Georgia State at South Alabama 11/21/20 College Football Picks and Predictions
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South Alabama Jaguars (3-5) vs Georgia State Panthers (3-4)
Game Info: Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm (Hancock Whitney Stadium)
Betting Odds: South Alabama Jaguars +1 -- Over/Under: 58.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Georgia State Panthers and South Alabama Jaguars face off on Saturday in a college football showdown at Hancock Whitney Stadium.
Georgia State has been up and down this season and coming into this game they have lost two of their last three games. In the last game against Appalachian State the defense looked good giving up only 17 points, but the defense only scored 13 points and that led to the loss. On the season, Georgia State is averaging 33.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 36.9 points per game. On offense, Georgia State is a run first team averaging 2051 points per game and in this game they are going to need to establish the run early. If they fall to establish the run, they are going to be in big trouble trying to come away with the victory. ‘
On the other side of this matchup is the South Alabama Jaguars who currently sit with a 3-5 record and inside the conference, they sit with a 2-3 record. Coming into this game, South Alabama has lost three games in a row and over the last three games they have scored only 33 points total and that type of offensive production isn’t enough to get the job done. On offense, South Alabama is led by Desmond Trotter who has thrown for 1320 yards, nine touchdowns, and three interceptions. In this game, look for South Alabama to really try to establish the pass early, and try to put some major pressure on Georgia State’s defense.
Georgia State is 2-8-1 against the spread in their last 11 games against teams with a losing record. Georgia State is 4-11-2 against the spread in their last 17 road games. South Alabama is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight home games.
South Alabama has found success covering spreads at home and that is going to continue in this game. This game could be basically a pick-em by game time, but South Alabama is going to find a way to get the job done. In terms of the total it's a lean to the under.