Saturday, November 5, 2016
M. M. Roberts Stadium
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The Charlotte 49ers take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at M. M. Roberts Stadium. The opening line for this game has Southern Mississippi as 18 point favorites. This season the 49ers are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4-0. The Golden Eagles have an over/under record of 4-3-1 and they are 2-5-1 against the spread.
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Hasaan Klugh finished with 203 yards through the air for Charlotte last week. He completed 17 passes out of 31 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. The 49ers were led in rushing by Kalif Phillips, who finished with 123 yards on 23 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Austin Duke was the team leader in receiving with a total of 76 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Charlotte got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 81 total plays for 387 yards for the game. The 49ers ran for 184 yards on 50 attempts.
Nick Mullens finished with 300 yards passing for Southern Mississippi last week. He went 22 for 40, resulting in a 55% completion percentage. The Golden Eagles were led on the ground by Ito Smith, who finished with 140 yards on 26 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Allenzae Staggers led the team in receiving with 99 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Southern Mississippi had 26 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 14 came from a pass. They ran 85 total plays for 474 yards for the contest. The Golden Eagles ran for 174 yards on 45 carries as a team.
Charlotte scores 24.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 91st in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19 passes on 33.4 attempts for a 56.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 199.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 96th in college football. The 49ers run for an average of 186 yards per game on 42.3 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 52nd in the nation. They also run 75.6 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 385.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 86th overall this season. The 49ers average 21.3 first downs per game which ranks them 64th in the country. They accumulate 68 penalty yards per game via 7.4 penalties, which ranks 17th in the nation.
Charlotte allows 294.8 passing yards per game, ranking 121st in D-1, and they allow 36.9 points per contest on defense, which ranks 115th. They give up 24.1 completions on 38.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62.9. The 49ers allow 144.9 rushing yards per game on 32.5 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 44th in the country. Charlotte allows 439.6 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 94th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.1 penalties for 62.3 yards per game, ranking them 99th among D-1 teams.
Southern Mississippi averages 34.4 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 35th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 37.4 attempts for a 58.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 296.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 20th in Division 1. The Golden Eagles run for an average of 196.3 yards per game on 42.4 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 46th on the ground. They also run 79.8 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 492.9 yards per game, ranking them 21st in the country on offense. The Golden Eagles get an average of 24.5 first downs per game, which ranks 21st in the nation. They average 56.3 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, ranking them 65th in college football.
Southern Mississippi allows an average of 172.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 11th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 27.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 69th in the nation. They give up 12.6 completions on 22.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.7 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 154.3 rushing yards per contest on 32.3 carries for a 4.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 57th in the country. Southern Mississippi allows 326.8 total yards per game for an average of 6 yards per play, which ranks 17th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 63.8 yards in each contest, ranking 102nd in the nation.
Charlotte Betting Trends
Charlotte is 4-4-0 against the over/under this season
Charlotte has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Southern Mississippi Betting Trends
Southern Mississippi is 4-3-1 against the over/under this season
Southern Mississippi has an ATS record of 2-5-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 OL Jamal Covington Knee "?" Saturday vs. Southern Miss
10/30/16 LB Jordan Starnes Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Southern Miss
10/30/16 DB Terrance Winchester Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Southern Miss
09/07/16 WR Trent Bostick Concussion out indefinitely
09/02/16 TE Taylor Marini Undisclosed out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Southern Mississippi
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