Saturday, November 5, 2016
Vaught Hemingway Stadium
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The Georgia Southern Eagles take on the Mississippi Rebels on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Vaught Hemingway Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ole Miss as 20.5 point favorites. This season the Eagles are 1-7-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6-0. The Rebels have an over/under record of 4-3-1 and they are 3-5-0 against the spread.
Seth Shuman finished with 73 yards through the air for Georgia Southern last week. He completed 9 passes out of 23 attempts for a 39% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Matt Breida, who finished with 28 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. D'Ondre Glenn was the team leader in receiving with a total of 28 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Georgia Southern got a total of 9 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 5 came through the air. They ran 55 total plays for 159 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 65 yards on 26 attempts.
Chad Kelly finished with 465 yards passing for Ole Miss last week. He went 36 for 59, resulting in a 61% completion percentage. The Rebels were led on the ground by Chad Kelly, who finished with 40 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Evan Engram led the team in receiving with 95 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Ole Miss had 32 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 26 came from a pass. They ran 90 total plays for 570 yards for the contest. The Rebels ran for 105 yards on 31 carries as a team.
Georgia Southern scores 26.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 80th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 11 passes on 20.4 attempts for a 54 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 147.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 119th in college football. The Eagles run for an average of 239.9 yards per game on 53.4 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 21st in the nation. They also run 73.8 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 387.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 83rd overall this season. The Eagles average 21.8 first downs per game which ranks them 57th in the country. They accumulate 67.5 penalty yards per game via 7.9 penalties, which ranks 18th in the nation.
Georgia Southern allows 214.4 passing yards per game, ranking 46th in D-1, and they allow 24.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 44th. They give up 15.9 completions on 28.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.9. The Eagles allow 175 rushing yards per game on 37.5 carries for an average of 4.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 72nd in the country. Georgia Southern allows 389.4 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 55th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.9 penalties for 51.8 yards per game, ranking them 54th among D-1 teams.
Ole Miss averages 36 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 29th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 24.3 passes per game on 39.3 attempts for a 61.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 325.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 14th in Division 1. The Rebels run for an average of 144 yards per game on 33.1 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 100th on the ground. They also run 72.4 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for a total of 469.4 yards per game, ranking them 34th in the country on offense. The Rebels get an average of 24.3 first downs per game, which ranks 24th in the nation. They average 45.5 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 105th in college football.
Ole Miss allows an average of 231.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 72nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 100th in the nation. They give up 19.8 completions on 32.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.2 per game. The Rebels allow 237 rushing yards per contest on 44.9 carries for a 5.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 118th in the country. Ole Miss allows 468.3 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play, which ranks 114th in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 7.1 penalties for 59.4 yards in each contest, ranking 91st in the nation.
Georgia Southern Betting Trends
Georgia Southern is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia Southern has an ATS record of 1-7-0 this season
Ole Miss Betting Trends
Ole Miss is 4-3-1 against the over/under this season
Ole Miss has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/21/16 S RJ Murray Undisclosed out for season
09/12/16 WR D.K. Metcalf Foot out for season
09/07/16 RB Eric Swinney Knee out for season
09/07/16 CB Kendarius Webster Knee out for season
08/19/16 DB C.J. Moore Pectoral out indefinitely
08/18/16 RB Jordan Wilkins Eligibility out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Georgia Southern
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