Georgia Southern at Indiana College Football Picks & Predictions 9/23/2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
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The Indiana Hoosiers host the Georgia Southern Eagles at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 23 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 53.5. The Hoosiers have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread. The Eagles have an ATS record of 1-1-0 while their over/under record is 0-2-0.
Valuable Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Indiana Hoosiers are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
09/17/17 OL Brandon Knight Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
09/17/17 DL Greg Gooch Targeting Suspension expected to miss 1st Half Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
09/04/17 WR Nick Westbrook Knee out for season
08/28/17 QB Austin King Transferred has left team
08/28/17 DL Omari Stringer Illness out for season
08/01/17 DL Nile Sykes Undisclosed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia Southern Eagles have run for 303 yards as a team, which ranks 108th in college football. They've run 104 times, averaging 2.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 8 times for 65 yards so far this season, which has them 123rd in the country in penalties. They are 127th in the nation in points scored with 19. They have run 135 plays this season for 404 yards, which ranks them 128th in Division 1 in total offense. The Eagles average 3 yards per play, which is 129th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 29 1st downs this year, placing them 126th overall as an offensive unit. Shai Werts averages 3.4 yards per pass attempt and 0.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 15 passes on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 50%. His quarterback rating this year is 64.9. He has thrown for 101 yards this season.
The Eagles rush defense has allowed 85 attempts for 496 yards this year, putting them in 93rd place in D-1 against the run. Georgia Southern has committed 10 penalties for 83 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 10th in college football. They are 58th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 63. They have surrendered a total of 809 yards on D, which is 30th in the country. The Eagles are ranked 101st in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 28 passes on 48 attempts against the Georgia Southern Eagles defense this season, placing them 10th and 6th in Division 1. The Georgia Southern pass defense has also given up a total of 313 yards through the air, which is 12th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia Southern Eagles have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 1, which is 97th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33%. Georgia Southern Eagles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 533 yards on 14 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 108th in Division 1 in punting average. They have returned 5 kicks for 107 yards on special teams, ranking 100th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 21 yards per kick return and they are 128th in the country in all-purpose yards with 519.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hoosiers are 109th in the country in points scored with 55. They have run 166 plays this year for 755 yards, which ranks them 71st in Division 1 in total offense. The Indiana Hoosiers average 4.5 yards per play, which is 119th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 44 1st downs this season, ranking them 111th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Indiana has run for 138 yards as a unit, which ranks 127th in college football. They've run 68 times, averaging 2 yards per rush as a unit. Indiana has been penalized on offense 12 times for 111 yards so far this year, which has them 107th in the country in penalties. Richard Lagow has passed for 434 yards this year. He's completed 43 throws while attempting 75 passes for a completion percentage of 57.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 111.1. He averages 4.8 adjusted yards per throw and 5.8 yards per pass attempt.
Indiana is 63rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 66. They have given up a total of 910 yards on D, which is 47th in D-1. The Hoosiers are 50th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 59 throws on 101 attempts against the Indiana defense this season, ranking them 76th and 79th in the nation. The Indiana Hoosiers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 563 yards in the air, which is 50th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 76 attempts for 347 yards this season, putting them in 49th place in the country against the run. The Hoosiers have had 10 penalties for 76 yards on defense this year. That places them 8th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Indiana is 66th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 109 punt return yards and average 21.8 yards per return, which is 6th in D-1. They have returned 10 kicks for 182 yards on special teams, which puts them 48th in kick return yardage. The Indiana Hoosiers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 109th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,046. The Hoosiers have tried 2 field goals this year and made 2, which is 93rd in college football. Indiana kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 673 yards on 16 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 61st in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Hoosiers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Hoosiers -23
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