Set your schedule for this week’s 12 CFB matchup between the Monarchs and Eagles, which you can watch on ESPN+ at 6:00 (11/18/23). The game will be hosted at Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro (GA). The Eagles are favored by 6.5 points at home in this Sun Belt contest. Can they secure a home victory and cover the spread?
OLD DOMINION MONARCHS VS GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Georgia Southern Eagles -6.5
This game will be played at Allen E. Paulson Stadium at 6:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 34-27 in favor of Georgia Southern.
- Not only will Georgia Southern pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 60.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 61 points.
Will Old Dominion Be The Talk of Allen E. Paulson Stadium?
So far, the Old Dominion Monarchs are 4-6, including going 1-4 on the road and 3-2 at home.
Old Dominion has gone into two games as the favorite this season and eight games as the underdog. Their ATS record is currently 6-4.
So far this season, Old Dominion boasts an over/under record of 5-5. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 50.4 points, while the average over/under line has been 52.8 points.
Heading into their matchup vs. Georgia Southern, the Monarchs’ offense is averaging 156.3 rushing yards per game, along with 4 yards per attempt. They currently hold the 69th rank in rushing yards and 97th rank in passing yards, amassing an average of 198.9 yards per game. In terms of scoring, Old Dominion is at 23 points per game, which is 79th in the NCAA.
The Old Dominion defense holds the 106th position in points allowed, allowing 27.4 points per game. Teams have an average of 242.1 passing yards per game against them (122nd nationally). In terms of rushing, they’ve given up 155.9 rushing yards, placing them 100th in college football.
Can the Eagles Lock in a Home Win?
So far, the Georgia Southern Eagles are 6-4, including going 1-4 on the road and 4-0 at home.
Georgia Southern has gone into four games as the favorite this season and three games as the underdog. Their ATS record is currently 4-4-1.
So far in this season, Georgia Southern has posted an over/under record of 4-4-1. On average, their matchups have yielded a combined score of 60.7 points, with the typical over/under line set at 62.7 points.
The Eagles’ offense is set to face Old Dominion while averaging 129.5 rushing yards per game and 4 yards per attempt. In the national rankings, they currently stand at 94th for rushing yards and 11th for passing yards, with an average of 306.7 yards per matchup. Overall, Georgia Southern is putting up 32.7 points per game, which is 31st nationally.
This season, the Eagles’ defense has allowed 151.2 rushing yards per contest, placing them 121st. Opponents are averaging 242.1 passing yards, and opposing quarterbacks hold a passer rating of 81.1 when facing Georgia Southern. They currently hold the 38th spot in NCAA points allowed.