Troy at Georgia Southern College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The Troy Trojans travel to Paulson Stadium to take on the Georgia Southern Eagles on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgia Southern as 2.5 point favorites. The Trojans have an ATS record of 6-2-1 while their over/under record is 6-3-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 4-5-0 and they are 7-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Troy Trojans Betting Trends
The Troy Trojans are 6-3-0 against the over/under
The Troy Trojans are 6-2-1 against the spread
Important Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 7-2-0 against the spread
Key Troy Trojans Injuries
11/04/18 S Cedarius Rookard Hip is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Southern
11/04/18 WR Deondre Douglas Foot is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Southern
11/04/18 CB Marcus Jones Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Southern
11/04/18 TE Sam Letton Suspension is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Southern
10/08/18 QB Kaleb Barker ACL is out for season
09/08/18 RB Jamarius Henderson Suspension is out for season
09/08/18 WR Traveon Samuel Suspension is out indefinitely
08/28/18 LB Zo Bridges Eligibility is out for season
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
11/04/18 S Sean Freeman Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Troy
11/04/18 LB Todd Bradley Leg is questionable Saturday vs Troy
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Troy Trojans are 39th in Division 1 in points scored with 300. They have run 573 plays this season for 3,729 yards, which ranks them 84th in the nation in total offense. The Trojans average 6.5 yards per play, which is 22nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 176 1st downs this year, placing them 90th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Troy has run for 1,813 yards as a team, which ranks 42nd in the country. They've run 336 times, averaging 5.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Trojans have been penalized on offense 68 times for 548 yards so far this season, which has them 28th in the nation in penalties. Sawyer Smith has thrown for 823 yards this season. He has completed 62 passes on 97 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 154.2. He averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 8.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Troy is 40th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 205. They have surrendered a total of 3,258 yards on D, which is 43rd in Division 1. The Trojans are ranked 38th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 172 passes on 283 attempts against the Troy Trojans defense this season, placing them 77th and 68th in the country. The Troy pass defense has also given up a total of 2,118 yards through the air, which is 75th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 360 attempts for 1,140 yards this year, putting them in 26th place in D-1 against the run. The Trojans have committed 51 penalties for 484 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 50th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Troy is ranked 56th in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 188 punt return yards and average 12.5 yards per return, which is 31st in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 696 yards on special teams, ranking 11th in kick return yardage. The Trojans average 25 yards per kick return and they are 36th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,613. The Troy Trojans have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 11, which is 48th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 79%. Troy Trojans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 35 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,568 yards on 36 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 28th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles have run for 2,352 yards as a team, which ranks 7th in the nation. They've run 451 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 43 times for 366 yards so far this year, which has them 109th in the country in penalties. They are 52nd in Division 1 in points scored with 276. They have run 521 plays this year for 3,018 yards, which ranks them 128th in the nation in total offense. The Georgia Southern Eagles average 5.8 yards per play, which is 62nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 154 1st downs this season, ranking them 122nd overall as an offensive unit. Shai Werts has completed 39 throws while attempting 69 passes for a completion percentage of 56.5%. He has passed for 626 yards this year. He averages 10.8 adjusted yards per throw and 9.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 161.4.
The Georgia Southern Eagles rush defense has given up 331 attempts for 1,425 yards this season, putting them in 61st place in the country against the run. They have had 60 penalties for 513 yards on defense this year. That places them 71st in Division 1. Georgia Southern is 30th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 193. They have given up a total of 3,437 yards on D, which is 57th in the nation. The Eagles are 68th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 167 throws on 273 attempts against the Georgia Southern defense this season, ranking them 66th and 56th in the country. The Georgia Southern Eagles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,012 yards in the air, which is 61st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia Southern Eagles have tried 14 field goals this year and made 12, which is 33rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Georgia Southern kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 32 for 32 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,703 yards on 42 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 84th in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia Southern is 101st in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 137 punt return yards and average 15.2 yards per return, which is 14th in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 422 yards on special teams, which puts them 63rd in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 21 yards per kick return and they are 113th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,577.
Who will win tonight's Trojans/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Trojans +2.5
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