Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Odds
Gerald J. Ford Stadium will feature Mustangs vs. Golden Eagles on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 11 action.
Supporters of the Golden Eagles have seen them go 0-9 and 2-7 ATS so far this season, while the Mustangs are at 4-5 and 5-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Mustangs are 5-3, while the Golden Eagles are 6-3.
Betting Line: Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Mustangs pegged as 12-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 61-rated Mustangs and the No. 111-rated Golden Eagles in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 31-10 win for the Mustangs on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Southern Methodist's No. 53-ranked offense (30.1 PPG) against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 115 at 38.2 PPG. The Mustangs passing attack has averaged 252.3 yards per game, more than the Golden Eagles give up through the air (225.3 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Golden Eagles own the league's No. 113-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 256.8 yards per game when on the road. Southern Methodist, on the other hand, rates No. 119 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Last time out for Southern Miss, they were a 27-19 loser as they battled UAB at home. Southern Miss failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 46 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Golden Eagles suffered a Week 10 loss against UAB in their last game, falling 27-19 at MM Roberts Stadium.
In their last action, Southern Methodist was a 42-17 loser on the road against Central Florida. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (59) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Southern Methodist was hammered in its last outing, as Central Florida ran up a 42-17 score against them at Bright House Networks Stadium.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Southern Methodist Mustangs Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few Golden Eagles at Mustangs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Southern Miss's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Miss's last 5 games
Southern Miss is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Southern Miss is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Methodist's last 5 games
Southern Methodist is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Southern Miss home to Texas El Paso, Saturday, November 17
Southern Methodist at Rice, Saturday, November 17