Ohio vs Georgia Southern Prediction NCAAF Picks 12/16

Ohio vs Georgia Southern Prediction NCAAF Picks 12/16

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NCAAF Predictions: Myrtle Beach Bowl - Georgia Southern vs. Ohio

Get ready for an intense matchup as the Georgia Southern Eagles go head-to-head with the Ohio Bobcats in the Myrtle Beach Bowl on December 16, 2023, at 9:00 AM at Brooks Stadium. Let's break down the details of this bowl game:

Game Information

The Myrtle Beach Bowl is scheduled to kick off at 9:00 AM in Brooks Stadium (SC), with a forecasted temperature of 45 degrees in Conway, SC. The game will be covered on ESPN/ESPN+. Georgia Southern, with a 6-6 overall record, faces Ohio, boasting a 9-3 overall record. Georgia Southern is favored with a -3.5 points spread, and the Over/Under is set at 48.5 points.

 

Team Stats and Leaders

Georgia Southern Eagles

Quarterback D. Brin has showcased his skills with 3,431 passing yards, 22 touchdowns, and 16 interceptions. J. White leads the rushing game with 891 yards and 9 touchdowns, while K. Hood has been a key receiver with 917 yards and 5 touchdowns.

Ohio Bobcats

Quarterback K. Rourke has contributed 2,207 passing yards, 11 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions. S. Bangura leads the rushing game with 811 yards and 7 touchdowns, and M. Cross has been a reliable receiver with 617 yards and 5 touchdowns.

 

Recent Performance

Georgia Southern Eagles

Georgia Southern faced tough challenges in their last five games, resulting in losses against APP, ODU, MRSH, and TXST. Their victory against GAST showcased their potential, but they aim to bounce back against Ohio in the Myrtle Beach Bowl.

Ohio Bobcats

Ohio enters the Myrtle Beach Bowl with confidence after wins against AKR, CMU, BUFF, and WMU. Their only recent loss to M-OH does not overshadow their overall strong performance throughout the season.

 

Prediction: 

Expect a competitive showdown in the Myrtle Beach Bowl. Ohio, with a solid 9-3 record, is poised to cover the +3.5 points spread against Georgia Southern. The Bobcats, led by K. Rourke and S. Bangura, have demonstrated offensive prowess, and their consistent performance throughout the season positions them to not only win but also exceed the +3.5 points spread. Ohio is the pick to cover and secure the victory in this exciting bowl matchup.

 

Pick: Ohio +3.5 -115

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