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Broncos vs Golden Eagles Betting Matchup Report

Southern Miss Golden EaglesBoise State Broncos
0-3September 28, 2013, 10:15 | Bronco Stadium2-2

The Golden Eagles will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Broncos in Boise State at Bronco Stadium on Saturday in Week 5 action.

The Broncos are 2-2 so far on the season, and 2-2 ATS vs. the number. The Golden Eagles, meanwhile, are 0-3 and 1-2 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Boise State go 3-1 and the Golden Eagles go 1-2 on the totals.

View Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Boise State Broncos Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Golden Eagles in this one found them as 28-point Underdog on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

The Broncos - Golden Eagles odds would favor the Broncos if the lines were set according to power ranks. Boise State is rated No. 19 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Golden Eagles sit at No. 119. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 34-4 win for the Broncos.

Joe Southwick handled the Bulldogs defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 313 yards, but Boise State still lost to Fresno State 41-40.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boise State's No. 40-ranked offense, averaging 37.75 PPG, against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 102 this week at 34 PPG. The Broncos aerial game is averaging 273 yards per game, more than the Golden Eagles secondary allows through the air, 132.33 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Golden Eagles own the league's No. 51-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 165 yards per game when on the road. Boise State, on the other hand, rates No. 46 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Golden Eagles at Broncos trends to consider:
Southern Miss is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
Southern Miss is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Southern Miss is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Southern Miss is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Boise State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Boise State is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boise State's last 5 games
Boise State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Southern Miss at Florida International, Saturday, October 5th
Boise State at Utah State, Saturday, October 12th