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Week 11 odds - Golden Eagles vs. Bulldogs

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
0-8 November 09, 2013, 07:00 | Joe Aillet Stadium 3-5



The Bulldogs hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Golden Eagles pay a visit to Joe Aillet Stadium in Week 11 betting action.

They battle the Golden Eagles, currently with a 0-8 mark (1-7 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 1-7 for the Bulldogs and 5-3 for the Golden Eagles.

View Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Odds and Stats.

Several shops tracked by OddsShark (including Bovada) set the point spread at -14 in favor of the home side. NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

This game matches up the No. 81 (Bulldogs) and the No. 124 (Golden Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 19--6 result in favor of the Bulldogs is predicted by handicapping models.

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Southern Miss lost its last outing, a 61-13 result against Marshall on November 2. Southern Miss failed to cover in that game as a 32-point underdog, while the 74 combined points took the game OVER the total. Nick Mullens's 323-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Marshall earned a 61-13 win over Southern Miss on Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Kenneth Dixon tore up the turf for 119 rushing yards in the latest Bulldogs game, a 23-7 win over the Golden Panthers at FIU Stadium.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Louisiana Tech's No. 110-ranked offense, averaging 19.5 PPG, against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 123 this week at 44.62 PPG. The Bulldogs aerial game is averaging 223.38 yards per game, less than the Golden Eagles secondary allows through the air, 235 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Golden Eagles own the league's No. 107-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 239.6 yards per game when on the road. Louisiana Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 106 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Golden Eagles at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Southern Miss is 0-5 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 5 games
Southern Miss is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Louisiana Tech is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games
Louisiana Tech is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Louisiana Tech's last 8 games
Louisiana Tech is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Southern Miss at Florida Atlantic, Saturday, November 16th
Louisiana Tech at Rice, Saturday, November 16th