Georgia State @ No. 23 Auburn
Current Records: Georgia State 1-2; Auburn 2-1
What to Know
Considering their sizeable disadvantage in the spread, the Georgia State Panthers can expect to have a real challenge on their hands Saturday. They will take on the Auburn Tigers on the road at 4 p.m. ET at Jordan-Hare Stadium. The Panthers should still be riding high after a victory, while Auburn will be looking to regain their footing.
It was all tied up 7-7 at the half for Georgia State and the Charlotte 49ers last week, but Georgia State stepped up in the second half for a 20-9 win.
Meanwhile, Auburn was first on the board but had to settle for second at the end of their game against the Penn State Nittany Lions last week. Auburn came up short against Penn State, falling 28-20. Despite the defeat, the Tigers got a solid performance out of RB Tank Bigsby, who rushed for two TDs and 102 yards on 23 carries.
The Panthers' win brought them up to 1-2 while Auburn's loss pulled them down to a reciprocal 2-1. Two defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Georgia State is 232nd worst in the nation in touchdowns allowed, with 15 on the season. Auburn's defense has more to brag about, as they they enter the contest with only 45.7 rushing yards allowed per game on average, good for seventh best in the nation. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: Jordan-Hare Stadium -- Auburn, Alabama
- TV: SEC Network
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $14.99
The Tigers are a big 27.5-point favorite against the Panthers, according to the latest college football odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Tigers as a 26.5-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.