Marshall Thundering Herd vs. Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Free Pick Prediction NCAA College Football Odds Preview

  • 9 years ago
The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are on the road to meet the Marshall Thundering Herd in an NCAA college football game set for Friday October 9th.

Start Time: 7PM ET

Location: Marshall

TV: CBS Sports Network

Point Spread Odds: Marshall -6 ½ points

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Notes: In their meeting in 2014 it was Marshall posting the 63-17 road victory as a -27 point wagering favorite. The game total went over 63 points. Southern Mississippi is 3-2 on the year following the 49-14 home victory last week to the North Texas Mean Green as a -14 ½ point wagering favorite. The total went under 66 ½ points. The Golden Eagles had success running the football in the win rushing for 248 yards and averaging 7 ½ yards a carry. Southern Mississippi is a very good offensive team this year by averaging 40 points and 514 yards per game ranking in the top 15 of college football in both areas.

Marshall is 4-1 with the 27-7 home victory last week to the Old Dominion Monarchs as a -16 ½ point wagering favorite. The game total went under 54 points. The Thundering Herd gave up just 101 passing yards to Old Dominion and forced four Monarchs turnovers. Pass defense has been the strength this year for the Thundering Herd. They are challenged offensively ranking near the bottom with 296 yards gained and 16.6 points per game on the season.