Appalachian State at Georgia State College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Georgia State Stadium
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The Appalachian State Mountaineers head to Georgia State Stadium to play the Georgia State Panthers on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Appalachian State as 6.5 point favorites. The Mountaineers are 3-7-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Panthers are 4-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-6-0.
Valuable Appalachian State Mountaineers Betting Trends
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 3-7-0 against the spread
Important Georgia State Panthers Betting Trends
The Georgia State Panthers are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Georgia State Panthers are 4-5-0 against the spread
Key Appalachian State Mountaineers Injuries
11/09/17 RB Jalin Moore Foot is "?"
11/09/17 DB Josh Thomas Undisclosed is "?"
10/19/17 RB Terrence Upshaw Tricep is out for season
10/01/17 WR Shaedon Meadors Redshirt out for season
Key Georgia State Panthers Injuries
11/11/17 OL Pat Bartlett Undisclosed is "?"
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 66th in the country in points scored with 307. They have run 676 plays this year for 4,219 yards, which ranks them 77th in Division 1 in total offense. The Mountaineers average 6.2 yards per play, which is 33rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 202 1st downs this season, ranking them 103rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Appalachian State has run for 1,897 yards as a unit, which ranks 54th in college football. They've run 383 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Mountaineers have been penalized on offense 74 times for 691 yards so far this year, which has them 33rd in the country in penalties. Taylor Lamb has passed for 2,257 yards this year. He's completed 166 throws while attempting 276 passes for a completion percentage of 60.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 151. He averages 9 adjusted yards per throw and 8.2 yards per pass attempt.
Appalachian State is 38th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 239. They have given up a total of 3,648 yards on D, which is 29th in D-1. The Mountaineers are 56th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 166 throws on 290 attempts against the Appalachian State Mountaineers defense this season, ranking them 18th and 16th in the nation. The Appalachian State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,134 yards in the air, which is 33rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 377 attempts for 1,514 yards this season, putting them in 40th place in the country against the run. The Mountaineers have had 81 penalties for 664 yards on defense this year. That places them 95th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Appalachian State is 16th in the country in punt returns with 24. They've totaled 204 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 47th in D-1. They have returned 26 kicks for 600 yards on special teams, which puts them 77th in kick return yardage. The Mountaineers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 80th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,023. The Appalachian State Mountaineers have tried 20 field goals this year and made 14, which is 48th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 70%. Appalachian State Mountaineers kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 35 for 37 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,009 yards on 51 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 108th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Panthers have run for 1,014 yards as a team, which ranks 127th in college football. They've run 329 times, averaging 3.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Georgia State Panthers have been penalized on offense 50 times for 444 yards so far this season, which has them 109th in the country in penalties. They are 122nd in the nation in points scored with 197. They have run 634 plays this season for 3,514 yards, which ranks them 66th in Division 1 in total offense. Georgia State averages 5.5 yards per play, which is 79th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 178 1st downs this year, placing them 119th overall as an offensive unit. Conner Manning averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 8.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 190 passes on 296 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 142.7. He has thrown for 2,398 yards this season.
The Georgia State Panthers rush defense has allowed 289 attempts for 1,169 yards this year, putting them in 7th place in D-1 against the run. Georgia State has committed 48 penalties for 387 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 5th in college football. They are 28th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 225. They have surrendered a total of 3,500 yards on D, which is 24th in the country. The Panthers are ranked 76th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 199 passes on 313 attempts against the Georgia State defense this season, placing them 68th and 37th in Division 1. The Georgia State Panthers pass defense has also given up a total of 2,331 yards through the air, which is 53rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia State Panthers have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 8, which is 104th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 47%. Georgia State kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 23 for 24 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,913 yards on 47 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 84th in Division 1 in punting average. Georgia State is ranked 93rd in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 68 punt return yards and average 5.2 yards per return, which is 97th in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 496 yards on special teams, ranking 105th in kick return yardage. The Georgia State Panthers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 122nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,078.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mountaineers -6.5
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