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Georgia Southern 43, WMU 17: Broncos threw 3 picks, Eagles threw 4 passes

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Georgia Southern 43, Western Michigan 17

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Basics Georgia Southern Western Michigan Nat'l Avg
Total Plays 56 62
Close Rate (non-garbage time) 67.8%
Avg Starting FP 40.2 24.2 29.7
Possessions 13 12
Scoring Opportunities*
8 3
Points Per Opportunity 5.12 5.67 4.80
Leverage Rate** 85.7% 76.3% 68.3%
Close S&P*** 0.785 0.554 0.584
* A scoring opportunity occurs when an offense gets a first down inside the opponent's 40 (or scores from outside the 40).
** Leverage Rate = Standard Downs / (Standard Downs + Passing Downs)
*** When using IsoPPP, the S&P formula is (0.8*Success Rate) + (0.2*IsoPPP)
EqPts (what's this?) Georgia Southern Western Michigan
Total 41.7 26.2
Rushing 41.1 6.3
Passing 0.6 20.0
Success Rate (what's this?) Georgia Southern Western Michigan Nat'l Avg
All (close) 57.1% 44.7% 41.3%
Rushing (close) 59.0% 29.4% 42.5%
Passing (close) 33.3% 57.1% 40.1%
Standard Downs 63.9% 51.7% 46.8%
Passing Downs 16.7% 22.2% 29.6%
IsoPPP (what's this?) Georgia Southern Western Michigan Nat'l Avg
All (close) 1.64 0.98 1.27
Rushing (close) 1.68 0.81 1.06
Passing (close) 0.60 1.05 1.49
Standard Downs 1.55 0.95 1.10
Passing Downs 3.57 1.21 1.83
Line Stats Georgia Southern Western Michigan Nat'l Avg
Line Yards/Carry (what's this?) 3.74 -0.12 2.80
Std. Downs Sack Rt. 0.0% 0.0% 5.1%
Pass. Downs Sack Rt. 0.0% 0.0% 6.6%
Turnovers Georgia Southern Western Michigan
Turnovers 0 4
Turnover Points (what's this?) 0.0 15.5
Turnover Margin Georgia Southern +4
Exp. TO Margin Georgia Southern +1.83
TO Luck (Margin vs. Exp. Margin) Georgia Southern +2.17
TO Points Margin Georgia Southern +15.5 points
Situational Georgia Southern Western Michigan
Q1 S&P 0.884 0.510
Q2 S&P 0.680 0.668
Q3 S&P 0.826 0.433
Q4 S&P 0.611 0.595
1st Down S&P 0.802 0.491
2nd Down S&P 0.725 0.686
3rd Down S&P 0.773 0.366
Projected Scoring Margin: Georgia Southern by 31.0
Actual Scoring Margin: Georgia Southern by 26

WMU couldn't run, GASO WOULDN'T pass. WMU completed more passes to GASO players (three) than the Eagles did (one).

Or, to put it another way, [deep inhalation] ahhhhhhh, that's what I like to see, Southern. Control the trenches and run, run, run.