Georgia State at Georgia Southern College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Allen Eastern Paulson Stadium
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The Georgia State Panthers travel to Allen Eastern Paulson Stadium to take on the Georgia Southern Eagles on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgia State as 3.5 point favorites. The Panthers have an ATS record of 4-3-0 while their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 5-2-0 and they are 2-5-0 against the spread.
Valuable Georgia State Panthers Betting Trends
The Georgia State Panthers are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Georgia State Panthers are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 2-5-0 against the spread
Key Georgia State Panthers Injuries
10/29/17 OL Pat Bartlett Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
10/29/17 RB Taz Bateman Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Georgia Southern
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
09/20/17 DT Ian Bush Elbow out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia State Panthers are 120th in Division 1 in points scored with 143. They have run 492 plays this season for 2,616 yards, which ranks them 68th in the nation in total offense. The Panthers average 5.3 yards per play, which is 89th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 142 1st downs this year, placing them 111th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Georgia State has run for 803 yards as a team, which ranks 123rd in the country. They've run 264 times, averaging 3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Panthers have been penalized on offense 33 times for 281 yards so far this season, which has them 121st in the nation in penalties. Conner Manning has thrown for 1,711 yards this season. He has completed 142 passes on 219 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 139.5. He averages 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Georgia State is 40th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 178. They have surrendered a total of 2,774 yards on D, which is 33rd in Division 1. The Panthers are ranked 102nd in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opposing offenses have completed 142 passes on 230 attempts against the Georgia State Panthers defense this season, placing them 54th and 35th in the country. The Georgia State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,869 yards through the air, which is 81st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 214 attempts for 905 yards this year, putting them in 15th place in D-1 against the run. The Panthers have committed 38 penalties for 317 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 16th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Georgia State is ranked 97th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 19 punt return yards and average 2.1 yards per return, which is 123rd in college football. They have returned 19 kicks for 434 yards on special teams, ranking 72nd in kick return yardage. The Panthers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 119th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,069. The Georgia State Panthers have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 4, which is 115th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 36%. Georgia State Panthers kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 17 for 18 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,394 yards on 35 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 95th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles have run for 1,433 yards as a team, which ranks 53rd in the nation. They've run 374 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 49 times for 441 yards so far this year, which has them 67th in the country in penalties. They are 123rd in Division 1 in points scored with 124. They have run 478 plays this year for 2,137 yards, which ranks them 126th in the nation in total offense. The Georgia Southern Eagles average 4.5 yards per play, which is 127th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 113 1st downs this season, ranking them 127th overall as an offensive unit. Shai Werts has completed 39 throws while attempting 76 passes for a completion percentage of 51.3%. He has passed for 503 yards this year. He averages 5 adjusted yards per throw and 6.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 109.4.
The Georgia Southern Eagles rush defense has given up 267 attempts for 1,497 yards this season, putting them in 88th place in the country against the run. They have had 34 penalties for 271 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in Division 1. Georgia Southern is 109th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 286. They have given up a total of 3,202 yards on D, which is 76th in the nation. The Eagles are 125th in yards per play allowed with 6.9. Opponent offenses have completed 114 throws on 196 attempts against the Georgia Southern defense this season, ranking them 10th and 7th in the country. The Georgia Southern Eagles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,705 yards in the air, which is 61st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia Southern Eagles have tried 11 field goals this year and made 8, which is 81st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Georgia Southern kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 12 for 13 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,708 yards on 43 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 100th in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia Southern is 109th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 95 punt return yards and average 11.9 yards per return, which is 22nd in D-1. They have returned 31 kicks for 713 yards on special teams, which puts them 9th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 23 yards per kick return and they are 122nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,946.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Panthers -3.5
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