The Georgia State Panthers (1-4) have a Sun Belt matchup with the Georgia Southern Eagles (3-2).
Georgia State vs. Georgia Southern Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Georgia State as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Georgia State has -147 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia Southern is listed at +117 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 66.5 points.
How to Watch Georgia State vs. Georgia Southern Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
- Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN3
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia
- Stadium: Center Parc Stadium
Georgia State has the 60th-ranked offense this year (419.8 yards per game), and have been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking 19th-worst with 435.8 yards allowed per game. Despite having a bottom-25 scoring defense that ranks 23rd-worst in the FBS (33.4 points allowed per game), Georgia State has put up better results on the other side of the ball, ranking 84th in the FBS by putting up 27.6 points per game. Georgia State is totaling 205.6 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 100th in the FBS. The defense ranks 80th, surrendering 238.2 passing yards per game. Georgia State has struggled on defense against the run, ranking 14th-worst in the FBS (197.6 rushing yards allowed per game) this season. However, the team ranks 19th-best on the other side of the ball, putting up 214.2 rushing yards per game. In addition to a 46.3% third-down conversion rate allowed on defense, which ranks 17th-worst in the FBS, Georgia State has posted the 58th-ranked third-down conversion rate (41.4%) on offense. Georgia State has forced 10 total turnovers (20th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over eight times (77th in the FBS) for +2a turnover margin of +2, 40th-ranked in college football.
Georgia Southern ranks 15th-worst in total yards allowed per game on defense (443.8), but at least it has been excelling on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 12th-best in total yards per contest (500.0). Georgia Southern’s defense ranks 84th in the FBS with 28.2 points surrendered per contest, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks 25th-best by putting up 37.8 points per game. Georgia Southern’s pass offense has been dominant, accumulating 314.8 passing yards per contest (14th-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 82nd by surrendering 238.8 passing yards per game. Georgia Southern ranks 41st in rushing yards per game (185.2), but it has been less productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking ninth-worst in the FBS with 205.0 rushing yards conceded per contest. Georgia Southern’s third-down offense has been thriving, putting up a 57.8% third-down conversion rate (fourth-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 106th by surrendering a 43.8% third-down rate. Georgia Southern has accumulated six forced turnovers (82nd in the FBS) and committed seven turnovers (61st in the FBS) this season for a -1 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.
Georgia State vs. Georgia Southern Betting Analysis
Georgia State Betting Insights
Georgia State has covered the spread one time this season (1-3-1). Georgia State has not covered a spread (0-1) when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites. This season, Georgia State games have hit the over twice. The Panthers have been listed as the moneyline favorite just one other time so far this season, a game they lost. The Panthers have played as a moneyline favorite of -147 or shorter in only one game this season, which they lost.
Eagles Betting Insights
Georgia Southern is 4-1-0 against the spread this season. Georgia Southern has an ATS record of 2-1 when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs. Games involving Georgia Southern have hit the over twice this season. This season, the Eagles have been the underdog three times and won one of those games. The Eagles have entered four games this season as the underdog by +117 or more and are 0-1 in those contests.
Georgia State vs. Georgia Southern Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||59.9||63.5||54.5|
|Implied Total AVG||35.2||37.0||32.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||0-1||0-1||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-3||0-2||1-1|
|Point Total AVG||62.6||60.5||64.0|
|Implied Total AVG||40.8||42.5||39.7|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||1-0||1-0||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-2||0-0||1-2|
Players to Watch
- As part of the Panthers’ defense, Jordan Veneziale has registered 39 tackles and 0.5 sacks in five games.
- With one interception to go with 23 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended in five games, Jontrey Hunter has been a significant part of the Panthers’ defensive unit in 2022.
- As part of the Panthers’ defensive unit, Quavian White has recorded three interceptions to go along with 16 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and three passes defended in five games.
- Antavious Lane, as part of the Panthers’ defense, has compiled 32 tackles in five games.
- Marques Watson-Trent has totaled 13 tackles and 0.5 sacks in five games for the Eagles.
- The Eagles’ Isaac Walker has compiled 1.5 sacks to go with 1.0 TFL, three tackles, and one interception in five games.
- Khadry Jackson has 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and 10 tackles in five games.
- On defense, Tyler Bride has chipped in with seven tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one interception in five games.
Georgia State vs. Georgia Southern Predictions and Pick
Georgia State vs. Georgia Southern betting card
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Our pick to win this contest is Georgia Southern, and we predict that Georgia Southern will cover the spread (Georgia State -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 66.5 points.