UL Monroe vs. App State Total Pick

UL Monroe vs. Appalachian State, 10/16/19 Week 8 Predictions & Preview

Can No. 24 Appalachian State put up a big total when the Mountaineers play host to UL Monroe on Saturday at 3:30PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

405 UL Monroe vs. 406 Appalachian State

Saturday, October 19, 2019

3:30PM ET – Kidd Brewer Stadium

TV: ESPN+

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Public Betting Trends

According to the latest oddsmakers, Appalachian State is favored at home, as the Mountaineers are getting odds of -15 points against the Warhawks. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 65 points. The public betting currently has 57 percent going on Monroe as the road underdog. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NCAAF Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Monroe unbeaten in conference play

The UL Monroe football team is coming off a 24-14 win at Texas State last week to improve to 3-3 on the season and 2-0 in the Sun Belt. The Warhawks are 2-4 against the spread and 3-3 with the over/under total.

Monroe has struggled defensively this season, allowing 34.8 points and 478.7 yards per game. The Warhawks aren’t too bad on offense, putting up 30.3 points and 463.2 yards per game. Josh Johnson has been leading the offense with 712 rushing yards and six touchdowns. Caleb Evans has thrown for 1,397 yards and 10 touchdowns while Josh Pederson has 24 catches for 288 yards and five touchdowns.

App State cracks the rankings

The Appalachian State football team continued its unbeaten season last week with a 17-7 win over Lafayette. The Mountaineers are 5-0 on the season, 2-0 in the Sun Belt, 4-1 against the spread and 3-2 with the over.

Appalachian State is putting up 41 points and 412 yards per game on offense while the defense is giving up 24.6 points and 386.8 yards per contest. Quarterback Zac Thomas has thrown for 949 yards and seven touchdowns while rushing for 166 yards and three scores. Darrynton Evans has rushed for 540 yards and nine touchdowns. Thomas Hennigan has caught 25 passes for 305 yards and two touchdowns while Akeem Davis-Gaither is leading the defense with 42 tackles, 2.5 sacks and an interception.

College Football Betting Trends

UL Monroe

The Warhawks have hit the under in five straight conference games and in 10 of their last 13 road games.

Appalachian State

The Mountaineers have hit the under in five of their last seven conference meetings.

Prediction:

These two have hit the over in their last four meetings. The Mountaineers are going to score on this Monroe defense. The Warhawks can’t stop anyone and App State has the ability to score in clumps. Defensively, the Mountaineers aren’t the sharpest team, but the Warhawks aren’t exactly going to overwhelm them on the road either. Their last two road games have seen them score 44 points combined. I think these two flirt with the over, but will come just shy of hitting it.

College Football Week 8 Prediction: UL Monroe/Appalachian State Under 65

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