The No. 18 James Madison Dukes (10-0) and the 18th-ranked scoring defense will host the Appalachian State Mountaineers (6-4) and the 22nd-ranked scoring offense on Saturday, November 18, 2023. The Mountaineers are 9.5-point underdogs. The game has a point total set at 56.5.

James Madison is totaling 433.2 yards per game on offense (34th in the FBS), and rank 26th on the other side of the ball, yielding 324.8 yards allowed per game. Appalachian State's offense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 22nd-best in the FBS with 34.8 points per game. In terms of defense, it is allowing 27 points per game, which ranks 75th.

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James Madison vs. Appalachian State Game Info

  • Game Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Venue: Bridgeforth Stadium and Zane Showker Field
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
James Madison vs Appalachian State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
James Madison -9.5 -110 -110 56.5 -110 -110 -400 +310

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James Madison Recent Performance

  • In terms of total offense, the Dukes rank fourth-worst with 511 total yards per game over their last three contests. On the other side of the ball, they rank 39th by allowing 320.7 total yards per game over their last three tilts.
  • Over the Dukes' last three games, they rank 27th in scoring offense (38.7 points per game) and 28th in scoring defense (15.7 points per game allowed).
  • Over the last three games, James Madison has a top-25 pass offense, ranking third-best with 368 passing yards per game. Things haven't gone so well on the defensive side of the ball, as it has given up 199.7 passing yards per game (23rd-worst) over the previous three games.
  • In terms of rushing offense, the Dukes rank -13-worst with 143 rushing yards per game over their last three contests. On defense, they rank 77th by giving up 121 rushing yards per game over their last three games.
  • The Dukes have two wins against the spread and are 3-0 overall in their last three contests.
  • James Madison's past three games have hit the over.

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James Madison Betting Records & Stats

  • So far this season, James Madison has posted a 7-3-0 record against the spread.
  • The Dukes have covered the spread once this season (1-2 ATS) when playing as at least 9.5-point favorites.
  • James Madison games with a set total have hit the over six times this season (60%).
  • James Madison has not yet lost when playing as the moneyline favorite this season, going 8-0.
  • James Madison has played as a moneyline favorite of -400 or shorter in only two games this season, and it won both.
  • Based on this game's moneyline, the Dukes have an implied win probability of 80.0%.

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James Madison Stats Leaders

  • Jordan McCloud has 2,800 pass yards for James Madison, completing 69.9% of his passes and tossing 26 touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. He's also helped out on the ground with 310 rushing yards (31 ypg) on 76 carries with six rushing touchdowns.
  • Kaelon Black has racked up 531 yards on 118 carries while finding the end zone one time. He's also caught 21 passes for 204 yards (20.4 per game) and three touchdowns through the air.
  • Ty Son Lawton has been handed the ball 99 times this year and racked up 458 yards (45.8 per game) with four touchdowns.
  • Reggie Brown's team-high 903 yards as a receiver have come on 45 receptions (out of 73 targets) with eight touchdowns.
  • Elijah Sarratt has caught 60 passes for 841 yards (84.1 yards per game) and four touchdowns this year.
  • Phoenix Sproles has a total of 270 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 33 passes and scoring three touchdowns.
  • Jalen Green has 15.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has 14 TFL, 42 tackles, and one interception.
  • James Madison's top-tackler, Aiden Fisher, has 75 tackles, three TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
  • Francis Meehan has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has 30 tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended to his name.

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