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Golden Eagles visit UTEP Miners in Week 4 College Football Betting Clash

Sun Bowl features a battle between the host UTEP Miners and the visiting Southern Miss Golden Eagles in college football betting action Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at 10 for the UTEP Miners . 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).

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 45-13 result in favor of the Golden Eagles on Saturday. 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 UTEP Miners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

UTEP will face the 2-1 Southern Miss Golden Eagles, who own a 1-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the UTEP Miners are 2-1 so far this season while the Golden Eagles are 2-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and UTEP vs Southern Miss injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the UTEP Miners rated this week at No. 120 and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles sitting at No. 11.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits UTEP's No. 110-ranked offense, averaging 19.67 PPG, against a Southern Miss defense that ranks No. 60 this week at 24 PPG. The UTEP aerial game is averaging 156 yards per game, more than the Southern Miss Golden Eagles secondary allows through the air, 155.33 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles own the league's No. 35-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 130 yards per game when on the road. UTEP, on the other hand, rates No. 71 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ito Smith tore up the turf for 131 rushing yards in the latest Golden Eagles game, a 37-31 loss to the Trojans at MM Roberts Stadium.

UTEP was hammered in its last outing, as Army ran up a 66-14 score against them at Sun Bowl.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Miss is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Southern Miss is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Southern Miss's last 8 games
  • Southern Miss is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Texas El Paso is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Texas El Paso is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas El Paso's last 9 games
  • Texas El Paso is 6-15 ATS in its last 21 games on the road

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Miss home to Rice, Saturday, October 1st
UTEP at LA Tech, Saturday, October 1st