Troy vs. South Alabama Prediction
An underrated matchup in the Sun Belt will take place on Thursday night when South Alabama hosts Troy at 7:30 p.m. ET.
With the Jaguars only laying a field goal as a home favorite and the total sitting at 46.5, what’s the best bet on the board?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
309 Troy Trojans (+3) at 310 South Alabama Jaguars (-3); o/u 46.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, October 20, 2022
Hancock Whitney Stadium
Troy vs. South Alabama Public Betting Information
As of this writing, our CFB Public Betting page shows that 65% of bets are on South Alabama. That said, this page is updated frequently so make sure that you click on the link provided so that you’re getting the most updated information.
Troy Trojans Game Notes
Jarret Doege is listed as the Trojans' starting quarterback ahead of Saturday's matchup against Southern Mississippi. Doege will start in place of No. 1 quarterback Gunnar Watson, who suffered an undisclosed injury that sidelined him for the remainder of last week's win over Western Kentucky. The senior backup went 7-of-8 passing for 71 yards and two touchdowns after stepping in against the Hilltoppers, leading Troy to a 34-27 win.
South Alabama Jaguars Game Notes
Carter Bradley has thrown for 1,679 yards with 13 touchdowns and four interceptions through six games. He has added two rushing touchdowns. The Toledo transfer is having success with his new program. Bradley has thrown three touchdowns in four separate games and ranks sixth in the Sun Belt in passing yardage. He'll face Troy at home Thursday.
Troy vs. South Alabama Betting Trends
Road team is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 meetings
Under is 5-2-1 in the last 8 meetings
Under is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings in South Alabama
Trojans are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings in South Alabama
Favorite is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings
Trojans are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings
Troy vs. South Alabama Betting Prediction
Despite Troy’s ATS success in this matchup, I’m backing South Alabama. The Jaguars are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven home games, are 12-3 against the number in their last 15 games after allowing more than 280 yards passing in their previous game and are 5-0 at the betting window in their last five home games versus a team with a winning road record. South Alabama has also won five of its last seven games ATS overall.
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