Georgia Southern at Georgia State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Georgia State Stadium
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The Georgia Southern Eagles travel to Georgia State Stadium to take on the Georgia State Panthers on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgia Southern as 11 point favorites. The Eagles have an ATS record of 8-3-0 while their over/under record is 6-5-0. The Panthers have an over/under record of 7-4-0 and they are 2-8-1 against the spread.
Valuable Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 8-3-0 against the spread
Important Georgia State Panthers Betting Trends
The Georgia State Panthers are 7-4-0 against the over/under
The Georgia State Panthers are 2-8-1 against the spread
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
11/11/18 LB Todd Bradley Leg is questionable Saturday vs Coastal Carolina
Key Georgia State Panthers Injuries
09/29/18 CB Cedric Stone Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 53rd in Division 1 in points scored with 338. They have run 638 plays this season for 3,751 yards, which ranks them 128th in the nation in total offense. The Eagles average 5.9 yards per play, which is 60th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 185 1st downs this year, placing them 119th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Georgia Southern has run for 2,862 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the country. They've run 539 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 50 times for 430 yards so far this season, which has them 115th in the nation in penalties. Shai Werts has thrown for 849 yards this season. He has completed 57 passes on 98 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 157.9. He averages 8.7 yards per pass attempt and 10.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Georgia Southern is 41st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 245. They have surrendered a total of 4,078 yards on D, which is 55th in Division 1. The Eagles are ranked 55th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 202 passes on 327 attempts against the Georgia Southern Eagles defense this season, placing them 67th and 56th in the country. The Georgia Southern pass defense has also given up a total of 2,441 yards through the air, which is 63rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 408 attempts for 1,637 yards this year, putting them in 51st place in D-1 against the run. The Eagles have committed 64 penalties for 558 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 46th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Georgia Southern is ranked 111th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 138 punt return yards and average 13.7 yards per return, which is 22nd in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 538 yards on special teams, ranking 58th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 20 yards per kick return and they are 108th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,426. The Georgia Southern Eagles have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 14, which is 34th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Georgia Southern Eagles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 40 for 40 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,052 yards on 52 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 101st in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Panthers have run for 1,975 yards as a team, which ranks 54th in the nation. They've run 429 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Panthers have been penalized on offense 45 times for 455 yards so far this year, which has them 123rd in the country in penalties. They are 95th in Division 1 in points scored with 273. They have run 748 plays this year for 4,286 yards, which ranks them 87th in the nation in total offense. The Georgia State Panthers average 5.7 yards per play, which is 67th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 228 1st downs this season, ranking them 65th overall as an offensive unit. Dan Ellington has completed 154 throws while attempting 259 passes for a completion percentage of 59.5%. He has passed for 1,949 yards this year. He averages 7.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 132.3.
The Georgia State Panthers rush defense has given up 416 attempts for 2,736 yards this season, putting them in 122nd place in the country against the run. They have had 63 penalties for 526 yards on defense this year. That places them 31st in Division 1. Georgia State is 118th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 414. They have given up a total of 5,493 yards on D, which is 125th in the nation. The Panthers are 128th in yards per play allowed with 7.8. Opponent offenses have completed 211 throws on 290 attempts against the Georgia State defense this season, ranking them 82nd and 15th in the country. The Georgia State Panthers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,757 yards in the air, which is 103rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia State Panthers have tried 13 field goals this year and made 9, which is 97th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Georgia State kickers have made 87% of their extra points, going 26 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,181 yards on 45 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That ranks them 2nd in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia State is 121st in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 160 punt return yards and average 19.9 yards per return, which is 3rd in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 328 yards on special teams, which puts them 108th in kick return yardage. The Panthers average 19 yards per kick return and they are 89th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,773.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles -11
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