East Carolina and Appalachian State clash this Saturday in a non-conference matchup. Our A.I. prediction model has crunched the data to make its East Carolina vs App State prediction.
How Our NCAAF Prediction Model Works
Our model determines expected points scored based on:
- Actual points per game
- Offensive and defensive ratings
- Opponent ratings
- Home field advantage
We combine these into an expected score for each team.
Key Factors in the East Carolina vs App State Prediction
- App State has the edge in passing offense and defense
- East Carolina is superior in rushing yards on both sides
- These teams are very evenly matched
Final East Carolina vs App State Prediction
Our model predicts Appalachian State edges East Carolina 29-32.
This projects as an extremely close game that could go either way.
Our best bet is East Carolina +9.5. Take the points in this virtual toss-up.
The Bottom Line
Our A.I. predicts a one-point App State win but advises taking East Carolina with the 9.5 points.