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Knights open as underdog vs Golden Eagles

Central Florida KnightsSouthern Miss Golden Eagles
Nov 12, 8:00 PM | Turf of MM Roberts Stadium

Central Florida Knights vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds

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Southern Miss looks to cover the Golden Eagles-Knights point spread this week and improve its overall 8-1 mark when they host Central Florida in Week 11 action.

The Knights will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 3-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Golden Eagles are 7-2 ATS. Central Florida is 2-7 against the total, while Southern Miss is 3-6 versus the number.

View Central Florida vs Southern Miss Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The visitors opened as 9.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as yet, check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Golden Eagles - Knights odds would favor the Knights if the lines were set according to power ranks. Southern Miss is rated No. 28 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Knights sit at No. 9. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 43-35 win for the Golden Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Southern Miss's No. 17-ranked offense (37.6 PPG) against a Knights defense that ranks No. 5 at 15.3 PPG. The Golden Eagles passing attack has averaged 243.8 yards per game, more than the Knights give up through the air (165.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Knights feature the league's No. 27-rated road run defense, allowing 123.5 yards per game. Southern Miss, meanwhile, ranks No. 15 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Central Florida was a 24-17 loser at home against Tulsa. They failed to cover the 2–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (41) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Southern Miss was a 48-28 winner in their most recent outing on the road against East Carolina. They covered the 10–point spread as favorites, while the total score (76) made winners of OVER bettors.

Central Florida Knights Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 6-4

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 7-3

A few Knights at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Central Florida's last 5 games when playing Southern Miss
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Central Florida's last 12 games
Central Florida is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Florida's last 6 games on the road
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Southern Miss's last 5 games when playing Central Florida
Southern Miss is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Southern Miss is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Central Florida

Next up:
Central Florida at East Carolina, Saturday, November 19
Southern Miss at UAB, Thursday, November 17

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