Georgia State Panthers vs Auburn Tigers Prediction, 9/25/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia State Panthers vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Location: Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (-26)
Jordan-Hare Stadium is where the Auburn Tigers (2-1) will try to defeat the Georgia State Panthers (1-2) on Saturday. Auburn opens this contest as 26-point favorites from oddsmakers. The total has been set at 58.5.
The Georgia State Panthers come into this matchup with a record of 1-2 this season. In their last matchup, the Panthers faced the Charlotte 49ers and went home with a win by a final score of 20-9. Darren Grainger connected on 6/12 with 139 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 185.6 and finished the game with 1 pick. Tucker Gregg led the offense in rushing for the Panthers with 22 totes for 76 yds (3.5 yards per carry). The Georgia State Panthers ran the ball 49 different times and accumulated 298 yds, which is an average of 6.1 yards per attempt. In all, they ran 61 plays which totaled 437 yds. Georgia State surrendered 13 pass completions on 28 tries for 158 yards, and a completion rate of 46.4%. Against the run, the Panthers gave up 118 yds on 39 attempts, which is 3.0 yards per rush surrendered.
When talking about scoring points, the Georgia State Panthers are averaging 15.7 points per contest. As a team they're averaging 175.7 yards via the ground game which ranks them 57th in the country. The Panthers have tallied 885 total yards this season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Georgia State has compiled 2 passing touchdowns and 4 touchdowns via the ground. Georgia State has tallied 50 first downs offensively, and they have been called for 16 infractions for 145 yards. They have surrendered the ball 5 different times.
When it comes to passing yardage, the Panthers are allowing 662 yds which has them sitting in 84th in the nation. They have given up 220.7 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 61.9%. For the season, they are conceding 413.0 yards/outing which puts them 109th in Division 1. They are giving up an average of 4.0 yards per attempt on the ground and 192.3 rushing yards per contest on the year. Overall, they have conceded 577 rushing yards through 3 games. The Panthers rank 132nd in D-1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 37.0 PPG.
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The Tigers head into this matchup 2-1 for this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Tigers walked away with a loss by a score of 28-20 when they played the Penn State Nittany Lions. Bo Nix walked away from the contest with 185 yds on 21/37 through the air while his quarterback rating was 98.8. He didn't throw any picks and his Y/A was 5.0. Tank Bigsby ran the football 23 times for 102 yards, ending the contest with 4.4 yds per carry for Auburn. The Tigers finished with a total of 369 yds while running 78 plays (4.7 yds per play). Auburn rushed for 4.7 yds per attempt, finishing the contest with 184 yds on 39 attempts. Auburn relinquished 33 run attempts for 83 yds (2.5 yards per carry). The Tigers pass defense gave up a completion rate of 87.9%, relinquishing 302 yds on 29 for 33 through the air.
The Auburn Tigers are averaging 506.7 yards per game, which ranks them 18th in the nation. The Auburn offense has 137 yards of penalties on 19 infractions, which has them ranked 53rd in the country in terms of helping out the other team. During this campaign thus far, the Tigers have racked up 656 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 218.7 passing yards per game, ranking them 77th in Division 1. Regarding how much they score, the Tigers are ranking 2nd in college football maintaining an average of 47.3 points per contest.
Auburn has yielded a total of 150 yards rushing (50.0 yards/game) and 2 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. They have conceded 3 touchdowns from the passing game and 207.7 yards/outing, which has them ranked 77th in Division 1. The Tigers defense has taken the field for 186 plays, which ranks 42nd in the nation. The Tigers are relinquishing 12.7 points per game, which puts them 25th in college football. In total, they have surrendered 38 total points.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -26
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