Appalachian State vs. Georgia Southern Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 26, 2022

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Sun Belt opponents will meet when the Appalachian State Mountaineers (6-5) meet the Georgia Southern Eagles (5-6).

Appalachian State vs. Georgia Southern Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with bookmakers listing Appalachian State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Appalachian State has -231 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia Southern is listed at +187 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 66.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Appalachian State vs. Georgia Southern Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Statesboro, Georgia
  • Stadium: Allen E. Paulson Stadium

Betting Preview

Appalachian State

From an offensive standpoint, Appalachian State ranks 30th in the FBS with 439.1 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 27th in total defense (336.8 yards allowed per contest). Appalachian State ranks 30th in scoring offense (33.7 points per game) and 50th in scoring defense (24.5 points allowed per game) this season. Offensively, Appalachian State ranks 45th in the FBS with 250.2 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 36th in passing yards allowed per contest (203.8). Appalachian State is compiling 188.9 rushing yards per game on offense (39th in the FBS), and ranks 41st on the other side of the ball with 133.0 rushing yards allowed per game. Appalachian State is putting up a 39.0% third-down percentage on offense this year (70th in the FBS), and is allowing a 41.9% third-down conversion rate (99th) on the defensive side of the ball. Appalachian State has forced 18 total turnovers (39th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 10 times (12th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +8, the 12th-best in college football.

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Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern ranks third-worst in total yards allowed per game on defense (486.7), but at least it has been getting things done on offense, ranking 18th-best in total yards per contest (466.9). Georgia Southern ranks 39th in points per game (32.1), but it has been worse on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 25th-worst in the FBS with 30.9 points surrendered per contest. Georgia Southern’s passing attack has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks sixth-best in the FBS with 322.2 passing yards per game. In terms of defense, it is allowing 257.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 104th. Georgia Southern’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in run defense this season, allowing 228.9 rushing yards per game, which ranks second-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 73rd with 144.7 rushing yards per contest. Georgia Southern’s third-down offense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 16th-best in the FBS with a 47.3% third-down conversion rate. In terms of defense, it is giving up a 40.5% third-down rate, which ranks 84th. After forcing 16 turnovers (62nd in the FBS) and turning the ball over 17 times (74th in the FBS) this season, Georgia Southern owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -1.

Appalachian State vs. Georgia Southern Betting Analysis

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Appalachian State Betting Insights

Appalachian State has covered the spread three times in 11 games with a set spread. In games it has played as 6-point favorites or more, Appalachian State has an ATS record of 2-5. This season, Appalachian State games have hit the over five times. The Mountaineers have a 3-5 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 37.5% of those games). The Mountaineers are 3-2 (winning 60% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline favorite of -231 or shorter.

Eagles Betting Insights

Georgia Southern is 6-5-0 against the spread this year. Georgia Southern is 3-2 ATS when playing as at least 6-point underdogs. Georgia Southern games have gone over the total five times this year. The Eagles have won three of the nine games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Eagles have a record of 1-1 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least +187 on the moneyline.

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Appalachian State vs. Georgia Southern Against The Spread & Betting Records

Appalachian State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 55.6 55.8 55.4
Implied Total AVG 36.1 37.9 33.0
ATS Record 3-8-0 2-5-0 1-3-0
Over/Under Record 5-6-0 3-4-0 2-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-5 3-2 0-3
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-0 0-0 1-0

Eagles

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 62.8 60.4 64.8
Implied Total AVG 37.3 37.6 37.0
ATS Record 6-5-0 3-2-0 3-3-0
Over/Under Record 5-6-0 3-2-0 2-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-6 1-2 2-4

Players to Watch

Appalachian State

  • Nick Hampton has played 11 games, posting 8.0 sacks to go with 7.0 TFL and 37 tackles for the Mountaineers.
  • Nicholas Ross has helped spur the Mountaineers’ defense with 2.0 TFL, 60 tackles, and one interception in 11 games.
  • As part of the Mountaineers’ defensive unit, Jalen McLeod has totaled 31 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and six sacks in 11 games.
  • Logan Doublin has been an important contributor to the Mountaineers’ defense in 2022, with one interception to go with 57 tackles, 6.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended in 11 games.

Eagles

  • On defense, Justin Ellis has helped set the tone with 22 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and 4.5 sacks in 11 games.
  • Anthony Wilson has been causing chaos on defense, totaling one interception to go with 27 tackles, 2.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one pass defended for the Eagles.
  • Derrick Canteen has collected 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL, 25 tackles, and one interception in 11 games for the Eagles.
  • The Eagles’ Marques Watson-Trent has totaled 23 tackles and 0.5 sacks in 11 games.

Appalachian State vs. Georgia Southern Predictions and Pick

Appalachian State vs. Georgia Southern betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Eagles (+6)

    Pick OU:

    Under (66.5)

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How to Bet on Appalachian State vs. Georgia Southern

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Our prediction to win this matchup is Appalachian State, and we project that Georgia Southern will cover the spread (Appalachian State -6). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 66.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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