South Alabama at Georgia State College Football Picks & Predictions 10/26/2017
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Georgia State Stadium
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The South Alabama Jaguars head to Georgia State Stadium to play the Georgia State Panthers on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has South Alabama as 2 point favorites. The total has been set at 49.5. The Jaguars are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Panthers are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-4-0.
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Valuable South Alabama Jaguars Betting Trends
The South Alabama Jaguars are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The South Alabama Jaguars are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important Georgia State Panthers Betting Trends
The Georgia State Panthers are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Georgia State Panthers are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key South Alabama Jaguars Injuries
10/22/17 S Jeremy Reaves Foot left last game, is "?" Thursday vs. Georgia State
10/22/17 S Malcolm Buggs Groin is "?" Thursday vs. Georgia State
10/22/17 S Neiko Robinson Foot is "?" Thursday vs. Georgia State
10/10/17 OL Tyler Grimsley Knee out for season
09/20/17 CB Bobby Flott Knee out for season
09/18/17 CB Gus Nave Knee out indefinitely
08/26/17 WR Jalen Tolbert Knee out for season
08/16/17 CB Jalen Thompson Academics out for season
Key Georgia State Panthers Injuries
10/22/17 OL Pat Bartlett Undisclosed is "?" Thursday vs. South Alabama
10/22/17 RB Taz Bateman Undisclosed is "?" Thursday vs. South Alabama
Useful Offensive Statistics
The South Alabama Jaguars are 99th in the country in points scored with 170. They have run 444 plays this year for 2,418 yards, which ranks them 88th in Division 1 in total offense. The Jaguars average 5.4 yards per play, which is 83rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 126 1st downs this season, ranking them 108th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground South Alabama has run for 991 yards as a unit, which ranks 89th in college football. They've run 252 times, averaging 3.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 49 times for 454 yards so far this year, which has them 43rd in the country in penalties. Dallas Davis has passed for 924 yards this year. He's completed 60 throws while attempting 103 passes for a completion percentage of 58.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 150.2. He averages 9 adjusted yards per throw and 9 yards per pass attempt.
South Alabama is 60th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 185. They have given up a total of 2,893 yards on D, which is 75th in D-1. The Jaguars are 99th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 158 throws on 252 attempts against the South Alabama Jaguars defense this season, ranking them 112th and 101st in the nation. The South Alabama pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,909 yards in the air, which is 106th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 223 attempts for 984 yards this season, putting them in 41st place in the country against the run. The Jaguars have had 33 penalties for 226 yards on defense this year. That places them 2nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
South Alabama is 121st in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 20 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 107th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 267 yards on special teams, which puts them 114th in kick return yardage. The Jaguars average 19 yards per kick return and they are 114th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,705. The South Alabama Jaguars have tried 14 field goals this year and made 12, which is 20th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. South Alabama Jaguars kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,674 yards on 37 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 13th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Panthers have run for 685 yards as a team, which ranks 125th in college football. They've run 232 times, averaging 3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Georgia State Panthers have been penalized on offense 26 times for 218 yards so far this season, which has them 125th in the country in penalties. They are 120th in the nation in points scored with 122. They have run 429 plays this season for 2,303 yards, which ranks them 67th in Division 1 in total offense. Georgia State averages 5.4 yards per play, which is 80th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 126 1st downs this year, placing them 106th overall as an offensive unit. Conner Manning averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 125 passes on 188 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 141.2. He has thrown for 1,516 yards this season.
The Georgia State Panthers rush defense has allowed 191 attempts for 864 yards this year, putting them in 27th place in D-1 against the run. Georgia State has committed 35 penalties for 285 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in college football. They are 50th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 165. They have surrendered a total of 2,436 yards on D, which is 33rd in the country. The Panthers are ranked 112th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 115 passes on 182 attempts against the Georgia State defense this season, placing them 36th and 11th in Division 1. The Georgia State Panthers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,572 yards through the air, which is 63rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia State Panthers have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 4, which is 120th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 40%. Georgia State kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 14 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,164 yards on 30 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 107th in Division 1 in punting average. Georgia State is ranked 92nd in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 19 punt return yards and average 2.1 yards per return, which is 121st in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 368 yards on special teams, ranking 76th in kick return yardage. The Georgia State Panthers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 116th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,690.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Panthers +2
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