After being thrashed by Clemson at the national title game in January, the Crimson Tide was expected to be a team on a mission this season, desperately seeking a second championship in three years. Alabama has sprung out of the blocks, winning its first two games by a combined scoreline. Duke and New Mexico State, Alabama's opponents in the first two weeks, might not be football heavyweights but the Crimson Tide's offense looked ruthlessly efficient against both.
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The Jaguars will be seeking to avenge the loss they suffered the last time these two teams played Oct. South Alabama fell to UL-Monroe Meanwhile, Ga.
Southern was the winner over Louisiana when they last met November of On Saturday? They had no such luck. It was a hard-fought game, but the Eagles had to settle for a defeat against Louisiana. These two teams will surely be scraping tooth and nail to get back into the win column after losses this week.
A pair of stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: South Alabama is 10th worst in the nation in interceptions, having thrown 6 on the season.
On the other hand, Ga. Southern has yet to throw a single interception. The Eagles , who placed third in the East Division and were overall in , are in conference and on the road this season.
On the other sideline, the Jaguars, who placed fourth in the West and were overall last year, are in the conference and at home in The game will start at p.
ET from Ladd-Peebles Stadium. The Eagles have lost two in a row, while the Jaguars have dropped three straight. The Eagles are favored by 10 in the latest Georgia Southern vs. South Alabama odds, down two from the opener, while the over-under for total points scored is You'll want to see the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model before making any Georgia Southern vs.
South Alabama picks of your own.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10, times, and those who have followed it have seen massive returns. The model enters Week 6 of the college football season on a strong run, going on its top-rated picks.
Anybody who has been following it is way up. Now, the model has dialed in on South Alabama vs. Georgia Southern. We can tell you it's leaning under, and it's also generated an extremely strong against the spread pick that cashes in well over 60 percent of simulations.
That one is only available at SportsLine. The model knows Georgia Southern has had plenty of success in the past, compiling a The Eagles have won 11 conference championships and qualified for two bowl games, going , including a win over Eastern Michigan in last season's Camellia Bowl.
Defensively, the Eagles are tenacious, leading the nation with a plus turnover margin in after forcing 27 turnovers, including 15 interceptions.
Since last season, safety Kenderick Duncan Jr. This season, he has 27 tackles, including 16 solo, with two interceptions. But just because the Eagles have dominated the Jaguars does not guarantee they will cover the Georgia Southern vs.
South Alabama spread on Thursday. That's because South Alabama has played well at times this season, including in a point loss at then-No.
For the season, the Jaguars are giving up fewer points Offensively, the Jaguars are led by running back Tra Minter, who leads the team with yards rushing on 54 attempts 8.
He's had two head-turning games, rushing for yards against Jackson State in South Alabama's lone win and yards last week against Louisiana-Monroe.
So who wins Georgia Southern vs. South Alabama? And which side of the spread can you bank on in well over 60 percent of simulations?
Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the South Alabama vs. How To Watch When: Thursday at p.