Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. South Alabama Jaguars: 2/19/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 19, 2021

The South Alabama Jaguars (13-6) are 1.5-point underdogs as they look to continue a six-game win streak when they visit the Appalachian State Mountaineers (10-6) on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Holmes Convocation Center. The contest airs at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The point total for the matchup is 137.

Betting Information

Appalachian State vs South Alabama Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Appalachian State -1.5 -112 -110 137 -110 -112 -125 102

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Computer picks for Appalachian State vs South Alabama
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Appalachian State (-1.5) Over (137) Appalachian State 71 South Alabama 68

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Total Facts

  • In seven of 16 games (43.8%) this season, the Mountaineers and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s point total of 137 points.
  • South Alabama and its opponents have added up to score more than 137 points in 68.4% of their matchups this season (13 of 19 chances).
  • The two teams average a combined 11.7 more points per game (148.7) than this matchup’s over/under of 137 points.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 133.6 points per game, 3.4 less than the point total in this matchup.
  • The Mountaineers average point total in matchups this season is 134.8, 2.2 points less than the over/under in this game.
  • Jaguars games this year have averaged a total of 147.5 points, 10.5 more than the point total in this matchup.

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Appalachian State Betting Information

  • Appalachian State has been good against the spread this season, posting a 7-4-1 record.
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Mountaineers have put up a 2-2 record ATS.
  • Mountaineers games have played to the total or above 6 times in 12 games this season.

South Alabama Betting Information

  • The Jaguars have a 6-8 record against the spread, covering in only 42.9% of their games.
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Jaguars have a record ATS of 2-7.
  • South Alabama has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 57.1% of matchups this year (8 out of 14 opportunities).

Head to Head

Appalachian State vs South Alabama (Last 6 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/16/2021 South Alabama -2 136.5 -134 +111 Regular Season 83-77 APPLST
1/15/2021 South Alabama -2.5 134.5 -146 +120 Regular Season 73-64 SALA
2/20/2020 Appalachian State -2.5 132.5 -149 +120 Regular Season 78-70 SALA
12/19/2019 South Alabama -5 140 -223 +177 Regular Season 81-71 APPLST
3/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-71 SALA
1/3/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-73 SALA

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Appalachian State Leaders

  • The Mountaineers scoring leader is Adrian Delph, who averages 12.2 per contest to go with 3.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists.
  • James Lewis leads the Mountaineers in rebounding, averaging 5.1 per game, while Justin Forrest leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 2.8 in each contest.
  • Michael Almonacy provides the most three-point shooting production for the Mountaineers. He knocks down 2.2 threes per game.
  • Forrest is the Mountaineers leader in steals, averaging 1.6 steals per game, while Lewis leads them in blocks with 0.8 per contest.

South Alabama Leaders

  • The Jaguars’ Michael Flowers averages enough points (21.2 per game) and assists (3.3 per game) to top the team’s leaderboards.
  • Jamal West’s stat line of 6.1 rebounds, 5.0 points and 0.7 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the South Alabama rebounding leaderboard.
  • Flowers leads the Jaguars in three-point shooting with an average of 3.1 made threes per game.
  • Tyreke Locure (2.3 steals per game) and West (0.9 blocks per game) pace the Jaguars in steals and blocks, respectively.
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