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Appalachian State Mountaineers Favored by -5 Point Spread Against the Texas State Bobcats on Friday

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Texas State when they take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers on Friday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Appalachian State Mountaineers betting line as -5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Texas State Bobcats vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Appalachian State Mountaineers sport a record of 5-8 and 5-5 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Texas State Bobcats have 7-6 and 2-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-5 for the Appalachian State Mountaineers and 3-3 for the Texas State Bobcats.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Appalachian State Mountaineers at No. 150 and the Texas State Bobcats at No. 113 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Appalachian State has the nation's No. 37-rated offensive output, at 83.38 PPG. The visiting Texas State Bobcats defense ranks No. 23 allowing on average 63.31 PPG. The Mountaineers FG% has averaged 46.04% so far, more than the Appalachian State Bobcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.89% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas State got 18 points from Nijal Pearson en route to a 74-66 victory over Rice on Friday at Autry Court.

Appalachian State was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Hampton and falling by a 86-53 score at Hampton Convocation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Texas State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Texas State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Appalachian State
  • Appalachian State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Appalachian State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Appalachian State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Texas State

Next Betting Matchups

Texas State at Coastal Carolina, Sunday, December 31st
Appalachian State at Texas-Arlington, Sunday, December 31st