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Week 2 odds - Golden Eagles vs. Thundering Herd

Southern Miss Golden EaglesMarshall Thundering Herd
Sep 10, 3:30 PM | Turf of Joan C. Edwards Stadium

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Marshall Thundering Herd Odds


Marshall will look to improve on its 0-1 record this week when they host Southern Miss in Week 2 action at Joan C. Edwards Stadium on Saturday.

The Golden Eagles will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 0-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Thundering Herd are 1-0 ATS. Southern Miss is 0-1 against the total, while Marshall is 0-1 versus the number.

View Southern Miss vs Marshall Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Thundering Herd sit as 7-point underdogs . The total, meanwhile, has been pegged by the oddsmakers at 53.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Thundering Herd sit at No. 89 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Golden Eagles are at No. 60 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Golden Eagles will win this game 23-0.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Marshall's #106-ranked offense (13 PPG) against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks #46 at 17 PPG. The Thundering Herd passing attack has averaged 115 yards per game, less than the Golden Eagles give up through the air (176 YPG on average).

Southern Miss was a 19-17 winner in their most recent outing at home against Louisiana Tech. They failed to cover the 12.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (36) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Marshall was a 34-13 loser in its last match on the road against West Virginia. They covered the 21.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 47 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 6-4

Marshall Thundering Herd Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Golden Eagles at Thundering Herd trends to consider:
Southern Miss is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Marshall
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Southern Miss's last 10 games
Southern Miss is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Southern Miss is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Marshall's last 7 games
Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Marshall is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Marshall's last 12 games at home

Next up:
Southern Miss home to Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, September 17
Marshall at Ohio, Saturday, September 17