Georgia Southern vs. Appalachian State play in one of the best games of the week from a sports betting standpoint. The game is televised on ESPNU at 7:30 ET. OffshoreInsiders.com previews the game using key success indicators.
The point spread has Appalachian State -6.5 -114 with a total of 61.5. It opened at -5 and 60. Sixty-four percent of against the spread bets are on the favorite with 65 percent on the over. Joe Duffy previews NFL Thursday Night Football Seahawks-49ers.
GA Southern has the more ample numbers in terms of yards per rush on offense by a margin of 1.0. Appalachian State produces more advantageous computations in terms of passing yards per completion by 2.8. The yards per point measurement is one of the most effective against says the official sports betting Twitter feed. The more suitable numbers are the property of GSU by 1.0.
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Now to the defensive side of the ball utilizing the same tallies. Appalachian State reigns supreme in stopping the run allowing .7 less. The same squad has the better decimals on defense in the passing yards per completion realm by 3.7.
A major facet of Performance Gap Analysis is yards per point. The more rock-solid on the defensive side of the ball in that grouping is Georgia Southern by 9.2. The turnover battle is won by a dead heat.
Yards per point is determined by dividing total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.
Right angle picks trends (all records against the spread): GA Southern 8-1 following a SU win of more than 20 points, 8-2 after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game, 11-4 off win, 10-4 road. Appalachian State 4-0 conference, 6-2 overall.
Over/under angles: Georgia Southern over 5-0 road games vs. a team with a winning home record, Appalachian State under 5-1 all.