North Texas Mean Green vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Prediction, 11/6/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: North Texas Mean Green vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Golden Eagles (+4)
M.M. Roberts Stadium is where the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (1-7) will take on the North Texas Mean Green (2-6) on Saturday. North Texas is 4-point favorites. The betting total is set at 46.
The North Texas Mean Green come into this game with a record of 2-6 this season. In their last game, the Mean Green took the field against the Rice Owls and took home the win by a score of 30-24. Austin Aune went 11/22 with 121 yards through the air. He had a quarterback rate of 96.2 and finished the game with no picks. Deandre Torrey was the best rusher for the Mean Green with 14 carries for 43 yds (3.1 yards per carry). In the game, they had 56 plays which gave them a total of 290 yards. The North Texas Mean Green ended up rushing 34 times and totaled 169 yds, which came out to an average of 5.0 yds per attempt. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Mean Green conceded 95 yards on 46 attempts, which calculates to 2.1 yds per run allowed. North Texas gave up 18 pass completions on 31 attempts for a total of 271 yds, and a completion percentage of 58.1%.
Concerning scoring points, the North Texas Mean Green are sitting at 23.9 PPG. Offensively they average 213.1 yards rushing ranking them 19th in the nation. The Mean Green have racked up 3,234 total yards for the year. In terms of getting in the endzone, North Texas has compiled 9 touchdowns through the air and 15 touchdowns on the ground. North Texas has accrued 183 1st downs offensively, and they have been called for 71 infractions for 641 yards. They have turned the ball over 13 times.
In terms of yards through the air, the Mean Green have conceded 1,968 yds which has them sitting in 100th in Division 1. They have allowed 246.0 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 62.4%. Over the course of this season, they are conceding 414.3 yards/game which has them ranked 105th in college football. They have yielded 19 touchdowns through the air in addition to 15 touchdowns running the ball. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and 168.3 rushing yards per game on the campaign. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 1,346 yards via the ground game in 8 games. The Mean Green rank 126th in D-1 when it comes to team defense, conceding 33.6 points per game.
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The Golden Eagles step onto the field holding a record of 1-7 this season. In their last game, the Golden Eagles walked away with a loss by a score of 35-10 when they faced the MTSU Blue Raiders. Jake Lange (1 touchdown) ended the contest with 166 yds on 16/34 through the air while his QB rating was 86.0. He threw 2 interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 4.9. Frank Gore Jr. carried the football 20 times for 83 yards, ending the contest with 4.2 yds per attempt for Southern Miss. The Golden Eagles finished with a total of 235 yards while running 81 plays (2.9 yards per play). Southern Miss rushed for 1.3 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 51 yards on 40 attempts. Southern Miss gave up 35 running attempts for 145 yds (4.1 yards per rush). The Golden Eagles pass defense conceded a completion rate of 66.7%, relinquishing 142 yds on 14 for 21 through the air.
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have an average of 255.1 yards/outing, which ranks them 128th in D-1. The Southern Miss offense has compiled 572 yards of penalties on 71 infractions, which is 7th in college football in terms of hurting your team. Over the course of the season to this point, the Golden Eagles currently have a total of 1,346 yards via the pass not to mention holding an average of 168.3 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 113th in D-1. In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Golden Eagles sit 130th in Division 1 by scoring 13.6 points per game.
The Golden Eagles are conceding 29.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 101st in D-1. Southern Miss has allowed a total of 1,105 rushing yards (138.1 yards per game) and 10 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. Overall, they have given up 234 pts. They have allowed 13 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 206.3 yards per outing, which puts them in 53rd in the country. The Golden Eagles defense has participated in 473 plays, which ranks 21st in college football.
Who will win tonight's Mean Green/Golden Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Eagles +4
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