South Alabama vs James Madison Prediction - College Football Picks 9/30/23

James Madison Dukes (4-0) vs South Alabama Jaguars (2-2)

Game Info: Saturday, September 30, 2023 at 12:00 pm (Showker Field at Bridgeforth Stadium)

Betting Odds: James Madison Dukes -5 -- Over/Under: 52.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

Where to Watch: ESPNU Stream live sports and exclusive originals on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

The South Alabama Jaguars and James Madison Dukes face off on Saturday in a Week 5 college football showdown at Bridgeforth Stadium. 

South Alabama Continues to Confuse

South Alabama comes into this game with a 2-2 record overall but the last two games have been odd. Two games ago against Oklahoma State, South Alabama scored 33 points and that was enough for a blowout victory against Oklahoma State. After such a dominating win, South Alabama really struggled in the last game. South Alabama’s defense gave up 34 points to Central Michigan and that led to the defeat. South Alabama is averaging 28.8 points while their defense is giving up 23.8 points per game. 

What a Start of the Season for James Madison

James Madison is having quite the season so far this year and they sit with a 4-0 record. James Madison has been involved in some close battles but in the last game the offense was good. James Madison scored 45 points against Utah State and that was enough for the victory. Under center for James Madison is Jordan McCloud and he completed 23 of his 34 passes for 364 yards, four touchdowns, and two interceptions. James Madison is averaging 33.8 points while their defense is giving up 22.5 points per game. 

Shane’s Free Pick

James Madison has been winning games, but they have been playing in close battles. Against Troy they only won by two points and in against Virginia they only scored by a point. I trust this South Alabama defense and they are going to step up in this game. Look for South Alabama’s defense to step up in a big way here, and that is going to be enough for them to keep this game close, and they could win this game outright. Back South Alabama against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick South Alabama +5

Get Premium Picks Start Winning Now »
The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

MLB Best Bets for Today Picks & Predictions Sunday 7/21/24 | 7 Picks in 5 Minutes

18+ Has gambling become a problem for you? Call the National Problem Gambling Hotline.
1-800-522-4700 | ncpgambling.org

Credit Guaranteed Packages

Packages with Credit Guarantees automatically give you a credit if the package does not turn a profit—the sum of betting all individual picks. THESE ARE NOT PARLAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE CLEARLY STATED. If a credit guaranteed package does not profit, a credit for its full purchase price is automatically issued after picks are graded and verified.

For example, if you purchase a $39.95 package that doesn’t profit, you’ll get a $39.95 credit towards any future purchase(s) on our site. Credits are usually issued within hours of a game’s conclusion, so please allow a few hours for final verification.

To use your credits, log in to your account and add another package or pass to your cart. Credits will automatically reduce what you owe. Any remaining balance will be settled through our payment system, with any leftover credits available future purchases. Credits do not expire.

Dismiss