Saturday, October 3, 2015
M. M. Roberts Stadium
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The North Texas Mean Green take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles on Saturday at M. M. Roberts Stadium. The opening line for this game has Southern Miss as 16 point favorites and the over/under was set at 63.
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Andrew McNulty finished his last game with 137 yards through the air for North Texas. He completed 14 passes out of 36 attempts for a 39% completion percentage. Jeffrey Wilson led the Mean Green in rushing with 74 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 14 rushing attempts for the game. Carlos Harris led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 43 yards. He had an average of 9 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game North Texas got a total of 22 first downs by way of 14 rushing, 8 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 88 total plays for 356 yards for the game. The Mean Green ran for 183 yards on 45 attempts.
Nick Mullens finished his last game with 447 yards through the air for Southern Mississippi. He completed 26 passes out of 41 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. Ito Smith led the Golden Eagles in rushing with 29 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 7 rushing attempts for the game. Michael Thomas led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 121 yards. He had an average of 24 yards per reception in the contest. Southern Mississippi got a total of 19 first downs by way of 1 rushing, 15 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 65 total plays for 458 yards for the game. The Golden Eagles ran for 11 yards on 23 attempts.
North Texas is averaging 17.7 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 17.3 passes per game on 37.3 attempts for a 46.4 percent completion percentage and average 201.3 yards in the passing department per game. The Mean Green carry the ball for an average of 156.7 yards per game on 35 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season. They also run 72.3 plays per contest and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 358 yards per game. The Mean Green are averaging 19.7 first downs per game and they accumulate 60 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties.
North Texas gives up 43.7 points per contest and an average of 274 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 21.7 completed passes on 28.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 76.5. The Mean Green give up 224 rushing yards per contest on 49 carries for a 4.6 average per carry. North Texas gives up 498 total yards per game including 6.4 yards per play. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.7 penalties per game that total 44.7 yards as a unit.
Southern Mississippi is putting 38 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 24.3 passes per game on 38.3 attempts for a 63.4 percent completion percentage and average 341.5 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Golden Eagles carry the ball for an average of 158 yards per game on 33.8 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. They also run 72 plays per game and average 6.9 yards per play for a total of 499.5 yards per game. The Golden Eagles get an average of 21.3 first downs per game and they average 84.8 penalty yards per game via 9.3 penalties.
Southern Mississippi surrenders 31.5 points per game and 252 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 21.8 completed passes per game on 34.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.5. The Golden Eagles give up 206 rushing yards per game on 38 carries for an average of 5.4 yards per carry. Southern Mississippi gives up 458 total yards per game including an average of 6.3 per play. They create an average of 1.3 turnovers per game and 7.3 penalties for 67.5 yards each game.
North Texas Betting Trends
North Texas is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
North Texas has an ATS record of 0-3-0 this season
Southern Mississippi Betting Trends
Southern Mississippi is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Southern Mississippi has an ATS record of 4-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/15 DB Cedric Fernandes Undisclosed out for season
09/15/15 WR Daniel Khan Back out for season
09/15/15 Backup RB Rex Rollins Collarbone out for season
09/14/15 CB Kenny Buyers Back out for season
09/27/15 DB Devonta Foster Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
Josh's Pick: Take Southern Mississippi
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