Sun Belt opponents will clash when the Appalachian State Mountaineers (3-3) meet the Georgia State Panthers (2-4).
Appalachian State vs. Georgia State Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 9 points, with bookmakers listing Appalachian State as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Appalachian State has -342 odds to pick up the win, while Georgia State is listed at +264 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 59.5 points.
How to Watch Appalachian State vs. Georgia State Live?
- Game Day: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN2
- Location: Boone, North Carolina
- Stadium: Kidd Brewer Stadium
On offense, Appalachian State ranks 34th in the FBS with 449.8 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 30th in total defense (340.8 yards allowed per contest). Appalachian State is totaling 35.2 points per game offensively this year (34th in the FBS), and is giving up 28.8 points per game (81st) on the other side of the ball. Appalachian State is averaging 286.3 passing yards per game offensively this year (28th in the FBS), and is giving up 214.5 passing yards per game (48th) on the defensive side of the ball. Appalachian State ranks 59th in run offense (163.5 rushing yards per game) and 43rd in run defense (126.3 rushing yards allowed per game) this year. Offensively, Appalachian State ranks 58th in the FBS with a 41.8% third-down conversion rate. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 96th in third-down percentage allowed (126.3). With nine forced turnovers (68th in the FBS) against five turnovers committed (12th in the FBS), Appalachian State’s +4+4 turnover margin ranks 28th in college football.
Georgia State ranks 44th in total yards per game (436.7), but it has been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking 20th-worst in the FBS with 438.3 total yards allowed per contest. Georgia State’s defense has been bottom-25 in scoring defense this season, conceding 33.3 points per game, which ranks 17th-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 65th with 29.8 points per contest. Georgia State ranks 25th-worst in passing yards per game (202.3), but it has been better defensively, ranking 96th in the FBS with 258.3 passing yards ceded per contest. While Georgia State’s run defense has been sputtering, ranking 25th-worst by surrendering 180.0 rushing yards per game, its offense is the 13th-best at 234.3 rushing yards per contest. Georgia State’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit on third down this season, surrendering a 48.1% third-down conversion rate, which ranks eighth-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 69th with a 48.1% third-down rate. Georgia State has a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking 21st-best at +5.
Appalachian State vs. Georgia State Betting Analysis
Appalachian State Betting Insights
Appalachian State has covered the spread twice in six games with a set spread. In games it has played as 9-point favorites or more, Appalachian State has an ATS record of 1-2. Appalachian State games have gone over the total four times this season. The Mountaineers have a 1-3 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 25% of those games). The Mountaineers have played as a moneyline favorite of -342 or shorter in only two games this season, and they split 1-1.
Panthers Betting Insights
Georgia State has covered the spread in a game two times this season (2-3-1). Georgia State has yet to cover the spread (0-1) when it is at least 9-point underdogs. This season, three Georgia State games have gone over the point total. This season, the Panthers have been the underdog four times and won one of those games. The Panthers have played as an underdog of +264 or more once this season and lost that game.
Appalachian State vs. Georgia State Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||54.8||55.1||54.3|
|Implied Total AVG||35.8||35.5||36.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||1-3||1-2||0-1|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-0||0-0||1-0|
|Point Total AVG||61.1||64.4||54.5|
|Implied Total AVG||35.2||36.5||32.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||1-1||1-1||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-3||0-2||1-1|
Players to Watch
- Nick Hampton has hit the gridiron for six games, totaling 5.0 sacks to go with 5.0 TFL and 21 tackles for the Mountaineers.
- As part of the Mountaineers’ defense, KeSean Brown has recorded 2.0 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL and 23 tackles in six games.
- The Mountaineers’ defense has been helped by the contributions of Nicholas Ross, who has played six games and totaled 33 tackles and 1.0 TFL.
- A significant part of the Mountaineers’ defense, Andrew Parker has 29 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one sack in six games.
- Jordan Veneziale has been doing his part on defense, collecting 39 tackles and 0.5 sacks for the Panthers.
- Jontrey Hunter has posted 24 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one sack, and two interceptions in six games for the Panthers.
- Quavian White has posted 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL, 16 tackles, and four interceptions in six games for the Panthers.
- Antavious Lane has amassed 32 tackles in six games for the Panthers.
Appalachian State vs. Georgia State Predictions and Pick
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Our pick to win this matchup is Appalachian State, and we project that Appalachian State will cover the spread (Appalachian State -9). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 59.5 points.