Arkansas State Red Wolves (5-4) vs. South Alabama Jaguars (4-5)
Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. South Alabama Jaguars 11/11/23 – Arkansas State Red Wolves (5-4) will square off against South Alabama Jaguars (5-5). This NCAAF Week 11 matchup, set to take place on Saturday, November 11th is sure to make an impressionful statement about Sun Belt Conference dominance. Hancock Whitney Stadium will serve as the site for an intense competition that offers invaluable NCAAF team insights. Both teams aim to strengthen their standings during this crucial matchup.
The Red Wolves have displayed an effective offensive attack led by key players Ja’Quez Cross and Courtney Jackson this season, led by Cross’s impressive running game which amassed 470 rushing yards with an average of 5.7 yards per carry and average average speed. His agility allowed him to easily break through defenses against Jaguars opponents; Courtney Jackson provided additional aerial threat. Together they make up an unstoppable duo.
The Jaguars boast their own impressive arsenal, most notably La’Damian Webb and Caullin Lacy. Webb, an adept running back who has amassed 727 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns since entering the NFL two seasons ago, has been instrumental in keeping his team competitive throughout their games. Caullin Lacy, with an astounding 1046 receiving yards under his belt is another key target on their aerial attack; his relationship with quarterback Carter Bradley may ultimately prove decisive in this matchup.
Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. South Alabama Jaguars 11/11/23 Game Info
|When:||Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 5:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Hancock Whitney Stadium|
Jaylen Raynor QB vs. Carter Bradley QB
Jaylen Raynor, the quarterback for the Red Wolves, has shown commendable leadership this season. His statistics speak volumes – 1648 passing yards with a 59.3% completion rate. His ability to make sharp passes and his resilience under pressure, despite 14 sacks, highlight his adaptability. Raynor’s 160.1 passer rating is a testament to his efficiency and decision-making skills, making him a crucial player in this encounter.
Carter Bradley, steering the Jaguars, presents a remarkable profile with 2156 passing yards and a higher completion percentage of 65.7%. His tactical approach and decision-making under pressure will be pivotal. Despite enduring 19 sacks, his perseverance and ability to connect deep with receivers like Lacy are commendable, reflected in his 148.4 passer rating. Bradley’s performance will be a key determinant in the Jaguars’ offensive strategy.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: South Alabama Jaguars -520, Total Odds: 55
The betting odds heavily favor the South Alabama Jaguars with a -520 moneyline. The point spread of -13.5 suggests a predicted dominance by the Jaguars over the Red Wolves. However, considering the volatility of college football, these odds offer a fascinating insight into the expected dynamics of the game.
Arkansas State Red Wolves Betting Trends
The Red Wolves have a mixed record ATS, going 4-2 in their last six games but struggling against South Alabama historically. Their road performance, 3-17 SU in the last 20 games, and a similar trend against Sun Belt opponents, present a challenging scenario. Bettors might approach their ATS with caution given their inconsistent record.
South Alabama Jaguars Betting Trends
The Jaguars, with a 3-9 ATS record in their last 12 games, indicate a trend of not covering the spread. However, their recent performance with the total going over in 4 of their last 6 games suggests a high-scoring potential in their gameplay. Their ATS performance at home and against Sun Belt teams, however, might be a cause for concern for bettors.
Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. South Alabama Jaguars 11/11/23 Betting Picks
In considering the stats, trends, and individual performances, this game poses a complex challenge for bettors. The Jaguars, despite being favorites, have struggled ATS, particularly at home. The Red Wolves, with their road game woes, still possess the potential to surprise, especially in a high-scoring contest.
When analyzing the over/under and point spread, the Jaguars seem to have an upper hand, but the Red Wolves’ resilience cannot be underestimated. As for Premium player picks, focusing on individual performances like Raynor’s passing yards or Webb’s rushing yards could offer value.
Free Pick and Prediction: South Alabama Jaguars 30, Arkansas State Red Wolves 20