Saturday, September 26, 2015
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The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 24.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 67.
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Southern Mississippi was led in passing last game by Nick Mullens, who finished with 333 yards through the air. He went 19 for 27 on the game, good for a 70% completion percentage. Jalen Richard led the Golden Eagles in rushing with 230 yards. He averaged 9 yards per carry on his 27 rushing attempts for the game. Casey Martin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 114 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. As a team in that game Southern Mississippi got a total of 22 first downs by way of 6 rushing, 14 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 73 total plays for 613 yards for the game. The Golden Eagles ran for 280 yards on 46 attempts.
Nebraska was led in passing last game by Tommy Armstrong, who finished with 309 yards through the air. He went 21 for 45 on the game, good for a 47% completion percentage. Terrell Newby led the Cornhuskers in rushing with 82 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 14 rushing attempts for the game. Jordan Westerkamp was the team leader in receiving with a total of 95 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Nebraska got a total of 24 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 12 passing, and 4 by penalty. They ran 77 total plays for 462 yards for the game. The Cornhuskers ran for 153 yards on 32 attempts.
Southern Mississippi is averaging 41.3 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 23.7 passes per game on 37 attempts for a 64 percent completion percentage and average 306.3 yards in the passing department per game. The Golden Eagles are running for an average of 207 yards per game on 37.3 attempts for an average of 5.5 yards per carry. They also run 74.3 plays per contest and average 6.9 yards per play for an average of 513.3 yards per game. The Golden Eagles are averaging 14.7 first downs per game and they accumulate 86.3 penalty yards per game via 9.3 penalties.
Southern Mississippi gives up an average of 213.3 passing yards and 30 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 21.3 completions per game on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.7. The Golden Eagles give up 194 rushing yards per contest on 37.7 carries for a 5.2 average per carry. Southern Mississippi gives up 407.3 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.7 penalties per game that total 57.3 yards as a unit.
Nebraska is putting 36.3 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 23.7 passes per game on 41.3 attempts for a 57.3 percent completion percentage and average 310.3 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Cornhuskers run for an average of 179 yards per game on 35.3 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry this season. They also run 76.7 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 489.3 yards per game. The Cornhuskers get an average of 25.3 first downs per game and they average 89.3 penalty yards per game via 10.3 penalties.
Nebraska gives up 357 passing yards per outing and 26 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 26.3 completions on 44.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.4. The Cornhuskers give up 96 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. Nebraska gives up 453 total yards per game including an average of 6.4 per play. They create an average of 1.7 turnovers per game and 8 penalties for 70.3 yards each game.
Southern Mississippi Betting Trends
Southern Mississippi is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Southern Mississippi has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Nebraska Betting Trends
Nebraska is 3-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Nebraska has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 DB Deshadrick Truly Possible Suspension ejected last game, "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/20/15 DL Vincent Valentine Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Southern Miss
09/11/15 WR De'Mornay Pierson-El Foot out indefinitely
09/08/15 TE David Sutton Ankle expected to miss 8 weeks
09/08/15 DE Jack Gangwish Elbow expected to miss 3 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Nebraska
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