Georgia Southern vs Appalachian State Prediction - College Football Picks 11/25/23
Appalachian State Mountaineers (7-4) vs Georgia Southern Eagles (6-5)
Game Info: Saturday, November 25, 2023 at 3:30 pm (Kidd Brewer Stadium)
Betting Odds: Appalachian State Mountaineers -8.5 -- Over/Under: 63.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Georgia Southern Eagles will play the Appalachian State Mountaineers in a Sun Belt game on Saturday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, North Carolina. Georgia Southern has lost three games in a row, while Appalachian State has won four straight games. Take a look at our Georgia Southern vs Appalachian State Prediction.
Georgia Southern Preview
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 6-5 (3-4) this season after they lost to Old Dominion by a score of 20-17 in their last game. Georgia Southern tied the game at 17 in the fourth quarter, but they allowed the game winning field goal as time expired. The Eagles out gained ODU by a total of 354-346 and turned the ball over one time in the game. Georgia Southern has also lost to Marshall and Texas State during this three game losing streak. The Georgia Southern offense is scoring 31.2 points per game with 300.2 passing yards per game and 127.8 rushing yards per game, while going 45.7% on third downs. Davis Brin has thrown for 3,193 yards, 22 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions for the Eagles this season. Jalen White (questionable) has rushed for 891 yards and nine scores, while Khaleb Hood has caught 84 passes for 822 yards and four touchdowns. The Georgia Southern defense is giving up 27.3 points against per game this year.
Appalachian State Preview
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 7-4 (5-2) this year after they defeated James Madison by a score of 26-23 in overtime last week. Appalachian State blew a 17-5 lead in the fourth quarter, but they got to overtime and picked up a huge win. The Mountaineers out gained JMU by a total of 366-350 and both teams turned the ball over two times in the game. Appalachian State has also defeated Georgia State, Marshall, and Southern Miss during this winning streak. The App State offense is averaging 34 points per game with 277.1 passing yards per game and 171.9 rushing yards per game, while going 42.7% on third downs. Joey Aguilar has thrown for 2,975 yards, 29 touchdowns, and eight interceptions for the Mountaineers this season. Nate Noel has rushed for 787 yards and five touchdowns, while Kaedin Robinson has caught 45 passes for 609 yards and eight scores. The Appalachian State defense is allowing 26.6 points against per game this season.
Appalachian State Mountaineers Team Facts
- Appalachian State has won each of its last 13 November games at Kidd Brewer Stadium.
- The underdog has covered the spread in six of Appalachian State's last seven games.
- Appalachian State has won the first half in 24 of its last 32 home games against conference opponents.
- Seven of Appalachian State's last eight November games as a home favorite against non-AP-ranked teams have gone UNDER the total points line.
Georgia Southern Eagles Team Facts
- Georgia Southern has lost eight of its last nine road games in November.
- Georgia Southern has covered the spread in each of its last five games as an underdog against Appalachian State.
- Four of Georgia Southern's last five games as a road underdog have gone UNDER the total points line.
Appalachian State was having a below average season about a month ago, but they have won four games in a row and just gave James Madison their first loss. Georgia Southern has dropped three straight games and they will be on the road for this matchup. Both defenses have struggled this season, but the App State defense has been much better in their last three games. The Mountaineers are playing great football right now and I can’t go against them. Take Appalachian State in this matchup.