Georgia State Panthers vs North Carolina Tar Heels Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia State Panthers vs North Carolina Tar Heels
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Tar Heels (-25.5)
The North Carolina Tar Heels (0-1) will try to defeat the Georgia State Panthers (0-1) at Kenan Stadium on Saturday. North Carolina opens this game as 25.5-point favorites. The over/under is 66.
The Georgia State Panthers come into this matchup with a record of 0-1 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Panthers went up against the Army Black Knights and took a loss by a final of 43-10. Cornelious Brown connected on 12/20 with 129 yards through the air. He had a quarterback rate of 104.2 and walked away from the game with 1 interception. Destin Coates was the rushing leader for the Panthers with 13 attempts for 48 yards (3.7 yds per carry). The Georgia State Panthers ran the ball 28 times and tallied 48 yds, which had them averaging 1.7 yards per tote. In all, they had 48 plays which converted into 177 yds. Georgia State gave up 3 completions on 4 attempts for a total of 98 yards, and a completion percentage of 75.0%. When it came to stopping the run, the Panthers conceded 258 yds on 67 attempts, which averages out to 3.9 yds per rush allowed.
The Panthers have earned 177 total yards this season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Georgia State has earned 0 touchdowns via the pass and 1 touchdown on the ground. Georgia State has amassed 14 1st downs as a team, and they have been called for 5 penalties for 55 yds. As a unit they maintain an average of 48.0 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 122nd in D-1. Concerning scoring points, the Georgia State Panthers have an average of 10.0 PPG.
The Panthers are ranked 131st in D-1 regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 43.0 points per game. They are giving up an average of 3.9 yards per running attempt and 258.0 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. During the season, they have allowed 258 rushing yards through 1 outing. Regarding passing yardage, the Panthers have given up 98 yards which puts them in 24th in the nation. They have surrendered 98.0 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 75.0%. Overall, they have surrendered 356.0 yards/game ranking them 79th in D-1.
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The Tar Heels step onto the field holding a record of 0-1 for this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Tar Heels took a defeat with a final score of 17-10 against the Virginia Tech Hokies. Sam Howell (1 TD) finished the contest with 208 yards on 17/32 passing while his QB rating was 99.3. He threw 3 picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.5. Sam Howell carried the ball 13 times for 35 yards, finishing the contest with 2.7 yards per carry for North Carolina. North Carolina ran the football for 4.9 yards per carry, finishing with a total of 146 yds on 30 carries. The Tar Heels finished with a total of 354 yards while running 63 plays (5.6 yds per play). The Tar Heels secondary gave up a completion percentage of 63.2%, relinquishing 169 yards on 12 out of 19 through the air. North Carolina gave up 43 attempts on the ground for 127 yds (3.0 yds per rush).
The North Carolina Tar Heels have an average of 354.0 yards per contest, which is good for 88th in D-1. The North Carolina offense has accrued 44 penalty yds on 5 violations, which ranks 95th in the country in terms of making mistakes. For the season thus far, the Tar Heels have thrown for a total of 208 yards through the air, putting them at 71st in D-1. Regarding the points being put on the board, the Tar Heels are ranked 116th in Division 1 maintaining an average of 10.0 PPG.
North Carolina has given up a total of 127 rushing yards. They have conceded 1 touchdown via the pass as well as 169.0 yards/game, which has them in 54th in the country. The Tar Heels defense has been on the field for 62 plays, which has them ranked 52nd in Division 1. The Tar Heels are surrendering 17.0 points per game, which has them ranked 68th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Tar Heels college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tar Heels -25.5
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