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South Alabama Jaguars Open as Week 7 Betting Underdogs vs Trojans

Veterans Memorial Stadium will feature the South Alabama Jaguars vs Troy Trojans on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 7 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at -17.5 for the Troy Trojans . NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas run early in the week pointed to a 34-19 win for the Trojans on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

South Alabama Jaguars vs Troy Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Troy Trojans are 4-1 overall and 1-4 ATS against the spread, while the Jaguars are 1-4 and 2-3 ATS. As for the totals, Troy is 0-5 on the OU, and South Alabama is 1-4 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Troy vs South Alabama injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Troy Trojans rated this week at No. 51 and the South Alabama Jaguars sitting at No. 116.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Troy Trojans No. 98-ranked offense (24 PPG) against a South Alabama Jaguars defense that ranks No. 91 at 30.8 PPG. The Troy Trojans passing attack has averaged 250 yards per game, less than the South Alabama Jaguars give up through the air (292.2 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the South Alabama Jaguars own the league's No. 48-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 132 yards per game when on the road. Troy, on the other hand, rates No. 39 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Jaguars were Week 5 losers coming out on the wrong end of 34-16 score against LA Tech.

Jordan Chunn ran through the LSU defense for 191 yards in Troy's last game, handing the Tigers a 24-21 setback on Saturday at Tiger Stadium-LSU.

Betting Trends
  • South Alabama is 2-8-1 ATS in its last 11 games
  • South Alabama is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • South Alabama is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • South Alabama is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Troy is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Troy is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Troy is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Troy is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

South Alabama home to Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, October 21st
Troy at Georgia State, Saturday, October 21st