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    One of the best wideouts in college football will be on show when Robert Lewis and the Georgia State Panthers (4-0) host the Troy Trojans (2-2) on Saturday, September 30, 2023.

    The Panthers are slight favorites (-1.5) in their game versus the Trojans, with the over/under being 50.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Panthers are -120 and the Trojans are -100.)

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    Game Info for Georgia State vs. Troy

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Stadium: Center Parc Stadium
    Georgia State vs Troy Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Georgia State -1.5 -109 -111 50.5 -110 -110 -120 -100

    Georgia State Pick Insights

    • Georgia State has put together a perfect 3-0-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 1.5-point favorites this season, Georgia State is 2-0 against the spread.
    • In Georgia State’s three games with a set total, one has hit the over (33.3%).

    Georgia State Stats & Insights

    • Georgia State is putting up 439.8 yards per game on offense this season (38th in the FBS), and are surrendering 401 yards per game (97th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Georgia State is compiling 37 points per game on offense (30th in the FBS), and ranks 59th on defense with 22.8 points allowed per game.
    • Georgia State sports the 55th-ranked passing offense this season (248.5 passing yards per game), and has been worse on defense, ranking ninth-worst with 311.8 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Georgia State ranks 38th in rushing yards this season (191.3 rushing yards per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS with 89.3 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Georgia State has struggled defensively in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 14th-worst in the FBS (48.5% third-down percentage) this season. With the ball, however, the Panthers ranks 11th-best, putting up a 53.4% third-down conversion rate.
    • Georgia State owns the seventh-best turnover margin in college football at +5, forcing seven turnovers (33rd in the FBS) while turning it over two times (third in the FBS).

    Georgia State’s Best Players

    • Darren Grainger has been a dual threat for Georgia State so far this season. He has 994 passing yards, completing 69.5% of his passes and collecting seven touchdown passes this season. He’s rushed for 263 yards (65.8 ypg) on 47 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Marcus Carroll has carried the ball 96 times for a team-high 508 yards on the ground and has found the end zone eight times.
    • Lewis’ leads his squad with 386 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 20 receptions (out of 27 targets) and scored five touchdowns.
    • Tailique Williams has put together a 249-yard season so far with two touchdowns, reeling in 12 passes on 18 targets.
    • Jacari Carter has a total of 124 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 14 throws.
    • Kevin Swint has collected two sacks to lead the team, while also picking up three TFL and 15 tackles.
    • Jontrey Hunter is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s totaled 28 tackles and one TFL.
    • Gavin Pringle has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 14 tackles, two TFL, 1.5 sacks, and two passes defended.

    Troy Betting Insights

    • Troy has not covered the spread in a game yet this year (0-3-0).
    • Troy is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 1.5 points or more this year.
    • One of Troy’s three games with a set total has hit the over (33.3%).

    Troy Pick Insights

    • Troy ranks 50th with 416.8 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 28th with 303.8 total yards surrendered per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Troy ranks 85th in the FBS with 25.5 points per game on offense, and it ranks 95th with 28 points ceded per game on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Troy ranks 38th in the FBS with 273.8 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 58th with 213.5 passing yards allowed per contest on defense.
    • Troy ranks 81st in the FBS with 143 rushing yards per game, but it has been lifted up by its defense, which ranks 24th-best by giving up just 90.3 rushing yards per game.
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, Troy ranks 76th in the FBS (39.7% third-down conversion percentage) and 55th defensively (37% third-down rate allowed).
    • Troy has a bottom-25 turnover margin this season, eighth-worst at -6.

    Troy’s Best Players

    • Gunnar Watson leads Troy with 1,046 yards on 78-of-135 passing with eight touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season.
    • Kimani Vidal has run for 514 yards on 80 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground. He’s also tacked on seven catches, totaling 117 yards.
    • Jarris Williams has run for 48 yards across nine carries, scoring one touchdown.
    • Chris Lewis has racked up 244 receiving yards on 12 catches to pace his squad so far this season while scoring two touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Devonte Ross has put up a 175-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 15 passes on 23 targets.
    • Jabre Barber’s 14 receptions (on 29 targets) have netted him 174 yards (43.5 ypg) and two touchdowns.
    • Javon Solomon has racked up 2.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording two TFL and 12 tackles.
    • Jayden McDonald is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s racked up 17 tackles and two TFL.
    • Reddy Steward has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 14 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.

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