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Texas State Bobcats Home to Appalachian State Mountaineers in NCAA Basketball Betting

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats battle Saturday at Strahan Coliseum as the Bobcats look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Texas State Bobcats in this one found them listed as -3-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Mountaineers was expected to move the line.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas State Bobcats are 7-5 so far on the season, and 3-3 ATS vs the number. The Appalachian State Mountaineers, meanwhile, are 5-6 and 3-3-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Texas State go 4-2 and the Appalachian State Mountaineers go 3-4 on betting totals.

The Texas State Bobcats sit at No. 137 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Appalachian State Mountaineers sit at No. 219 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Appalachian State Mountaineers rank No. 75 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 39.09 per game. That compares with Texas State’s No. 172 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas State is college basketball's No. 217-ranked team at 6.25 per game, while the Appalachian State Mountaineers rate No. 47 with 9.09 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mountaineers blew out Hampton on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 88-67 win at Holmes Convocation Center.

Texas State earned a 69-66 victory over Tulane on Friday, getting 23 points from Kavin Gilder-Tilbury at Devlin Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Appalachian State is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Appalachian State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Texas State
  • Texas State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Texas State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • Texas State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Appalachian State

Next Betting Matchups

Appalachian State at Texas-Arlington, Monday, January 2nd
Texas State at Coastal Carolina, Monday, January 2nd