Sun Belt Preseason Predictions For Every Game: Preview 2022

Sun Belt predictions for every team and every game in the 2022 college football season

The Sun Belt just got a whole lot more interesting with the addition of Marshall, Old Dominion, and Southern Miss from Conference USA – and getting them a year before it seemed possible – and also brought in FCS powerhouse James Madison to a be a part of the fun.

The divisions are staying for now, but the great additions will make it far, far tougher for Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, and Louisiana to keep on dominating – even though they might not take that big a step back, if any.

While it might seem a bit cut-and-dry with the way the league is set up, watch out for some potentially big moves from some teams that struggled. The problem will be the schedules for Troy, South Alabama, and Arkansas State. Georgia State and Old Dominion programs that got to bowl games last season will have to fight, too.

The Sun Belt is stronger than ever and the season should be the best yet. The Sun Belt predictions for 2022 are …

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Sun Belt Preseason Predictions: West

Sun Belt East Predicted Finish

1. Coastal Carolina
2. Appalachian State
T3. Georgia State
T3. Marshall
T5. Georgia Southern
T5. James Madison
T5. Old Dominion

Appalachian State Mountaineers

2022 Preseason Prediction: 8-4
2022 Sun Belt Prediction: 6-1
2021: 10-4, Prediction: 9-3
2020: 9-3, 2019: 13-1, 2018: 11-2

Sept 3 North Carolina L
Sept 10 at Texas A&M L
Sept 17 at Troy W
Sept 24 James Madison W
Oct 1 The Citadel W
Oct 8 at Texas State W
Oct 15 OPEN DATE
Oct 19 Georgia State W
Oct 29 Robert Morris W
Nov 3 at Coastal Carolina L
Nov 12 at Marshall L
Nov 19 Old Dominion W
Nov 26 at Georgia Southern W
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Coastal Carolina Chanticleers

2022 Preseason Prediction: 10-2
2022 Sun Belt Prediction: 7-1
2021: 11-2, Prediction: 10-2
2020: 11-1, 2019: 5-7, 2018: 5-7

Sept 3 Army W
Sept 10 Gardner-Webb W
Sept 17 Buffalo W
Sept 22 at Georgia State W
Oct 1 Georgia Southern W
Oct 8 at ULM W
Oct 15 Old Dominion W
Oct 22 OPEN DATE
Oct 29 at Marshall L
Nov 3 Appalachian State W
Nov 12 Southern Miss W
Nov 19 at Virginia L
Nov 26 at James Madison W
Coastal Carolina 2022 Preview
Coastal Carolina 10 Best Players 

Georgia Southern Eagles

2022 Preseason Prediction: 5-7
2022 Sun Belt Prediction: 3-5
2021: 3-9, Prediction: 6-6
2020: 8-5, 2019: 7-6, 2018: 10-3

Sept 3 Morgan State W
Sept 10 at Nebraska L
Sept 17 at UAB L
Sept 24 Ball State W
Oct 1 at Coastal Carolina L
Oct 8 at Georgia State L
Oct 15 James Madison W
Oct 22 at Old Dominion L
Oct 29 OPEN DATE
Nov 5 South Alabama W
Nov 10 at Louisiana L
Nov 19 Marshall W
Nov 26 Appalachian State L
Georgia Southern 2022 Preview
Georgia Southern 10 Best Players 

Georgia State Panthers

2022 Preseason Prediction: 6-6
2022 Sun Belt Prediction: 5-3
2021: 8-5, Prediction: 6-6
2020: 6-4, 2019: 7-6, 2018: 2-10

Sept 3 at South Carolina L
Sept 10 North Carolina L
Sept 17 Charlotte W
Sept 22 Coastal Carolina L
Oct 1 at Army L
Oct 8 Georgia Southern W
Oct 15 OPEN DATE
Oct 19 at Appalachian State L
Oct 29 Old Dominion W
Nov 5 at Southern Miss W
Nov 12 ULM W
Nov 19 at James Madison W
Nov 26 at Marshall L
Georgia State 2022 Preview
Georgia State 10 Best Players 

James Madison Dukes

2021 Preseason Prediction: 5-7
2021 Sun Belt Prediction: 3-5
2021: 12-2, 2020: 7-1, 2019: 14-2, 2018: 9-4

Sept 3 Middle Tennessee W
Sept 10 Norfolk State W
Sept 17 OPEN DATE
Sept 24 at Appalachian State L
Oct 1 Texas State W
Oct 8 at Arkansas State W
Oct 15 at Georgia Southern L
Oct 22 Marshall W
Oct 27 OPEN DATE
Nov 5 at Louisville L
Nov 12 at Old Dominion L
Nov 19 Georgia State L
Nov 26 Coastal Carolina L
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James Madison 10 Best Players 

Marshall Thundering Herd

2022 Preseason Prediction: 8-4
2022 Sun Belt Prediction: 5-3
2021: 7-6, Prediction: 9-3
2020: 7-3, 2019: 8-5, 2018: 9-4

Sept 3 Norfolk State W
Sept 10 at Notre Dame L
Sept 17 at Bowling Green W
Sept 24 at Troy L
Oct 1 Gardner-Webb W
Oct 8 OPEN DATE
Oct 12 Louisiana W
Oct 22 at James Madison L
Oct 29 Coastal Carolina W
Nov 5 at Old Dominion W
Nov 12 Appalachian State W
Nov 19 at Georgia Southern L
Nov 26 Georgia State W
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Old Dominion Monarchs

2022 Preseason Prediction: 4-8
2022 Sun Belt Prediction: 3-5
2021: 6-7, Prediction: 2-10
2020: 0-0, 2019: 1-11, 2018: 4-8

Sept 2 Virginia Tech L
Sept 10 at East Carolina L
Sept 17 at Virginia L
Sept 24 Arkansas State W
Oct 1 Liberty W
Oct 8 OPEN DATE
Oct 15 at Coastal Carolina L
Oct 22 Georgia Southern W
Oct 29 at Georgia State L
Nov 5 Marshall L
Nov 12 James Madison W
Nov 19 at Appalachian State L
Nov 26 at South Alabama L
Old Dominion 2022 Preview
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Georgia Southern Eagles Preview
Head Coach: Clay Helton, 1st year at Georgia Southern,
6th year overall, 46-24. 2021 Preview
2021 Record: Overall: 3-9, Conference: 2-6
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Georgia Southern Eagles Preview 2022

Clay Helton was hardly awful at USC.

A good guy who everyone liked – you don’t survive a 5-7 season at that place if you rub people the wrong way – he won a Pac-12 title, won a Rose Bowl, and it wasn’t nearly enough for a program that demands College Football Playoff consideration.

He knows how to get an offense going, and now he gets to tweak a Georgia Southern program that also rightly expects success – albeit on a different scale.

The Eagles came into 2021 with three straight winning seasons and bowl appearances, but the O couldn’t get going, the losses kept rolling, and in comes Helton to change all of that.

With eight starters back on offense, six back on D, and with what should be one of the Sun Belt’s better kicking games, things should bounce back fast.

Georgia Southern Eagles Preview 2022: Offense

The offense has been in a pivot from the triple option style for a while, but now the new coaching staff really will adjust a bit more with a spread style that incorporates even more of a balance. Whatever it’s going to be, it has to work a whole lot better than the version of last year that struggled to average 20 points and 340 yards per game.

The running game wasn’t good enough, the passing game wasn’t efficient, and now it all has to be better with eight starters back.

The hope is for Buffalo transfer Kyle Vantrease to add a steady veteran presence. The sixth-year quarterback can run, but he’s more of a passer who can do a little of everything. The Eagle quarterbacks combined to throw for five touchdown passes and 12 picks – Justin Tomlin is gone, but Cam Ransom isn’t a bad No. 2 option to work around.

The receivers are in place to help. The emphasis wasn’t on the passing game so the numbers weren’t amazing, but Khaleb Hood led the way with 35 catches and 442 yards, and there’s just enough speed around to hit more deep plays. Three of the five touchdown catches went to TE Beau Johnson, a 6-1, 225-pound junior who needs to be a featured target.

The running backs need more room to move. The Eagles have high-powered runners who should average over five yards per carry. Leading rusher Logan Wright is gone, but juniors Gerald Green and Jalen White combined for over 800 yards, nine touchdowns, and 5.6 yards per pop.

The offensive front that couldn’t generate a push and allowed way too many plays behind the line gets back just about everyone around all-star guard Khalil Crowder.

Georgia Southern Eagles Preview 2022: Defense

The defense tried to help the cause, but it wasn’t great against the run and finished 110th in the nation overall. It’s not as experienced as the offensive side, but six starters are back with just enough upside to be a whole lot stronger under the new coaching staff.

The line should be the early strength. Sixth year senior Justin Ellis returns after tying for the team lead with five sacks. Combined with veteran Dillon Springer, the Eagles have the ends.

Now they need the tackles to form a solid rotation with good interior pass rusher CJ Wright gone off the nose.Size and bulk will be an early issue, but 300-pound former North Carolina transfer Kristian Varner should help.

The linebacking corps went young last season, and now it should pay off. Eldrick Robinson is gone to Wake Forest, and Michael Edwards is off to East Carolina. There was next to nothing happening in the backfield from the outside linebackers – that’s about to change under the new staff – but the inside guys have to emerge.

The secondary has to be far, far better. It will be thanks to the return of star CB Derrick Canteen, one of the best defensive players in the Sun Belt who missed most of last year with a torn pectoral muscle.

Leading tackler Anthony Wilson is back at one safety spot after making 78 tackles, and versatile Justin Birdsong returns for a fifth year after finishing fourth on the team with 49 stops.

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The Sun Belt just got a whole lot bigger, cooler, and more interesting with a shocking expansion that should take the conference up another level.

FCS powerhouse James Madison gets to join in right away, and Marshall, Old Dominion, and Southern Miss were able to leave Conference USA and get in for the 2022 football season.

Here’s the problem – several Sun Belt programs that made strides last year are going to have tougher schedules to deal with. Several teams should be better, but might not have the results to show it.

The rankings are based on how good the teams should be and not the final projected records. Keeping in mind that this all could/might/will change when we make the final calls in August …

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18. All of a sudden, the Sun Belt has become the cool conference

22 College Football Thoughts For 2022
22. College football is changing, and it’s okay
21, Texas & Oklahoma, you really want the SEC?
20. SEC is really, really good if you like it or not
19. James Madison, welcome to the show

The conference has only been doing football since 2001, and it was always the land of the paycheck programs – the ones the big boys scheduled for an easy 55-3 win on Homecoming.

In one of the shockers of the conference realignment changes over the last year, the Sun Belt wasn’t picked off in the expansion run. Instead, it added James Madison from the FCS and snagged Marshall, Southern Miss, and Old Dominion from Conference USA.

It was a battle to see if Conference USA could hold on to the Thundering Herd, the Golden Eagles, and the Monarchs through the football season, but the divorce is final, and those three are getting remarried right away to go along with a fun James Madison program.

How ugly did it get? Both Conference USA and the Sun Belt released their 2022 schedules including those three teams, but the Sun Belt has their teams.

The Sun Belt East will be made up of Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, James Madison, Marshall, and Old Dominion. The West will be Arkansas State, Louisiana, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Texas State, Troy, and ULM.

No, it’s not time for the SEC to start shaking, but it’s an amazing story that the Sun Belt is not only surviving, but it’s getting a whole lot stronger and more entertaining.

22 College Football Thoughts For 2022
22. College football is changing, and it’s okay
21, Texas & Oklahoma, you really want the SEC?
20. SEC is really, really good if you like it or not
19. James Madison, welcome to the show

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Appalachian State vs Georgia Southern Prediction, Game Preview

Appalachian State vs Georgia Southern prediction, game preview, how to watch, lines, and why each team might – or might not – win this Saturday.

Appalachian State vs Georgia Southern prediction, game preview, how to watch: Saturday, November 27


Appalachian State vs Georgia Southern How To Watch

Date: Saturday, November 27
Game Time: 2:30 ET
Venue: Kidd Brewer Stadium, Boone, NC
How To Watch: ESPN+
Record: Appalachian State (9-2), Georgia Southern (3-8)
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Appalachian State vs Georgia Southern Game Preview


Why Georgia Southern Will Win

Appalachian State doesn’t need anything about this game.

It doesn’t matter in terms of bowl games, it’s not about the Sun Belt title – it’s already in the championship next week against Louisiana – and it’s not like this is a big rivalry game.

Of course a ten-win regular season would be nice, but staying healthy for next week is the only goal here.

Georgia Southern might not be running the ball like normal, but there’s a little bit of a passing game, the defensive front can get into the backfield, and ….

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Why Appalachian State Will Win

How much does Appalachian State care?

If it wants this game, it’s an easy blowout over a team with no consistent offensive punch whatsoever.

Georgia Southern is in a holding pattern until new head man Clay Helton can take over. Until then, the O has to prove it can get past 17 points – it only did that once over the last five games – and Appalachian State could put up 17 in the first quarter.

The Mountaineer offensive line is dominating, the defensive front lives in the backfield, and …

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What’s Going To Happen

There’s the Senior Day aspect to this.

No, Appalachian State isn’t going to pull out all the stops, and it might give up a few late points as it tries to get as many seniors on the field as possible, but it’ll get up fast and have this put away in a hurry.

However, Georgia Southern will keep trying, it’ll keep pushing, and it’ll come up with a few late points.

It’ll be a true go-through-the-motions win.

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Appalachian State vs Georgia Southern Prediction, Lines

Appalachian State 38, Georgia Southern 13
Line: Appalachian State -24.5, o/u: 55.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 2

Must See Rating: 2

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BYU vs Georgia Southern Prediction, Game Preview

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BYU vs Georgia Southern prediction, game preview, how to watch: Saturday, November 20


BYU vs Georgia Southern How To Watch

Date: Saturday, November 20
Game Time: 4:00 ET
Venue: Allen E Paulson Stadium, Statesboro, GA
How To Watch: ESPN+
Record: BYU (8-2), Georgia Southern (3-7)
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BYU vs Georgia Southern Game Preview


Why BYU Will Win

It’s not that the Georgia Southern offense has totally stalled, but it doesn’t do what it’s supposed to.

This is a running team that’s been able to bring in the passing attack enough to balance things out, and it all worked against Texas State last week. However, the ground game that ripped it up over the first half of the season isn’t getting the job done – it failed to get to 170 yards in four of the last five games, and now it goes against a BYU run defense that’s rested and good.

It allowed under 100 yards in two of the last three games and gives up 146 yards or fewer on the year.

On the flip side, the Cougar offense has been a machine with over 1,300 yards and 125 points in the last two games.

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Why Georgia Southern Will Win

Yeah, that passing game. It has to be good.

Justin Tomlin and Cam Ransom have combined to get things going over the last few games, but no matter what’s happening, the Eagles have to push the downfield plays a bit more and take some chances against the Cougar defense that will give up the occasional big play.

BYU doesn’t do a ton to get into the backfield when it’s not playing the awful teams – the Georgia Southern ground game should get a little time to work, too. There should be a little bit of balance, but …

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What’s Going To Happen

BYU will come back from the break roaring – after a quarter.

The running game will get going right away with nothing crazy, but the breakthrough dashes will start coming after a few drives. The defense that started to wear down a bit – at least it did in the 66-49 win over Virginia – will overcome a few early Georgia Southern scores to dominate in the second half.

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BYU vs Georgia Southern Prediction, Lines

BYU 38, Georgia Southern 14
Line: BYU -20, o/u: 57
ATS Confidence out of 5: 2.5

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Georgia Southern vs Texas State Prediction, Game Preview

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Georgia Southern vs Texas State prediction, game preview, how to watch: Saturday, November 13


Georgia Southern vs Texas State How To Watch

Date: Saturday, November 13
Game Time: 3:00 ET
Venue: Bobcat Stadium, San Marcos, TX
How To Watch: ESPN+
Record: Georgia Southern (2-7), Texas State (3-6)
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Georgia Southern vs Texas State Game Preview


Why Georgia Southern Will Win

Can the running game get going again?

The team is playing out the string before getting the Clay Helton era going, but it still has a dangerous enough running game to get going against a Texas State run defense that hasn’t been a rock.

Louisiana and ULM were able to throw well enough to not have to crank up the ground again, but the teams that want to run for 200 yards have been able to do it – the Bobcats are going up well over 400 yards per game overall.

No, the Georgia Southern running game hasn’t been amazing over the last few weeks, but going against Troy, South Alabama, Georgia State, and Coastal Carolina had a whole lot to do with that.

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Why Texas State Will Win

It’s not that Georgia Southern isn’t pushing it – it battled hard against Troy and Georgia State in close games – but it’s having a hard time getting the O going.

Texas State is coming off a nice win over ULM with the passing game doing enough to get by, and it should go off on the Georgia Southern secondary.

No, the running game isn’t doing enough to control games, and it’s not doing enough to help out the beleaguered pass defense that’s getting lit up for close to 300 yards per game.

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What’s Going To Happen

Georgia Southern won’t be sharp enough.

The Texas State attack will throw well – even though the Eagles held Coastal Carolina to 85 yards last week – and should be able to overcome a few giveaways with enough takeaways of its own to get by.

It won’t be anything beautiful, but it’ll be two wins in a row with a victory in the home finale.

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Georgia Southern vs Texas State Prediction, Lines

Texas State 30, Georgia Southern 17
Line: Texas State -2.5, o/u: 53.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3

Must See Rating: 2

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Coastal Carolina vs Georgia Southern Prediction, Game Preview

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Coastal Carolina vs Georgia Southern prediction, game preview, how to watch: Saturday, November 6


Coastal Carolina vs Georgia Southern How To Watch

Date: Saturday, November 6
Game Time: 6:00 ET
Venue: Allen E Paulson Stadium, Statesboro, GA
How To Watch: ESPN+
Record: Coastal Carolina (7-1), Georgia Southern (2-6)
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Coastal Carolina vs Georgia Southern Game Preview


Why Coastal Carolina Will Win

Clay Helton isn’t there yet.

Georgia Southern has hired the former USC head coach to change around the program, its style, and bring it to the forefront of an improved Sun Belt going forward. For now, it’s still going to be a rough run.

The Eagles aren’t running quite as well as they need to considering it’s their style, but that’s not their biggest issue.

Grayson McCall, it’s time to eat.

The Coastal Carolina quarterback is hitting 73% of his passes averaging over 13 yards per toss with 17 touchdowns and two picks. He’s going to pick apart the nation’s worst pass defense that allowed over 400 yards to South Alabama a few weeks ago, has no interceptions outside of the four it came up with against Arkansas State, and will have an impossible time getting a third down stop.

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Why Georgia Southern Will Win

What’s been Coastal Carolina’s issue over the last two games?

It lost to Appalachian State because it couldn’t establish the run. It had a hard time against Troy because the defense had a mediocre day.

Georgia Southern has to do what it does, but at a higher level. It can’t have a mediocre day on the ground – it’s other 300 yards or forget it.

Coastal Carolina has yet to allow more than 228, but the offense has to find a groove right away all while the defense has to somehow takeaway McCall’s options when he gets on the move.

The Eagles have to own outside of the hashmarks.

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What’s Going To Happen

It’s been a rocky two games for the Chanticleers, but that’s all about to change.

They’re going to roll at will on the way to a big first half – McCall will put up massive numbers – and they’ll coast in from there while hoping Appalachian State somehow slips against Arkansas State.

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Coastal Carolina vs Georgia Southern Prediction, Lines

Coastal Carolina 44, Georgia Southern 14
Line: Coastal Carolina -17, o/u: 58
ATS Confidence out of 5: 4

Must See Rating: 2

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Georgia State vs Georgia Southern prediction, game preview, how to watch: Saturday, October 30


Georgia State vs Georgia Southern How To Watch

Date: Saturday, October 30
Game Time: 6:00 ET
Venue: Allen E Paulson Stadium, Statesboro, GA
How To Watch: ESPN+
Record: Georgia State (3-4), Georgia Southern (2-5)
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Georgia State vs Georgia Southern Game Preview


Why Georgia State Will Win

The passing game has been on as part of an offense that’s kicked it all into high gear.

The running game has been terrific over the last five games – hitting 267 yards or more in four of the last five – but Darren Grainger has thrown for 430 yards and six touchdowns with no picks in the last two wins.

Georgia Southern has been better with the passing attack, but that’s because it hasn’t been strong enough at its day job. When the running game is rolling, everything is fine. However, its only two wins came when tearing off 365 yards or more – with over 500 on Arkansas State – and it’s 0-5 when it doesn’t.

The Georgia State defense hasn’t allowed more than 166 rushing yards in any of the last five games and hasn’t allowed more than 258 all year – Army got the one big yardage day. However …

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Why Georgia Southern Will Win

The Eagles absolutely have to run and keep running and keep running some more to try shortening the game and controlling the clock.

Georgia State’s passing attack really has been better, and that’s an issue – Georgia Southern has the nation’s worst pass defense. However, the Panthers don’t control the clock – the idea of the attack is to go, go, go – and the passing game isn’t all that efficient.

The Eagles don’t have a turnover problem, they should be able to hold the ball for close to 34 minutes, and …

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What’s Going To Happen

It’s a good rivalry game that often defies logic and reason, but Georgia State should be able to bomb at will on the beleaguered Georgia Southern secondary.

The Eagles have allowed 330 passing yards or more in five of the seven games and gave up way over 200 in the other two. Even so, for the first time all year Georgia State will play in a relatively tight game – again, rivalry.

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Georgia State vs Georgia Southern Prediction, Lines

Georgia State 30, Georgia Southern 23
Line: Georgia State -6, o/u: 55.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3

Must See Rating: 2.5

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