Southern Miss vs. Marshall - 11/3/18 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marshall Thundering Herd (5-2) at Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-4)
College Football: Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 3:00 pm (MM Roberts Stadium)
The Line: Southern Miss Golden Eagles +3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Marshall Thundering Herd take the field at the Southern Miss Golden Eagles in Saturday college football.
The Marshall Thundering Herd stayed in the CUSA East race with a 31-7 victory against Florida Atlantic heading in to their bye week. Both teams finished with around 355 yards but Marshall took advantage of five Owls turnovers.
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Thundering Herd quarterback Alex Thomson connected on 13-24 for 102 yards and a pair of touchdowns while running 16 times for 50 yards and another score.
Tyler King was the runner for Marshall with 125 yards on 21 carries including a 17 yard scoring dash while Keion Davis added 60 yards on ten tries. Armani Levias was the top Thundering Herd receiver with 29 yard and 13 yard TD catches.
The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles will be looking for offensive consistency going forward to save their Bowl hopes. Southern Miss struggled to score in a 20-17 defeat at Charlotte in week nine despite holding a 426-224 yardage edge with three turnovers doing the team in.
Golden Eagles quarterback Jack Abraham completed 21-30 for 210 yards and three interceptions Tate Whatley rallied the team by hitting 6-8 for 87 yards and a pair of 4th quarter touchdowns.
Whatley topped the led the Southern Miss rushing attack with 62 yards on eight carries Trivenskey Mosley logged 37 yards on ten totes and caught four passes for 27 yards. Tim Jones was the top Golden Eagles receiver with five receptions for 96 yards while De’Michael Harris and Jordan Mitchell caught TD’s.
Over is 4-0 in Marshall Thundering Herd last 4 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game and Marshall Thundering Herd are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game and Marshall Thundering Herd are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games. Under is 4-0 in Southern Miss Golden Eagles last 4 games overall and Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss and Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game. Marshall Thundering Herd are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 meetings and over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Southern Mississippi and Marshall Thundering Herd are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Southern Mississippi.
I don’t see either team lighting up the scoreboard so I’ll go with the more balanced squad…