South Alabama vs James Madison Football Odds

The Jaguars will play the Dukes on Saturday, September 30th, 2023. The matchup takes place at Bridgeforth Stadium/Zane Showker Field. Watch this exciting Week 5 matchup at 12:00 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on ESPNU.

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Key Matchup Stats

We're now well into the 2023 college football season. Week 5 action features a matchup between South Alabama and James Madison taking place at Bridgeforth Stadium/Zane Showker Field. The following are some key season stats to help you size up this game.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - South Alabama has a 98.00 conference power ranking for the 2023 season. The conference power ranking for James Madison is 99.00.
  • Away South Alabama - Heading into Week 5, South Alabama currently has a 1-1 record as an away team for the 2023 regular season. This ranks them 1st in the Sun Belt Conference for away team wins. Watch this stat carefully as the season progresses.
  • Home James Madison - James Madison has a 1-0 record as a home team. Looking ahead to this 2023 Week 5 matchup, they rank 2nd in the Sun Belt Conference for home team wins. Like the South Alabama away record and ranking, you should continually keep tabs on this stat.
  • Points Scored - For the 2023 season, South Alabama ranks 3rd (115) in the Sun Belt Conference, with James Madison currently ranking 4th (135) for points scored in the Sun Belt Conference.
  • Points Against - Also in 2023, South Alabama stands 6th (95) in the Sun Belt Conference for points scored by opponents in 2023. James Madison sits at 4th (90) in the Sun Belt Conference for points against in the 2023 season so far.
  • Team Records - South Alabama has a 2-2 overall record for the 2023 regular season, with James Madison currently 4-0 for the 2023 NCAAF regular season.

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Get ready for a wild showdown as South Alabama faces off against James Madison... This crucial Week 5 matchup will be held at Bridgeforth Stadium/Zane Showker Field... According to SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings, James Madison holds a slight edge with a 99.00 ranking, while South Alabama sits close behind at 98.00... With a 2-2 standing, South Alabama will bring their A-game to challenge James Madison, who currently boasts a perfect 4-0 record.

Expect fireworks on the field as these two teams battle it out for a Week 5 victory... South Alabama, determined to climb higher in the rankings, will leave no stone unturned... Meanwhile, James Madison looks to maintain their undefeated streak and solidify their dominance in the college football season... This clash promises to be a thrilling contest from start to finish.

If you're feeling lucky, bet this game at BetWay, BetRivers, or BetMGM... Don't forget to review this game's prop bets for even more excitement... And if you want to compare the odds, just take a look below... This intense matchup between South Alabama and James Madison is one you won't want to miss!

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

South Alabama
Favorite

James Madison
James Madison has a -2.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. South Alabama has a +2.5 -108 point spread at BetRivers VA. South Alabama is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 48.5 points. Risk $115 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 50 points. Risk $120 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

South Alabama
Favorite

James Madison
James Madison is the -135 moneyline favorite. Risk $135 to win $100 on James Madison at BetMGM. South Alabama is the +125 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $125 on South Alabama. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the South Alabama vs James Madison College Football game on Saturday, September 30th, 2023?

James Madison is a -2.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while South Alabama is a +2.5 -108 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the South Alabama vs James Madison College Football game on Saturday, September 30th, 2023?

The best over line is 48.5 -115 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 50 -120 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $120 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the South Alabama vs James Madison College Football game on Saturday, September 30th, 2023?

James Madison is a -135 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and South Alabama is a +125 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

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South Alabama
James Madison
9/30/23 12:00pm EDT
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Underdog South Alabama - South Alabama bettors risk $100 to win $92.59 at -108 odds.

A +2.5 South Alabama underdog bet wins if they lose by 2 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 3 or more.

Favorite James Madison - James Madison bettors risk $100 to win $87.72 at -114 odds.

A -2.5 James Madison favorite bet wins if they win by 3 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 2 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

South Alabama at James Madison Prop Bets

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Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 5
South Alabama vs James Madison
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
JMU 31, USA 23
Bridgeforth Stadium/Zane Showker Field
James Madison by 8

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - South Alabama, James Madison
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
Sun Belt East
James Madison7-10.8751124432535-16-0L1
Sun Belt West
South Alabama4-40.500764302735-22-4W1

South Alabama & James Madison Futures Odds

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South Alabama Championship Odds
2024-25 South Alabama NCAA College Football Championship Odds

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James Madison Championship Odds
2024-25 James Madison NCAA College Football Championship Odds

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Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 South Alabama Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1South Alabama vs
Tulane
TULN 37, USA 17
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Southeastern Louisiana vs
South Alabama
USA 35, SELA 17
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3South Alabama vs
Oklahoma State
USA 33, OKST 7
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Central Michigan vs
South Alabama
CMU 34, USA 30
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5South Alabama vs
James Madison
JMU 31, USA 23
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6South Alabama vs
Louisiana-Monroe
USA 55, ULM 7
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 8Southern Miss vs
South Alabama
USA 55, USM 3
Tuesday, October 17th, 2023
Week 9Louisiana vs
South Alabama
UL 33, USA 20
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10South Alabama vs
Troy
TROY 28, USA 10
Thursday, November 2nd, 2023
Week 11Arkansas State vs
South Alabama
USA 21, ARST 14
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Marshall vs
South Alabama
USA 28, MRSH 0
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13South Alabama vs
Texas State
TXST 52, USA 44
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsEastern Michigan vs
South Alabama
68 Ventures Bowl
USA 59, EMU 10
Saturday, December 23rd, 2023


2023-24 James Madison Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Bucknell vs
James Madison
JMU 38, BUCK 3
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2James Madison vs
Virginia
JMU 36, UVA 35
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3James Madison vs
Troy
JMU 16, TROY 14
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4James Madison vs
Utah State
JMU 45, USU 38
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5South Alabama vs
James Madison
JMU 31, USA 23
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 7Georgia Southern vs
James Madison
JMU 41, GASO 13
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 8James Madison vs
Marshall
JMU 20, MRSH 9
Thursday, October 19th, 2023
Week 9Old Dominion vs
James Madison
JMU 30, ODU 27
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10James Madison vs
Georgia State
JMU 42, GAST 14
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11UConn vs
James Madison
JMU 44, CONN 6
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Appalachian State vs
James Madison
APP 26, JMU 23 (OT)
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13James Madison vs
Coastal Carolina
JMU 56, CCU 14
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsJames Madison vs
Air Force
Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
AFA 31, JMU 21
Saturday, December 23rd, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the South Alabama vs James Madison College Football Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

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    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Football page, look for the South Alabama vs James Madison Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Football page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the South Alabama vs James Madison Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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