The Sun Belt Conference meets the MAC when the Georgia Southern Eagles and Ohio Bobcats collide in the 2023 Myrtle Beach Bowl on Saturday at Brooks Stadium in Conway, S.C. The Eagles (6-6), who tied for fifth place in the East Division of the Sun Belt, are one of 12 teams from the conference that have qualified for a bowl game. That's the most among any conference in the country. Meanwhile the Bobcats (9-3), who finished second in the East Division of the MAC, are one of six teams from the conference playing in a bowl. 

Kickoff is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET. The Eagles are 3-point favorites in the latest Georgia Southern vs. Ohio odds via SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 49. Before locking in any Ohio vs. Georgia Southern picks, you need to see the college football predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Since its inception, it has generated a strong profit of well over $2,000 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. The model enters bowl season a profitable 13-9 on top-rated spread picks. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Georgia Southern vs. Ohio and just locked in its picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's CFB picks. Here are several college football odds and trends for Ohio vs. Georgia Southern:

  • Georgia Southern vs. Ohio spread: Eagles -3
  • Georgia Southern vs. Ohio over/under: 49 points
  • Georgia Southern vs. Ohio money line: Eagles -143, Bobcats +120
  • GASO: The Eagles lead the Sun Belt in passing offense (298.2 yards per game)
  • OHIO: The Bobcats rank fourth in the country in total defense (264.4 yards per game)
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Why Georgia Southern can cover

The Eagles' defense has an all-around playmaker in Marques Watson-Trent. A 5-foot-11, 225-pound junior linebacker, Watson-Trent leads the team and ranks second in the conference in tackles (117), including 13.0 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks, to go along with two interceptions and a forced fumble. For his efforts this season he was named to the all-Sun Belt Conference first team.

In addition, quarterback Davis Brin is a prolific passer. A sixth-year player who transferred in from Tulsa prior to the season, Brin leads the country in completions per game (27.50) while also ranking 14th in passing yards per game. Dating to his time at Tulsa, Brin has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 28 of his past 32 games. See which team to pick here.

Why Ohio can cover

The Bobcats have one of the best receivers in the MAC in Sam Wiglusz. The 6-foot, 183-pound wideout from Brecksville, Ohio, leads the team in receptions (51) for 596 yards and three touchdowns. Earlier this season against Western Michigan, he had a career day, making 10 catches for 155 yards and a touchdown. For his efforts this year he was named to the all-MAC first team.

Wiglusz and the rest of the Ohio offense will face a Georgia Southern defense that has struggled this season. The Eagles give up 244.1 passing yards per game, which ranks ninth in the Sun Belt and 102nd in the country. See which team to pick here.

How to make Georgia Southern vs. Ohio picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over the point total, predicting 59 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time. You can see the model's CFB picks at SportsLine

So who wins Ohio vs. Georgia Southern, and which side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has notched a profit of well over $2,000 on its top-rated college football spread picks, and find out.