Georgia State at Memphis 9/14/18 - College Football Picks & Predictions
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Georgia St. Panthers vs. Memphis Tigers
CFB: 7:00 PM EST
Sep. 14, 2018
Latest Odds : MEM - 27 Total 59
On Friday, the Georgia State Panthers (1-1) visit the Memphis Tigers (1-1) in Week 3 of the college football regular season at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
Georgia State lost 41-7 to the North Carolina State Wolf Pack last Saturday. The Panthers scored an early touchdown in the first quarter to lead 7-0, but were held scoreless the final three quarters of the game while NC State scored 41 unanswered points. Quarterback Dan Ellington passed for 194 yards in the loss. The lone touchdown was scored by Destin Coates on an 8-yard run.
Memphis was defeated by Navy 22-21 on Saturday on a rain soaked field in Annapolis, Maryland. Memphis led 21-9 before Navy scored two straight touchdowns during the fourth quarter to take a one-point lead. Memphis reached the Navy 34 on the ensuing drive but turned the ball over on downs. Darrell Henderson rushed for touchdowns of 78 and 59 yards for the Tigers in the loss.
Panthers Quarterback Dan Ellington has complete 35 of 56 passed for 381 yards and three touchdowns. Ellington is the leading rusher for the Panthers with 107 yards on 28 carries, while Destin Coates has 52 yards rushing and one touchdown. Penny Hart and Devin Gentry each have 99 yards receiving to lead the Panthers, while Hart, Diondre Champaigne and Christian Owens have each caught one touchdown pass.
Quarterback Brady White has completed 37 of 53 passes for 503 yards, five touchdowns and one interception for the Tigers. Darrell Henderson leads Memphis in rushing with 288 yards on 22 carries and four touchdowns. Damonthe Coxie is the leading receiver for Memphis with 117 yards and one touchdown, while four other receivers have each caught one touchdown pass for the Tigers.
Recent Betting Trends:
Georgia State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 overall
The UNDER has cashed in 9 of the Panthers last 12 on the road
Memphis is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 overall
The OVER has cashed in 20 of the Tigers last 28 at home
Free Betting Pick: Memphis Tigers -27
Memphis is averaging 565 total yards of offense to just 332 yards for Georgia State. Defensively, the Tigers are allowing just 83 yards per game on the ground and 162 yards through the air, while the Panthers defense is allowing 313 yards passing and 148 yards rushing per game. This spells trouble for the Panthers both on both sides of the ball. Final Score Prediction, Memphis Tigers win and cover ATS 48-14.