Saturday, September 10, 2016
Ladd Peebles Stadium
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The Georgia Southern Eagles take on the South Alabama Jaguars on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Ladd Peebles Stadium. The opening line for this game has Georgia Southern as 13 point favorites and the over/under was set at 60. This season the Eagles are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Jaguars have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Favian Upshaw finished with 115 yards through the air for Georgia Southern last week. He completed 7 passes out of 10 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Demarcus Godfrey, who finished with 124 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Montay Crockett was the team leader in receiving with a total of 73 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. As a team in that game Georgia Southern got a total of 34 first downs by way of 23 rushing, 8 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 84 total plays for 605 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 420 yards on 69 attempts.
Dallas Davis finished with 285 yards through the air for South Alabama last week. He completed 24 passes out of 34 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Jaguars were led in rushing by Tyreis Thomas, who finished with 83 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Josh Magee was the team leader in receiving with a total of 113 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. South Alabama got a total of 19 first downs by way of 6 rushing, 12 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 63 total plays for 379 yards for the game. The Jaguars ran for 94 yards on 29 attempts.
Georgia Southern scores 54 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 16th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 12 passes on 15 attempts for a 80 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 185 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 93rd in college football. The Eagles run for an average of 420 yards per game on 69 attempts for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 4th in the nation. They also run 84 plays per contest and average 7.2 yards per play for an average of 605 yards per game, ranking their offense 12th overall this season. The Eagles average 34 first downs per game which ranks them 6th in the country. They accumulate 58 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, which ranks 49th in the nation.
Georgia Southern allows 80 passing yards per game, ranking 12th in D-1, and they allow 0 points per contest on defense, which ranks 2nd. They give up 10 completions on 19 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 52.6. The Eagles allow 34 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 1.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 5th in the country. Georgia Southern allows 114 total yards per game including 2.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 3rd in terms of yards per game. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6 penalties for 68 yards per game, ranking them 97th among D-1 teams.
South Alabama averages 21 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 90th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 34 attempts for a 70.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 285 yards through the air per game, ranking them 34th in Division 1. The Jaguars run for an average of 94 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 104th on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 379 yards per game, ranking them 80th in the country on offense. The Jaguars get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 86th in the nation. They average 57 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, ranking them 52nd in college football.
South Alabama allows an average of 143 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 39th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 20 points per contest, which has them ranked 63rd in the nation. They give up 20 completions on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.5 per game. The Jaguars allow 239 rushing yards per contest on 34 carries for a 7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 107th in the country. South Alabama allows 382 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 80th in D-1. They force 0 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 41 yards in each contest, ranking 48th in the nation.
Georgia Southern Betting Trends
Georgia Southern is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia Southern has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
South Alabama Betting Trends
South Alabama is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
South Alabama has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
09/03/16 DE Dewayne Alford Achilles out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia Southern
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