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Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Georgia Bulldogs Odds
Southern Miss travels to Georgia on Thursday, hoping to boost its 1-0 record with a victory over the Bulldogs.
The Golden Eagles will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulldogs are 0-1 ATS. Southern Miss is 0-0 on the totals; Georgia is 0-1.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Bulldogs as 6-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 55-rated Southern Miss taking on the No. 146-rated Bulldogs in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 68-62 win for the Golden Eagles on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Georgia has the nation's No. 264-rated offensive output, at 62 PPG. The visiting Golden Eagles defense ranks No. 157 allowing on average 64 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 36.3% so far, less than the Golden Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.7% per game.
Defensively, Southern Miss features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Georgia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 245 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Southern Miss, they were a 67-64 winner as they battled Western Kentucky at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite. Southern Miss got 13 points from Jerrold Brooks en route to a 67-64 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday at Reed Green Coliseum.
In their last action, Georgia was a 68-56 loser at home against Youngstown State. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. Georgia got 27 points from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope on the way to a 68-56 loss against Youngstown State on Monday at Stegeman Coliseum.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Sam Houston State are 2-0
After playing Western Kentucky are 1-1
After a win are 6-4
Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Golden Eagles at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Southern Miss's last 6 games on the road
Southern Miss is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Southern Miss is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Southern Miss at Sam Houston State, Monday, November 19
Georgia home to Indiana, Monday, November 19