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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Appalachian State Mountaineers Underdogs vs Trojans at Troy

Appalachian State Mountaineers


Troy Trojans
Saturday, October 18, 2014 3:00 PM ET
Veterans Memorial Stadium

The Troy Trojans host Appalachian State on Saturday, looking to build on their 2-3 ATS mark against the 1-5 Mountaineers in NCAA college football betting action at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Troy Trojans Opening Odds and Betting Line

The home Troy Trojans opened as -6-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at 5Dimes. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

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Computer Prediction: Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Troy Trojans Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 20-18 win for the Trojans on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Troy Trojans Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Troy Trojans sit at 0-5 (2-3 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Appalachian State Mountaineers are currently 1-5 (1-5 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Troy is 2-3 OU, and Appalachian State is 3-2 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Troy vs Appalachian State injuries news.

The game pits the Troy Trojans, currently No. 105 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Appalachian State Mountaineers, who rate No. 127 in the latest survey.

How Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Troy Trojans Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Troy Trojans No. 113-ranked offense (20.5 PPG) against a Appalachian State Mountaineers defense that ranks No. 101 at 34.83 PPG. The Troy Trojans passing attack has averaged 229.17 yards per game, more than the Appalachian State Mountaineers give up through the air (216.67 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Appalachian State Mountaineers own the league's No. 115-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 273 yards per game when on the road. Troy, on the other hand, rates No. 45 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Appalachian State's aerial attack generated 397 yards but it was the Flames coming away with a 55-48 victory over Appalachian State at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

In their last game, Troy got a 176-yard performance from Brandon Burks as a key part of its 41-24 win over New Mexico State.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Troy Trojans Betting Odds Trends

Appalachian State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Appalachian State is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games
Appalachian State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Appalachian State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Troy is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 20 of Troy's last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Troy's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Appalachian State home to Georgia State, Saturday, November 1st
Troy at South Alabama, Friday, October 24th