South Alabama at Texas State: 10/9/21 College Football Picks and Prediction
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Texas State Bobcats (1-3) vs South Alabama Jaguars (3-1)
Game Info: Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium)
Betting Odds: Texas State Bobcats +3.5 -- Over/Under: 52.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The South Alabama Jaguars and Texas State Bobcats face off on Saturday in a Week 6 college football showdown at TSU Bobcat Stadium. When these two teams faced off in 2020, South Alabama won 30-20.
South Alabama comes into this game with a 3-1 record and the only loss came in their last game against Louisiana. South Alabama was competitive but they couldn’t get the big play late and lost 20-18. South Alabama is averaging 24.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 16.7 points. Under center for South Alabama is the former South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley and he has thrown for 927 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Kareem Walker has been the top rusher putting up 208 yards and four touchdowns.
On the other side of this matchup is Texas State who sits with a 1-3 record and in the last game they were awful against Eastern Michigan. The defense gave up 59 points and that led to the blowout defeat. The Bobcats are averaging 24.5 points while the defense is giving up 36.7 points per game. Under center for Texas State is Brady McBride who has thrown for 786 yards, seven touchdowns, and three interceptions. Calvin Hill has also rushed for 239 yards but his longest rush for only 20 yards.
South Alabama is 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five road games. Texas State is 4-1 against the spread in their last five conference games. The under is 6-1 in South Alabama’s last seven road games. The under is 7-2 in Texas State’s last seven games overall. The underdog is 4-1-1 in the last six meetings.
South Alabama is going to run up the score in this game, and they are going to have no issue getting the job done. Texas State gave up 59 points in the last game, and South Alabama will cover the spread. Back South Alabama against the spread.