Week 6 odds - Golden Eagles vs. Midshipmen

Southern Miss Golden EaglesNavy Midshipmen
Oct 8, 3:30 PM | Turf of Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Navy Midshipmen Odds

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The Midshipmen will try to win and cover the spread at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Golden Eagles in Week 6 action.

The Golden Eagles will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 3-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Midshipmen are 3-1 ATS. Southern Miss is 1-4 against the total, while Navy is 3-1 versus the number.

View Southern Miss vs Navy Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Midshipmen sat as 1-point underdogs . The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Midshipmen, currently No. 55 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Golden Eagles, who rate No. 66 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 42-39 victory for the Golden Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Navy's No. 40-ranked offense (33.8 PPG) against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 27 at 19.4 PPG. The Midshipmen passing attack has averaged 84.8 yards per game, less than the Golden Eagles give up through the air (220.4 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Golden Eagles feature the league's No. 31-rated road run defense, allowing 128 yards per game. Navy, meanwhile, ranks No. 4 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for Southern Miss, they were a 48-24 winner as they battled Rice at home. Southern Miss covered in the match as a 13.5-point favorite, while 72 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Navy was a 35-34 loser in its last match at home against Air Force. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 69 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

Navy Midshipmen Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

A few Golden Eagles at Midshipmen trends to consider:
Southern Miss is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Miss's last 5 games
Southern Miss is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Navy's last 6 games at home
Navy is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Navy is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games

Next up:
Southern Miss home to Southern Methodist, Saturday, October 22
Navy at Rutgers, Saturday, October 15

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