Georgia State Panthers vs Army Black Knights Prediction, 10/1/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgia State Panthers vs Army Black Knights
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
Location: Michie Stadium in West Point, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Black Knights (-7.5)
The Georgia State Panthers (0-4) are headed to Michie Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the Army Black Knights (1-2). Army opens this matchup as 7.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 58.
The Georgia State Panthers come into this game with a record of 0-4 this season. The last time they took the field, the Panthers faced the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and took a loss by a score of 41-24. Darren Grainger finished 14/25 with 231 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a QB rate of 130.8 and ended the contest with 2 interceptions. Marcus Carroll was the leader on the ground for the Panthers with 8 carries for 39 yds (4.9 yards per carry). Overall, they ran 58 plays which gave them 309 yds. The Georgia State Panthers ended up running the ball 33 different times and compiled 78 yards, which is an average of 2.4 yds per carry. On the ground, the Panthers gave up 272 yards on 52 tries, which averages out to 5.2 yds per rush allowed. Georgia State conceded 20 completions on 31 attempts for a total of 268 yards, and a completion rate of 64.5%.
Regarding getting in the endzone, the Georgia State Panthers are averaging 26.8 points per contest. As a team they're averaging 193.0 yards on the ground ranking them 37th in college football. The Panthers have racked up 1,643 yards in total for the season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Georgia State has compiled 9 passing touchdowns and 4 touchdowns via the ground. Georgia State has 88 first downs offensively, and they have committed 34 penalties for 283 yards. They have surrendered the football 7 times.
When talking about passing yards, the Panthers have conceded 1,180 yds which puts them in 118th in the country. They have conceded 295.0 yards per outing through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 68.9%. For the year, they are giving up 453.5 yards per game which puts them 119th in Division 1. They have given up 10 touchdowns by air in addition to 7 touchdowns via the ground game. They are giving up an average of 4.2 yards per rush and 158.5 yards on the ground per contest on the campaign. During the season, they have allowed 634 running yards through 4 games. The Panthers are ranked 120th in college football regarding the opposition scoring, conceding 38.3 points per game.
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The Black Knights come into this matchup with a record of 1-2 this season. For their last game, the Black Knights took home the win by a final score of 49-10 when they faced the Villanova Wildcats. Tyson Riley carried the ball 21 times for 158 yards, walking away from the game with 7.5 yds per carry for Army. Cade Ballard finished the game with 0 yds on 0/1 passing while his quarterback rating was 0. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 0.0. Army gave up 35 rush attempts for 173 yds (4.9 yds per rush). The Black Knights pass defense gave up a completion rate of 54.5%, relinquishing 74 yards on 12 for 22 passing. The Black Knights finished the game with a total of 472 yards and they ran 56 plays (8.4 yards per play). Army rushed for 8.6 yds per carry, finishing with 472 yds on 55 carries.
Regarding how much they score, the Black Knights rank 32nd in Division 1 averaging 38.3 points per contest. For the year thus far, the Black Knights currently have a total of 446 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 148.7 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 120th in college football. The Army Black Knights hold an average of 433.7 yards per game, which has them sitting 54th in college football. The Army offense has totaled 197 penalty yds on 20 infractions, which is good for 102nd in Division 1 in terms of hurting your team.
Army has conceded a total of 589 yards rushing (196.3 yards per game) and 5 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. They have surrendered 7 touchdowns via the pass and 202.3 yards/contest, which puts them in 42nd in the nation. The Black Knights defense has taken the field for 208 plays, which has them sitting 8th in Division 1. The Black Knights are allowing 29.7 points per game, ranking them 90th in the country. Over the course of the season, they have given up 89 total points.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Black Knights college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Panthers +7.5
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