Georgia State Panthers vs Georgia Southern Eagles Prediction, 10/30/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia State Panthers vs Georgia Southern Eagles
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (+5)
The Georgia State Panthers (3-4) are headed to Allen E. Paulson Stadium on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Georgia Southern Eagles (2-5). Georgia Southern opens this game as 5-point underdogs. The over/under comes in at 56.
The Georgia State Panthers step onto the field holding a record of 3-4 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Panthers faced off with the Texas State Bobcats and went home with a win by a final score of 28-16. Darren Grainger connected on 16/25 with 200 yds through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 157.6 and ended the contest without throwing a pick. Tucker Gregg was the best rusher for the Panthers with 21 totes for 115 yds (5.5 yards per carry). For the game, they ran 70 plays which totaled 503 yds. The Georgia State Panthers ended up rushing 45 different times and accounted for 303 yards, earning them an average of 6.7 yards per carry. On the ground, the Panthers gave up 123 yards on 38 tries, which is an average of 3.2 yds per run allowed. Georgia State allowed 27 pass completions on 47 tries for a total of 255 yards, and a completion rate of 57.4%.
When it comes to scoring, the Georgia State Panthers have an average of 24.3 points per game. As a team they average 222.1 yards rushing which has them sitting 16th in the nation. The Panthers have tallied 2,722 yards in total this year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Georgia State has compiled 11 touchdowns through the air and 11 rushing touchdowns. Georgia State has accrued 156 1st downs, and they have committed 39 infractions for 378 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 10 different times.
The Panthers sit in 121st in Division 1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 32.4 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.9 yards per rush and 164.4 yards on the ground per game this season. In total, they have allowed 1,151 yards on the ground through 7 games. In terms of yards via the pass, the Panthers are giving up 1,746 yds which has them sitting in 101st in the country. They have conceded 249.4 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 60.0%. During the season, they are giving up 413.9 yards per outing which has them sitting 106th in college football. They have surrendered 15 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 11 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Eagles head into this game 2-5 for this season. When they last played, the Eagles walked away with a loss by a score of 41-14 when they faced the South Alabama Jaguars. Logan Wright ran the football 14 times for 60 yards, ending the contest with 4.3 yds per carry for Georgia Southern. Justin Tomlin finished the game with 49 yds on 5/13 through the air while his QB rate was 54.7. He tossed 1 interception and his Y/A was 3.8. Georgia Southern conceded 32 attempts on the ground for 140 yards (4.4 yards per rush). The Eagles pass defense conceded a completion rate of 75.8%, relinquishing 405 yards on 25 for 33 passing. The Eagles finished the game with a total of 233 yds while running 69 plays (3.4 yards per play). Georgia Southern rushed the football for 2.8 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 121 yards on 44 attempts.
When discussing their ability to score points, the Eagles currently sit 102nd in Division 1 holding an average of 23.3 points per game. For the season so far, the Eagles have compiled 877 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 125.3 passing yards per game, putting them at 126th in the nation. The Georgia Southern Eagles have an average of 359.6 yards per game, which has them ranked 97th in college football. The Georgia Southern offense has 318 penalty yds on 41 violations, which has them sitting 88th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the other team.
Georgia Southern has conceded a total of 1,033 rushing yards (147.6 yards per contest) in addition to 8 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. They have allowed 23 touchdowns through the air in addition to 346.9 yards/game, which puts them in 142nd in college football. The Eagles defense has been on the field for 491 plays, which is 73rd in D-1. The Eagles are conceding 33.9 PPG, which puts them 126th in Division 1. In total, they have surrendered 237 total points.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles +5
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