Saturday, October 15, 2016
Veterans Memorial Stadium
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The Georgia State Panthers take on the Troy Trojans on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Troy as 16.5 point favorites. This season the Panthers are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3-0. The Trojans have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 4-1-0 against the spread.
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Conner Manning finished with 340 yards through the air for Georgia State last week. He completed 27 passes out of 40 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Panthers were led in rushing by Kyler Neal, who finished with 89 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Robert Davis was the team leader in receiving with a total of 149 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Georgia State got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 536 yards for the game. The Panthers ran for 196 yards on 37 attempts.
Brandon Silvers finished with 373 yards passing for Troy last week. He went 31 for 42, resulting in a 74% completion percentage. The Trojans were led on the ground by Jordan Chunn, who finished with 137 yards on 22 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. John Johnson led the team in receiving with 128 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Troy had 27 first downs total. 11 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 75 total plays for 530 yards for the contest. The Trojans ran for 157 yards on 33 carries as a team.
Georgia State scores 19.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 119th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 36.2 attempts for a 55.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 219.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 77th in college football. The Panthers run for an average of 84.2 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 127th in the nation. They also run 61.2 plays per contest and average 5 yards per play for an average of 304 yards per game, ranking their offense 124th overall this season. The Panthers average 15.2 first downs per game which ranks them 127th in the country. They accumulate 50.2 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, which ranks 85th in the nation.
Georgia State allows 170.6 passing yards per game, ranking 14th in D-1, and they allow 28 points per contest on defense, which ranks 71st. They give up 15.2 completions on 28 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.3. The Panthers allow 262.8 rushing yards per game on 54.6 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 122nd in the country. Georgia State allows 433.4 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 94th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.4 penalties for 45.2 yards per game, ranking them 27th among D-1 teams.
Troy averages 40.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 18th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 24.6 passes per game on 37.6 attempts for a 65.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 269.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 38th in Division 1. The Trojans run for an average of 214.8 yards per game on 39.8 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 35th on the ground. They also run 77.4 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for a total of 484.6 yards per game, ranking them 25th in the country on offense. The Trojans get an average of 24.6 first downs per game, which ranks 21st in the nation. They average 80.4 penalty yards per game via 8.8 penalties, ranking them 7th in college football.
Troy allows an average of 265.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 99th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 19.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 24th in the nation. They give up 22.6 completions on 43 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.6 per game. The Trojans allow 111.2 rushing yards per contest on 34.2 carries for a 3.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 19th in the country. Troy allows 376.6 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play, which ranks 52nd in D-1. They force 2.8 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 62.8 yards in each contest, ranking 99th in the nation.
Georgia State Betting Trends
Georgia State is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Troy Betting Trends
Troy is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Troy has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/04/16 WR Penny Hart Foot out for season
08/29/16 WR Clark Quisenberry Academics out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Troy
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