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Texas State Bobcats Hosting the South Alabama Jaguars Week 8 Odds and Betting Pick

Bobcat Stadium will feature the South Alabama Jaguars vs Texas State Bobcats on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Texas State Bobcats here saw them at Bovada as -5-point favorites 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 computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 25-21 victory for the Bobcats. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

South Alabama Jaguars vs Texas State Bobcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the South Alabama Jaguars have seen them go 3-3 and 2-4 ATS so far this season, while the Texas State Bobcats are at 1-4 and 1-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Bobcats are 4-0-1, while the Jaguars are 5-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas State vs South Alabama injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Texas State Bobcats at No. 84 and the South Alabama Jaguars at No. 114 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Texas State Bobcats No. 43-ranked offense (34 PPG) against a South Alabama Jaguars defense that ranks No. 117 at 38 PPG. The Texas State Bobcats passing attack has averaged 258.2 yards per game, more than the South Alabama Jaguars give up through the air (186.83 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the South Alabama Jaguars own the league's No. 60-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 172.33 yards per game when on the road. Texas State, on the other hand, rates No. 10 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Jaguars suffered a Week 7 loss against Arkansas State in their last game, falling 49-31 at Ladd Peebles Stadium.

Elijah McGuire tore up the turf for 170 rushing yards in the latest Bobcats game, a 49-27 loss to the Ragin' Cajuns at Cajun Field.

Betting Trends
  • South Alabama is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games
  • South Alabama is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of South Alabama's last 8 games
  • South Alabama is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Texas State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas State's last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas State's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

South Alabama home to Idaho, Saturday, November 7th
Texas State at Ga Southern, Thursday, October 29th

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