Ark. St. vs. S. Alabama Odds
The seventh week of the college football season gets started tonight when South Alabama hosts Arkansas State at 8PM ET on ESPN2.
According to oddsmakers at MyBookie, Arkansas State is a slight favorite on the road, as the Red Wolves are getting odds of -4 points against the Jaguars. The over/under total for the game has been set at 60.5 points. Arkansas State has won three straight over South Alabama while the Red Wolves have covered the spread in two straight meetings.
South Alabama is 3-2 on the season, 1-0 in the Sun Belt, 2-3 against the spread and 4-1 with the over. The Jaguars are coming off a 24-18 win at Troy in their last game. South Alabama is averaging 22.6 points and 374.8 yards per game, while the defense is giving up 35.8 points and 405.2 yards per game. Cody Clements has led the Jaguars with 1,131 yards and seven touchdowns. The leading rusher is Xavier Johnson, who has 411 yards and four touchdowns while Gerald Everett has 23 catches for 350 yards and five scores.
Arkansas State is 2-3 on the season, 1-0 in the Sun Belt, 2-3 against the spread and 3-2 with the under. The Red Wolves have won two of their last three, including a 49-35 win over Idaho. Arkansas State is putting up 30.4 points and 394.4 yards per game on offense while allowing 32.2 points and 389.4 yards per game on defense. James Tabary has thrown for 788 yards and four touchdowns this season, but also has six interceptions. Michael Gordon has rushed for 455 yards and five touchdowns to lead the offense.