James Madison vs. Georgia State Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 19, 2022

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Sun Belt foes will do battle when the James Madison Dukes (6-3) battle the Georgia State Panthers (4-6) at Bridgeforth Stadium and Zane Showker Field in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

James Madison vs. Georgia State Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 10 points, with bookmakers listing James Madison as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, James Madison has -346 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia State is listed at +271 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 52 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch James Madison vs. Georgia State Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Stadium: Bridgeforth Stadium and Zane Showker Field

Betting Preview

James Madison

James Madison ranks 28th in total offense this year (450.1 yards per game), but has been shining on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 13th-best in the FBS with 450.1 yards allowed per game. James Madison has been a handful for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (22nd-best with 35.3 points per game) and scoring defense (24th-best with 20.3 points allowed per game) this year. On offense, James Madison ranks 39th in the FBS with 261.9 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 69th in passing yards allowed per contest (227.4). James Madison ranks 38th in rushing yards this season (188.2 rushing yards per game), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking second-best in the FBS with 79.0 rushing yards allowed per game. On defense, James Madison has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking seventh-best by surrendering a 28.8% third-down percentage. The team’s offense ranks 93rd (36.3% third-down conversion rate). With 19 forced turnovers (18th in the FBS) against 16 turnovers committed (83rd in the FBS), James Madison’s +3+3 turnover margin ranks 42nd in college football.

Georgia State

With 439.0 total yards per game on offense, Georgia State ranks 31st in the FBS in 2022. Defensively, it ranks 80th, surrendering 387.6 total yards per game. With 29.7 points per game on the offensive side of the ball, Georgia State ranks 59th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 103rd, surrendering 30.4 points per game. With 196.4 passing yards per game on offense, Georgia State ranks 106th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 67th, giving up 226.3 passing yards per contest. Georgia State’s run offense has been thriving, putting up 242.6 rushing yards per contest (seventh-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 88th by giving up 161.3 rushing yards per game. With a 41.8% third-down conversion percentage on offense, Georgia State ranks 49th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 73rd, giving up a 39.1% third-down rate. At +3, Georgia State has the 42nd-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 21 forced turnovers (ninth in the FBS) and 18 turnovers committed (101st in the FBS).

James Madison vs. Georgia State Betting Analysis

James Madison Betting Insights

James Madison has covered the spread in a matchup six times this season (6-3-0). In games it is played as 10-point favorites or more, James Madison has an ATS record of 3-1. James Madison games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under five times this season. The Dukes have gone 4-2 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 66.7% of those games). The Dukes have a record of 2-2 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -346 or shorter (50%).

Panthers Betting Insights

Georgia State have registered a 4-5-1 record against the spread this season. Georgia State has yet to cover a spread (0-1) when it is at least 10-point underdogs. This year, Georgia State games have hit the over four times. The Panthers have entered the game as underdogs six times this season and won twice. The Panthers have played as an underdog of +271 or more once this season and lost that game.

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James Madison vs. Georgia State Against The Spread & Betting Records

James Madison

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 54.9 53.5 56.1
Implied Total AVG 34.6 36.5 33.0
ATS Record 6-3-0 3-1-0 3-2-0
Over/Under Record 5-4-0 2-2-0 3-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-2 2-1 2-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-1 0-0 1-1

Panthers

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 58.9 61.9 54.4
Implied Total AVG 33.8 35.3 31.5
ATS Record 4-5-1 2-3-1 2-2-0
Over/Under Record 4-6-0 3-3-0 1-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-2 2-2 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-4 0-2 2-2

Players to Watch

James Madison

  • With 1.0 sack to go with 5.0 TFL, 53 tackles, and one interception in nine games, Taurus Jones has been a key part of the Dukes’ defensive unit in 2022.
  • As part of the Dukes’ defense, Isaac Ukwu has delivered 6.0 sacks to go with 6.0 TFL and 21 tackles in nine games.
  • As part of the Dukes’ defense, Jamare Edwards has recorded 26 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and 4.5 sacks in nine games.
  • Jailin Walker has been a significant part of the Dukes’ defense in 2022, with three interceptions to go with 35 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and four passes defended in nine games.

Panthers

  • Jordan Veneziale has been wreaking havoc on defense, totaling 53 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks for the Panthers.
  • The Panthers’ Antavious Lane has recorded 1.0 TFL, 50 tackles, and two interceptions in 10 games.
  • Jontrey Hunter has amassed 2.0 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL, 34 tackles, and two interceptions in 10 games for the Panthers.
  • Jeffery Clark has posted 4.0 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL and 26 tackles in 10 games for the Panthers.

James Madison vs. Georgia State Predictions and Pick

James Madison vs. Georgia State betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Dukes (-10)

    Pick OU:

    Over (52)

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How to Bet on James Madison vs. Georgia State

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Our pick to win this game is James Madison, and we expect that James Madison will cover the spread (James Madison -10). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 52 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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