Texas State at Georgia State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Georgia State Stadium
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The Texas State Bobcats travel to Georgia State Stadium to take on the Georgia State Panthers on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgia State as 6.5 point favorites. The Bobcats have an ATS record of 4-3-1 while their over/under record is 3-5-0. The Panthers have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 2-5-1 against the spread.
Valuable Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
The Texas State Bobcats are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Texas State Bobcats are 4-3-1 against the spread
Important Georgia State Panthers Betting Trends
The Georgia State Panthers are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Georgia State Panthers are 2-5-1 against the spread
Key Texas State Bobcats Injuries
10/28/18 S AJ Krawczyk Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Georgia State
10/28/18 WR Jah'Marae Sheread Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Georgia State
10/28/18 DL Jaquel Pierce Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Georgia State
10/28/18 QB Tyler Vitt Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Georgia State
10/24/18 DE Dean Taylor Neck is out indefinitely
10/23/18 WR TJ Bedford Dismissed is out for season
10/09/18 S Pierce Withers Pectoral is out for season
08/05/18 RB Anthony Smith ACL is out for season
Key Georgia State Panthers Injuries
10/28/18 C Gabe Mobley Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Texas State
10/28/18 C Jamal Paxton Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Texas State
09/29/18 CB Cedric Stone Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas State Bobcats are 114th in Division 1 in points scored with 176. They have run 527 plays this season for 2,588 yards, which ranks them 104th in the nation in total offense. The Bobcats average 4.9 yards per play, which is 118th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 145 1st downs this year, placing them 106th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas State has run for 1,147 yards as a team, which ranks 99th in the country. They've run 302 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bobcats have been penalized on offense 56 times for 467 yards so far this season, which has them 40th in the nation in penalties. Willie Jones has thrown for 633 yards this season. He has completed 50 passes on 103 attempts for a completion percentage of 48.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 112.3. He averages 6.1 yards per pass attempt and 6.2 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas State is 63rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 218. They have surrendered a total of 2,981 yards on D, which is 56th in Division 1. The Bobcats are ranked 44th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 147 passes on 260 attempts against the Texas State Bobcats defense this season, placing them 62nd and 77th in the country. The Texas State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,593 yards through the air, which is 43rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 311 attempts for 1,388 yards this year, putting them in 81st place in D-1 against the run. The Bobcats have committed 52 penalties for 489 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 85th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Texas State is ranked 51st in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 188 punt return yards and average 13.4 yards per return, which is 27th in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 341 yards on special teams, ranking 78th in kick return yardage. The Bobcats average 20 yards per kick return and they are 115th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,117. The Texas State Bobcats have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 6, which is 104th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Texas State Bobcats kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 20 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,754 yards on 48 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 125th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Panthers have run for 1,305 yards as a team, which ranks 78th in the nation. They've run 309 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Panthers have been penalized on offense 33 times for 346 yards so far this year, which has them 124th in the country in penalties. They are 97th in Division 1 in points scored with 203. They have run 546 plays this year for 3,139 yards, which ranks them 70th in the nation in total offense. The Georgia State Panthers average 5.7 yards per play, which is 68th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 169 1st downs this season, ranking them 69th overall as an offensive unit. Dan Ellington has completed 133 throws while attempting 216 passes for a completion percentage of 61.6%. He has passed for 1,705 yards this year. He averages 8.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 139.8.
The Georgia State Panthers rush defense has given up 304 attempts for 1,988 yards this season, putting them in 121st place in the country against the run. They have had 57 penalties for 486 yards on defense this year. That places them 83rd in Division 1. Georgia State is 113th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 293. They have given up a total of 3,954 yards on D, which is 117th in the nation. The Panthers are 128th in yards per play allowed with 7.6. Opponent offenses have completed 152 throws on 215 attempts against the Georgia State defense this season, ranking them 72nd and 17th in the country. The Georgia State Panthers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,966 yards in the air, which is 88th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia State Panthers have tried 10 field goals this year and made 7, which is 80th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 70%. Georgia State kickers have made 82% of their extra points, going 18 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,564 yards on 32 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That ranks them 3rd in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia State is 127th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 83 punt return yards and average 20.8 yards per return, which is 4th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 244 yards on special teams, which puts them 106th in kick return yardage. The Panthers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 94th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,466.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bobcats +6.5
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