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Week 9 College Football Betting Odds with Pick - Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Massachusetts Minutemen

Week 9 action on Saturday will see the Massachusetts Minutemen looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Appalachian State Mountaineers visit Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Massachusetts Minutemen sat as 5-point underdog, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 40-23 result in favor of the Mountaineers. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Massachusetts Minutemen Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Appalachian State Mountaineers will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 2-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Massachusetts Minutemen are 3-4 ATS. Appalachian State is 3-4 against the over under total, while Massachusetts is 4-3 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Massachusetts vs Appalachian State injuries news.

The Massachusetts Minutemen sit at No. 87 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Appalachian State Mountaineers are at No. 34 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Massachusetts's No. 56-ranked offense, averaging 29.86 PPG, against a Appalachian State defense that ranks No. 38 this week at 21.57 PPG. The Massachusetts aerial game is averaging 311.43 yards per game, more than the Appalachian State Mountaineers secondary allows through the air, 215.43 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Appalachian State Mountaineers own the league's No. 53-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 152.67 yards per game when on the road. Massachusetts, on the other hand, rates No. 75 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Taylor Lamb led the way last time out for the Mountaineers, connecting for 427 passing yards and a 37-29 victory over the Chanticleers at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

In their last game, Massachusetts got a 116-yard performance from Bilal Ally as a key part of its 55-20 win over Georgia Southern.

Betting Trends
  • Appalachian State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Appalachian State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Appalachian State is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Appalachian State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Massachusetts is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Massachusetts's last 10 games
  • Massachusetts is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Massachusetts is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Appalachian State at Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, November 4th
Massachusetts at Mississippi State, Saturday, November 4th