Georgia Southern Eagles vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Prediction, 11/25/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgia Southern Eagles vs Appalachian State Mountaineers
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2023
Location: Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Mountaineers (-8)
The Georgia Southern Eagles (6-5) are traveling to Kidd Brewer Stadium on Saturday, November 25, 2023 where they will try to defeat the Appalachian State Mountaineers (7-4). Appalachian State opens this game as 8-point favorites. The betting total comes in at 63.
The Georgia Southern Eagles head into this game 6-5 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Eagles stepped onto the field against the Old Dominion Monarchs and took a loss by a score of 20-17. Jalen White was the leader on the ground for the Eagles with 19 totes for 74 yds (3.9 yards per attempt). Davis Brin went 20/35 with 235 yds through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rating of 123 and walked away from the game without throwing a pick. In the running game, the Eagles conceded 134 yds on 35 tries, which is an average of 3.8 yards per run allowed. Georgia Southern gave up 18 pass completions on 28 attempts for a total of 212 yds, and a completion rate of 64.3%. At the end of the game, they ran 69 plays which gave them 354 yards. The Georgia Southern Eagles ended up rushing 34 times and recorded 119 yds, which earned them an average of 3.5 yards per attempt.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the Georgia Southern Eagles have an average of 31.3 points per outing. As a unit they average 127.8 yards rushing ranking them 99th in Division 1. The Eagles have earned 4,708 yards in total this year. In terms of getting in the endzone, Georgia Southern has totaled 23 touchdowns through the air and 14 touchdowns via the ground. Georgia Southern has recorded 265 1st downs, and they have been hurt by 61 infractions for 534 yds. They have turned the football over 22 times.
The Eagles are ranked 81st in D-1 regarding team defense, conceding 27.3 points per game. They are giving up an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 148.2 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. During this campaign, they have conceded 1,630 yards via the running game in 11 games. In terms of passing yards, the Eagles are allowing 2,633 yards which has them ranked 93rd in Division 1. They have surrendered 239.4 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 62.3%. In total, they have given up 387.5 yards/game which has them ranked 85th in D-1. They have given up 15 touchdowns through the air and 23 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Mountaineers come into this matchup with a record of 7-4 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Mountaineers got the win with a final of 26-23 when they faced the James Madison Dukes. Joey Aguilar (3 TDs) ended the contest with 318 yds on 28/46 passing while his QB rating was 136.1. He threw 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 6.9. Anderson Castle ran the football 10 times for 21 yards, ending the contest with 2.1 yds per attempt for Appalachian State. Appalachian State rushed the football for 1.8 yards per tote, totaling 48 yds on 27 attempts. The Mountaineers finished with a total of 366 yards while running 73 plays (5.0 yds per play). The Mountaineers pass defense conceded a completion rate of 58.7%, relinquishing 289 yards on 27 out of 46 through the air. Appalachian State relinquished 33 attempts on the ground for 61 yards (1.8 yards per rush).
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are averaging 448.6 yards per game, which has them ranked 20th in D-1. The Appalachian State offense has compiled 472 penalty yds on 50 violations, which is good for 117th in the nation in terms of making mistakes. They have an average of 171.5 yards per game on the ground and have run for 1,887 yards overall. They have thrown 8 interceptions while letting opponents recover 8 fumbles and they have obtained 260 first downs. Regarding their ability to score points, the Mountaineers currently sit 23rd in college football maintaining an average of 34.0 points per game. For the season to this point, the Mountaineers currently have a total of 3,048 yards through the air together with holding an average of 277.1 passing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 27th in the nation.
The Mountaineers are allowing 26.6 PPG, ranking them 71st in the nation. Appalachian State has given up a total of 1,961 yards via the ground game (178.3 yards per game) and 21 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the year. Overall, they have allowed 293 points. They have yielded 13 touchdowns through the air in addition to 208.3 yards/contest, ranking them 39th in the nation. The Mountaineers defense has been on the field for 749 plays, which ranks them 86th in the country. Their defense has compiled 6 fumbles recovered and 12 picks over the course of the season.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Mountaineers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mountaineers -8
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