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Georgia Southern at South Alabama 10/14/21 - College Football Picks & Predictions

South Alabama Jaguars vs Georgia Southern Eagles Odds & Info

Game South Alabama Jaguars vs Georgia Southern Eagles
Date & Time Thursday October 14, 2021, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Hancock Whitney Stadium
Latest odds
USA -3.5 ; Total 50
TV Channel
ESPNU

Hancock Whitney Stadium will play host to a Thursday night college football clash between the Georgia Southern Eagles and the South Alabama Jaguars. The Eagles (2-4) have dropped two of their first three Sun Belt Conference games and rank seventh in the country in rushing offense (253.2 ypg). On Saturday, Georgia Southern trailed by 14 points at halftime during a 27-24 road loss against Troy. 

Georgia Southern RB Khaleb Hood scored on a 23-yard run to close the gap to 24-18 in the third quarter. Justin Tomlin threw three interceptions in a losing effort for the Eagles.

The South Alabama Jaguars have lost their first two conference games and own the ninth worst offense (290.4 ypg) in college football. On Saturday, South Alabama took Texas State to overtime before falling by a 33-31 final score. The Jaguars (3-2) were outgained by a 400-330 margin and turned the ball over three times in defeat. 

AJ Phillips scored two rushing touchdowns, including a 5-yard run that gave South Alabama a 24-10 fourth quarter lead. Jalen Tolbert caught five passes for 84 yards and tied the game in overtime with a 12-yard touchdown reception.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Eagles are 7-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Eagles are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss.
  • Jaguars are 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
  • Under is 9-3 in Eagles last 12 vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Under is 6-1 in Jaguars last 7 home games.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Georgia Southern Eagles +3.5

Georgia Southern has won the first seven meetings against South Alabama, including a 24-17 home victory in 2020. The Jaguars have struggled to move the ball, so the under is worth a look. The stronger play is on Georgia Southern to win on the road. Final Score Prediction, Georgia Southern Eagles win 24-21.

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