South Alabama vs. Appalachian State - 10/26/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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South Alabama vs. Appalachian State

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11:01 AM (Ladd-Peebles Stadium)

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The 21st ranked Appalachian State Mountaineers travel to Mobile, AL for a matchup with the South Alabama Jaguars.  The Mountaineers are 6-0 to this point and 3-0 in the Sun Belt. The Mountaineers are coming off a 52-7 route of UL Monroe.  South Alabama enters the game with a 1-6 record  and winless in the Sun Belt 0-3. The Jaguars have extended rest for this game, they last played on Wednesday, October 16th.  The Jaguars lost that game 37-13 at Troy.  The Jaguars loan win this season was against Jackson State.

The Mountaineers are guided offensively by quarterback Zac Thomas.  He has completed 98 of 143 for 1,163 yds, while throwing 10 TD's. Thomas also has 4 rushing touchdowns.  Running back Darrynton Evans has rushed for 676 yds and 10 touchdowns. Thomas Hennigan has added 27 receptions for 316 yds and 3 touchdowns. The Mountaineers have 15 sacks on the season. 

The Jaguars are led offensively by quarterback Cephus Johnson.  He has thrown for 891 yds while completing 53% of his passes and throwing 5 TD's, while being picked off 7 times.  He also has 4 rushing TD's on the season.  Running back Tra Minter has paced the backfield with 563 yds rushing and 2 TD's. He is averaging 6.4 yds per carry.  Kawaan Baker has found the end zone 3 times, he has 395 yds receiving. 

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Betting Trends:

App State is 7-1 ATS since 2018 as a road team.

App State is 5-1 ATS this season.

The over is 3-3 this season for App State.

South Alabama is 1-3 ATS since 2018 with rest advantage.

South Alabama is 3-4 ATS this season.

The under is 6-0 when South Alabama is the underdog. 

The Mountaineers have had zero trouble putting up points this season and should keep that trend going against South Alabama. The Jaguars rank 98th in defense in allowing over 33 points per game.  The Mountaineers have the 6th ranked scoring offense in the country. The Mountaineers are averaging 43 points per game and should be able to score at will against the Jaguars.  Even though the under is 6-0 in Jaguar games, the Mountaineers will be to much to handle for the Jaguars.  This game should have no problem going over.  Final score prediction, Appalachian State wins and the total goes over 45-14.   

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