Southern Miss at Auburn College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles travel to Jordan-Hare Stadium to take on the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 30.5 point favorites. The Golden Eagles have an ATS record of 2-1-0 while their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Tigers have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Auburn Tigers are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
09/19/18 DL Andrew Cole Transferred is out for season
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
09/20/18 TE Jalen Harris Transferred has left team
09/20/18 WR Nate Craig-Myers Transferred has left team
09/16/18 DB Javaris Davis Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Arkansas
09/16/18 QB Joey Gatewood Thumb is questionable Saturday vs Arkansas
09/16/18 LB Richard McBryde Neck is questionable Saturday vs Arkansas
09/11/18 P Aidan Marshall Left Team is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 67th in Division 1 in points scored with 115. They have run 221 plays this season for 1,467 yards, which ranks them 36th in the nation in total offense. The Golden Eagles average 6.6 yards per play, which is 35th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 77 1st downs this year, placing them 82nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Southern Miss has run for 406 yards as a team, which ranks 115th in the country. They've run 108 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Eagles have been penalized on offense 13 times for 119 yards so far this season, which has them 124th in the nation in penalties. Jack Abraham has thrown for 1,048 yards this season. He has completed 77 passes on 107 attempts for a completion percentage of 72%. His quarterback rating this year is 179.5. He averages 9.8 yards per pass attempt and 10.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Southern Miss is 6th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 50. They have surrendered a total of 815 yards on D, which is 3rd in Division 1. The Golden Eagles are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opposing offenses have completed 47 passes on 91 attempts against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles defense this season, placing them 10th and 17th in the country. The Southern Miss pass defense has also given up a total of 418 yards through the air, which is 3rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 81 attempts for 397 yards this year, putting them in 24th place in D-1 against the run. The Golden Eagles have committed 16 penalties for 120 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 14th in the nation.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers have run for 797 yards as a team, which ranks 42nd in the nation. They've run 178 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 32 times for 292 yards so far this year, which has them 16th in the country in penalties. They are 38th in Division 1 in points scored with 139. They have run 278 plays this year for 1,540 yards, which ranks them 91st in the nation in total offense. The Auburn Tigers average 5.5 yards per play, which is 84th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 87 1st downs this season, ranking them 51st overall as an offensive unit. Jarrett Stidham has completed 63 throws while attempting 97 passes for a completion percentage of 64.9%. He has passed for 718 yards this year. He averages 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 133.2.
The Auburn Tigers rush defense has given up 148 attempts for 419 yards this season, putting them in 31st place in the country against the run. They have had 37 penalties for 320 yards on defense this year. That places them 120th in Division 1. Auburn is 5th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 50. They have given up a total of 1,263 yards on D, which is 42nd in the nation. The Tigers are 19th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 59 throws on 128 attempts against the Auburn defense this season, ranking them 33rd and 79th in the country. The Auburn Tigers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 844 yards in the air, which is 73rd overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Golden Eagles/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Eagles +30.5
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