The Georgia State Panthers and North Carolina State Wolfpack will go at it on the grass at Carter-Finley Stadium. This critical afternoon matchup is scheduled to kick off at 12:30 p.m. ET and CHSS will broadcast the action.
Betting Preview: North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Georgia State Panthers
North Carolina State has been tabbed as the heavy favorite and is currently giving up 25 points to Georgia State. If the Pack stumble early it will generate a reasonable live betting scenario. Vegas has set the over/under (O/U) at 54 points.
The game’s total has moved up after opening at 52.5. The original line of -25 has not budged.
The Panthers have gained 1.0 unit so far and are 1-0 against the spread (ATS). The team’s posted an O/U mark of 0-0.
The Wolfpack have gained 1.0 unit for moneyline bettors this season. They’re 0-1 ATS and also own an O/U record of 0-0.
The Panthers have gone 1-0 straight up (SU) in 2018 while the Wolfpack are also 1-0 SU.
The Panthers are looking to remain unbeaten after a 24-20 victory over Kennesaw State last week where Dan Ellington completed 20-of-28 passes for only 187 yards and three touchdowns. Ellington (77 rushing yards on 18 attempts) also led the ground attack and was complemented by Tra Barnett (18 yards on 10 carries). Christian Owens (six receptions, 70 yards, one TD) and Penny Hart (five catches, 46 yards, one TD) shared the receiving duties in the win.
North Carolina State just picked up a 24-13 win over James Madison. Ryan Finley completed 29-of-43 passes for 309 yards and two touchdowns. Reggie Gallaspy (68 rushing yards on 17 attempts, one TD) mounted the running game as Jakobi Meyers (14 receptions, 161 yards) and Emeka Emezie (five catches, 60 yards) led the receiving corps in the win.
It seems like the Pack may hold an edge in all aspects of the ground game, since their running backs produced 4.6 yards per carry last season while their defense allowed a YPC of 3.9 to opponents. The Panthers registered 3.2 yards per carry last year while allowing 4.1 yards per rush attempt to the opposition..
Georgia State Panthers at North Carolina State Wolfpack Free Prediction
SU Winner: North Carolina State, ATS Winner: Georgia State, O/U: Over
- Each team has lost one fumble this year,
- Georgia State created 12 rushing touchdowns last season.
- North Carolina State put up a whopping 35 rushing touchdowns last season.
- Georgia State logged 15 passing touchdowns last season.
- North Carolina State logged 17 passing touchdowns last season.
- The North Carolina State defensive unit has sacked opposing QBs two times this year. Georgia State has recorded 1 sacks.