South Carolina State vs. Jackson State Betting Odds & Game Analysis | College Football Celebration Bowl Predictions

By Dan Watson | December 12, 2021, 8:37 pm

In this year’s Celebration Bowl, the South Carolina State Bulldogs are double-digit underdogs (+10) against the Jackson State Tigers. Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia will host the matchup on December 18, 2021, starting at 12:00 PM ET. The over/under for the contest is 42.5 points.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Jackson State stats and betting info

Betting trends for Jackson State

  • Jackson State has gone 7-3-0 ATS this season.
  • In games they have played as at least 10-point favorites this season, the Tigers are 4-2 against the spread.
  • Out of Jackson State’s 10 games with a set total, five have hit the over (50%).
  • Jackson State and its opponents have combined to outscore Saturday’s total of 42.5 points five times this season.
  • On average, the Tigers have seen a 48.4 over/under in their games this season, 5.9 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The Tigers collect 41.4 fewer yards per game (43.2) than the Bulldogs give up per contest (84.6).
  • In games that Jackson State picks up more than 84.6 yards, the team is 1-1 overall.
  • This year, the Tigers have turned the ball over four times, one more than the Bulldogs’ takeaways (3).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 254.7 (3056) 26
Rush yards 95.1 (1141) 114
Points scored 29.0 (348) 32
Pass yards against 148.8 (1786) 4
Rush yards against 87.3 (1048) 8
Points allowed 13.5 (162) 3

Key players for Jackson State

  • Shedeur Sanders has 3,056 passing yards (254.7 ypg) to lead Jackson State, completing 67.9% of his passes and recording 29 touchdown passes and six interceptions this season.
  • Peytton Pickett’s team-high 435 rushing yards (36.3 per game) have come on 99 carries, with five touchdowns this year.
  • Keith Corbin’s 897 receiving yards (74.8 yards per game) lead the team. He has 65 receptions with six touchdowns.
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South Carolina State stats and betting info

Betting trends for South Carolina State

  • South Carolina State is 3-7-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Bulldogs are 1-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 10-point underdogs.
  • In South Carolina State’s 10 games with a set total, three have hit the over (30%).
  • Seven of South Carolina State’s games ended with a combined score over 42.5 points this season.
  • Bulldogs’ games have a total points bet of 55.6 points this season, 13.1 points more than the over/under for this game.
  • The Bulldogs average 20.3 more yards per game (60.3) than the Tigers give up per outing (40.0).
  • South Carolina State is 0-2 overall when the team piles up over 40.0 yards.
  • The Bulldogs have turned the ball over four times, one fewer times than the Tigers have forced turnovers (5).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 210.2 (2312) 57
Rush yards 141.1 (1552) 68
Points scored 24.4 (268) 72
Pass yards against 222.2 (2444) 75
Rush yards against 130.4 (1434) 37
Points allowed 27.6 (304) 67

Key players for South Carolina State

  • Corey Fields has thrown for 2,144 yards (194.9 ypg) to lead South Carolina State, completing 50.9% of his passes and tossing 14 touchdown passes and 11 interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 198 rushing yards (18.0 ypg) on 73 carries with one rushing touchdown.
  • Kendrell Flowers’ team-high 811 rushing yards (73.7 per game) have come on 158 carries, with 10 touchdowns this year.
  • Shaquan Davis’ 769 receiving yards (69.9 yards per game) lead all receivers on the team. He’s collected 38 receptions and five touchdowns.

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