Old Dominion Monarchs vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles - 11/12/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southern Miss Golden Eagles (5-4) at Old Dominion Monarchs (6-3)
College Football: Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 3:30 pm (Foreman Field)
The Line: Old Dominion Monarchs -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles will travel to play the Old Dominion Monarchs in a C-USA college football game on Saturday.
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 6-3 (4-1) this season after beating Marshall by a score of 38-14 in their last game. Old Dominion has won 5 of their last 6 games and is currently second in the C-USA East standings. The Old Dominion offense is averaging 33 points per game with 184.9 rushing yards and 231 passing yards per game. David Washington is completing 57.8% of his passes for 1947 yards, 19 touchdowns, and 3 interceptions for Old Dominion. Ray Lawry has rushed for 740 yards and 6 touchdowns, while Jeremy Cox has added 483 yards and 10 scores for the Monarchs. Zach Pascal has caught 42 passes for 590 yards and 6 touchdowns, while Jonathan Duhart has caught 30 passes for 542 yards and 4 touchdowns for Old Dominion. The Old Dominion defense is giving up 27.4 points per game with 156.7 rushing yards and 229.3 passing yards per game. TJ Ricks has led the Monarchs defense with 70 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss, while Anthony Wilson has added 60 tackles, 7 tackles for loss, and 4 sacks. Brad Davis has gone 7-8 on field goals, with a long of 43 yards.
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 5-4 (3-2) this season after losing to Charlotte by a score of 38-27 in their last game. Southern Miss has lost 3 of their last 4 games and is currently 3rd in the C-USA West standings. The Southern Miss offense is averaging 33.6 points per game with 181.1 rushing yards and 308.6 passing yards per game. Nick Mullens (Questionable) is completing 60.8% of his passes for 2584 yards, 19 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions for Southern Miss. Ito Smith has rushed for 984 yards and 10 touchdowns, while George Payne has added 432 yards and 1 touchdown for Southern Miss. Allenzae Staggers has caught 44 passes for 775 yards and 6 touchdowns, while Ito Smith has caught 34 passes for 312 yards and 1 score for the Golden Eagles. The Southern Miss defense is giving up 28.8 points per game with 167 rushing yards and 168.4 passing yards per game. D’Nerius Antoine has led the Southern Miss defense with 59 tackles and 2 tackles for loss, while Dylan Bradley has added 50 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, and 6.5 sacks. Parker Shaunfield has gone 12-13 on field goals, with a long of 49 yards.
Southern Miss is 11-5 ATS in their last 16 road games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games. The over is 5-0 in the last 5 November games for Southern Miss. Old Dominion is 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 conference games. The over is 8-3-1 in Old Dominion’s last 12 conference games.
Both of these teams have had good seasons and should both be bowl eligible this season. These teams are similar in points scored and points against per game, but these teams are trending differently right now. Old Dominion has played a lot better in recent games then Southern Miss has and the Monarchs will be at home. I like Old Dominion at home in this one.