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Georgia Southern Eagles Open as Week 9 Betting Underdogs vs Mountaineers

Georgia Southern will look to improve on its 4-3 record this week when they host Appalachian State in Week 9 action at Paulson Stadium on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Georgia Southern Eagles here saw them at Bovada as 4-point underdogs in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Mountaineers to win this game on Thursday 35-29. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Georgia Southern Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Georgia Southern bring a 4-3 record (1-6 ATS) to the Week 9 betting matchup against the 5-2 Appalachian State Mountaineers, who are 4-3 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Georgia Southern go 2-5 so far and the Mountaineers go 3-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Georgia Southern vs Appalachian State injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 60 (Georgia Southern Eagles) and the No. 30 (Appalachian State Mountaineers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Georgia Southern Eagles No. 68-ranked offense (29.14 PPG) against a Appalachian State Mountaineers defense that ranks No. 19 at 18.86 PPG. The Georgia Southern Eagles passing attack has averaged 155.57 yards per game, less than the Appalachian State Mountaineers give up through the air (239.14 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Appalachian State Mountaineers own the league's No. 32-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 133 yards per game when on the road. Georgia Southern, on the other hand, rates No. 3 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jalin Moore went over the 100-yard mark (114) in his team's latest effort as Appalachian State defeated Idaho by a score of 37-19 on Saturday.

Kevin Ellison went over the 100-yard mark (117) in his team's latest effort as Georgia Southern defeated New Mexico State by a score of 22-19 on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Appalachian State is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
  • Appalachian State is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Appalachian State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Appalachian State's last 6 games on the road
  • Georgia Southern is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Georgia Southern is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia Southern's last 7 games
  • Georgia Southern is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Appalachian State home to Texas State, Saturday, November 5th
Georgia Southern at Ole Miss, Saturday, November 5th

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