Warhawks visit Jaguars in Week 13 battle
|Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks||South Alabama Jaguars|
|5-5||November 23, 2013, 07:00 | Ladd Peebles Stadium||3-6|
The Jaguars will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Warhawks at Ladd Peebles Stadium in Week 13 action.
They bring a 3-6 record (5-4 ATS) to the Week 13 battle against the 5-5 Warhawks, who are 4-6 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen South Alabama go 4-4-1 so far and the Warhawks go 4-6.
View Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks vs South Alabama Jaguars Odds and Stats.
On the opening line for this matchup, the Jaguars sat as -3-point favorites, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 74-rated Jaguars and the No. 106-rated Warhawks in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 24-18 win for the Jaguars on Saturday.
Louisiana-Monroe was a 42-14 loser in its last match at home against Arkansas State. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 56 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. South Alabama was hammered in its last outing, as Navy ran up a 42-14 score against them at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits South Alabama's No. 73-ranked offense, averaging 27.67 PPG, against a Warhawks defense that ranks No. 82 this week at 29.8 PPG. The Jaguars aerial game is averaging 263.89 yards per game, more than the Warhawks secondary allows through the air, 234 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Warhawks own the league's No. 82-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 197 yards per game when on the road. South Alabama, on the other hand, rates No. 65 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
A few Warhawks at Jaguars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 6 games
Louisiana-Monroe is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
Louisiana-Monroe is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 6 games on the road
South Alabama is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
South Alabama is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games at home
South Alabama is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of South Alabama's last 6 games at home
Louisiana-Monroe at Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, November 30th
South Alabama at Georgia State, Saturday, November 30th