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Betting line favors Miners over Golden Eagles

Texas El Paso MinersSouthern Miss Golden Eagles
Nov 17, 8:00 PM | Turf of MM Roberts Stadium

Texas El Paso Miners vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds


A key Week 12 battle has the visiting Miners travelling to Southern Miss on Saturday to face the Golden Eagles.

Backers of the Golden Eagles have seen them go 0-10 and 2-8 ATS so far this season, while the Miners are at 2-8 and 4-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Miners are 4-6, while the Golden Eagles are 6-4.

View Texas El Paso vs Southern Miss Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The visitors opened as 3-point favorites in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as of press time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Golden Eagles - Miners odds would favor the Miners if the lines were set according to power ranks. Southern Miss is rated No. 116 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Miners sit at No. 100. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 17-6 win for the Miners.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Southern Miss's No. 117-ranked offense (17.9 PPG) against a Miners defense that ranks No. 74 at 29.1 PPG. The Golden Eagles passing attack has averaged 145.2 yards per game, less than the Miners give up through the air (237.1 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Miners feature the league's No. 110-rated road run defense, allowing 241.2 yards per game. Southern Miss, meanwhile, ranks No. 51 in rushing offense at home.

Texas El Paso lost its last outing, a 31-24 result against Central Florida on November 10. Texas El Paso covered in that game as a 13.5-point underdog, while the 55 combined points took the game OVER the total. Nathan Jeffery went over the 100-yard mark (174) in his team's latest effort, but Central Florida still defeated Texas El Paso by a score of 31-24.

Southern Miss was a 34-6 loser in its last match on the road against Southern Methodist. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 40 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Southern Miss didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Mustangs as Southern Methodist blasted them 34-6 in Week 11 action.

Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 2-8

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Miners at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 6 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Southern Miss's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Miss's last 6 games
Southern Miss is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Southern Miss is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Texas El Paso home to Rice, Saturday, November 24
Southern Miss at Memphis, Saturday, November 24