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Texas State Bobcats vs South Alabama Jaguars 10/17/2020 NCAAF Picks, Previews & Game Analysis

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Texas State Bobcats vs South Alabama Jaguars 10-17-2020 NCAAF Picks Previews & Game Analysis

Texas State Bobcats vs South Alabama Jaguars 10/17/2020 – Texas State Bobcats will take the road to Alabama to kick-off against South Alabama Jaguars from Hancock Whitney Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. The Bobcats had a bad start to the season and they must win a few games to get back on track. Texas State is holding a 1-4 record on the season and the football picks are turning against them. South Alabama played three games and lost two. The Jaguars will try to do their best in this game at home, but they have plenty of space for improvement, especially from the defensive end.  

Texas State Bobcats vs South Alabama Jaguars 10/17/2020

When: Saturday, October 17, 12:00 PM ET
Where: Hancock Whitney Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
TV: ESPNU
Stream: SofaScore

Texas State Bobcats vs South Alabama Jaguars 10/17/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Texas State Bobcats +2 (-105) 56.5 o (-107) +128
South Alabama Jaguars -2 (-115) 56.5 u (-107) -142
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Texas State Bobcats

The Texas State Bobcats lost their last game against the Troy Trojans and they were forced to settle with a 37-17 final score. The Bobcats need to rebound as soon as possible to avoid confusion at a later stage. Brandy McBride did well from the quarterback spot as he covered 93 yards with one touchdown in their loss. Overall, McBride has 549 passing yards with four touchdowns. From the receiving end, Jeremiah Heidel managed to cover 241 yards with three touchdown receptions. Linebacker Gavin Graham takes the lead with 35 tackles.

Players to watch: T. Vitt QB (CMP 40 ATT 63 YDS 602 CMP% 63.5 AVG 9.6 LNG 75 TD 6 INT 2 SACK 7 SYL -43 RTG 168.8), B. McBride QB (CMP 55 ATT 96 YDS 549 CMP% 57.3 AVG 5.7 LNG 42 TD 5 INT 2 SACK 8 SYL -67 RTG 118.4), C. Hill RB (ATT 55 YDS 308 AVG 5.6 LNG 37 TD 3), B. Sturges RB (ATT 61 YDS 251 AVG 4.1 LNG 35 TD 2), J. Haydel WR (REC 18 YDS 241 AVG 13.4 LNG 75 TD 3).   

South Alabama Jaguars

The South Alabama Jaguars had a terrible defeat against the UAB Blazers in their last game. The Jaguars scored just 10 and gave up just 42 points to the Blazers. Quarterback Chance Lovertich holds a record of 479 passing yards for his team. From the receiving end, Jalen Tolbert is the leader with 327 receiving yards and three touchdowns. Carlos Davis managed to cover 272 rushing yards with one touchdown. Linebacker Nick Mobley is the leader for his team with 33 tackles.

Players to watch: C. Lovertich QB (CMP 34 ATT 61 YDS 479 CMP% 55.7 AVG 7.9 LNG 52 TD 4 INT 1 SACK 7 SYL -57 RTG 140.1), D. Trotter QB (CMP 20 ATT 35 YDS 373 CMP% 57.1 AVG 10.7 LNG 73 TD 2 INT 2 SACK 0 SYL 0 RTG 154.1 ATT 13 YDS 45 AVG 3.5 TD 0), C. Davis RB (ATT 48 YDS 272 AVG 5.7 LNG 40 TD 1), J. Tolbert WR (REC 15 YDS 327 AVG 21.8 LNG 73 TD 3).   

Texas State Bobcats vs South Alabama Jaguars Betting Numbers

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Texas State Bobcats

Texas State is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas State’s last 7 games.
Texas State is 1-7 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas State’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas State’s last 5 games this season.

South Alabama Jaguars

South Alabama is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of South Alabama’s last 13 games.
South Alabama is 2-11 SU in their last 13 games.
Jaguars are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games at home.
South Alabama is 1-7 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Sun Belt conference.

Texas State Bobcats vs South Alabama Jaguars Betting Picks

The Jaguars lost less when compared to the Bobcats, but they have played lesser games. The betting mobile offers have predicted the Jaguars to win this game and cover with a score of 31-23.