Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Rice Owls - 10/1/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Rice Owls (0-4) at Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-1)
College Football: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm (MM Roberts Stadium)
The Line: Southern Miss Golden Eagles -21 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles hope to stay perfect when the Rice Owls visit in week five.
The Rice Owls are still looking for their first win following a 42-35, overtime loss to North Texas. The Owls won the battle of real estate 491-439 but three turnovers helped to even things out. Both teams had some balance but the Rice rushing attack was more or less four yards and a cloud of dust with quarterback Tyler Stehling leading the way with 92 yards while Jowan Davis added another 68 yards. Stehling had a decent day throwing the ball on a 22-38 effort for 232 yards and a touchdown with an interception with Zach Wright leading all receivers with ten receptions for 120 yards.
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It seems as is the Southern Miss Golden Eagles might be done rebuilding as they have been a handful thus far. Texas El Paso will vouch for that following a 34-7 defeat as a 14 point home dog. Southern Miss didn’t rack up the yards with 378 but a 100 yard pick six was a 14 point swing and killed the Miners who totaled 258 yards and gave the ball away three times. Ito Smith led the USM rushing attack with 108 yards on 16 carries with George Payne adding another 46 yards on nine touches. Golden Eagles quarterback Nick Mullens completed 16-27 for 176 yards and three touchdowns with DJ Thompson, Allen Staggers and Ito Smith catching TD’s.
The Owls are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games and are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games vs. a team with a winning home record while going 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game. The Golden Eagles are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 home games vs. a team with a losing road record and the under is 7-0 in Golden Eagles last 7 games in October while the Golden Eagles are 7-1-1 ATS versus a team team with a losing record. If the Golden Eagles paly as they have you have to go wit/h the potential…