Georgia Southern at New Mexico State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Aggie Memorial Stadium
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Aggie Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the Georgia Southern Eagles and the New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia Southern as 14 point favorites. The Aggies are 2-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-2-0. The Eagles are 5-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-5-0.
Valuable Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 5-1-0 against the spread
Important New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico State Aggies are 2-5-0 against the spread
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
10/14/18 LB Rashad Byrd Hip is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico State
10/14/18 S Sean Freeman Ankle left last game, is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico State
10/14/18 LB Todd Bradley Leg is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico State
10/14/18 LB Tomarcio Reese Ankle left last game, is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico State
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
10/14/18 LB Terrill Hanks Ankle missed last game, is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Southern
10/13/18 DL DeShawnte Lloyd Knee is out for season
10/13/18 DB Malik Demby Shoulder is out for season
08/12/18 WR Caleb Mills Collarbone is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia Southern Eagles have run for 1,547 yards as a unit, which ranks 9th in the nation. They've run 295 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 31 times for 267 yards so far this year, which has them 104th in the country in penalties. They are 86th in Division 1 in points scored with 169. They have run 343 plays this year for 2,001 yards, which ranks them 128th in the nation in total offense. The Eagles average 5.8 yards per play, which is 64th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 95 1st downs this season, ranking them 128th overall as an offensive unit. Shai Werts has completed 26 throws while attempting 47 passes for a completion percentage of 55.3%. He has passed for 414 yards this year. He averages 10.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 157.4.
The Eagles rush defense has given up 219 attempts for 890 yards this season, putting them in 48th place in the country against the run. They have had 36 penalties for 309 yards on defense this year. That places them 39th in Division 1. Georgia Southern is 11th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 104. They have given up a total of 2,131 yards on D, which is 33rd in the nation. The Eagles are 51st in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opponent offenses have completed 117 throws on 186 attempts against the Georgia Southern Eagles defense this season, ranking them 62nd and 52nd in the country. The Georgia Southern pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,241 yards in the air, which is 38th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia Southern Eagles have tried 7 field goals this year and made 7, which is 53rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Georgia Southern Eagles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,190 yards on 29 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 80th in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia Southern is 107th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 103 punt return yards and average 17.2 yards per return, which is 16th in D-1. They have returned 12 kicks for 269 yards on special teams, which puts them 71st in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 22 yards per kick return and they are 118th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,373.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Aggies are 88th in Division 1 in points scored with 169. They have run 485 plays this season for 2,346 yards, which ranks them 42nd in the nation in total offense. The New Mexico State Aggies average 4.8 yards per play, which is 119th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 134 1st downs this year, placing them 72nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Mexico State has run for 707 yards as a team, which ranks 120th in the country. They've run 204 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 56 times for 459 yards so far this season, which has them 12th in the nation in penalties. Josh Adkins has thrown for 1,020 yards this season. He has completed 82 passes on 137 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 134.9. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.5 adjusted yards per throw.
New Mexico State is 126th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 306. They have surrendered a total of 3,454 yards on D, which is 122nd in Division 1. The Aggies are ranked 95th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 122 passes on 205 attempts against the New Mexico State defense this season, placing them 76th and 76th in the country. The New Mexico State Aggies pass defense has also given up a total of 1,637 yards through the air, which is 99th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 371 attempts for 1,817 yards this year, putting them in 126th place in D-1 against the run. The Aggies have committed 59 penalties for 561 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 127th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico State is ranked 48th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 115 punt return yards and average 9.6 yards per return, which is 58th in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 380 yards on special teams, ranking 31st in kick return yardage. The New Mexico State Aggies average 21 yards per kick return and they are 81st in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,841. The Aggies have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 7, which is 65th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. New Mexico State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,046 yards on 49 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 67th in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Aggies +14 and over 58 total points
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