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Which G5 Teams hit the over most often last season?

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Here are the top Group of Five teams who consistently hit the over last season.

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Today we’re going to dig into the top teams in the G5 that consistently went over the combined point total in their conference and non-conference matchups last season.

This is the type of information we’ll be looking at and analyzing as we expand our betting content for the 2019 season.

Let’s crunch some numbers!

Top American Athletic Conference Teams Against The Over

  1. Houston - 9-4
  2. Memphis - 8-5-1
  3. Connecticut - 7-5
  4. East Carolina - 7-5

Interesting ATS Trends

  • Cincinnati went 5-1 on overs at home and Memphis went over the total in 71.4% of their home games
  • Houston also went 5-1 on overs on the road and UConn was also a strong over team away from home, finishing with a 4-2 record
  • Houston finished in the top 10 in the country with their games going over the total 69.2% of the time last season
  • UCF, USF and Temple all went 2-0 on overs after their bye weeks
  • Memphis, Houston and East Carolina combined to go 11-2-1 to the over in non-conference games

Top Conference USA Teams Against The Over

  1. Old Dominion - 9-3
  2. Marshall - 9-4
  3. FIU - 8-5
  4. UTEP - 7-5

Interesting ATS Trends

  • Old Dominion finished tied for second in the country with their games going over the total 75% last season. Marshall also finished as one of the top teams to the over with their games topping the total 69.2% last season.
  • Western Kentucky went 4-1 to the over last season at home
  • Marshall, UTEP and Old Dominion combined for a record of 16-3 on overs in road games
  • UTEP eclipsed the total in 75% of their conference games
  • Rice finished with a 4-0-1 record on overs in non-conference games

Top Sun Belt Teams Against The Over

  1. South Alabama - 9-3
  2. Troy - 8-5
  3. Georgia State - 7-5
  4. Coastal Carolina - 6-5 (Only 11 game results were recorded. In week 3 they played Campbell and there was not a spread or total for the game).

Interesting ATS Trends

  • South Alabama tied with Old Dominion for second in the country with their games hitting the over 75% last season
  • Troy, Louisiana, and South Alabama all finished with a 4-2 record to the over at home
  • Georgia State, Coastal Carolina and South Alabama combined for a record of 13-5 towards the over in their away games
  • Louisiana went 4-0-1 to the over in non-conference games. Appalachian State was perfect in non-conference games as they went over the total in all four games.
  • Troy went over the total all three games after a loss last season

Breaking Down The Numbers

The AAC, C-USA and the Sun Belt are known for having high powered offenses and that was definitely the case last season. Old Dominion and South Alabama finished tied for second in the country going over the total in 75% of their games. Seven teams soared over the total in at least 61.5% of their games.

Eleven teams hit the over in at least 75% of their non-conference matchups. I expect another wild and wacky Group of Five season. Make sure to stay locked on Underdog Dynasty as we provide more sports betting content this season.