Georgia State Panthers vs South Alabama Jaguars Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia State Panthers vs South Alabama Jaguars
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Hancock Whitney Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia State (-1)
Desmond Trotter and the South Alabama Jaguars (3-5) host the Georgia State Panthers (3-4) at Hancock Whitney Stadium on Saturday, November 21, 2020. Georgia State opens this matchup as 1-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 58.5.
The last time they took the field, the Georgia State Panthers went up against the Appalachian State Mountaineers and left there with a loss by a score of 17-13. Tucker Gregg paced the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 48 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 85 yards by way of 10 carries which had him averaging 8.5 yards per carry. Sam Pinckney led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 74 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 18.5 yards per reception for that game. Cornelious Brown IV went 11/33 with 152 yards by way of the pass and threw 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception.
The Panthers have earned 2,776 yards in total this season. As a team they hold an average of 205.1 yards in the run game which is 31st in D-1. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Georgia State has earned 13 touchdowns through the air and 15 rushing touchdowns. When talking about putting points on the board, the Georgia State Panthers are sitting at 33.3 PPG. The Panthers are ranked 120th in Division 1 in terms of their opponents scoring, giving up 36.9 points per game. They are giving up 3.5 yards per run and 122.0 rushing yards per game this year. For the season, they have allowed 854 yards on the ground through 7 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Panthers have conceded 2,271 yds which has them ranked 136th in the country. During their 7 games played this year, they have given up 324.4 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 64.7%. In total, they have yielded 446.4 yards per contest ranking them 105th in the country.
Cornelious Brown has completed 126 of his career 235 passes for a completion percentage of 53.6%. He is throwing for 147.0 yds per contest. For his career, Brown has thrown for 1,470 yds with 13 TD's and 6 picks. He has a quarterback rating of 119.3 with a TD percentage of 5.5% and an interception rate of 2.6%. Since he has been in college, he has attempted a run 76 times for a total of 246 yards.
The last time they took the field, the South Alabama Jaguars played the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns and added a loss to their record by a score of 38-10. Terrion Avery led the team on the ground in this outing. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for 62 yards on 14 carries which had him averaging 4.4 yards per run. Jalen Tolbert led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 64 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 12.8 yards per reception in this outing. Desmond Trotter went 15/28 with 133 yards via the pass and tossed 1 TD. He gave away 1 pick for the game.
When discussing their ability to score points, the Jaguars are 106th in the country by scoring 20.9 points per game. For the year thus far, the Jaguars have thrown for 1,939 yards via the pass as well as an average of 242.4 throwing yards per contest, which has them sitting 55th in D-1. They hold an average of 120.4 run yards per game and have run for 963 yards for the season. The South Alabama Jaguars have an average of 362.8 yards per game ranking them 90th in college football. South Alabama has allowed a total of 1,417 yards via the ground game (177.1 yards per game) and 18 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the season. The Jaguars are giving up 26.1 points per game, ranking them 62nd in D-1. Overall, they have given up 209 points in total. They have allowed 8 touchdowns through the air and 240.3 yards per contest, ranking them 82nd in the country.
In 14 contests in his collegiate career, Desmond Trotter has been successful on 160 of his 252 tries for a total of 2,140 yards. He is averaging 152.9 yards per game through the air with a 153.1 QB rating. Trotter has thrown for 17 TD's while tossing 5 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has scampered for 240 yds on 114 attempts. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 6.7% and his interception rate is 2.0%.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Jaguars college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jaguars +1
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