Georgia State at Marshall - 11/26/22 College Football Picks and Prediction

Marshall Thundering Herd (7-4) vs Georgia State Panthers (4-7)

Game Info: Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm (Joan C. Edwards Stadium)

Betting Odds: Marshall Thundering Herd -5.5 -- Over/Under: 45.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Georgia State Panthers and Marshall Thundering Herd face off on Saturday in a college football showdown at the Joan C Edwards Stadium. This is the first meeting played between the two teams. 

Georgia State comes into this game with a 4-7 record and they have gone 5-6 against the spread. In the last game against James Madison, Georgia State was competitive scoring 40 points, but the defense gave up 42 points. Quarterback Darren Grainger completed 8 of his 15 passes for 176 yards and a touchdown. Georgia State is averaging 30.6 points while their defense is giving up 31.5 points per game. On the season Grainger has thrown for 2,140 yards, 17 touchdowns, and seven interceptions. 

On the other side of this matchup is Marshall who sits with a 7-4 record and they have gone 6-5 against the spread. Earlier in the season, Marshall was able to beat Notre Dame. In the last game against Georgia, Southern, Marshall was able to secure a 23-10 victory. Cam Fletcher completed 17 of his 32 passes for 274 yards and two touchdowns. Marshall is averaging 23.8 points while their defense is giving up 15.5 points per game. Running back Khalan Laborn is having a strong season rushing for 1,323 yards and 14 touchdowns. 

Georgia State is 9-2 against the spread in their last 11 road games. Marshall is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games. The over is 4-0 in Georgia State’s last four games against a team with a winning record. The under is 6-1 in Marshall’s last eight games overall. The under is 6-1 in the Thundering Herd’s last 7 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game.

Marshall hasn’t gotten enough attention for how good this defense is. Marshall is giving up only 15.5 points per game, and they are going to lockdown in this game with their defense. Georgia State’s offense is better, but they are going to really struggle to score here. The lack of scoring by the Panthers will be the difference as Marshall is going to get the job done. Back Marshall against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Marshall -5.5

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