Saturday, November 21, 2015
M. M. Roberts Stadium
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The Old Dominion Monarchs take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles on Saturday at M. M. Roberts Stadium. The opening line for this game has Southern Miss as 19.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 61.
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Old Dominion was led in passing last game by David Washington, who finished with 291 yards through the air. He went 26 for 42 on the game, good for a 62% completion percentage. Jeremy Cox was the rushing leader for the Monarchs last game. He carried the ball 15 times for an average of 6 yards per carry and ended with 84 yards. Zach Pascal led the team in receiving with 12 receptions for 145 yards. He had an average of 12 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Old Dominion had 441 total yards on 73 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 16 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Monarchs rushed for 150 yards by way of 31 carries.
Southern Mississippi was led in passing last game by Nick Mullens, who finished with 386 yards through the air. He went 23 for 31 on the game, good for a 74% completion percentage. Jalen Richard was the rushing leader for the Golden Eagles last game. He carried the ball 6 times for an average of 13 yards per carry and ended with 78 yards. Michael Thomas led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 126 yards. He had an average of 25 yards per reception in the contest. Southern Mississippi had 682 total yards on 72 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 18 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 26 first downs on the game. The Golden Eagles rushed for 181 yards by way of 35 carries.
Old Dominion is scoring 22.9 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 18.8 passes on 34.6 attempts for a 54.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 212.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Monarchs are running for an average of 166.9 yards per game on 35.4 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. They also run 70 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 379.2 yards per game. The Monarchs are averaging 19.7 first downs per game and they accumulate 34.7 penalty yards per game via 4.1 penalties.
Old Dominion allows 232.1 passing yards per game and 34 points per contest on defense. They give up 21.3 completions on 33.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64.4. The Monarchs allow 188.5 rushing yards per game on 42 carries for a 4.5 average per play. Old Dominion allows 420.6 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.1 penalties for 43.2 yards per game.
Southern Mississippi averages 38.6 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 25.2 passes per game on 38.8 attempts for a 64.9 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 339.4 yards through the air per game thus far. The Golden Eagles run for an average of 185.7 yards per game on 35.6 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry this season. They also run 74.4 plays per game and average 7.1 yards per play for a total of 525.1 yards per game. The Golden Eagles get an average of 23 first downs per game and they average 72.9 penalty yards per game via 7.8 penalties.
Southern Mississippi allows an average of 186.2 passing yards and 21.4 points per contest. They give up 15.9 completions on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.3 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 160.7 rushing yards per contest on 38 carries for a 4.2 average per rush. Southern Mississippi allows 346.9 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 6.7 penalties for 66.6 yards in each contest.
Old Dominion Betting Trends
Old Dominion is 4-5-1 against the over/under so far this season
Old Dominion has an ATS record of 3-7-0 this season
Southern Mississippi Betting Trends
Southern Mississippi is 3-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Southern Mississippi has an ATS record of 8-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/04/15 WR Blair Roberts Back out for season
11/04/15 LB Kohl Adams-Hurd Knee out for season
09/24/15 Backup QB Colin McElroy Personal quit the team
09/24/15 Backup QB Joey Verhaegh Shoulder out for season
08/24/15 TE Adam Swann Leg out for season
08/24/15 TE Melvin Vaughn Knee out for season
09/30/15 DL Wil Freeman Undisclosed out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Southern Mississippi
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