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Marshall Thundering Herd Hosting the Southern Miss Golden Eagles Week 6 Odds and Betting Pick

The Marshall Thundering Herd will do battle with the visiting Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Friday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of betting fans who back them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Southern Miss Golden Eagles listed as 6.5-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 24-21 victory for the Thundering Herd. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Marshall Thundering Herd Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Marshall will face the 3-2 Southern Miss Golden Eagles, who own a 5-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Marshall Thundering Herd are 2-3 so far this season while the Golden Eagles are 2-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Marshall vs Southern Miss injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Marshall Thundering Herd and the No. 82-ranked Southern Miss Golden Eagles, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Marshall's No. 51-ranked offense, averaging 31.8 PPG, against a Southern Miss defense that ranks No. 87 this week at 28 PPG. The Marshall aerial game is averaging 192 yards per game, less than the Southern Miss Golden Eagles secondary allows through the air, 241.8 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles feature the league's No. 110-rated road run defense, allowing 261.5 yards per game. Marshall, meanwhile, ranks No. 86 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Southern Miss got a 136-yard performance from Jeffrey Wilson as a key part of its 49-14 win over North Texas.

Ray Lawry went over the 100-yard mark (160) in his team's latest effort as Marshall defeated Old Dominion by a score of 27-7 on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Miss is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Southern Miss is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • Southern Miss is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Southern Miss is 3-18 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • Marshall is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Marshall is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games
  • Marshall is 12-4-1 ATS in its last 17 games at home
  • Marshall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Miss home to UTSA, Saturday, October 17th
Marshall at Florida Atlantic, Saturday, October 17th