Georgia Southern vs. Ohio: Myrtle Beach Bowl Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – December 16, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 8, 2023

In this year’s Myrtle Beach Bowl, the Ohio Bobcats are underdogs, but by less than a field goal (+2.5), versus the Georgia Southern Eagles. Brooks Stadium in Conway, South Carolina will host the matchup on December 16, 2023, starting at 11:00 AM ET on ESPN. The over/under in this outing is 49 points.

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Georgia Southern vs. Ohio Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Georgia Southern -2.5 -112 -108 49 -110 -110

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Computer Pick

Computer picks for Georgia Southern vs Ohio
ATS Total Score prediction
Ohio (+2.5) Over (49) Ohio 29 Georgia Southern 22

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Comparison

Georgia Southern Ohio
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 30.9 (48) 22.9 (101)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 29.6 (95) 15.4 (5)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 20 (129) 12 (53)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 16 (22) 14 (40)

Georgia Southern vs. Ohio Betting Insights

Georgia Southern Stats and Trends

  • Georgia Southern is 4-7-1 ATS this season.
  • The Eagles have an ATS record of 3-2-1 when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites this season.
  • So far this season, five of Georgia Southern’s 12 games have hit the over.
  • The Eagles 12 games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 49 points nine times.
  • GSU has an average total of 62.1 in their games this year, 13.1 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Ohio Stats and Trends

  • Ohio is 5-6-1 ATS this year.
  • The Bobcats have won their only game this year when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs.
  • In 2023, three Ohio games have gone over the point total.
  • The Cats and their opponents have combined to score more than 49 points just twice this season.
  • The average total for Ohio’s games this season is 47.9 points, 1.1 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Georgia Southern Players to Watch

  • Davis Brin leads his team with 3,431 passing yards (285.9 per game) and has a 64.6% completion percentage (330-of-511), throwing 22 touchdown passes and 16 interceptions.
  • Jalen White has taken 159 carries for a team-leading 891 rushing yards (89.1 yards per game) while scoring nine touchdowns.
  • OJ Arnold has rushed for 405 yards on 70 carries (45.0 yards per game), with four touchdowns on the ground this year.
  • Khaleb Hood has hauled in 93 receptions for 901 yards, best on his team, and five touchdowns. He averages 75.1 receiving yards per game.
  • Derwin Burgess Jr. has hauled in 69 catches for 712 yards (59.3 yards per game) and five touchdowns.
  • This season Dalen Cobb has caught 33 passes for 492 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 44.7 receiving yards per game.

Ohio Players to Watch

  • Kurtis Rourke leads the team with 2,207 passing yards (200.6 yards per game) and has a 63.5% completion percentage this year (195-of-307) while throwing 11 touchdowns with five interceptions. He also has 219 rushing yards on 67 carries with four touchdowns, averaging 19.9 yards per game.
  • Sieh Bangura has 178 carries for a team-high 811 rushing yards (67.6 per game) and seven touchdowns.
  • So far this year O’Shaan Allison has run for 452 yards on 139 carries (37.7 ypg), with three rushing touchdowns.
  • Sam Wiglusz has 50 catches and paces his team with 600 receiving yards (60.0 ypg) while scoring three touchdowns.
  • Miles Cross’ stat line this year shows 47 catches for 599 yards and five touchdowns. He averages 54.5 receiving yards per game.
  • Tyler Walton has caught 37 passes for 348 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 31.6 yards per game this year.

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