ESPNU Sports Picks Preview Georgia Southern vs. Appalachian State

Georgia Southern vs. Appalachian State play in one of the best games of the week from a sports betting standpoint. The game is televised on ESPNU at 7:30 ET. previews the game using key success indicators.

The point spread has Appalachian State -6.5 -114 with a total of 61.5. It opened at -5 and 60. Sixty-four percent of against the spread bets are on the favorite with 65 percent on the over.

GA Southern has the more ample numbers in terms of yards per rush on offense by a margin of 1.0. Appalachian State produces more advantageous computations in terms of passing yards per completion by 2.8. The yards per point measurement is one of the most effective against says the official sports betting Twitter feed. The more suitable numbers are the property of GSU by 1.0.

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Now to the defensive side of the ball utilizing the same tallies. Appalachian State reigns supreme in stopping the run allowing .7 less. The same squad has the better decimals on defense in the passing yards per completion realm by 3.7.

A major facet of Performance Gap Analysis is yards per point. The more rock-solid on the defensive side of the ball in that grouping is Georgia Southern by 9.2. The turnover battle is won by a dead heat. app state

Yards per point is determined by dividing total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.

Spread trends (all records against the spread): GA Southern 8-1 following a SU win of more than 20 points, 8-2 after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game, 11-4 off win, 10-4 road. Appalachian State 4-0 conference, 6-2 overall.

Over/under angles: Georgia Southern over 5-0 road games vs. a team with a winning home record, Appalachian State under 5-1 all.


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Grandmaster Sports Handicapper Joe Duffy got his start in the sports handicapping industry with the Dial Sports (Communications Team) audiotext network. It was owned by sportswriter, broadcaster and handicapping pioneer Mickey Charles. Dial Sports was the sister company of the popular Sports Network Wire Service. Upon graduating California University of PA, where he was a play-by-play announcer on student radio station WVCS (now WCAL) and cable channel 29 (now CUTV), he became a full-time sports announcer and handicapper for the Sportsline scorephone network. He learned from NFL legends coach Hank Stram and broadcasting icon Ray Scott the ins and outs of the sports betting world. His Amazing Cadillac Club became the most successful 900-number in sports betting history. He left to become the first General Manager of the Freescoreboard scorephone network broadcast all over North America. His articles have appeared on several dozen websites and hard copy publications. He is now CEO of, the top sports betting site in the world. Email:

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