East Carolina Pirates vs Georgia State Panthers Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: East Carolina Pirates vs Georgia State Panthers
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Center Parc Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: East Carolina (+1)
Center Parc Stadium is the venue where Cornelious Brown and the Georgia State Panthers (0 - 1) will take on the East Carolina Pirates (0 - 1) on Saturday. Georgia State opens this matchup as 1-point favorites. The over/under is set at 70.
In their last game, the East Carolina Pirates went up against the UCF Knights and ended up taking the loss by a score of 51-28. Holton Ahlers went 14/29 with 215 yards by way of the pass and completed 3 TD's. He threw 1 pick for the game. Keaton Mitchell led the team on the ground in this game. His longest run of the day went for 20 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 66 yards by way of 8 carries which means he ran for an average of 8.3 yards per run. Audie Omotosho was the receiving yardage leader by earning 56 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 18.7 yards per reception in this game.
When it comes to scoring points, the East Carolina Pirates have an average of 28 points per outing. As a team they're averaging 244 yards on the ground ranking this team at 10th in college football. The Pirates have earned 459 total yards for the season. In terms of getting in the endzone, East Carolina has totaled 3 touchdowns through the air and 1 touchdown on the ground. In terms of yards through the air, the Pirates have given up 408 yards which ranks them 44th in D-1. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 632 yards per contest putting them 79th in the nation. The Pirates are sitting in 81st in the nation in terms of team defense, conceding 51 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 5.6 yards per attempt on the ground and 224 yards on the ground per game for the campaign.
For his college career, Ahlers has thrown for 5,387 yards with 36 touchdowns and 14 picks. Since his college career started, he has taken off and run 239 times totaling 1,006 rushing yds. His QB rating is 129.2 with a touchdown rate of 4.9% and an interception rate of 1.9%. He is passing for 234.2 yds per outing. Holton Ahlers has connected on 405 of his attempted career 734 passes for a completion percentage of 55.2%.
In their last game, the Georgia State Panthers faced the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns and added a loss to their record by a score of 34-31. Cornelious Brown went 22/39 with 196 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He walked away with 1 pick for the contest. Destin Coates led the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 18 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this contest. He ran for 150 yards on 34 carries which meant he averaged 4.4 yards per carry. Roger Carter was the receiving yardage leader by earning 53 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 26.5 yards per catch for that game.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Panthers have compiled 196 passing yards, which ranks 54th in Division 1. The Georgia State Panthers average 419 yards/outing ranking them 32nd in the country. They average 223 run yards per game. In relation to putting points on the board, the Panthers are sitting 37th in college football by scoring 31 points per contest. The Panthers are allowing 34 PPG, which puts them 61st in the nation. Overall, they have relinquished 34 points. Georgia State has surrendered a total of 240 yards via the ground game as well as 3 touchdowns rushing this year. They have allowed 2 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 279 yards per game, ranking them 62nd in D-1.
During the 4 contests in his collegiate career, Cornelious Brown has been successful on 33 of 67 tries for 326 yards. He averages 81.5 yards per contest through the air with a 89.1 QB rating. Brown has passed for 1 TD while tossing 2 interceptions. He has scampered for 79 yds on 19 tries. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 1.5% and his interception percentage is 3.0%.
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
09/28/20 RB Demetrius Mauney Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Georgia State
09/21/20 OL Avery Jones Eligibility is out for season
Key Georgia State Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Panthers -1
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