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Eagles vs Bulls Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 1 Betting Odds

The Georgia Southern Eagles travel to take on the Buffalo Bulls, at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, AL. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 12:00 PM ET and will be televised on ESPN. Georgia Southern comes into this non-conference contest, as the -3.5 point road favorite. The over-under point total is currently set at 67.

Eagles vs Bulls Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Georgia Southern Eagles at Buffalo Bulls
  • Where: Montgomery at Cramton Bowl
  • Date: Tuesday, December 27th
  • Betting Odds:
  • GAS -3.5, GAS -165 | BUF +133 O/U 67

Eagles Preview:

The Eagles take on the Buffalo Bulls with a Sun Belt record of 3-5 while going 6-6 overall.

In their last game, Georgia Southern defeated Appalachian State 51-48, despite being the 6.0 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 99 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 66.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 629 yards, with 376 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 199th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Georgia Southern is ranked 160th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 253 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Georgia Southern offense is averaging 33.67. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Buffalo defense ranked 97th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Georgia Southern can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 140.83 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Buffalo defense that is vulnerable up front. In the passing game, the Eagles will look to continue their strong play, as they are the 11th ranked team in pass yards per game at, 327.75. So far, they are 5th in pass attempts, at 47.08 per game.

Bulls Preview:

As the Bulls travel to take on the Georgia Southern Eagles, they have an overall record of 6-6. This includes going 5-3 in Mid-American action.

Last week, Buffalo beat Akron by a score of 23-22. Leading into the matchup, the Bulls were 12.0 point underdogs. With their 45 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 55.0. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 306 yards, with 52 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 121st in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Buffalo is ranked 69th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 254 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Buffalo offense is averaging 29.0. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Georgia Southern defense ranked 112nd in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Buffalo can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 143.58 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Georgia Southern defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Bulls will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 232.83 yards places them 85th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 58th ranked team in attempts per contest (35.42).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Eagles have an ATS record of 6-5-0. Their current over-under record sits at 5-6-0. Across the Eagles last 5 road games, the team averaged 25.8 points per game while allowing 33.8. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3-0, while going 1-4-0 straight-up.

In terms of betting, the Bulls have an ATS record of 7-5-0. Their current over-under record sits at 7-5-0. Through their last 5 home contests, the Bulls offense has averaged 27.8 points per game while allowing an average of 27.2. Buffalo posted an overall record of 3-2-0 while going 2-3-0 ATS.

Eagles vs Bulls Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Buffalo Bulls 3.5

Free Total Prediction: Over 67