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Point spread favors Razorbacks in battle with Golden Eagles

Southern Miss Golden EaglesArkansas Razorbacks
Sep 14, 12:21 PM | Turf of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds

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Week 3 action on Saturday will see the Razorbacks looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Golden Eagles visit Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Backers of the Razorbacks have seen them go 2-0 and 1-1 ATS so far this season, while the Golden Eagles are at 0-2 and 0-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Golden Eagles are 1-1, while the Razorbacks are 1-1.

View Southern Miss vs Arkansas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Bettors looking to side with the Razorbacks in this one found them as 21-point favorites at GTbets.eu. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Razorbacks, currently No. 19 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Golden Eagles, who rate No. 116 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 41-1 victory for the Razorbacks.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Arkansas's No. 57-ranked offense (32.5 PPG) against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 111 at 39 PPG. The Razorbacks passing attack has averaged 177.5 yards per game, more than the Golden Eagles give up through the air (164 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Golden Eagles own the league's No. 65-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 285 yards per game when on the road. Arkansas, on the other hand, rates No. 11 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Southern Miss was a 56-13 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Nebraska. They failed to cover the 28-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (69) made winners of OVER bettors. Southern Miss didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Cornhuskers as Nebraska blasted them 56-13 in Week 2 action.

Last time out for Arkansas, they were a 31-21 winner as they battled Samford at home. Arkansas failed to cover in the match as a 32.5-point favorite, while 52 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Samford was unable to contain Alex Collins in its last action Saturday and the result was a 31-21 Week 2 loss against the Razorbacks.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 0-10
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 4-6

Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 8-2

A few Golden Eagles at Razorbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Southern Miss's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Southern Miss's last 10 games
Southern Miss is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Southern Miss is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arkansas's last 5 games at home
Arkansas is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home
Arkansas is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
Arkansas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games

Next up:
Southern Miss at Boise State, Saturday, September 28
Arkansas at Rutgers, Saturday, September 21