FIU Panthers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Prediction, 11/27/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: FIU Panthers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Golden Eagles (-10.5)
M.M. Roberts Stadium is the site where the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (2-9) will try to beat the FIU Panthers (1-10) on Saturday. FIU is 10.5-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The total has been set at 46.
The FIU Panthers head into this matchup 1-10 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Panthers took the field against the North Texas Mean Green and took a loss by a final of 49-7. Max Bortenschlager finished 15/32 with 167 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 94.8 and ended the game with 1 interception. Lexington Joseph was the best rusher for the Panthers with 7 totes for 27 yards (3.9 yds per carry). The FIU Panthers ran the ball a total of 26 different times and accumulated 58 yards, which had them averaging 2.2 yards per carry. When the final whistle blew, they ran 59 plays for 245 yards. FIU conceded 7 pass completions on 14 tries for a total of 233 yards, and a completion percentage of 50.0%. When it came to stopping the run, the Panthers gave up 378 yds on 57 attempts, which is 6.6 yards per run surrendered.
When it comes to scoring points, the FIU Panthers hold an average of 20.6 points per outing. Offensively they have an average of 97.1 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 124th in Division 1. The Panthers have earned 4,019 total yards this season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, FIU has compiled 19 touchdowns via the pass and 10 touchdowns via the ground. FIU has a total of 182 1st downs as an offense, and they have been called for 67 penalties for 606 yds. They have surrendered the football 17 different times.
The Panthers rank 139th in D-1 concerning team defense, giving up 39.9 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.3 yards per rush and 221.5 rushing yards per game so far this season. Overall, they have conceded 2,437 rushing yards through 11 games. When talking about passing yardage, the Panthers have given up 3,032 yards which ranks them 133rd in college football. They have given up 275.6 yards per contest via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 68.2%. In total, they are conceding 497.1 yards/game which ranks them 140th in D-1. They have conceded 26 touchdowns by air as well as 28 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Golden Eagles come into this matchup with a record of 2-9 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Golden Eagles went home victorious with a score of 35-19 when they played the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. Frank Gore (2 TDs) finished the contest with 75 yds on 4/8 through the air while his quarterback rate was 186.3. He had 1 pick and his Y/A was 9.4. Dajon Richard ran the ball 22 times for 120 yards, ending the contest with 5.5 yards per carry for Southern Miss. The Golden Eagles finished with 295 yards while running 59 plays (5.0 yds per play). Southern Miss rushed for 4.0 yds per attempt, totaling 185 yds on 46 attempts. Southern Miss gave up 35 rush attempts for 150 yds (4.3 yds per rush). The Golden Eagles pass defense gave up a completion rate of 42.3%, relinquishing 100 yards on 11 for 26 through the air.
Concerning their scoring prowess, the Golden Eagles are ranking 126th in D-1 averaging 15.9 points per outing. For the year thus far, the Golden Eagles currently have a total of 1,624 passing yards along with an average of 147.6 passing yards per contest, which ranks 123rd in the country. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles average 250.3 yards per game, which has them ranked 129th in the nation. The Southern Miss offense has 740 yds of penalties on 96 violations, which is good for 5th in the country in terms of hurting your team.
Southern Miss has allowed the opposition a total of 1,719 rushing yards (156.3 yards/game) as well as 14 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have given up 15 touchdowns through the air as well as 199.4 yards/contest, ranking them 36th in D-1. The Golden Eagles defense has taken part in 680 plays, which is 26th in D-1. The Golden Eagles are allowing 28.9 PPG, which puts them 99th in the country. This year, they have relinquished 318 pts.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Golden Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Panthers +10.5
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