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South Alabama Jaguars Favored by -2.5 Point Spread Against the Appalachian State Mountaineers on Thursday

Appalachian State Mountaineers

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South Alabama Jaguars
Thursday, January 08, 2015 8:05 PM ET
Mitchell Center

The South Alabama Jaguars hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Appalachian State Mountaineers pay a visit to Mitchell Center on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs South Alabama Jaguars Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to back the Appalachian State Mountaineers before tip-off in this one found them as 2.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs South Alabama Jaguars Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Appalachian State Mountaineers have watched them go 4-7 and 6-4 ATS on the college basketball season, while the South Alabama Jaguars are at 3-10 and 6-3-1 ATS. In totals betting, the South Alabama Jaguars are 3-1, while the Appalachian State Mountaineers have a 1-3 mark.

The Jaguars - Mountaineers odds would favor the Jaguars if the lines were set according to our power ranks. South Alabama is rated No. 219 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Appalachian State is at No. 312.

How Appalachian State Mountaineers vs South Alabama Jaguars Stats Matchup

The game also pits South Alabama's No. 154-ranked offense, averaging 67.23 PPG, against a Mountaineers defense that ranks No. 221 at 70.55 PPG. The Jaguars field goal percentage has averaged 40% so far, less than the Mountaineers marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.59% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mountaineers endured a 80-64 loss at the hands of the Ragin Cajuns on Monday, despite a 12-point effort from Michael Obacha at Holmes Convocation Center.

South Alabama got 25 points from Dionte Ferguson en route to a 72-69 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on Monday at Jack Stephens Center.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs South Alabama Jaguars Betting Odds Trends

Appalachian State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Appalachian State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Appalachian State is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
South Alabama is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games

Next Betting Matchups

Appalachian State at Arkansas-Little Rock, Saturday, January 10th
South Alabama at Georgia Southern, Saturday, January 10th

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