Southern Miss at Alabama Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 9/10/2014
Saturday, September 13, 2014
BryantDenny Stadium in Tuscaloosa
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On Saturday night, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles will be hoping to pull off one of the biggest upsets in their history when they face the #3 Alabama Crimson Tide.
Southern Miss was able to pick up its first win of the season last Saturday by beating Alcorn State 26-20 at home. The Golden Eagles held Alcorn State to just 98 passing yards in the game and forced them into committing four turnovers. Southern Miss has only been able to rush for 139 yards per game this season, which is 91st in the country.
Golden Eagles wide receiver Casey Martin has 11 catches in two games for 95 yards, while sophomore receiver Marquise Ricard has four receptions for 60 yards and one touchdown. Quarterback Nick Mullens has completed just 54.7 percent of his passes for 420 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.
Alabama scored 21 first-half points against Florida Atlantic at home and finished with a 41-0 win. The Crimson Tide had a balanced attack in that game, passing for 430 yards and rushing for 190. They have averaged 340 passing yards through two games, which is 17th-best in the nation.
Alabama's junior wide receiver Amari Cooper already has 25 receptions this season for 319 yards and one touchdown. Star running back T.J. Yeldon has rushed for 169 yards and two scores on 30 carries.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 1-1 straight up
Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 0 against the spread
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
Alabama Crimson Tide are 2-0 straight up
Alabama Crimson Tide are 0 against the spread
Injuries to Watch
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
09/10/14 WR Christion Jones Ankle questionable Saturday vs. Southern Miss
09/07/14 TE Kurt Freitag Toe questionable Saturday vs. Southern Miss
09/01/14 DB Jarrick Williams Foot out indefinitely
08/31/14 WR DeAndrew White Shoulder out indefinitely
Alabama Crimson Tide
09/08/14 RB George Payne Undisclosed missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Alabama
09/07/14 RB Jalen Richard Finger questionable Saturday vs. Alabama
Guy's Pick: Take Alabama
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