Georgia State vs Tennessee NCAA Football Betting Tips 8/31/2019
Saturday, August 31, 2019
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Neyland Stadium is the venue for the game between the Georgia State Panthers and the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 25.5 point favorites. The Volunteers were 5-7-0 against the spread last year and their over/under mark was 5-7-0. The Panthers were 2-9-1 ATS and their over/under record was 7-5-0.
Valuable Georgia State Panthers Betting Trends
The Georgia State Panthers were 7-5-0 against the over/under last season
The Georgia State Panthers were 2-9-1 against the spread last year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers were 5-7-0 against the over/under last season
The Tennessee Volunteers were 5-7-0 against the spread last year
Key Georgia State Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
08/24/19 LB Daniel Bituli Knee is out indefinitely
08/13/19 DB Baylen Buchanan Back is out indefinitely
08/08/19 DL Emmit Gooden Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia State Panthers ran for 2,069 yards as a team last year, which ranked 73rd in the nation. They ran 461 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Panthers were penalized on offense 48 times for 479 yards last year, which had them 129th in the country in penalties. They were 105th in Division 1 in points scored with 287. They ran 814 plays last year for 4,550 yards, which ranked them 94th in the nation in total offense. The Panthers averaged 5.6 yards per play, which was 74th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 245 1st downs last season, ranking them 95th overall as an offensive unit.
The Panthers rush defense gave up 457 attempts for 3,012 yards last season, putting them in 122nd place in the country against the run. They had 71 penalties for 596 yards on defense last year. That placed them 30th in Division 1. Georgia State was 117th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 449. They gave up a total of 5,874 yards on D, which was 118th in the nation. The Panthers were 129th in yards per play allowed with 7.7. Opponent offenses completed 220 throws on 301 attempts against the Georgia State Panthers defense last season, ranking them 38th and 5th in the country. The Georgia State pass defense also surrendered a total of 2,862 yards in the air, which was 64th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia State Panthers tried 14 field goals last year and made 10, which was 108th in college football. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 64%. Georgia State Panthers kickers made 88% of their extra points, going 28 for 32 last season. Their punters accumulated 2,458 yards on 52 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That ranked them 2nd in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia State was 120th in the country in punt returns with 10 last season. They totaled 158 punt return yards and averaged 17.6 yards per return, which was 6th in D-1. They returned 18 kicks for 346 yards on special teams, which put them 114th in kick return yardage. The Panthers averaged 19 yards per kick return and they were 111th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,054.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Volunteers were 112th in Division 1 in points scored with 274 last year. They ran 712 plays last season for 3,917 yards, which ranked them 101st in the nation in total offense. The Tennessee Volunteers averaged 5.5 yards per play, which was 87th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 192 1st downs last year, placing them 126th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee ran for 1,560 yards as a team, which ranked 115th in the country. They ran 414 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Volunteers were penalized on offense 68 times for 558 yards last season, which had them 90th in the nation in penalties.
Tennessee was 64th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 335 last season. They surrendered a total of 4,537 yards on D, which was 36th in Division 1. The Volunteers were ranked 70th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses completed 221 passes on 350 attempts against the Tennessee defense last season, placing them 41st and 27th in the country. The Tennessee Volunteers pass defense also gave up a total of 2,675 yards through the air, which was 47th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 448 attempts for 1,862 yards last year, putting them in 45th place in D-1 against the run. The Volunteers committed 68 penalties for 515 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 12th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee was ranked 88th in the nation in punt returns with 16 last year. They accumulated 192 punt return yards and averaged 12.8 yards per return, which was 21st in college football. They returned 18 kicks for 374 yards on special teams, ranking 110th in kick return yardage. The Tennessee Volunteers averaged 21 yards per kick return and they were 124th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,483. The Volunteers attempted 13 field goals last season and made 10, which was 114th in D-1. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 77%. Tennessee kickers made 100% of their extra points, going 31 for 31 last year. Their punters totaled 2,707 yards on 66 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That placed them 68th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Volunteers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Volunteers -25.5
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