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Mountaineers visit Georgia Bulldogs in Week 1 College Football Betting Clash

The Georgia Bulldogs will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Appalachian State Mountaineers at Sanford Stadium in Week 1 college football betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the Georgia Bulldogs as -14-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 34-25 win for the Mountaineers. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Georgia Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Georgia will face the 0-0 Appalachian State Mountaineers, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Georgia Bulldogs are 0-0 so far this season while the Mountaineers are 0-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Georgia vs Appalachian State injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Georgia Bulldogs at No. 68 and the Appalachian State Mountaineers at No. 26 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Georgia's No. -ranked offense, averaging PPG, against a Appalachian State defense that ranks No. this week at PPG. The Georgia aerial game is averaging yards per game, more than the Appalachian State Mountaineers secondary allows through the air, YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Appalachian State Mountaineers own the league's No. 24-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 133.17 yards per game when on the road. Georgia, on the other hand, rates No. 72 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Marcus Cox went over the 100-yard mark (143) in his team's latest effort as Appalachian State defeated Toledo by a score of 31-28 on Saturday.

In their last game, Georgia got a 142-yard performance from Nick Chubb as a key part of its 31-23 win over TCU.

Betting Trends
  • Appalachian State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Appalachian State's last 6 games
  • Appalachian State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Appalachian State is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Georgia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Georgia's last 20 games
  • Georgia is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • Georgia is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Appalachian State home to Savannah State, Saturday, September 9th
Georgia at Notre Dame, Saturday, September 9th