The South Alabama Jaguars (4-1) and UL Monroe Warhawks (2-4) will battle in clash of Sun Belt rivals at Hancock Whitney Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.
South Alabama vs. UL Monroe Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 17 points, with sportsbooks listing South Alabama as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, South Alabama has -897 odds to pick up the win, while UL Monroe is listed at +576 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 51 points.
How to Watch South Alabama vs. UL Monroe Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NFL Network
- Location: Mobile, Alabama
- Stadium: Hancock Whitney Stadium
South Alabama ranks 51st in total offense this season (431.8 yards per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 17th-best in the FBS with 431.8 yards allowed per game. Offensively, South Alabama ranks 33rd in the FBS with 35.0 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 26th in points allowed (299.2 points allowed per contest). South Alabama is averaging 276.4 passing yards per game on offense (31st in the FBS), and ranks 34th on the other side of the ball with 198.4 passing yards allowed per game. South Alabama owns the 66th-ranked offense this year in terms of rushing yards (155.4 per game), and has been more effective on defense, ranking 20th-best with only 100.8 rushing yards allowed per game. South Alabama ranks 36th in third-down defense this season (33.3% third-down conversion rate allowed), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS with a 48.0% third-down conversion rate. South Alabama owns the 10th-best turnover margin in college football at +7, forcing 13 turnovers (eighth in the FBS) while turning it over six times (29th in the FBS).
UL Monroe ranks 19th-worst in total yards per game (330.8), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 80th in the FBS with 390.0 total yards ceded per contest. UL Monroe has lots of room to get better, as it ranks 20th-worst in points per game (20.3) this season and 14th-worst in points surrendered per game (35.3). UL Monroe’s passing offense has been bottom-25 this season, posting 187.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 21st-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 90th with 247.3 passing yards surrendered per contest. UL Monroe ranks 81st in the FBS with 143.5 rushing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 69th with 142.7 rushing yards ceded per game on defense. With a 39.5% third-down conversion rate on offense, UL Monroe ranks 67th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 92nd, giving up a 42.2% third-down rate. After forcing six turnovers (103rd in the FBS) and turning the ball over seven times (43rd in the FBS) this season, UL Monroe owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -1.
South Alabama vs. UL Monroe Betting Analysis
South Alabama Betting Insights
South Alabama has covered the spread four times this season (4-1-0). Games involving South Alabama have hit the over three times this season. The Jaguars have won all three of the games they have been favored on the moneyline this season. The Jaguars have yet to play a game with moneyline odds of -897 or shorter.
Warhawks Betting Insights
UL Monroe is 3-3-0 against the spread this year. UL Monroe is winless against the spread when it has played as 17-point underdogs or more (0-2). This season, UL Monroe games have hit the over twice. The Warhawks have won one of the three games they’ve played as underdogs this season. This season, the Warhawks have been at least a +576 underdog on the moneyline two times, losing each of those contests.
South Alabama vs. UL Monroe Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||55.0||55.5||54.7|
|Implied Total AVG||33.2||34.5||32.3|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||3-0||2-0||1-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-1||0-0||1-1|
|Point Total AVG||58.8||55.8||61.7|
|Implied Total AVG||39.5||32.3||46.7|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||1-0||1-0||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-2||1-1||0-1|
Players to Watch
- As part of the Jaguars’ defensive unit, CJ Rias has compiled 13 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in five games.
- The Jaguars’ defense has been aided by Trey Kiser, who has played five games and compiled 2.0 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 14 tackles.
- Jaden Voisin has suited up for five games, amassing 12 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one interception for the Jaguars.
- The Jaguars’ defensive unit has been helped by James Miller, who has suited up for five games, registering 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and 17 tackles.
- On defense, Zack Woodard has helped set the tone with 15 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in six games.
- Tristan Driggers has been wreaking havoc on defense, amassing three interceptions to go with 13 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and three passes defended for the Warhawks.
- Keydrain Calligan has registered 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL and 10 tackles in six games for the Warhawks.
- Quincy Ledet has delivered 1.5 sacks to go with 1.0 TFL and seven tackles in six games for the Warhawks.
South Alabama vs. UL Monroe Predictions and Pick
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Our prediction to win this matchup is South Alabama, and we predict that UL Monroe will cover the spread (South Alabama -17). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 51 points.