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Mountaineers visit Texas State Bobcats in Week 3 College Football Betting Clash

The Texas State Bobcats host Appalachian State on Saturday, looking to build on their 1-1 ATS mark against the 1-1 Mountaineers in NCAA college football betting action at Bobcat Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Appalachian State Mountaineers opened as -25-point favorites in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Earlier, Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game picked a 46-4 victory for the Mountaineers. That score may change during the week, if injury or weather 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 Texas State Bobcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Appalachian State Mountaineers will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 0-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Texas State Bobcats are 1-1 ATS. Appalachian State is 1-1 against the over under total, while Texas State is 0-2 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas State vs Appalachian State injuries news.

The game pits the Texas State Bobcats, currently No. 144 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Appalachian State Mountaineers, who rate No. 16 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Texas State's No. 123-ranked offense, averaging 11.5 PPG, against a Appalachian State defense that ranks No. 48 this week at 19 PPG. The Texas State aerial game is averaging 131 yards per game, more than the Appalachian State Mountaineers secondary allows through the air, 92 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Appalachian State Mountaineers own the league's No. 61-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 221 yards per game when on the road. Texas State, on the other hand, rates No. 76 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Texas State was hammered in its last outing, as Colorado ran up a 37-3 score against them at Folsom Field.

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

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