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College Football Betting Line Favors the Massachusetts Minutemen over the Georgia Southern Eagles

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Georgia Southern Eagles on Saturday when they take on the Massachusetts Minutemen at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Massachusetts Minutemen in this one found them as -7-point favorites at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

A 28-20 result in favor of the Minutemen was the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine earlier this week. 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.

Georgia Southern Eagles vs Massachusetts Minutemen Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Georgia Southern Eagles have seen them go 0-5 and 0-4-1 ATS so far this season, while the Massachusetts Minutemen are at 0-6 and 2-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Minutemen are 3-3, while the Eagles are 3-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Massachusetts vs Georgia Southern injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Massachusetts Minutemen rated this week at No. 110 and the Georgia Southern Eagles sitting at No. 126.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Massachusetts's No. 84-ranked offense, averaging 25.67 PPG, against a Georgia Southern defense that ranks No. 118 this week at 38.6 PPG. The Massachusetts aerial game is averaging 305 yards per game, more than the Georgia Southern Eagles secondary allows through the air, 242.6 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Georgia Southern Eagles own the league's No. 125-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 316.5 yards per game when on the road. Massachusetts, on the other hand, rates No. 113 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Wesley Fields tore up the turf for 103 rushing yards in the latest Eagles game, a 35-27 loss to the Aggies at Paulson Stadium.

Andrew Ford's 390-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Ohio earned a 58-50 win over Massachusetts on Saturday at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Georgia Southern is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Georgia Southern is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Georgia Southern is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Georgia Southern is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Massachusetts is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Massachusetts is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Massachusetts's last 9 games
  • Massachusetts is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Georgia Southern at Troy, Saturday, October 28th
Massachusetts home to Appalachian State, Saturday, October 28th