Southern vs. Grambling Betting Odds & Game Analysis | College Football Week 13 Predictions

By Dan Watson | November 25, 2021, 2:38 pm

The Southern Jaguars (4-6, 0-0 SWAC) and Grambling Tigers (3-7, 0-0 SWAC) will play each other in a matchup of two conference rivals. The Jaguars are the favorites, expected to win by at least a field goal but less than a touchdown (currently -4.5). The expected point total for the matchup is set at 47.5.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Southern stats and betting info

Betting trends for Southern

  • So far this season, Southern has compiled a 4-4-0 record against the spread.
  • The Jaguars have not yet covered the spread as favorites of 4.5 points or more this season (0-2).
  • Southern games have gone over the point total in four out of eight opportunities (50%).
  • Five Southern games this season have gone over Saturday’s total of 47.5 points.
  • This season, the average total for Jaguars games is 57.3 points, 9.8 more than the over/under of 47.5 points for this contest.
  • The Jaguars collect 18.9 yards per game, 67.2 fewer yards than the 86.1 the Tigers give up per outing.
  • The Jaguars have turned the ball over four times this season, two more turnovers than the Tigers have forced (2).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 173.0 (1730) 100
Rush yards 192.0 (1920) 21
Points scored 26.4 (264) 76
Pass yards against 207.4 (2074) 48
Rush yards against 141.4 (1414) 52
Points allowed 31.0 (310) 91

Key players for Southern

  • Glendon McDowell has 1,378 passing yards (137.8 ypg) to lead Southern, completing 62.7% of his passes and collecting 10 touchdown passes and three interceptions this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 129 rushing yards (12.9 ypg) on 61 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
  • Kobe Dillon has carried the ball 80 times for a team-high 638 yards (63.8 per game), with four touchdowns this year.
  • Marquis McClain’s team-high 407 receiving yards (40.7 yards per game) have come on 28 receptions with four touchdowns.
BestOdds rating 9.3
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Grambling stats and betting info

Betting trends for Grambling

  • Grambling has a 3-6-0 record against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as at least 4.5-point underdogs this year, the Tigers are 2-4 against the spread.
  • Grambling games have gone over the point total in four out of nine opportunities (44.4%).
  • There have been three Grambling games that have ended with a combined score higher than 47.5 points this season.
  • The over/under for this contest is 0.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Tigers’ games this season (48.2 points).
  • The Tigers collect 22.1 fewer yards per game (24.3) than the Jaguars allow (46.4).
  • In games that Grambling churns out over 46.4 yards, the team is 0-2.
  • The Tigers have turned the ball over two times this season, one more turnover than the Jaguars have forced (1).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 107.9 (1079) 127
Rush yards 81.5 (815) 123
Points scored 16.0 (160) 121
Pass yards against 189.3 (1893) 28
Rush yards against 148.8 (1488) 62
Points allowed 27.8 (278) 70

Key players for Grambling

  • Noah Bodden has thrown for 452 yards (45.2 ypg) to lead Grambling, completing 45.1% of his passes and recording four touchdown passes and four interceptions this season.
  • The team’s top rusher, CJ Russell, has carried the ball 88 times for 324 yards (32.4 per game) this year.
  • Greg White’s team-high 389 receiving yards (38.9 yards per game) have come on 29 receptions with two touchdowns.

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