South Alabama at Appalachian State: 11/13/21 College Football Picks and Prediction

South Alabama at Appalachian State: 11/13/21 College Football Picks and Prediction Photo by Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Appalachian State Mountaineers (7-2) vs South Alabama Jaguars (5-4)

Game Info: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 2:30 pm (Kidd Brewer Stadium)

Betting Odds: Appalachian State Mountaineers -22.5 -- Over/Under: 51.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The South Alabama Jaguars will travel to Kidd Brewer Stadium to take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers this Saturday afternoon in College Football action.

The South Alabama Jaguars dropped to 5-4 on the season after being defeated by the Troy Trojans, 31-24, this past Saturday. South Alabama had no answers early for the Trojans on either end of the field and could not fight all the way back after the Trojans took a 31-7 lead with 4:55 left in the 2nd quarter. South Alabama outgained Troy by a 335-308 margin and lost the turnover battle by a 2-1 margin in the loss. Leading the way for the Jaguars was QB Desmond Trotter who has completed 20 of 32 passes for 138 yards, 2 TD, & 1 INT.

On the season, South Alabama is averaging 28.6 ppg on 387.9 total yards per game (252.9 passing yds/g; 135.0 rushing yds/g). Offensively, South Alabama has bee led by QB Jake Bentley who has completed 70.2% of his passes for 2122 yards, 15 TD, & 5 INT. The top receiving threats for the Jaguars have been Jalen Tolbert (58 rec, 1032 yards, 6 TD), Jalen Wayne (37 rec, 414 yards, 2 TD), Caullin Lacy (34 rec, 269 yards), & Lincoln Sefcik (26 rec, 201 yards, 3 TD). Leading the way for the Jaguars backfield has been Terrion Avery who has 474 rushing yards & 1 TD on 118 carries.

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Defensively, South Alabama is allowing their opponents to an average of 22.1 ppg on 319.3 total yards per game (202.1 passing yds/g; 117.2 rushing yds/g).

The Appalachian State Mountaineers won their 3rd straight game and improved to 7-2 on the season after defeating the Arkansas State Red Wolves, 48-14, this past Saturday. Appalachian State dominated Arkansas State on both ends of the field and was able to pull away in the 2nd half after a 27-yard TD run by Camerun Peoples gave the Mountaineers a 38-14 lead with 2:59 left in the 3rd quarter. Appalachian State outgained Arkansas State by a 461-199 margin and won the turnover battle by a 3-1 margin in the victory. Leading the way for the Mountaineers was RB Nate Noel who had 122 rushing yards & 1 TD on 23 carries.

On the season, Appalachian State is averaging 36.2 ppg on 463.9 total yards per game (263.1 passing yds/g; 200.8 rushing yds/g). Offensively, Appalachian State has been led by the RB duo of Nate Noel (153 att, 889 yards, 3 TD) & Camerun Peoples (105 att, 609 yards, 13 TD). QB Chase Brice has completed 65.4% of his passes for 2259 yards, 15 TD, & 6 INT. The top receiving threats for the Mountaineers have been Corey Sutton (47 rec, 711 yards, 5 TD), Malik Williams (45 rec, 678 yards, 5 TD), & Thomas Hennigan (34 rec, 472 yards, 2 TD).

Defensively, Appalachian State is allowing their opponents to average 23.3 ppg on 357.3 total yards per game (226.0 passing yds/g; 131.3 rushing yds/g).

The Jaguars are 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games following a ATS loss and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games on fieldturf. The Mountaineers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall, however, are just 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a winning record.

Appalachian State has been playing great since handing Coastal Carolina their first loss a few weeks ago, however, this is a lot of points to cover against an above average South Alabama team that had been solid on both sides of the ball. Appalachian State had a great rushing attack, however, the strength of the Jaguars defense is against the run as they rank 21st in rushing defense and as I think Jake Bentley and the South Alabama passing attack will be able to put up some points on a Mountaineers defense, I think the Jaguars will do enough in this one to cover with the large number of points. Good Luck!

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Brett’s Pick South Alabama Jaguars +22.5

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