South Alabama at Appalachian State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/1/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone
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On Saturday night, the South Alabama Jaguars (2-2) will be going up against the Appalachian State Mountaineers (1-3), who will be looking to pick up their first ever Sun Belt win.
South Alabama had a solid all-around game against Idaho last weekend and easily came away with a 34-10 road win. The Jaguars had 429 total yards in that game, including 233 yards on the ground, and their defense only gave up 30 rushing yards.
South Alabama's defense has only given up 21.5 points per game this season, but their offense has let them down by only scoring 16.5 points per game. Running back Jay Jones has done his part by rushing for 255 yards and three touchdowns. Wide receiver Shavarez Smith has caught 17 passes this season for 183 yards and two scores.
Appalachian State lost their second straight game last week when they were blown out by Georgia Southern 34-14 on the road. The Mountaineers only rushed for 74 yards in that loss while their defense gave up 408 rushing yards.
The Mountaineers have scored 28.5 points per game this year and have given up 26.8 points per game. Running back Marcus Cox is averaging 5.1 yards per carry on the season and has 238 yards with five touchdowns. Junior wide receiver Simms McElfresh has caught 24 passes for 238 yards and four touchdowns.
South Alabama Jaguars Betting Trends
South Alabama Jaguars are 2-2-0 Against the Spread
South Alabama Jaguars are 0-4-0 against the Over/Under
Appalachian State Mountaineers Betting Trends
Appalachian State Mountaineers are 1-3-0 Against the Spread
Appalachian State Mountaineers are 1-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
South Alabama Jaguars
09/28/14 OL Daniel Aust Knee "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
09/26/14 LB Davin Hawkins Knee expected to miss at least 2 games
Appalachian State Mountaineers
09/16/14 3rd QB Logan Hallock Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Appalachian State
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