BYU Vs. Georgia Southern: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 20, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The No. 14 BYU Cougars (8-2) bring a three-game winning streak into matchup with the Georgia Southern Eagles (3-7). The Eagles, +721 on the moneyline to win, and the Cougars, listed at -20 on the spread, kick things off on November 20, 2021 at 4:00 PM ET. The point total for the game is set at 57.5 points.

Take a look at this article before you place a bet on this game for the best available odds and everything else you need to know about the contest — from team and player stats to key metrics, betting insights and more.

The betting trends in the article below reference odds valid as of November 20, 2021 at 4:02 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

BYU Vs. Georgia Southern Betting Odds

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BYU Offense Vs. Georgia Southern Defense

Cougars Offense Stats (Rank) Eagles Defense
33.3 (33) Points/Gm 31.6 (104)
451.8 (15) Yards/Gm 304.5 (12)
265.0 (29) Pass Yards/Gm 217.1 (53)
186.8 (37) Rush Yards/Gm 87.4 (5)
8.7 (20) Yards/Pass 9.3 (123)
5.2 (15) Yards/Rush 4.0 (55)
47.9% (11) 3rd Down % 42.3% (102)
6 (15) Turnovers 2 (129)
5 (30) Sacks 8 (66)

Georgia Southern Offense Vs. BYU Defense

Georgia Southern Offense Stats (Rank) BYU Defense
22.3 (108) Points/Gm 24.3 (56)
227.2 (129) Yards/Gm 391.0 (84)
98.0 (128) Pass Yards/Gm 245.6 (100)
129.2 (95) Rush Yards/Gm 145.4 (65)
6.2 (111) Yards/Pass 7.3 (69)
4.2 (71) Yards/Rush 4.2 (74)
34.9% (102) 3rd Down % 41.0% (90)
6 (15) Turnovers 14 (8)
10 (86) Sacks 8 (66)

When BYU Has The Ball

  • The Cougars have committed the 15th-fewest turnovers in college football (6), and are up against the No. 129 team in terms of turnovers forced, the Eagles (2).
  • BYU ranks 20th in the FBS at 8.7 yards per pass attempt. Georgia Southern allows 9.3 yards per passing play (123rd in college football).
  • The Cougars convert 47.9% of their third downs (11th in college football), while the Eagles’ defense ranks 102nd in that category (42.3%)
  • BYU has the 33rd-ranked offense in the FBS, averaging 33.3 points per game. Georgia Southern’s defense is 104th, giving up 31.6 points per contest.

When Georgia Southern Has The Ball

  • The Eagles’ offense ranks 108th in the FBS at 22.3 points per game. They will be facing the Cougars’ defense which allows 24.3 per game (56th in college football).
  • The Eagles’ offense is 129th in college football averaging 227.2 yards per game, while BYU ranks 84th in yards allowed (391.0).
  • The Eagles’ offense averages 6.2 yards per pass attempt (111th in the FBS). The Cougars’ defense allows 7.3 yards per passing play (69th in college football).
  • BYU allows 145.4 rushing yards per game (65th in the FBS). Georgia Southern’s rushing game ranks 95th in college football (129.2).
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BYU Betting Trends And Insights

  • BYU has put together a 5-5-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Cougars have covered the spread once this season (1-1 ATS) when playing as at least 20-point favorites.
  • So far this season, four out of BYU’s 10 games have gone over the point total.
  • In four of 10 games this season, BYU and its opponents have combined to score more than 57.5 points.
  • The Cougars have put together a 5-1 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 83.3% of those games).

Georgia Southern Betting Trends And Insights

  • Georgia Southern has covered four times in nine chances against the spread this season.
  • The Eagles have been an underdog by 20 points or more this season once, and failed to cover the spread.
  • Georgia Southern’s games have gone over the point total four out of nine times this year.
  • Georgia Southern has combined with its opponent to score more than 57.5 points just twice this season.
  • This season, the Eagles have been the underdog eight times and won one of those games.

BYU Players To Watch

  • Jaren Hall has thrown for 1,995 yards while completing 64.7% of his passes (152-of-235), with 16 touchdowns and three interceptions this year (249.4 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 48 times for 260 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 32.5 yards per game.
  • Tyler Allgeier has taken 203 attempts for a team-leading 1,157 rushing yards (115.7 yards per game) while scoring 17 touchdowns.
  • Puka Nacua has 34 catches and paces his team with 671 receiving yards (74.6 ypg) while scoring three touchdowns.
  • Neil Pau’u has tacked on 526 yards on 46 catches and six touchdowns. He puts up 52.6 receiving yards per game this year.
  • This season Gunner Romney has caught 26 passes for 452 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 75.3 receiving yards per game.

Georgia Southern Players To Watch

  • This season, Justin Tomlin has put up 607 passing yards (121.4 yards per game) while completing 49 of 95 passes (51.6% completion percentage), with one touchdown and six interceptions. He has tacked on 108 rushing yards on 55 carries (plus one touchdown), averaging 21.6 yards per game.
  • Logan Wright has taken 81 carries for a team-leading 353 rushing yards (50.4 yards per game) while scoring three touchdowns.
  • So far this year Gerald Green has rushed for 328 yards on 50 carries (54.7 ypg), with four rushing touchdowns.
  • Khaleb Hood has racked up 19 receptions for 217 yards, best on his team. He averages 36.2 receiving yards per game.
  • Derwin Burgess Jr. has contributed with 210 yards (on seven catches) and one touchdown.
  • Beau Johnson has totaled 109 yards on 11 receptions with one touchdown, averaging 18.2 yards per game.

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