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Troy Trojans Open as Week 3 Betting Underdogs vs Golden Eagles

A key Week 3 battle has the visiting Troy Trojans travelling to Southern Miss on Saturday to face the Golden Eagles.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the Southern Miss Golden Eagles as -11.5-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Golden Eagles to win this game on Saturday 44-26. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Troy Trojans vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Southern Miss bring a 2-0 record (1-1 ATS) to the Week 3 betting matchup against the 1-1 Troy Trojans, who are 1-1 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Southern Miss go 1-1 so far and the Trojans go 1-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Southern Miss vs Troy injuries news.

The game pits the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, currently No. 10 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Troy Trojans, who rate No. 57 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Southern Miss's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 50 PPG, against a Troy defense that ranks No. 63 this week at 23.5 PPG. The Southern Miss aerial game is averaging 252 yards per game, more than the Troy Trojans secondary allows through the air, 226.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Troy Trojans feature the league's No. 20-rated road run defense, allowing 122 yards per game. Southern Miss, meanwhile, ranks No. 9 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Trojans were Week 2 losers coming out on the wrong end of 30-24 score against Clemson.

Betting Trends
  • Troy is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • Troy is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Troy is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • Southern Miss is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Southern Miss is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • Southern Miss is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games at home
  • Southern Miss is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Troy home to New Mexico State, Saturday, September 24th
Southern Miss home to UTEP, Saturday, September 24th