Georgia Southern at Texas State 10/11/18 - CFB Picks & Predictions
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Georgia Southern Eagles vs. Texas State Bobcats
CFB: 7:30 PM EST
Oct. 11, 2018
Latest Odds : GASO -17 Total 49
The Georgia Southern Eagles visit Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos, Texas to play the Texas State Bobcats on Thursday night. The Eagles defeated South Alabama 48-13 on Saturday to push their record to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in the Sun Belt. Shai Werts threw for 99 yards and one touchdown and rushed for 85 yards and scored two other touchdowns for the Eagles.
Texas State lost its third straight to the Louisiana State Ragin’ Cajuns in its last outing 42-27. The Bobcats fell behind 28-0 by halftime and could not recover. Tyler Vitt threw four touchdown passes in the loss but the Bobcats could get no closer than 15 points during the second half. Keenan Brown caught two of Vitt’s four touchdowns passes.
Georgia Southern quarterback Shai Werts has thrown for 363 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 454 yards and eight touchdowns. Wesley Fields has 379 yards rushing and three touchdowns. Five Eagles rushers have run for 155 or more yards this season. Wesley Kennedy II leads the Eagles in receptions with seven for 152 yards.
Texas State quarterback Tyler Vitt has thrown for 518 yards, five touchdowns and three interceptions. The leading rusher for the Bobcats is Willie Jones III with 189 yards and one touchdown, while Anthony Taylor has rushed for 154 yards and one touchdown. The leading receiver for Texas State is Keenan Brown with 23 receptions for 346 yards and four touchdowns.
Recent Betting Trends:
Georgia Southern is 5-0 ATS in its last 5
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Eagles last 5
Texas State is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6
The OVER has cashed in each of the Bobcats last 5
Free Betting Pick: Georgia Southern Eagles -17
Georgia Southern has won 4 of its first 5 with its only blemish a 38-7 loss to the Clemson Tigers. With the exception of the loss to Clemson, the Eagles defense is allowing 13.25 points per game, while scoring 36.75 per game over the same four games. The Bobcats on the other hand are allowing 32.6 points per game on defense. Final Score Prediction, Georgia Southern Eagles win and cover ATS 42-17.