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Troy Trojans vs South Alabama Jaguars Week 8 Betting Prediction and Odds

Week 8 action on Thursday will see the South Alabama Jaguars looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Troy Trojans visit Ladd Peebles Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at 9 for the South Alabama Jaguars . 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).

A 34-7 result in favor of the Trojans is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Troy Trojans vs South Alabama Jaguars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

South Alabama will face the 5-1 Troy Trojans, who own a 4-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the South Alabama Jaguars are 2-4 so far this season while the Trojans are 2-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and South Alabama vs Troy injuries news.

The South Alabama Jaguars sit at No. 90 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Troy Trojans are at No. 24 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the South Alabama Jaguars No. 100-ranked offense (23.83 PPG) against a Troy Trojans defense that ranks No. 26 at 19.67 PPG. The South Alabama Jaguars passing attack has averaged 261 yards per game, less than the Troy Trojans give up through the air (284.67 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Troy Trojans own the league's No. 29-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 123 yards per game when on the road. South Alabama, on the other hand, rates No. 114 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Trojans grabbed a Week 7 victory over the Panthers in their last game, winning 31-21 at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

In their last gridiron battle, Gerald Everett did much of the damage, producing 125 receiving yards but Arkansas State managed to defeat the Jaguars 17-7 at Centennial Bank Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Troy is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Troy is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Troy's last 5 games
  • Troy is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • South Alabama is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • South Alabama is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Alabama's last 6 games
  • South Alabama is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Troy home to Massachusetts, Saturday, November 5th
South Alabama home to Georgia State, Saturday, October 29th