Georgia State Panthers vs Troy Trojans Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia State Panthers vs Troy Trojans
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Veterans Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia State (+1.5)
Veterans Memorial Stadium is the site where Gunnar Watson and the Troy Trojans (3-1) will play the Georgia State Panthers (1-2) on Saturday. Troy opens this contest as 1.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 70.5.
In their last contest, the Georgia State Panthers took on the Arkansas State Red Wolves and left there with a loss by a score of 59-52. Tucker Gregg paced the team on the ground for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 56 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for this contest. He ran for 142 yards on 14 carries which meant he averaged 10.1 yards per tote. Sam Pinckney led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 146 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 24.3 yards per reception for that contest. Cornelious Brown IV went 18/35 with 314 yards by way of the pass and tossed 3 TD's. He ended the game without an interception.
Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Georgia State Panthers are averaging 44.0 points per game. As a unit they maintain an average of 246.3 yards on the ground ranking this team at 9th in college football. The Panthers currently have 1,487 total yards this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Georgia State has amassed 7 passing touchdowns and 9 rushing touchdowns. When talking about yards through the air, the Panthers are giving up 1,066 yards which puts them in 61st in Division 1. During the season, they are surrendering 471.3 yards/game putting them 77th in the country. The Panthers rank 86th in the nation regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 40.7 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.3 yards per tote and 116.0 yards on the ground per game this year. In their 3 games played this season, they are allowing 355.3 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 61.6%. During this campaign, they have given up 348 running yards through 3 outings.
Cornelious Brown has connected on 69 of his career 130 passes for a completion percentage of 53.1%. He is throwing for 146.3 yards per game. For his college career, Brown has passed for 878 yards with 7 touchdowns and 4 picks. His QB rating is 121.4 with a TD percentage of 5.4% and an interception rate of 3.1%. Over the course of his time in college, he has attempted running the football 38 different times totaling 188 yds.
The last time they played, the Troy Trojans faced the Eastern Kentucky Colonels and notched a win by a score of 31-29. Gunnar Watson went 26/38 with 333 yards by way of the pass and completed 3 TD's. He threw 2 interceptions for the game. Kimani Vidal led the team in rushing in this outing. He broke a long run for 27 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this outing. He ran for a total of 143 yards by way of 13 carries which means he ran for an average of 11.0 yards per tote. Kaylon Geiger was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 100 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 14.3 yards per reception in this outing.
For the season so far, the Trojans have racked up 1,089 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 272.3 passing yards per outing, which ranks 25th in the country. The Troy Trojans have an average of 418.0 yards per game which has them sitting 31st in D-1. They are averaging 145.8 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 583 yards overall. When discussing the points being put on the board, the Trojans are sitting 39th in the country averaging 30.5 PPG. Troy has yielded a total of 497 rushing yards (124.3 yards per game) as well as 7 touchdowns rushing on the campaign. The Trojans are giving up 27.0 points per contest, which has them 46th in Division 1. This year, they have relinquished 108 total points. They have allowed 6 touchdowns through the air and 272.3 yards/game, which has them ranked 68th in the nation.
In the 10 games in his college career, Gunnar Watson has completed 127 of his 188 attempts for a total of 1,215 yds. He averages 121.5 yards per contest through the air with a 134.4 quarterback rating. Watson has thrown 9 touchdowns compared to 3 picks in his career. He has taken off and run for -65 yds on 24 tries. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 4.8% and his interception rate is 1.6%.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Trojans college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Panthers +1.5
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