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Georgia State at Ball State 12/25/21 - TaxAct Camellia Bowl Picks & Predictions

Ball State Cardinals vs Georgia State Panthers Odds & Info

Game Ball State Cardinals vs Georgia State Panthers
Date & Time Saturday December 25, 2021, 2:30 PM (EST)
Cramton Bowl Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, USA
Latest odds
GSU -5 ; O/U 55.5
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The TaxAct Camelia Bowl is in Montgomery AL showcasing a matchup between the Georgia State Panthers and the Ball State Cardinals. Georgia State comes into bowl season playing some of their best football of the year winning four of their last five games played including three in a row to end the season following a 37-10 win against Troy. Offensively Georgia State dominated against Troy compiling 387 total yards of offense as 247 came on the ground to score 37 points in the game total.

Quarterback Darren Grainger straight at the Georgia State offense completing 11 of 22 passes for 140 yards and two scores, while adding 47 yards rushing on 9 carries. Jamyest Williams Let all ball carriers in the game with 108 yards and one score on 15 carries, while Tucker Gregg added 17 carries for 83 yards.

Ball State slipped into bowl season after winning their final game of the season 20-3 against Buffalo to finish the year and even 6-6. Defensively Ball State controlled their game against Buffalo holding the Bulls to 336 total yards of offense and three points, while forcing 4 total turnovers.

Ball State has been a strong offensive team this season averaging 334.8 total yards of offense to score 24.4 points per game. Drew Plitt has led the offense from the quarterback position completing 221 of 365 passes for 2, 248 yards and 17 touchdowns this season. Carson Steele leads the Ball State rushing attack with 177 carries for 829 yards and six touchdowns.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Georgia State are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia State's last 6 games.
  • Georgia State are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
  • Ball State are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ball State's last 5 games.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Georgia State Panthers -5

Georgia State comes into this game as the better team playing the better football as of late which will be the difference in a bowl win. The Panthers score nearly two more points per game than Ball State at 26.3 points and will use the better offense combined with the momentum of a strong season leading to a bowl win in Alabama. Final Score Prediction, Georgia State wins and covers 31-21.

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