South Alabama at Georgia Southern College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The Georgia Southern Eagles host the South Alabama Jaguars at Paulson Stadium on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgia Southern as 13 point favorites. The Eagles have an over/under record of 0-4-0 and they are 4-0-0 against the spread. The Jaguars have an ATS record of 2-2-1 while their over/under record is 5-0-0.
Valuable South Alabama Jaguars Betting Trends
The South Alabama Jaguars are 5-0-0 against the over/under
The South Alabama Jaguars are 2-2-1 against the spread
Important Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 0-4-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 4-0-0 against the spread
Key South Alabama Jaguars Injuries
09/30/18 LB Bull Barge Head is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Southern
09/30/18 DE Chris Henderson Thigh is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Southern
09/30/18 S Nigel Lawrence Leg is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Southern
09/30/18 DL Riley Cole Leg is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Southern
09/18/18 LS Andrew Zink Knee is out for season
09/18/18 LB Roy Yancey Leg is out for season
09/15/18 QB Cole Garvin Suspension is out indefinitely
08/18/18 WR Malik Stanley Suspension is out indefinitely
08/15/18 DE Rocel McWilliams Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
09/30/18 NT Ian Bush Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs South Alabama
09/30/18 S Joshua Moon Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs South Alabama
09/30/18 LB Todd Bradley Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs South Alabama
09/30/18 LB Tomarcio Reese Knee is questionable Saturday vs South Alabama
Useful Offensive Statistics
The South Alabama Jaguars have run for 601 yards as a team, which ranks 106th in college football. They've run 178 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 51 times for 484 yards so far this season, which has them 2nd in the country in penalties. They are 86th in the nation in points scored with 122. They have run 333 plays this season for 1,679 yards, which ranks them 72nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Jaguars average 5 yards per play, which is 110th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 78 1st downs this year, placing them 116th overall as an offensive unit. Evan Orth averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 8.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 86 passes on 129 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 144.9. He has thrown for 1,014 yards this season.
The Jaguars rush defense has allowed 236 attempts for 1,172 yards this year, putting them in 122nd place in D-1 against the run. South Alabama has committed 30 penalties for 312 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 99th in college football. They are 125th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 220. They have surrendered a total of 2,509 yards on D, which is 121st in the country. The Jaguars are ranked 111th in yards per play allowed with 6.4. Opposing offenses have completed 94 passes on 153 attempts against the South Alabama Jaguars defense this season, placing them 81st and 78th in Division 1. The South Alabama pass defense has also given up a total of 1,337 yards through the air, which is 112th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The South Alabama Jaguars have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 2, which is 114th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. South Alabama Jaguars kickers have made 71% of their extra points, going 10 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,360 yards on 33 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 76th in Division 1 in punting average. South Alabama is ranked 105th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 16 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 113th in college football. They have returned 20 kicks for 469 yards on special teams, ranking 6th in kick return yardage. The Jaguars average 24 yards per kick return and they are 75th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,164.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles are 104th in the country in points scored with 106. They have run 228 plays this year for 1,392 yards, which ranks them 129th in Division 1 in total offense. The Georgia Southern Eagles average 6.1 yards per play, which is 55th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 66 1st downs this season, ranking them 127th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Georgia Southern has run for 1,088 yards as a unit, which ranks 20th in college football. They've run 200 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. Georgia Southern has been penalized on offense 17 times for 161 yards so far this year, which has them 121st in the country in penalties. Shai Werts has passed for 264 yards this year. He's completed 14 throws while attempting 27 passes for a completion percentage of 51.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 170.7. He averages 12 adjusted yards per throw and 9.8 yards per pass attempt.
Georgia Southern is 23rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 78. They have given up a total of 1,563 yards on D, which is 43rd in D-1. The Eagles are 82nd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 84 throws on 128 attempts against the Georgia Southern defense this season, ranking them 61st and 37th in the nation. The Georgia Southern Eagles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 909 yards in the air, which is 44th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 148 attempts for 654 yards this season, putting them in 56th place in the country against the run. The Eagles have had 23 penalties for 194 yards on defense this year. That places them 21st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Georgia Southern is 112th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 76 punt return yards and average 25.3 yards per return, which is 4th in D-1. They have returned 10 kicks for 191 yards on special teams, which puts them 75th in kick return yardage. The Georgia Southern Eagles average 19 yards per kick return and they are 115th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,659. The Eagles have tried 3 field goals this year and made 3, which is 92nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Georgia Southern kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 13 for 13 this season. Their punters have accumulated 758 yards on 18 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 55th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jaguars +13
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