Georgia State at Georgia Southern: 10/30/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Georgia Southern Eagles (2-5) vs Georgia State Panthers (3-4)
Game Info: Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 6:00 pm (Allen E. Paulson Stadium)
Betting Odds: Georgia Southern Eagles +5 -- Over/Under: 55.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Georgia State Panthers and Georgia Southern Eagles face off on Saturday in a college football showdown at Paulson Stadium. In 2020 it was Georgia State that came away with the 30-24 victory.
Georgia State comes into this game with a 3-4 record overall but they have won two games in a row. In the last game against Texas State, the defense gave up 16 points, and that led to the victory. Two games ago Georgia State put up 55 points against Louisiana-Monroe. Georgia State is averaging 24.3 points while the defense is giving 32.4 points per game. Under center for Georgia State is Darren Grainger and he has thrown for 783 yards, 11 touchdowns, and three interceptions. Tucker Gregg has also had a big season rushing for 465 yards and two touchdowns.
On the other side of this matchup is the Georgia Southern Eagles who sit with a 2-5 record overall and they have lost two games in a row. In the last game against South Alabama, Georgia Southern’s defense struggled giving up 41 points, Georgia Southern is averaging 23.3 points while the defense is giving up 33.9 points per game. Justin Tomlin and Cam Ransom have both played this season under center and both will probably play again in this game. This is a run first team led by Logan Wright who has rushed for 541 yards and five touchdowns. Gerald Green has also rushed for 340 yards and five touchdowns.
Georgia State is 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games. Georgia Southern is 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games. The over is 4-1 in Georgia State’s last five games on grass. The under is 9-4 in Georgia Southern’s last 13 home games. The home team is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings.
This has been a series dominated by the home team, and when it’s a rivalry game, all records seem to go out of the window. Georgia State’s offense isn’t actually all that good, and Georgia Southern has the offense to keep it close. Back Georgia Southern against the spread.