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South Alabama Jaguars Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Texas State Bobcats

Strahan Coliseum features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Texas State Bobcats and the visiting South Alabama Jaguars in college hoops betting odds action on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas State Bobcats were listed as -5.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

South Alabama Jaguars vs Texas State Bobcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas State Bobcats currently sport a 13-15 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-10 ATS. The South Alabama Jaguars are 13-17 and 15-13 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Texas State Bobcats produce a 12-9-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the South Alabama Jaguars have gone 13-15 against the totals betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 192-rated Texas State Bobcats and the No. 195-ranked South Alabama Jaguars, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas State has the nation's No. 239-rated offensive output, at 66.14 PPG. The visiting South Alabama Jaguars defense ranks No. 180 allowing on average 73.57 PPG. The Bobcats FG% has averaged 42.69% so far, more than the Texas State Jaguars marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.05% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

South Alabama suffered a 92-79 loss against Texas-Arlington on Thursday, getting 22 points from Ken Williams in a losing effort at College Park Center.

Texas State cruised to victory on Thursday, running Troy out of the gym and running up a 78-57 score at Strahan Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • South Alabama is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • South Alabama is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • South Alabama is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of South Alabama's last 14 games on the road
  • Texas State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas State is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas State's last 6 games
  • Texas State is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home