest, which has them ranked 40th in the nation. They give up 16.4 completions on 30.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.1 per game. The Panthers allow 217.8 rushing yards per contest on 48.5 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 105th in the country. Georgia State allows 395.5 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play, which ranks 59th in D-1. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and 5.6 penalties for 53.1 yards in each contest, ranking 61st in the nation.
Arkansas State Betting Trends
Arkansas State is 2-5-0 against the over/under this season
Arkansas State has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Georgia State Betting Trends
Georgia State is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia State has an ATS record of 6-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 OL Colton Jackson Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Georgia State
10/03/16 QB D.J. Pearson Legal problems has been dismissed
09/20/16 DE Griffin Riggs Suspension out indefinitely
09/12/16 RB Armond Weh-Weh ACL out for season
09/12/16 LB Antwon Turnage ACL out for season
10/30/16 QB Conner Manning Arm "?" Thursday vs. Arkansas State
10/30/16 CB Jerome Smith Hand "?" Thursday vs. Arkansas State
10/30/16 TE Keith Rucker Ribs "?" Thursday vs. Arkansas State
10/30/16 RB Kyler Neal Knee "?" Thursday vs. Arkansas State
10/04/16 WR Penny Hart Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Arkansas State
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