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South Alabama Jaguars Host the Troy Trojans in Week 9 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Troy Trojans

vs

South Alabama Jaguars
Friday, October 24, 2014 7:30 PM ET
Ladd Peebles Stadium

The Troy Trojans will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Jaguars in South Alabama at Ladd Peebles Stadium on Friday in Week 9 action.

Troy is just 1-6 on the season and laying two TDs here in Friday betting action, according to Bovada.

Troy Trojans vs South Alabama Jaguars Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the South Alabama Jaguars sat as 12-point favorites but bet higher to 14, according to Bovada. The total was 54.5 at GTbets.eu.

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Computer Prediction: Troy Trojans vs South Alabama Jaguars Pick

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 30-21 result in favor of the Jaguars. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Troy Trojans vs South Alabama Jaguars Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

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

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the South Alabama Jaguars at No. 42 and the Troy Trojans at No. 122 heading into this contest.

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How Troy Trojans vs South Alabama Jaguars Stats Matchup

The game also pits South Alabama's No. 100-ranked offense, averaging 23.83 PPG, against a Troy defense that ranks No. 126 this week at 40.71 PPG. The South Alabama aerial game is averaging 209.83 yards per game, less than the Troy Trojans secondary allows through the air, 231.71 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Troy Trojans own the league's No. 110-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 245 yards per game when on the road. South Alabama, on the other hand, rates No. 72 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Troy was hammered in its last outing, as Appalachian State ran up a 53-14 score against them at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

 

Brandon Bridge tore up the turf for 137 rushing yards in the latest Jaguars game, a 30-27 win over the Panthers at Ladd Peebles Stadium.

Troy Trojans vs South Alabama Jaguars Betting Odds Trends

Troy is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Troy's last 5 games
Troy is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Troy's last 10 games on the road
South Alabama is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
South Alabama is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of South Alabama's last 11 games
South Alabama is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Troy at Ga Southern, Thursday, October 30th
South Alabama at Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, November 1st

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