Charlotte 49ers vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles - 10/24/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southern Miss Golden Eagles (4-3) at Charlotte 49ers (2-3)
College Football: Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Jerry Richardson Stadium)
The Line: Charlotte 49ers +15.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles go on the road to face the Charlotte 49ers on Saturday.
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are improved although I don’t know by how much. The Golden Eagles improved to 4-3 following a 32-10 win against Texas-San Antonio with 556 yards that softened the blow of four turnovers while the Roadrunners were held to 205 yards and lost a pair of fumbles. USM was able to both run and throw with Nick Mullens completing 23-31 for 343 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions with DJ Thompson catching six balls for 141 yards and a TD while Michael Thomas logged five receptions for 103 yards and a score. The Southern Miss rushing attack was in good hands with the duo of Jalen Richard and Ito Smith combining for 216 yards on 39 touches.
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The Charlotte 49ers won their first two contests of the season but it has been all downhill since with four straight defeats capped off by a 37-34 loss to visiting Old Dominion in a game they led 31-22 in the 4th. The 49ers won the yardage battle 536-482 but lost tree turnovers while ODU gave the ball away twice. Quarterback Lee McNeill was solid through the air with a 23-33 for 219 yards and an interception with nine Charlotte players recording receptions. The 49ers received a monster 204 rushing yards on 35 carries and a pair of touchdowns from Kalif Phillips while Andrew Buie totaled 71 yards on 19 tries with a trip to the end zone.
The Golden Eagles are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games on turf and the under is 4-0 in Golden Eagles last 4 games overall while the Golden Eagles are 4-0 ATS vs. a team with a losing record. The Golden Eagles are improved and I’m hoping they are improved a high number on the road…