MTSU at Georgia College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
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Sanford Stadium is the venue for the game between the MTSU Blue Raiders and the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia as 33.5 point favorites. The Bulldogs are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0. The Blue Raiders are 1-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-1-0.
Valuable MTSU Blue Raiders Betting Trends
The MTSU Blue Raiders are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The MTSU Blue Raiders are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Bulldogs are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key MTSU Blue Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
09/05/18 TE Jackson Harris Foot is out indefinitely
08/19/18 RB Zamir White ACL is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The MTSU Blue Raiders have run for 204 yards as a unit, which ranks 115th in the nation. They've run 69 times, averaging 3 yards per rush as a unit. The Blue Raiders have been penalized on offense 12 times for 108 yards so far this year, which has them 66th in the country in penalties. They are 58th in Division 1 in points scored with 68. They have run 137 plays this year for 778 yards, which ranks them 37th in the nation in total offense. The Blue Raiders average 5.7 yards per play, which is 79th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 44 1st downs this season, ranking them 66th overall as an offensive unit. Brent Stockstill has completed 47 throws while attempting 68 passes for a completion percentage of 69.1%. He has passed for 574 yards this year. He averages 9.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 166.2.
The Blue Raiders rush defense has given up 75 attempts for 293 yards this season, putting them in 69th place in the country against the run. They have had 10 penalties for 78 yards on defense this year. That places them 30th in Division 1. MTSU is 106th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 72. They have given up a total of 821 yards on D, which is 92nd in the nation. The Blue Raiders are 79th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 45 throws on 72 attempts against the MTSU Blue Raiders defense this season, ranking them 100th and 99th in the country. The MTSU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 528 yards in the air, which is 99th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
MTSU Blue Raiders kickers have made 80% of their extra points, going 8 for 10 this season. Their punters have accumulated 406 yards on 9 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 21st in the NCAA in punting average. MTSU is 71st in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 70 punt return yards and average 23.3 yards per return, which is 14th in D-1. The Blue Raiders are 88th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 848.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs are 27th in Division 1 in points scored with 86. They have run 131 plays this season for 981 yards, which ranks them 75th in the nation in total offense. The Georgia Bulldogs average 7.5 yards per play, which is 19th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 51 1st downs this year, placing them 34th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Georgia has run for 555 yards as a team, which ranks 19th in the country. They've run 85 times, averaging 6.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 7 times for 87 yards so far this season, which has them 113th in the nation in penalties. Jake Fromm has thrown for 351 yards this season. He has completed 27 passes on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 79.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 189.4. He averages 10.3 yards per pass attempt and 10.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Georgia is 9th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 17. They have surrendered a total of 488 yards on D, which is 14th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are ranked 18th in yards per play allowed with 4.1. Opposing offenses have completed 44 passes on 69 attempts against the Georgia defense this season, placing them 96th and 89th in the country. The Georgia Bulldogs pass defense has also given up a total of 343 yards through the air, which is 41st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 49 attempts for 145 yards this year, putting them in 16th place in D-1 against the run. The Bulldogs have committed 6 penalties for 55 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 7th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Georgia is ranked 31st in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 23 punt return yards and average 4.6 yards per return, which is 85th in college football. The Georgia Bulldogs average 24 yards per kick return and they are 57th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,028. The Bulldogs have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 31st in D-1. Georgia kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 289 yards on 6 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That places them 6th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Blue Raiders/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bulldogs -33.5
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