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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Texas State Bobcats in Battle with Appalachian State Mountaineers

Appalachian State Mountaineers

vs

Texas State Bobcats
Saturday, January 24, 2015 5:30 PM ET
Strahan Coliseum

The Texas State Bobcats host Appalachian State on Saturday, looking to build on their 10-8 mark against the 7-10 Mountaineers in college basketball betting action at Strahan Coliseum.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Texas State Bobcats were listed as -8.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas State Bobcats bring a 10-8 record (3-7-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-10 Mountaineers, who are 9-7 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Texas State go 5-4 so far and the Appalachian State Mountaineers go 3-7.

This game puts the Texas State Bobcats, most recently No. 189 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Appalachian State Mountaineers, who rate No. 190 in the latest survey.

How Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Texas State's No. 206-ranked scoring average of 63.94 PPG, against a Appalachian State Mountaineers defense rated No. 212 and allowing 69.94 PPG. The Texas State Bobcats FG% has averaged 42% to date this season, more than the Appalachian State Mountaineers shooters have managed so far (39.38% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Appalachian State got 15 points from Frank Eaves en route to a 64-53 victory over South Alabama on Thursday at Holmes Convocation Center.

JaMarcus Weatherspoon scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Bobcats to a win (they lost 45-43 to Georgia Southern at Strahan Coliseum on Thursday).

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats Betting Odds Trends

Appalachian State is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Appalachian State's last 5 games
Appalachian State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Appalachian State is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Texas State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Texas State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas State's last 7 games
Texas State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Appalachian State at Georgia Southern, Thursday, January 29th
Texas State at Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, January 31st

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