Saturday, November 12, 2016
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The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks take on the Georgia State Panthers on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Georgia Dome. The opening line for this game has Georgia State as 12.5 point favorites. This season the Warhawks are 4-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-2-0. The Panthers have an over/under record of 2-7-0 and they are 6-3-0 against the spread.
Caleb Evans finished with 279 yards through the air for Louisiana Monroe last week. He completed 26 passes out of 38 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Warhawks were led in rushing by Thomas Koufie, who finished with 70 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. RJ Turner was the team leader in receiving with a total of 79 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. As a team in that game Louisiana Monroe got a total of 27 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 85 total plays for 460 yards for the game. The Warhawks ran for 181 yards on 46 attempts.
Conner Manning finished with 237 yards passing for Georgia State last week. He went 22 for 46, resulting in a 48% completion percentage. The Panthers were led on the ground by Kyler Neal, who finished with 39 yards on 2 carries. He ended the game with an average of 20 yards per rush. Robert Davis led the team in receiving with 87 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Georgia State had 19 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 77 total plays for 331 yards for the contest. The Panthers ran for 94 yards on 31 carries as a team.
Louisiana Monroe scores 24.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 88th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.3 passes on 31.9 attempts for a 57.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 216 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 83rd in college football. The Warhawks run for an average of 174.6 yards per game on 41.8 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 65th in the nation. They also run 73.7 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 390.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 80th overall this season. The Warhawks average 20.7 first downs per game which ranks them 70th in the country. They accumulate 44.1 penalty yards per game via 4.3 penalties, which ranks 109th in the nation.
Louisiana Monroe allows 223.4 passing yards per game, ranking 59th in D-1, and they allow 41.6 points per contest on defense, which ranks 123rd. They give up 17.4 completions on 29.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.2. The Warhawks allow 268 rushing yards per game on 45.7 carries for an average of 5.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 124th in the country. Louisiana Monroe allows 491.4 total yards per game including 6.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 118th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.7 penalties for 66.2 yards per game, ranking them 109th among D-1 teams.
Georgia State averages 19.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 124th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.8 passes per game on 34.8 attempts for a 54 percent completion percentage. They throw for 216.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 81st in Division 1. The Panthers run for an average of 93.9 yards per game on 28.8 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 126th on the ground. They also run 63.6 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 310.4 yards per game, ranking them 127th in the country on offense. The Panthers get an average of 16.2 first downs per game, which ranks 125th in the nation. They average 50.6 penalty yards per game via 6.4 penalties, ranking them 81st in college football.
Georgia State allows an average of 181.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 12th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 24.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 42nd in the nation. They give up 16.2 completions on 30.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.5 per game. The Panthers allow 203 rushing yards per contest on 47.9 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 98th in the country. Georgia State allows 384.6 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play, which ranks 48th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 5.7 penalties for 52.8 yards in each contest, ranking 62nd in the nation.
Louisiana Monroe Betting Trends
Louisiana Monroe is 7-2-0 against the over/under this season
Louisiana Monroe has an ATS record of 4-5-0 this season
Georgia State Betting Trends
Georgia State is 2-7-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia State has an ATS record of 6-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/18/16 QB Garrett Smith Lower Body out for season
10/07/16 LB Braxton Moore Leg out for season
10/06/16 OL Bobby Reynolds Elbow out indefinitely
10/01/16 RB Tyler Cain Eligibility out for season
09/07/16 OL Keaton Baggs Knee out for season
11/06/16 2ndQB Aaron Winchester Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/06/16 QB Conner Manning Arm probable Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/06/16 CB Jerome Smith Hand "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/06/16 RB Kyler Neal Knee "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/04/16 WR Penny Hart Foot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Georgia State -12.5
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