South Alabama vs Appalachian State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 16, 2021

The South Alabama Jaguars (7-4) host the Appalachian State Mountaineers (7-4) after winning four home games in a row. The Jaguars are favored by just 2 points in the contest, which tips at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 16, 2021. The over/under is 136.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 16, 2021, 1:17 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

South Alabama Betting Information

  • With a mark of 1-5, South Alabama has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Jaguars have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 2 points, going 1-4 this season.
  • 5 of 6 South Alabama games this season (83.3%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

South Alabama Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Michael Flowers 14 21.9 3.9 3.4 1.8 0.1 3.4
Tyreke Locure 12 13.5 5.0 2.8 2.8 0.2 2.1
David Walker 6 10.8 2.7 0.3 0.5 0.0 0.8
John Pettway 14 9.9 2.7 1.8 1.5 0.1 0.0
Kayo Goncalves 14 9.4 5.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 2.6

Appalachian State Betting Information

  • Appalachian State has topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 4-2-1.
  • When they play as at least a 2-point underdog, the Mountaineers tend to cover the spread with a 1-0 record against the spread.
  • The Mountaineers and their opponents have often not covered the over/under this season, only claiming the over in 42.9% (3) of their seven games played.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Appalachian State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Donovan Gregory 14 11.9 4.9 2.3 1.5 0.4 0.1
Adrian Delph 14 11.8 3.6 1.5 1.1 0.4 2.1
Michael Almonacy 14 10.1 3.9 2.6 1.1 0.1 2.0
Kendall Lewis 9 9.9 4.0 1.4 1.2 0.7 0.6
James Lewis 14 8.4 4.3 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.0

Total Facts

  • South Alabama’s games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (136.5 points) in nine out of 11 opportunities (81.8% of matchups).
  • Five Appalachian State games this year (45.5% of its matchups) ended with a final point total higher than Saturday’s point total of 136.5 points.
  • The total for the contest of 136.5 is 17.5 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Jaguars (81.3 points per game) and the Mountaineers (72.7 points per game).
  • The 133.9 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 2.6 fewer than the 136.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the Jaguars have seen a 155.6 over/under in their games this season, 19.1 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • Mountaineers games have an over/under of 132.2 points this season, 4.3 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/15/2021 South Alabama South Alabama -2.5 134.5 -146 +120 Regular Season 73-64 S ALA
2/20/2020 Appalachian State Appalachian State -2.5 132.5 -149 +120 Regular Season 78-70 S ALA
12/19/2019 South Alabama South Alabama -5 140 -223 +177 Regular Season 81-71 APP ST
3/9/2019 N/A Appalachian State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-71 S ALA
1/3/2019 N/A South Alabama N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-73 S ALA

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