Southern Miss at UAB College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles travel to Legion Field to take on the UAB Blazers on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has UAB as 8 point favorites. The Golden Eagles have an ATS record of 4-4-0 while their over/under record is 3-4-1. The Blazers have an over/under record of 2-7-0 and they are 8-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 3-4-1 against the over/under
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 4-4-0 against the spread
Important UAB Blazers Betting Trends
The UAB Blazers are 2-7-0 against the over/under
The UAB Blazers are 8-1-0 against the spread
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
09/25/18 RB George Payne Knee is out for season
09/19/18 DL Andrew Cole Transferred is out for season
Key UAB Blazers Injuries
10/23/18 OL Lee Dufour Knee is out for season
09/29/18 RB Kingston Davis Suspension is out indefinitely
09/05/18 QB Dallas Davis Left Team is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 111th in Division 1 in points scored with 205. They have run 580 plays this season for 3,223 yards, which ranks them 48th in the nation in total offense. The Golden Eagles average 5.6 yards per play, which is 78th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 174 1st downs this year, placing them 95th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Southern Miss has run for 930 yards as a team, which ranks 122nd in the country. They've run 282 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Eagles have been penalized on offense 46 times for 390 yards so far this season, which has them 100th in the nation in penalties. Jack Abraham has thrown for 2,060 yards this season. He has completed 185 passes on 256 attempts for a completion percentage of 72.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 148.8. He averages 8 yards per pass attempt and 7.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Southern Miss is 14th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 165. They have surrendered a total of 2,261 yards on D, which is 2nd in Division 1. The Golden Eagles are ranked 16th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opposing offenses have completed 127 passes on 242 attempts against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles defense this season, placing them 10th and 18th in the country. The Southern Miss pass defense has also given up a total of 1,368 yards through the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 238 attempts for 893 yards this year, putting them in 10th place in D-1 against the run. The Golden Eagles have committed 44 penalties for 397 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 20th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Southern Miss is ranked 37th in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 223 punt return yards and average 13.1 yards per return, which is 25th in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 462 yards on special teams, ranking 49th in kick return yardage. The Golden Eagles average 21 yards per kick return and they are 94th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,909. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 13, which is 23rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. Southern Miss Golden Eagles kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 22 for 23 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,235 yards on 32 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 111th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Blazers have run for 2,283 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the nation. They've run 420 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Blazers have been penalized on offense 63 times for 715 yards so far this year, which has them 44th in the country in penalties. They are 34th in Division 1 in points scored with 305. They have run 626 plays this year for 4,029 yards, which ranks them 99th in the nation in total offense. The UAB Blazers average 6.4 yards per play, which is 29th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 209 1st downs this season, ranking them 38th overall as an offensive unit. A.J. Erdely has completed 102 throws while attempting 178 passes for a completion percentage of 57.3%. He has passed for 1,449 yards this year. He averages 7.4 adjusted yards per throw and 8.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 131.9.
The UAB Blazers rush defense has given up 310 attempts for 1,063 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the country against the run. They have had 43 penalties for 439 yards on defense this year. That places them 29th in Division 1. UAB is 1st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 109. They have given up a total of 2,443 yards on D, which is 5th in the nation. The Blazers are 9th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opponent offenses have completed 114 throws on 232 attempts against the UAB defense this season, ranking them 3rd and 9th in the country. The UAB Blazers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,380 yards in the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UAB Blazers have tried 12 field goals this year and made 7, which is 104th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 58%. UAB kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 40 for 40 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,359 yards on 35 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 109th in the NCAA in punting average. UAB is 77th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 184 punt return yards and average 14.2 yards per return, which is 20th in D-1. They have returned 16 kicks for 386 yards on special teams, which puts them 76th in kick return yardage. The Blazers average 24 yards per kick return and they are 37th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,599.
Who will win tonight's Golden Eagles/Blazers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Golden Eagles +8
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