The Raycom Media Camellia Bowl takes place this Saturday and features the Ohio Bobcats taking on the Appalachian State Mountaineers. The game at the Cramton Bowl is scheduled to kick off at 5:30 PM ET, with television coverage on ESPN. Currently, Appalachian State is a solid favorite to win.
The Bobcats are 8-4 SU and 8-4 ATS so far this season. Seven of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other five going UNDER. They are coming off of a 26-21 win over Northern Illinois, where they won against the spread as 11 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 58 point line set by sports gambling experts for that matchup.
The Mountaineers are 10-2 SU and 6-6 ATS overall this year. Five of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other seven going UNDER. They are coming off of a 34-27 win over South Alabama, where they lost against the spread as 18 point road favorites. The total went OVER the 59 point line set by the sportsbook for that game.
Ohio is 6-0 ATS in non-conference play, and 6-1 ATS coming off of a SU win. They are 4-1 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 5-2 ATS after a win spreadwise. The total has gone UNDER in 3 of their last 4 games in December, and UNDER in 3 of their last 4 at a neutral site. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 6 bowl games, and UNDER in 16 of their last 22 after a SU win. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 7 in non-conference play.
Appalachian State is 5-2 ATS after a loss spreadwise, and 5-2 ATS against teams with a winning record. They are 1-4 ATS overall lately, and 0-4 ATS after a SU win. The total has gone UNDER in all 5 of their recent non-conference games, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 games overall. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games against teams with a winning record, and OVER in 6 of their last 8 after a loss spreadwise.
These teams have never met before. For the Camellia Bowl on Saturday, Appalachian State is listed in the betting odds as a 7 point favorite. The over/under is set at 54 points. On the moneyline, the Mountaineers are a -310, while the Bobcats are listed at +255.