Army Black Knights vs Georgia State Panthers Prediction, 9/4/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Army Black Knights vs Georgia State Panthers
Date: Saturday, September 4, 2021
Location: Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-3)
Center Parc Stadium is the location where the Georgia State Panthers (6-4 last year) will take on the Army Black Knights (9-3 last season) on Saturday. Georgia State opens as 3-point favorites from oddsmakers. The betting total comes in at 53.
The Army Black Knights ended the season having earned a 9-3 record. In their last contest, the Black Knights faced the West Virginia Mountaineers and ended up losing by a score of 24-21. Christian Anderson went 4/6 with 57 yds passing. He had a QB rating of 113.1 and finished the contest with 1 interception. Tyhier Tyler was the rushing leader for the Black Knights with 24 carries for 76 yards (3.2 yds per attempt). In all, they tallied 65 plays which totaled 239 yds. The Army Black Knights ran the rock 59 different times and accrued 182 yards, which earned them an average of 3.1 yards per tote. On the ground, the Black Knights gave up 42 yds on 27 attempts, which is an average of 1.6 yards per run allowed. Army relinquished 23 completions on 42 attempts for a total of 280 yards, and a completion rate of 54.8%.
The Black Knights earned 3,810 total yards over the course of last season. They surrendered the football 14 times. Army earned 4 touchdowns through the air and 36 touchdowns on the ground. Army amassed 233 1st downs as a team, and they were flagged for 55 infractions for 468 yds. As a unit they held an average of 272.8 yds via the ground game, giving them a rank of 4th in the country. When talking about scoring points, the Army Black Knights averaged 26.8 points per outing.
The Black Knights were ranked 14th in the nation concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 14.8 points per game. They allowed 3.8 yards per rushing attempt and 114.6 rushing yards per game last season. For the season, they gave up 1,375 yards via the ground game in 12 games. In terms of passing yards, the Black Knights conceded 1,930 yds which had them ranked 73rd in the country. Over the course of their 12 games, they gave up 160.8 yards per game through the air in addition to surrendering a completion percentage of 58.3%. They relinquished 16 passing touchdowns as well as 5 running touchdowns. They surrendered 275.3 yards/outing which ranked them 13th in the country.
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The Panthers wrapped up their year having earned a 6-4 mark. When they last stepped on the field, the Panthers got the win with a final of 39-21 when they played the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. Destin Coates carried the rock 23 times for 117 yards, finishing the contest with 5.1 yds per attempt for Georgia State. Cornelious Brown (3 TDs) ended the contest with 232 yards on 16/30 passing while his quarterback rate was 144.6. He had 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 7.7. Georgia State conceded 26 running attempts for 104 yds (4.0 yards per carry). The Panthers passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 51.5%, surrendering 180 yds on 17 for 33 through the air. The Panthers finished the contest with 484 yds while running 86 plays (5.6 yards per play). Georgia State rushed the football for 4.1 yards per tote, finishing the contest with 227 yards on 55 attempts.
The Georgia State Panthers had an average of 424.3 yards/outing which had them ranked 41st in D-1. They gave away 10 picks while surrendering 10 fumbles and they obtained 207 1st downs. They averaged 194.0 yards per game via the ground game and rushed for 1,940 yards for the season. The Georgia State offense accrued 587 penalty yards on 55 infractions, which had them sitting 56th in the country in terms of making mistakes. Last year, the Panthers compiled 2,303 passing yards together with averaging 230.3 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 63rd in the nation. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Panthers had a ranking of 32nd in Division 1 maintaining an average of 33.3 points per outing.
The Panthers conceded 31.7 points per game, which had them ranked 90th in Division 1. In total, they allowed 317 points in total. Georgia State allowed a total of 1,367 yards rushing (136.7 yards per game) as well as 18 touchdowns rushing last season. They gave up 21 touchdowns via the pass as well as 273.6 yards/outing, which had them ranked 128th in the country. The Panthers defense took the field for 731 plays, ranking them 103rd in D-1. They tallied 9 fumbles and 12 interceptions for the prior year.
Who will win tonight's Black Knights/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Black Knights +3
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