Troy Trojans vs Georgia State Panthers Prediction, 11/27/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Troy Trojans vs Georgia State Panthers
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Center Parc Credit Union Stadium in Atlanta, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-6.5)
Center Parc Credit Union Stadium is where the Georgia State Panthers (6-5) will compete against the Troy Trojans (5-6) on Saturday. Georgia State opens this contest as 6.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under has been set at 50.5.
The Troy Trojans come into this game with a record of 5-6 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Trojans faced the Appalachian State Mountaineers and took a loss by a score of 45-7. Gunnar Watson finished 11/21 with 109 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 102.2 and walked away from the contest with 1 pick. Kimani Vidal was the leader on the ground for the Trojans with 10 totes for 40 yds (4.0 yds per attempt). On the day, they ran 40 plays which converted into 142 yds. The Troy Trojans ran the football 19 different times and accumulated 33 yards, which earned them an average of 1.7 yds per carry. Against the run, the Trojans gave up 233 yds on 55 attempts, which is an average of 4.2 yds per run allowed. Troy relinquished 17 completions on 24 tries for a total of 212 yds, and a completion rate of 70.8%.
The Trojans have attained 3,707 total yards for the year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Troy has compiled 15 passing touchdowns and 17 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the ball 17 different times. Troy has accumulated 201 first downs, and they have committed 58 infractions for 497 yds. As a team they average 105.2 yards in the run game which is 119th in Division 1. Concerning scoring points, the Troy Trojans are averaging 24.0 points per game.
Regarding passing yards, the Trojans have given up 2,199 yds which has them sitting in 39th in the country. They have surrendered 199.9 yards per contest via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 62.5%. During this campaign, they are allowing 333.1 yards/game which ranks them 37th in the nation. They have given up 17 touchdowns through the air as well as 14 touchdowns via the ground game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.3 yards per rush and 133.2 rushing yards per game for the year. Overall, they have allowed 1,465 yards via the ground game in 11 games. The Trojans sit in 69th in college football when it comes to team defense, giving up 25.1 PPG.
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The Panthers step onto the field holding a record of 6-5 for this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Panthers got the win with a final of 28-20 against the Arkansas State Red Wolves. Darren Grainger walked away from the game with 152 yds on 10/21 through the air while his QB rating was 98.9. He tossed 1 interception and his average yards per attempt was 7.2. Tucker Gregg carried the ball 22 times for 98 yds, finishing the game with 4.5 yds per attempt for Georgia State. Georgia State ran the ball for 5.4 yds per carry, finishing with 282 yds on 52 attempts. The Panthers finished with 434 yards while they ran 73 plays (5.9 yds per play). The Panthers pass defense conceded a completion rate of 58.3%, relinquishing 273 yards on 28 out of 48 passing. Georgia State relinquished 26 run attempts for -3 yds (-0.1 yards per rush).
In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Panthers are sitting 92nd in Division 1 averaging 25.3 points per game. During this campaign thus far, the Panthers have thrown for a total of 1,756 yards through the air together with holding an average of 159.6 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 119th in the nation. The Georgia State Panthers maintain an average of 383.1 yards per game, which ranks them 82nd in Division 1. The Georgia State offense has 481 penalty yards on 54 violations, which is good for 111th in D-1 in terms of helping out the opposition.
Georgia State has surrendered a total of 1,709 yards on the ground (155.4 yards/game) and 18 touchdowns on the ground for the year. They have given up 19 touchdowns via the pass and 256.2 yards/contest, ranking them 117th in college football. The Panthers defense has been on the field for 805 plays, which has them sitting 128th in the country. The Panthers are giving up 29.3 points per contest, which puts them 100th in college football. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 322 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Trojans/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Trojans +6.5
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