Idaho at Georgia State College Football Picks & Predictions 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Georgia State Stadium
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The Idaho Vandals travel to Georgia State Stadium to take on the Georgia State Panthers on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgia State as 5 point favorites. The Vandals have an ATS record of 6-4-1 while their over/under record is 2-9-0. The Panthers have an over/under record of 3-7-0 and they are 4-6-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Idaho Vandals Betting Trends
The Idaho Vandals are 2-9-0 against the over/under
The Idaho Vandals are 6-4-1 against the spread
Important Georgia State Panthers Betting Trends
The Georgia State Panthers are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The Georgia State Panthers are 4-6-0 against the spread
Key Idaho Vandals Injuries
11/26/17 RB Isaiah Saunders Wrist injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Georgia State
11/26/17 QB Mason Petrino Shoulder injured last game, is doubtful Saturday vs. Georgia State
11/26/17 QB Matt Linehan Hand is "?" Saturday vs. Georgia State
Key Georgia State Panthers Injuries
11/26/17 OL Pat Bartlett Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Idaho
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Idaho Vandals are 116th in Division 1 in points scored with 227. They have run 754 plays this season for 3,815 yards, which ranks them 80th in the nation in total offense. The Vandals average 5.1 yards per play, which is 106th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 193 1st downs this year, placing them 120th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Idaho has run for 1,344 yards as a team, which ranks 115th in the country. They've run 406 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Vandals have been penalized on offense 59 times for 530 yards so far this season, which has them 98th in the nation in penalties. Mason Petrino has thrown for 248 yards this season. He has completed 23 passes on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 150.7. He averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 6.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Idaho is 57th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 299. They have surrendered a total of 4,254 yards on D, which is 40th in Division 1. The Vandals are ranked 71st in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 200 passes on 327 attempts against the Idaho Vandals defense this season, placing them 42nd and 21st in the country. The Idaho pass defense has also given up a total of 2,407 yards through the air, which is 42nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 424 attempts for 1,847 yards this year, putting them in 55th place in D-1 against the run. The Vandals have committed 56 penalties for 476 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 16th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Idaho is ranked 108th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 48 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 107th in college football. They have returned 31 kicks for 514 yards on special teams, ranking 110th in kick return yardage. The Vandals average 17 yards per kick return and they are 121st in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,377. The Idaho Vandals have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 11, which is 82nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Idaho Vandals kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 26 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,636 yards on 59 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 10th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Panthers have run for 1,105 yards as a team, which ranks 127th in the nation. They've run 355 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Panthers have been penalized on offense 56 times for 519 yards so far this year, which has them 110th in the country in penalties. They are 123rd in Division 1 in points scored with 207. They have run 695 plays this year for 3,806 yards, which ranks them 66th in the nation in total offense. The Georgia State Panthers average 5.5 yards per play, which is 80th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 193 1st downs this season, ranking them 119th overall as an offensive unit. Conner Manning has completed 212 throws while attempting 331 passes for a completion percentage of 64%. He has passed for 2,599 yards this year. He averages 7.7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 138.7.
The Georgia State Panthers rush defense has given up 335 attempts for 1,492 yards this season, putting them in 22nd place in the country against the run. They have had 56 penalties for 452 yards on defense this year. That places them 9th in Division 1. Georgia State is 37th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 256. They have given up a total of 3,930 yards on D, which is 25th in the nation. The Panthers are 88th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 214 throws on 336 attempts against the Georgia State defense this season, ranking them 65th and 32nd in the country. The Georgia State Panthers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,438 yards in the air, which is 46th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia State Panthers have tried 19 field goals this year and made 9, which is 111th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 47%. Georgia State kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 24 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,117 yards on 52 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 82nd in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia State is 100th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 68 punt return yards and average 5.2 yards per return, which is 97th in D-1. They have returned 27 kicks for 578 yards on special teams, which puts them 97th in kick return yardage. The Panthers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 119th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,452.
Who will win tonight's Vandals/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Vandals +5
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