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Appalachian State Mountaineers Visit the Ga Southern Eagles in Week 5 College Football – Betting Odds and Pick

Appalachian State Mountaineers


Ga Southern Eagles
Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:30 PM ET
Paulson Stadium

Ga Southern looks to cover the Eagles-Mountaineers point spread this week and improve its overall 2-2 mark when they host Appalachian State in Week 5 action.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Ga Southern Eagles Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans backing the Ga Southern Eagles here saw them open at 5Dimes as -17-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

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Computer Prediction: Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Ga Southern Eagles Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 27-12 win for the Eagles on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Ga Southern Eagles Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Ga Southern will face the 1-2 Appalachian State Mountaineers, who own a 1-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Ga Southern Eagles are 2-2 so far this season while the Mountaineers are 2-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ga Southern vs Appalachian State injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 90-rated Ga Southern Eagles and the No. 119-rated Appalachian State Mountaineers in this matchup.

How Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Ga Southern Eagles Stats Matchup

The game also pits Ga Southern's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 43 PPG, against a Appalachian State defense that ranks No. 65 this week at 24.33 PPG. The Ga Southern aerial game is averaging 154.5 yards per game, less than the Appalachian State Mountaineers secondary allows through the air, 172.33 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Appalachian State Mountaineers feature the league's No. 77-rated road run defense, allowing 205.5 yards per game. Ga Southern, meanwhile, ranks No. 1 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Appalachian State lost its last outing, a 21-20 result against Golden Eagles on September 20. Appalachian State failed to cover in that game as a -2.5-point favorite, while the 41 combined points took the game UNDER the total. In their last game, Appalachian State got a 119-yard performance from Marcus Cox, but Southern Miss prevailed 21-20.

Last time out for Ga Southern, they were a 28-6 winner as they battled Jaguars on the road. Ga Southern covered in the match as a -2.5-point favorite, while 34 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Last time we saw the Jaguars, they had no answer for Matt Breida as the Eagles rolled to a 28-6 victory at Ladd Peebles Stadium.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Ga Southern Eagles Betting Odds Trends

Appalachian State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Appalachian State is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
Appalachian State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Appalachian State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Ga Southern is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Ga Southern is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games
Ga Southern is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Ga Southern is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

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