Sun Belt rivals will clash when the South Alabama Jaguars (8-2) meet the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (5-5).
South Alabama vs. Southern Miss Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with bookmakers listing South Alabama as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, South Alabama has -318 odds to pick up the win, while Southern Miss is listed at +245 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 45.5 points.
How to Watch South Alabama vs. Southern Miss Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
- Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NFL Network
- Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi
- Stadium: M.M. Roberts Stadium
South Alabama ranks 38th in total offense this season (427.6 yards per game), but has been shining on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 12th-best in the FBS with 427.6 yards allowed per game. South Alabama sports the 37th-ranked offense this year (32.9 points per game), and has been better on defense, ranking 17th-best with just 19.3 points allowed per game. South Alabama is averaging 266.3 passing yards per game on offense (33rd in the FBS), and ranks 45th on the other side of the ball with 209.9 passing yards allowed per game. South Alabama ranks 58th in rushing yards this season (161.3 rushing yards per game), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking fifth-best in the FBS with 85.5 rushing yards allowed per game. On defense, South Alabama has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking fourth-best by surrendering a 26.9% third-down percentage. The team’s offense ranks 51st (41.5% third-down conversion rate). South Alabama has forced 18 total turnovers (25th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 10 times (16th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +8, the 11th-best in college football.
Southern Miss has been sputtering offensively, ranking 18th-worst with 324.5 total yards per game. It has been more effective on defense, giving up 376.5 total yards per contest (64th-ranked). From an offensive standpoint, Southern Miss is generating 25.1 points per game (87th-ranked). It ranks 52nd in the FBS on defense (24.5 points allowed per game). In terms of passing, Southern Miss ranks 91st in the FBS (213.2 passing yards per game) and 78th defensively (232.4 passing yards allowed per game). Southern Miss’ rushing offense has been bottom-25 this season, posting 111.3 rushing yards per game, which ranks 20th-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 60th with 144.1 rushing yards surrendered per contest. From an offensive standpoint, Southern Miss is generating a 35.0% third-down conversion rate (102nd-ranked). It ranks 46th in the FBS on defense (36.2% third-down rate allowed). With 17 forced turnovers (34th in the FBS) and 22 turnovers committed (127th in the FBS) this season, Southern Miss ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -5.
South Alabama vs. Southern Miss Betting Analysis
South Alabama Betting Insights
South Alabama is 7-3-0 against the spread this season. In games it is played as 7.5-point favorites or more, South Alabama has an ATS record of 4-2. South Alabama games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under six times this season. The Jaguars have won 87.5% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (7-1). The Jaguars have won all six games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -318 or shorter.
Golden Eagles Betting Insights
Southern Miss is 7-3-0 against the spread this season. Southern Miss is a perfect 2-0 ATS when playing as at least 7.5-point underdogs. Southern Miss’ games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under six times this season. The Golden Eagles have been underdogs in six games this season and won two (33.3%) of those contests. The Golden Eagles have a record of 0-0 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least +245 on the moneyline.
South Alabama vs. Southern Miss Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||53.2||51.0||55.3|
|Implied Total AVG||31.9||31.8||32.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||7-1||4-1||3-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-1||0-0||1-1|
|Point Total AVG||48.1||49.1||47.1|
|Implied Total AVG||29.1||29.2||29.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-1||1-1||1-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||2-4||1-1||1-3|
Players to Watch
- Trey Kiser has played 10 games, collecting 2.0 sacks to go with 8.0 TFL and 38 tackles for the Jaguars.
- CJ Rias has played 10 games, registering 23 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and four sacks for the Jaguars.
- The Jaguars’ defensive unit has been helped by Yam Banks, who has suited up for 10 games and registered five interceptions to go along with 18 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and six passes defended.
- James Miller, as part of the Jaguars’ defense, has delivered 2.5 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 32 tackles in 10 games.
- As a key defensive contributor, the Golden Eagles’ Jay Stanley has amassed 34 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and three interceptions in 10 games.
- Dominic Quewon has been doing his part on defense, recording 13 tackles, 7.0 TFL, and 8.5 sacks for the Golden Eagles.
- The Golden Eagles’ Malik Shorts has recorded three interceptions to go with 48 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and three passes defended in 10 games.
- On defense, Santrell Latham has supplied 48 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks in 10 games.
South Alabama vs. Southern Miss Predictions and Pick
South Alabama vs. Southern Miss betting card
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Our pick to win this contest is South Alabama, and we project that South Alabama will cover the spread (South Alabama -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 45.5 points.