Troy Trojans vs Georgia Southern Eagles Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Troy Trojans vs Georgia Southern Eagles
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Allen E. Paulson Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Troy (+1)
Shai Werts and the Georgia Southern Eagles (4-2) play the Troy Trojans (4-2) at Allen E. Paulson Stadium on Saturday, November 7, 2020. Georgia Southern opens this matchup as 1-point favorites. The total is set at 51.5.
In their last contest, the Troy Trojans took on the Arkansas State Red Wolves and added a win to their record by a score of 38-10. Kimani Vidal paced the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 9 yards and he added 1 TD in this game. He rushed for 58 yards on 17 carries which meant he was running for 3.4 yards per carry. Kaylon Geiger was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 126 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 15.8 yards per reception for that game. Jacob Free went 33/45 with 419 yards via the pass and added 2 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions.
When talking about scoring points, the Troy Trojans hold an average of 32.3 PPG. As a team they are averaging 115.2 yards on the ground which is 84th in the nation. The Trojans have tallied 2,606 yards in total for this campaign. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Troy has earned 15 passing touchdowns and 8 rushing touchdowns. The Trojans sit in 54th in college football regarding team defense, allowing 25.7 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.7 yards per run and 135.8 rushing yards per contest this year. Overall, they have allowed 815 running yards through 6 games. When talking about passing yards, the Trojans have given up 1,529 yds which ranks them 90th in college football. In their 6 games played this year, they have conceded 254.8 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 62.9%. During the season, they are giving up 390.7 yards/outing which puts them 59th in college football.
For his career, Free has thrown for 756 yards with 5 TD's and 2 picks. Over the course of his time in college, he has attempted running the football 9 different times totaling -49 rushing yards. He has a QB rating of 154.0 with a TD percentage of 5.7% and an interception percentage of 2.3%. He is throwing for 189.0 yds per outing. Jacob Free has completed 58 of his attempted career 87 tosses for a completion percentage of 66.7%.
The last time they took the field, the Georgia Southern Eagles took the field against the South Alabama Jaguars and notched a win by a score of 24-17. Shai Werts went 5/9 with 95 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He threw 1 interception for the contest. Wesley Kennedy III led the team on the ground in this contest. He had a long run of 23 yards and he notched 2 TD's for this contest. He rushed for a total of 91 yards by way of 13 carries which meant he was running for 7.0 yards per run. Malik Murray led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 38 yards on 1 reception. He earned an average of 38.0 yards per reception in this contest.
When looking at their scoring prowess, the Eagles are ranked 67th in the country averaging 26.5 points per outing. For the year to this point, the Eagles have compiled 668 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 111.3 throwing yards per contest, which has them ranked 98th in the nation. They are averaging 248.8 yards per game on the ground and have run for 1,493 yards overall. The Georgia Southern Eagles average 360.2 yards/game which has them sitting 80th in college football. The Eagles are conceding 20.2 points per game, ranking them 31st in the nation. Overall, they have surrendered 121 pts. Georgia Southern has conceded a total of 677 yards on the ground (112.8 yards per outing) as well as 6 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have surrendered 10 touchdowns through the air and 232.2 yards per game, which has them ranked 61st in college football.
Werts has thrown 31 TD's while tossing 10 picks in his career. His TD percentage is 6.5% and his interception percentage is 2.1%. He has rushed for 2,787 yds on 634 attempts. He averages 82.2 yards per game through the air with a 131.9 quarterback rating. In the 41 contests in his career, Shai Werts has completed 265 of his 478 tries for 3,369 yards.
Who will win tonight's Trojans/Eagles NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles -1
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