See our NCAA week 1 Georgia Southern vs. Ohio prediction by continuing to read. We will predict the winner and cover the spread in this post.
- In throwing yards, the Georgia Southern Eagles rank eighteenth.
- Ohio’s defense allows 15.4 points per game on the road.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN VS OHIO PREDICTION
Plan to attend the Eagles vs. Bobcats first-round CFB game this week, which airs on ESPN at 11:00 on December 16, 23. Conway, South Carolina’s Brooks Stadium will host the game.Ohio is the 2.5-point road favorite going into their non-conference matchup with the Bobcats. To get my thoughts and recommendations for your wagers, continue reading.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN VS. OHIO MATCHUP AT A GLANCE
- Sport: College Football
- Teams: Ohio Bobcats vs. Georgia Southern Eagles
- Where: Brooks Stadium in Conway
- Date: December 16, Saturday
GEORGIA SOUTHERN PREVIEW: WILL GEORGIA SOUTHERN ADD ANOTHER WIN?
The Eagles, who enter this week’s game with a 6-6 record, are back at.500 after their most recent loss to Appalachian State. This season, Georgia Southern had a 4-6-1 record against the spread. Five games have seen the Eagles as favorites, compared to four when they were the underdog. This season, Georgia Southern has amassed an over/under record of 5-5-1. Their games have had an average combined score of 60.5 points, with a standard over/under line of 62.7 points.
The Eagles tried 39 passes through the air against Appalachian State, gaining 277 yards and scoring one touchdown. They ran for one touchdown on the ground while maintaining an average of 3.5 yards per carry. Although he only completed 238 yards passing versus Appalachian State, Davis Brin did manage to complete one touchdown pass. With a completion rate of 70.6%, he received an overall passer rating of 53.31.
Ultimately, the Eagles defense allowed Appalachian State a total of 383 yards. Compared to 275 yards in the passing game, the team’s run defense gave up 108 yards of rush yardage. At 29.6 points per game, Georgia Southern’s defense is ranked 125th in terms of points allowed. Teams facing them allow an average of 244.1 passing yards per game (ranked 134th in the nation). They rank 96th in college football for rushing defense, having surrendered 157.2 carry yards.
OHIO PREVIEW: HOW WILL OHIO BOUNCE BACK AFTER A LOSS?
Ohio’s record is now 9-3 going into this week’s game against Georgia Southern after their 25-14 victory over Akron. This season, Ohio has started eight games as the favorite and three as the underdog. As of right now, their ATS record is 6-5. Ohio has a 4-7 over/under record thus far this season. Their matches have yielded a total score of 38.3 points on average, with an average over/under line of 46.7 points.
In their final 30 throw attempts against Akron, the Bobcats gained 208 yards and one touchdown. They scored two rushing touchdowns and averaged 4.2 yards per carry in the rushing game. Kurtis Rourke, the team’s quarterback, scored one touchdown on the ground in addition to one through the air in their most recent victory. Regarding passing, he gained 208 yards with a 63.3% completion percentage.
Ultimately, the Bobcats’ defense allowed Akron 184 yards in total during the game. 38 yards were gained through running as opposed to 146 yards through passing by the team’s run defense. With 15.4 points allowed per game entering this week’s contest, Ohio’s defense is ranked 52nd in terms of points allowed. Their opponents have been averaging 168.8 passing yards per game against them, which ranks them 21st in the nation. They are allowing 97.1 rushing yards on the ground, which puts them in 15th place among college football teams.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN VS OHIO BETTING ODDS, TRENDS & ANALYSIS
If we go back 10 games between the two clubs, Georgia Southern has the advantage (8-2).
Georgia Southern is 2-1 against the spread in their last three games as the underdog versus Ohio.
Since opening, the current lines have been constant, and the point spread has stayed quite steady. Right now, Georgia Southern is at +2.5 (-111) and Ohio is at 2.5 (-110). With the current moneyline odds, Ohio is favored to win 42% of the time and receive a moneyline payout of +138. On the other hand, the Eagles have an expected win percentage of 63% and a -168 moneyline.
KEY BETTING TRENDS
- Georgia Southern has an ATS record of 0-3 against the spread when playing away from home.
- Ohio’s home record against the spread in the last ten games is 6-3-1.
- In their last three games as underdogs, Ohio has a 2-1 record.
- In their previous ten games as the favorite, Georgia Southern is 6-3-1.
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