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South Alabama Jaguars visit Appalachian State Mountaineers in NCAA College Basketball Betting

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Holmes Convocation Center Thursday as the Appalachian State Mountaineers look to beat the odds vs the South Alabama Jaguars in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the South Alabama Jaguars in this one, their betting line was listed as 5.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

South Alabama Jaguars vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Appalachian State Mountaineers sit at 6-19 (13-10 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the South Alabama Jaguars are currently 11-14 (12-11 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Appalachian State is 12-10-1 OU, and South Alabama is 11-12 OU.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 246-rated South Alabama Jaguars taking on the No. 202-rated Appalachian State Mountaineers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Appalachian State's No. 193 nationally ranked offense (70.24 points per game) against a South Alabama Jaguars defense that sits as the No. 177 at 73.38 PPG. The Appalachian State Mountaineers have been averaging 40.76% from the field, less than the Jaguars have managed so far this season (40.94% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Jaguars got 13 points from Ken Williams, but it was Troy that prevailed in a 61-54 final on Tuesday at Mitchell Center.

Appalachian State was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Texas-Arlington and falling by a 91-60 score at College Park Center.

Betting Trends
  • South Alabama is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • South Alabama is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of South Alabama's last 12 games on the road
  • Appalachian State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Appalachian State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Appalachian State is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Appalachian State's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

South Alabama home to Louisiana-Monroe, Thursday, February 25th
Appalachian State at Troy, Saturday, February 20th