Georgia Southern at Texas State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Jim Wacker Field
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The Texas State Bobcats host the Georgia Southern Eagles at Jim Wacker Field on Thursday, October 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgia Southern as 17 point favorites. The Bobcats have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 1-3-1 against the spread. The Eagles have an ATS record of 5-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-4-0.
Valuable Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 5-0-0 against the spread
Important Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
The Texas State Bobcats are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Texas State Bobcats are 1-3-1 against the spread
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
10/07/18 LB Tomarcio Reese Knee is questionable Thursday vs Texas State
10/01/18 LB Chris Harris Jr. Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs South Alabama
Key Texas State Bobcats Injuries
08/05/18 RB Anthony Smith ACL is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia Southern Eagles have run for 1,383 yards as a team, which ranks 13th in college football. They've run 243 times, averaging 5.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 26 times for 218 yards so far this season, which has them 106th in the country in penalties. They are 76th in the nation in points scored with 154. They have run 279 plays this season for 1,786 yards, which ranks them 128th in Division 1 in total offense. The Eagles average 6.4 yards per play, which is 31st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 83 1st downs this year, placing them 125th overall as an offensive unit. Shai Werts averages 10.4 yards per pass attempt and 12.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 19 passes on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 179.1. He has thrown for 363 yards this season.
The Eagles rush defense has allowed 187 attempts for 783 yards this year, putting them in 52nd place in D-1 against the run. Georgia Southern has committed 33 penalties for 284 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 48th in college football. They are 18th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 91. They have surrendered a total of 1,889 yards on D, which is 44th in the country. The Eagles are ranked 62nd in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 103 passes on 159 attempts against the Georgia Southern Eagles defense this season, placing them 71st and 44th in Division 1. The Georgia Southern pass defense has also given up a total of 1,106 yards through the air, which is 47th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia Southern Eagles have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 5, which is 68th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Georgia Southern Eagles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 871 yards on 21 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 73rd in Division 1 in punting average. Georgia Southern is ranked 101st in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 97 punt return yards and average 19.4 yards per return, which is 14th in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 253 yards on special teams, ranking 70th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 23 yards per kick return and they are 108th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,136.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bobcats are 111th in the country in points scored with 122. They have run 341 plays this year for 1,761 yards, which ranks them 98th in Division 1 in total offense. The Texas State Bobcats average 5.2 yards per play, which is 106th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 97 1st downs this season, ranking them 113th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas State has run for 683 yards as a unit, which ranks 112th in college football. They've run 186 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. Texas State has been penalized on offense 37 times for 310 yards so far this year, which has them 61st in the country in penalties. Tyler Vitt has passed for 518 yards this year. He's completed 47 throws while attempting 68 passes for a completion percentage of 69.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 148.5. He averages 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.6 yards per pass attempt.
Texas State is 88th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 163. They have given up a total of 1,985 yards on D, which is 55th in D-1. The Bobcats are 89th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 98 throws on 160 attempts against the Texas State defense this season, ranking them 59th and 46th in the nation. The Texas State Bobcats pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,143 yards in the air, which is 56th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 183 attempts for 842 yards this season, putting them in 66th place in the country against the run. The Bobcats have had 34 penalties for 310 yards on defense this year. That places them 69th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Texas State is 67th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 126 punt return yards and average 14 yards per return, which is 27th in D-1. They have returned 12 kicks for 224 yards on special teams, which puts them 78th in kick return yardage. The Texas State Bobcats average 19 yards per kick return and they are 111th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,111. The Bobcats have tried 10 field goals this year and made 6, which is 64th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Texas State kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 14 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,020 yards on 27 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 116th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles -17
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