Free College Football Picks Today: Georgia Southern Eagles vs Marshall Thundering Herd 11/19/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Georgia Southern Eagles vs Marshall Thundering Herd 11/19/22
Sat 19th November 2022

The Georgia Southern University Eagles (5-5, 2-4 SBC) play host to the Marshall University Thundering Herd (6-4, 3-3 SBC) at Allen E. Paulson Stadium on Saturday for a matchup that pits one of the Sun Belt Conference’s top offenses against its best defense. The Thundering Herd are 4.5-point favorites, and the total is 54.5.

Marshall is coming off a 28-21 win over Appalachian State at Joan C. Edwards Stadium last Saturday. Cam Fancher threw for 225 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. Khalan Laborn ran 18 times for 53 yards and a touchdown. Charles Montgomery caught five passes for 109 yards.

Georgia Southern lost 36-17 to Louisiana at Cajun Field last Thursday. Kyle Vantrease was 28 of 49 for 358 yards and a touchdown. Gerald Green carried 10 times for 44 yards. Derwin Burgess Jr. scored once. He had five receptions for 75 yards.


The Thundering Herd are averaging 23.9 points per game for the season, 93rd in FBS, and they are facing an Eagles defense that has surrendered 31.7 PPG (112th). Meanwhile, Georgia Southern has scored 34.3 points a game this season, 27th in the country, and Marshall is allowing 16.1 PPG (8th).

The Thundering Herd rank as one of the country’s worst teams in passing yards per game (192.1, 111th), while they are 29th in rushing yards (193.4). The Eagles are 103rd in passing yards allowed per game (254.7) and 129th against the run (226.3).

Georgia Southern has been one of the nation’s top passing teams, averaging 334.0 passing yards per game (5th), while ranking 81st in rushing yards (141.2). The Thundering Herd are allowing 194.0 passing yards (28th) and 82.4 rushing yards per game (3rd).


Through 10 games, Cam Fancher has thrown for four touchdowns (5 INT) and 96.8 yards per game to lead Marshall in passing. In five away games this season, he has one TD (4 INT) and an average of 59.0 yards passing. Khalan Laborn leads the team in rushing with an average of 125.3 yards a game over 10 games.

He has 14 touchdowns on the ground and one through the air. Corey Gammage is the Thundering Herd’s leading receiver with 65.3 yards a game and five TDs.

Kyle Vantrease has 21 passing touchdowns (13 INT) with 330.7 yards per game through 10 games to lead Georgia Southern. In four home games this season, he has thrown for 12 TDs (3 INT) and an average of 383.2 yards.

Jalen White has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 77.1 yards a game through 10 games. He has 11 total touchdowns, 10 rushing and one receiving. Khaleb Hood has been the primary target in the Eagles’ aerial attack. He has two touchdowns and a 75.3 yard per game average through 10 appearances.

SportsTips’ College Foottball Pick:

Georgia Southern (+185)

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