Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Jaguars versus the Gamecocks? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Pete Mathews Coliseum in Jacksonville, AL. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 130 points, with the Gamecocks being the favored team playing at home against the Jaguars.

SOUTH ALABAMA JAGUARS VS JACKSONVILLE STATE GAMECOCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Jacksonville State Gamecocks -1.5

This game will be played at Pete Mathews Coliseum at 7:00 ET on Thursday, November 30th.

WHY BET THE JACKSONVILLE STATE GAMECOCKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Gamecocks.
  • Not only will Jacksonville State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 130 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can South Alabama Pull Off A Win at Pete Mathews Coliseum?

The Jaguars, who are currently 4-4, are coming off a loss to Maryland (68-55). So far this season, the Jaguars have a 1-2 record on the road and a 2-1 record at home. As of now, South Alabama holds a 4-2 ATS record heading into today’s game. Over their last five games, the team is 3-1 vs. the spread.

So far, South Alabama’s games have averaged 152.2 points per game with the average over/under line being 140.9 points. Over the course of the last five games, the Jaguars’ games have averaged 154 points per game, along with an over/under record of 3-1.

In their most recent game, the South Alabama offense concluded with only 55 points against Maryland. Throughout the game, they made 5/17 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 39.2%. On the offensive front, the Jaguars have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 193rd nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 206th in terms of percentage and 218th in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Jaguars’ defense is positioned 200th in the country, permitting 77.8 points per game. So far, the South Alabama defense is giving up an average of 8.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.4 times per game (300th).

Will the Gamecocks Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?

Jacksonville State, with a 3-4 record, has played seven games so far. In their last five home games, which includes last year, Jacksonville State has a 2-3 record. As of today’s game, Jacksonville State has a 3-4 record against the spread for the season. Over their last five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

Jacksonville State’s games have, on average, featured 134.7 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-6-0. Their average over/under line is currently 140.9 points so far. The Gamecocks have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 140 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.

The Gamecocks’ offense finished with 67 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 70.9 points per contest. Kyky Tandy is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 17. Meanwhile, Quincy Clark also brings a PPG average of 11.7 into the game.

In the current season, the Jacksonville State defense has excelled, sitting 36th in the nation by allowing 63.9 points per game. Jacksonville State’s three-point defense is currently 38th in the country at 5.6 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.5% of their shots vs. Jacksonville State.