WKU at Georgia State: 12/26/20 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Georgia State Panthers (5-4) vs WKU Hilltoppers (4-6)
Game Info: Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 3:30 pm (Ladd-Peebles Stadium)
Betting Odds: Georgia State Panthers -3.5 -- Over/Under: 54.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and Georgia State Panthers face off on Saturday in the LendingTree Bowl at Ladd- Peebles Stadium.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have been inconsistent this year but they come into this game with a 5-6 record overall. Coming into this game, Western Kentucky has won three straight games, and each of the last two games they have covered the spread. In the last game against Charlotte they were three point underdogs, but the offense was the difference putting up 37 points and that led to a blowout victory. Overall this season, Western Kentucky’s offense has been an issue. On the season Western Kentucky is averaging 18.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 24.1 points per game. Under center for Western Kentucky is Tyrell Pigrome and coming into this game he has thrown for 1,435 yards, nine touchdowns, and zero interceptions.
On the other side of this matchup is the Georgia State Panthers who sit with a 5-4 record overall. Each of the last two games, Georgia State has come away with two straight wins, and they have covered the spread in each of the last three games. On the season Georgia State is averaging 32.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 32.9 points per game. Georgia State is led by Cornelious Brown IV under center and coming into this game he is averaging 2.046 yards, 14 touchdowns, and nine interceptions.
The under is 7-2-1 in Western Kentucky’s last 10 vs. S-Belt. The over is 9-3 in Western Kentucky’s last 12 games on fieldturf. Western Kentucky is 7-3-1 against the spread vs. a team with a winning record. Georgia State is 3-8-1 against the spread vs. a team with a losing record. The over is 7-3 in Georgia State’s last 10 games overall.
I don’t trust Western Kentucky’s offense even though they found success in the last game and that will be the difference in this game. Look for Georgia State to run up the score and Western Kentucky is going to struggle to score in this game. Back Georgia State to win this game and cover the spread.