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    Star wide receiver Robert Lewis and the Georgia State Panthers (4-0) face the Troy Trojans (2-2) on Saturday at 7:00 PM ET, at Center Parc Stadium.

    The Trojans are underdogs, but by less than a field goal (+1), versus the Panthers (with an over/under of 50.5 points).

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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 -110 -110 50.5 -111 -109 -119 -101

    Georgia State Pick Insights

    • Georgia State has put together a perfect 3-0-0 record against the spread this season.
    • When it has played as at least 1-point favorites this season, Georgia State is 2-0 against the spread.
    • Out of Georgia State’s three games with a set total, one has hit the over (33.3%).

    Georgia State Stats & Insights

    • Georgia State is averaging 439.8 yards per game on offense this year (37th in the FBS), and are surrendering 401 yards per game (97th) on the other side of the ball.
    • Georgia State ranks 28th in scoring offense (37 points per game) and 58th in scoring defense (22.8 points allowed per game) this year.
    • Georgia State has the 55th-ranked passing offense this year (248.5 passing yards per game), and has been less effective on defense, ranking ninth-worst with 311.8 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Georgia State ranks 39th in rushing yards this season (191.3 rushing yards per game), but has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS with 89.3 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • While Georgia State ranks 13th-worst in the FBS in third-down efficiency on defense with a 48.5% third-down conversion rate allowed, it’s been a different story offensively, where the Panthers rank 11th-best in the FBS (53.4% third-down percentage).
    • Georgia State has forced seven total turnovers (37th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over two times (third in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +5, the eighth-best in college football.

    Georgia State’s Best Players

    • Darren Grainger has thrown for 994 yards, completing 69.5% of his passes and tossing seven touchdowns this season. He’s also run 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 as a runner.
    • Lewis has hauled in 20 catches for 386 yards (96.5 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone five times as a receiver.
    • Tailique Williams has put together a 249-yard season so far with two touchdowns, reeling in 12 passes on 18 targets.
    • Jacari Carter has been the target of 17 passes and compiled 14 grabs for 124 yards, an average of 31 yards per contest.
    • Kevin Swint leads the team with two sacks, and also has three TFL and 15 tackles.
    • Georgia State’s leading tackler, Jontrey Hunter, has 28 tackles and one TFL this year.
    • Gavin Pringle leads the team with two interceptions, while also putting up 14 tackles, two TFL, 1.5 sacks, and two passes defended.

    Troy Betting Insights

    • Troy has put together a 0-3-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Troy is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 1-point underdogs.
    • Troy has hit the over in one of three games with a set total (33.3%).

    Troy Pick Insights

    • In terms of total yards, Troy ranks 50th in the FBS (416.8 total yards per game) and 29th on the other side of the ball (303.8 total yards allowed per game).
    • Troy ranks 85th in the FBS with 25.5 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 95th with 28 points ceded per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • With 273.8 passing yards per game on offense, Troy ranks 38th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 56th, surrendering 213.5 passing yards per game.
    • Troy has been excelling on run defense, giving up just 90.3 rushing yards per contest (24th-best). On offense, it ranks 81st in the FBS by piling up 143 rushing yards per game.
    • From an offensive perspective, Troy is posting a 39.7% third-down conversion percentage (76th-ranked). It ranks 57th in the FBS on defense (37% third-down rate allowed).
    • Troy sports a bottom-25 turnover margin this season, ninth-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 rushed for 514 yards on 80 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground. He’s also added seven catches, totaling 117 yards.
    • Jarris Williams has racked up nine carries and totaled 48 yards with one touchdown.
    • Chris Lewis has racked up 244 receiving yards on 12 receptions to pace his squad so far this season while scoring two touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Devonte Ross has caught 15 passes and compiled 175 receiving yards (43.8 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Jabre Barber’s 29 targets have resulted in 14 catches for 174 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Javon Solomon paces the team with 2.5 sacks, and also has two TFL and 12 tackles.
    • Jayden McDonald is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s totaled 17 tackles and two TFL.
    • Reddy Steward has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 14 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.
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