Charlotte 49ers vs Georgia State Panthers Prediction, 9/17/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Charlotte 49ers vs Georgia State Panthers
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Location: Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-20)
Center Parc Stadium is where the Georgia State Panthers (0-2) will attempt to defeat the Charlotte 49ers (0-3) on Saturday. Georgia State is 20-point favorites from oddsmakers. The total is 60.5.
The Charlotte 49ers step onto the field holding a record of 0-3 this season. In their last matchup, the 49ers faced the Maryland Terrapins and ended up losing by a score of 56-21. Xavier Williams finished 19/35 with 191 yds passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 119 and ended the contest with no interceptions. Shadrick Byrd led the offense in rushing for the 49ers with 11 carries for 38 yds (3.5 yds per attempt). When all was said and done, they ran 80 plays which totaled 388 yds. The Charlotte 49ers ran the football 28 different times and accumulated 96 yards, which is an average of 3.4 yards per carry. When it came to stopping the run, the 49ers conceded 193 yds on 28 tries, which averages out to 6.9 yds per run allowed. Charlotte conceded 30 pass completions on 34 tries for a total of 424 yds, and a completion percentage of 88.2%.
The 49ers have attained 1,046 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring, Charlotte has compiled 5 passing touchdowns and 3 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 1 times. Charlotte has tallied 57 first downs, and they have been called for 23 infractions for 208 yards. Offensively they're averaging 96.3 yards via the ground game which ranks them 115th in D-1. When talking about getting in the endzone, the Charlotte 49ers have an average of 19.3 points per outing.
The 49ers are sitting in 127th in the nation in terms of team defense, giving up 46.7 PPG. The opposition is running for 5.8 yards per rushing attempt and 238.0 yards on the ground per game so far this season. In total, they have allowed 714 rushing yards through 3 outings. Concerning yards through the air, the 49ers are allowing 944 yards which puts them in 130th in college football. They are conceding 314.7 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 76.9%. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 552.7 yards per outing putting them 131st in Division 1. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns via the pass as well as 9 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Panthers head into this matchup 0-2 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Panthers took a loss by a score of 35-28 when they faced the North Carolina Tar Heels. Darren Grainger (3 TDs) finished the game with 186 yds on 16/24 passing while his quarterback rating was 173. He kept the ball away from the defense with no interceptions and his Y/A was 7.8. Tucker Gregg ran the football 18 times for 79 yards, finishing the contest with 4.4 yds per carry for Georgia State. Georgia State ran for 4.4 yards per tote, finishing with 235 yards on 54 carries. The Panthers finished with a total of 421 yards and they ran 78 plays (5.4 yds per play). The Panthers pass defense gave up a completion rate of 79.2%, relinquishing 284 yards on 19 out of 24 through the air. Georgia State surrendered 44 attempts on the ground for 183 yards (4.2 yards per carry).
The Georgia State Panthers average 366.0 yards/game, which has them ranked 90th in the country. The Georgia State offense has compiled 162 penalty yards on 20 violations, which is 19th in D-1 in terms of making mistakes. For the year so far, the Panthers have thrown for a total of 297 passing yards as well as holding an average of 148.5 passing yards per outing, which ranks 119th in the nation. When looking at how much they score, the Panthers currently rank 106th in D-1 by tallying 21.0 points per game.
The Panthers are relinquishing 35.0 PPG, which puts them 110th in the country. Georgia State has conceded a total of 262 yards on the ground (131.0 yards per game) and 4 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this season. Overall, they have given up 70 pts. They have surrendered 3 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 255.5 yards per game, ranking them 94th in the nation. The Panthers defense has taken the field for 137 plays, which is good for 70th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Panthers -20
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