Sun Belt rivals will battle when the Marshall Thundering Herd (7-4) meet the Georgia State Panthers (4-7).
Marshall vs. Georgia State Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Marshall as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Marshall has -241 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia State is listed at +193 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 45 points.
How to Watch Marshall vs. Georgia State Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, November 26, 2022
- Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Huntington, West Virginia
- Stadium: Joan C. Edwards Stadium
On defense, Marshall has been a top-25 unit, ranking 10th-best by surrendering only 286.2 yards per game. The offense ranks 60th (398.5 yards per game). Marshall has the 95th-ranked offense this year (23.8 points per game), and has been better defensively, ranking seventh-best with just 15.5 points allowed per game. Marshall is putting up 199.5 passing yards per game on offense (105th in the FBS), and ranks 30th defensively with 195.0 passing yards allowed per game. On defense, Marshall has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking sixth-best by surrendering just 91.2 per game. The Thundering Herd rank 26th on offense (199.0 rushing yards per game). Marshall owns the 89th-ranked offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (36.7% conversion rate), and has been more effective on defense, ranking best with a 21.7% third-down percentage allowed. Marshall owns the 18th-best turnover margin in college football at +7, forcing 24 turnovers (fifth in the FBS) while turning it over 17 times (74th in the FBS).
From an offensive perspective, Georgia State is accumulating 422.5 total yards per contest (42nd-ranked). It ranks 80th in the FBS on defense (391.0 total yards given up per game). Georgia State has been sputtering on defense, ranking 21st-worst with 31.5 points surrendered per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, regstering 30.6 points per contest (53rd-ranked). Georgia State’s passing game has been sputtering, ranking 22nd-worst in the FBS with 194.5 passing yards per game. It has been more effective on defense, giving up 230.6 passing yards per contest (77th-ranked). Georgia State’s rushing attack has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 10th-best in the FBS with 227.9 rushing yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is ceding 160.4 rushing yards per game, which ranks 83rd. Georgia State is putting up a 40.4% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (57th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering a 41.5% third-down rate (93rd-ranked) on defense. Georgia State sports a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking 24th-best at +6.
Marshall vs. Georgia State Betting Analysis
Marshall Betting Insights
Marshall has registered a 6-5-0 record against the spread this season. Marshall is 2-3 ATS when playing as at least 6.5-point favorites. Games involving the Marshall have hit the over twice this season. The Thundering Herd have been favored on the moneyline seven total times this season. They’ve finished 3-4 in those games. The Thundering Herd have gone 0-1 when they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -241 or shorter (33.3%).
Panthers Betting Insights
Georgia State has covered the spread five times this season (5-5-1). Georgia State has an ATS record of 2-2-1 when playing as at least 6.5-point underdogs. This year, five Georgia State games have gone over the point total. The Panthers have been underdogs in seven games this season and won two (28.6%) of those contests. This season, the Panthers have won one of their five games when they’re the underdog by at least +193 on the moneyline.
Marshall vs. Georgia State Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||51.2||53.1||49.6|
|Implied Total AVG||32.5||35.4||30.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||3-4||1-2||2-2|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||3-0||1-0||2-0|
|Point Total AVG||58.2||61.9||53.8|
|Implied Total AVG||33.5||35.3||31.4|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-2||2-2||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||2-5||0-2||2-3|
Players to Watch
- Owen Porter has helped carry the Thundering Herd’s defense with 30 tackles, 8.0 TFL, 8.5 sacks, and one interception in 11 games.
- The Thundering Herd’s defensive unit has been helped by the contributions of Eli Neal, who has played 11 games and amassed 2.0 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL, 48 tackles, and one interception.
- Micah Abraham has helped lead the Thundering Herd’s defense with five interceptions to go along with 21 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and six passes defended in 11 games.
- With 1.5 sacks to go along with 3.0 TFL, 36 tackles, and two interceptions, Charlie Gray has helped spur the Thundering Herd’s defense over 11 games.
- Jordan Veneziale has been providing a big boost on defense, registering 64 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks for the Panthers.
- Antavious Lane has amassed 55 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two interceptions in 11 games for the Panthers.
- Jontrey Hunter has been causing chaos on defense, totaling 2.0 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL, 34 tackles, and two interceptions for the Panthers.
- On defense, Javon Denis has piled up 29 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and four sacks in 11 games.
Marshall vs. Georgia State Predictions and Pick
Marshall vs. Georgia State betting card
- Pick ATS:
Thundering Herd (-6.5)
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Our prediction to win this contest is Marshall, and we predict that Marshall will cover the spread (Marshall -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 45 points.