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Golden Eagles host Golden Panthers in Week 6 action

Florida International Golden Panthers Southern Miss Golden Eagles
0-4 October 05, 2013, 04:00 | MM Roberts Stadium 0-4

 

Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Golden Eagles host the Golden Panthers at MM Roberts Stadium in Week 6 action.

They will face the 0-4 Golden Panthers, who own a 0-4 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Golden Eagles are 2-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Golden Panthers are 3-1 favoring the OVER.

View Florida International Golden Panthers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds and Stats.

On the opening line for this matchup, the Golden Eagles sat as -17-point favorites, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 121-rated Golden Eagles and the No. 117-rated Golden Panthers in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a -5--14 win for the Golden Eagles on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Southern Miss's No. 122-ranked offense, averaging 9.5 PPG, against a Golden Panthers defense that ranks No. 125 this week at 46.75 PPG. The Golden Eagles aerial game is averaging 224.25 yards per game, more than the Golden Panthers secondary allows through the air, 210.5 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Golden Panthers own the league's No. 106-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 257.33 yards per game when on the road. Southern Miss, on the other hand, rates No. 124 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Golden Panthers at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
Florida International is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Florida International is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida International's last 6 games
Florida International is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Southern Miss is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Southern Miss is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Miss's last 6 games
Southern Miss is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Florida International at UAB, Saturday, October 12th
Southern Miss at East Carolina, Saturday, October 19th