Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 3:00 PM (Centennial Bank Stadium)
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On Saturday, the Georgia Southern Eagles visit Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro, Arkansas to play the Arkansas State Red Wolves. Georgia Southern improved to 6-4 overall with a 51-29 victory over UL-Monroe. Shai Werts threw for a touchdown and ran for two others, while the Eagles defense forced three turnovers in the win.
Shai Werts has thrown for 456 yards and six touchdowns while rushing for 461 yards and three touchdowns. J.D. King leads the Eagles in rushing with 669 yards and five touchdowns, while Malik Murray is the leading receiver with 154 yards and two touchdowns. Rashad Byrd is the leading tackler with 73.
Arkansas State won its third straight and improved to 6-4 following a 28-27 victory over Coastal Carolina on Saturday. Layne Hatcher threw a 21-yard touchdown strike to Kirk Merritt with just 32 seconds remaining lifting the Red Wolves to the win despite committing five turnovers. Arkansas State is in second place in the Sun Belt West division at 4-2 just one game behind Louisiana.
Layne Hatcher leads Arkansas State in passing with 1,857 yards, 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions. The leading rusher is Marcel Murray with 706 yards and six touchdowns. Omar Bayless is the leading receiver with 1,262 yards and 14 touchdowns. Darreon Jackson leads the Red Wolves in tackles with 91.
Georgia Southern is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 on fieldturf
The OVER has cashed in each of the Eagles last 4
Arkansas State is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 versus an opponent with a winning record
The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Red Wolves last 7 at home
Both teams sit in second place in their respective divisions in the Sun Belt and both needs to win for a chance to win their divisions. The Red Wolves have won three straight and have covered the number in 45 of their last 68 Sun Belt Conference games. Georgia Southern does not like playing on fieldturf as the Eagles have failed to cover 8 of the last 10 played on that surface. Final Score Prediction, Arkansas Red Wolves win and cover ATS 33-28