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In week 5 the South Alabama Jaguars head to Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho to face the Idaho Vandals Saturday. The Jaguars are 1-2 SU. The Vandals are 0-3 SU and 1-2 ATS.

South Alabama is coming off a loss of 28-6 to Georgia Southern last week. Quarterback Brandon Bridge who has 513 passing yards and 2 touchdowns leads the offense this season. Jay Jones leads the rushing game with 150 yards, 2 touchdowns and a 3.9 yards per carry average. Shavarez Smith leads the wide receivers with 139 yards and 2 touchdowns.

The South Alabama Jaguars defense for a week 4 has allowed 25.3 points per game and 403 yards per game.

Idaho is coming off the loss of 36-24 against Ohio last week. Quarterback Matt Linehan who has 1039 passing yards and 8 touchdowns leads the offense this season. Jerrel Brown leads the rushing game with 160 yards on 38 carries and a 4.4 yards per carry average. Joshua McCain leads the wide receivers with 371 yards and that 5 touchdowns.

The Idaho Vandals defense has allowed the 39.7 points per game and 507 yards per game for week 4.

Keys to South Alabama win

South Alabama will have to shut down quarterback Matt Linehan. In addition, they will need QB Brandon Bridge to play great game.

Keys to Idaho win

Idaho will need to shut down running back Jay Jones. In addition, Idaho will need Matt Linehan to play another great game.

Injuries

South Alabama – No Injuries

Idaho – Jordan Rose, Jordan Grabski, Justin Podrabsky, Marc Millan, Jordan Frysinger, Jeff Travillion, Kato Fawkes, Alfonso Hampton, Will Schmidt, Desmond Banks.

Favorite

South Alabama -4

Conclusion

This will be a very close game. However, South Alabama will find a way to score the necessary points. USA will improve to 2-2 on the season.

About David Campbell

David makes his home in Guatemala and follows the worlds greatest games from there. David contributes on all leagues across the world and had over 25 years experience. He has covered 10 World Cups and will do so again this year in Brazil.

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