Georgia State Panthers (2-0) vs. Charlotte 49ers (1-1)
Georgia State Panthers vs. Charlotte 49ers 9/16/23 – Saturday’s NCAAF clash promises to be a thrilling contest as the undefeated Georgia State Panthers take on the Charlotte 49ers, who are looking to bounce back after their recent loss. Scheduled for September 16, 2023, at 6:00 PM ET, the game will unfold at Jerry Richardson Stadium and will be broadcast on ESP+.
The Panthers’ running back Marcus Carroll has been tearing up the field, accumulating 291 rushing yards with an impressive 6.2 yards per carry. Carroll has also managed to find the end zone 6 times already. Robert Lewis, the wide receiver, has contributed with 11 receptions for 127 yards and 2 touchdowns.
The 49ers, on the other hand, are being led by their running back Durell Robinson, who has managed 103 rushing yards and a touchdown. Wide receiver Jairus Mack has caught eyes with his 5 receptions for 109 yards, averaging 21.8 yards per catch and a touchdown. If you’re looking for the free expert NCAA football picks, consider their matchups carefully.
Georgia State Panthers vs. Charlotte 49ers Game Info
|When:||Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 6:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Jerry Richardson Stadium|
Darren Grainger QB vs. Jalon Jones QB
Darren Grainger has set a strong tempo for the Georgia State Panthers’ offense early in the season. Completing 31 of 46 passes for 337 yards, he has shown precision and efficacy with a 67.4% completion rate. Even more compelling are his 3 passing touchdowns, showcasing his ability to make crucial plays when they matter the most. Grainger’s arm strength is notable, as evidenced by his longest pass covering 42 yards. This not only stretches the field for his team but also keeps the defense honest, creating room for the run game. His passer rating of 150.5 suggests he’s playing at a high level and poses a significant threat to the Charlotte defense.
Despite his strong statistics, Grainger does have areas that could be targeted by the 49ers. One of these is his susceptibility to being sacked; he has been taken down once so far this season, resulting in a loss of 2 yards. This suggests that when faced with an effective pass rush, Grainger could potentially be rattled. Moreover, his decision-making under pressure will be tested against a Charlotte defense likely looking to exploit this weakness. How he handles the pressure, both mental and physical, could significantly impact the outcome of the game.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: Georgia State Panthers -300, Total Odds: 51.5
The odds seem to heavily favor Georgia State, and for good reason. With a spread of -7.5, the moneyline at -300, and an over/under total at 51.5, bettors might be inclined to go with the Panthers. However, there’s always room for upsets in college football, so keep that in mind.
Georgia State Panthers Betting Trends
Georgia State has been strong against the spread recently, going 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games. They also have an impressive road record, being 9-2 ATS in their last 11 away games. Despite these strong indicators, they’ve struggled in games played in September, going just 1-5 straight up. Also, their Week 3 performance historically has been poor, with a 1-10 SU record.
Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
Charlotte has struggled in recent matches, posting a 6-13-1 ATS record in their last 20 games. Their home record is even more concerning, at 1-7 ATS. However, they seem to be an under-the-radar pick for the over/under, as the total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games. They’ve been less effective against Sun Belt conference teams, though, with a 1-5 SU record.
Georgia State Panthers vs. Charlotte 49ers 9/16/23 Betting Picks
Based on the trends and key player performances, Georgia State Panthers seem like the more reliable pick for this game. However, if you’re looking for a riskier bet, the Charlotte 49ers on the Moneyline could provide a hefty payout. The over/under seems a bit unpredictable given the trends, but considering the offensive strength of both teams, taking the over might be worth a shot. For more insights and potential betting opportunities, you can also explore some exclusive sports picks.
Free Pick and Prediction: Georgia State Panthers 35, Charlotte 49ers 24.