Southern Miss at UTSA: 11/13/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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UTSA Roadrunners (9-0) vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles (1-8)
Game Info: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 3:30 pm (Alamodome)
Betting Odds: UTSA Roadrunners -33 -- Over/Under: 54.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles and UTSA Roadrunners face off on Saturday in a Conference USA college football showdown at the Alamodome. When these two teams faced off in 2020, UTSA came away with the 23-20 victory.
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles come into this game with a 1-8 record and the offense has been a big issue for this team. Over the last three games, Southern MIss has only scored 24 total, and if they want to turn this around, they need to find a way to move the ball. Southern Miss is averaging only 13.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 30.22 points per game. Under center for Southern Miss is Jake Lange who has thrown for 843 yards, five touchdowns, and six interceptions. He didn’t have any turnovers in the last game, but they still had issues moving the ball through the air .
On the other side of this matchup is the UTSA Roadrunners who sit with a 9-0 record and they have gone 8-1 against the spread. In the last game against UTEP, the offense had another big game scoring 44 points, UTSA is averaging 39.9 points while the defense is giving up 19.2 points per game. Under center for the Roadrunners is Frank Harris and he has thrown for 2.079 yards, 18 touchdowns, and three interceptions. Sincere McCormick has also had a big season rushing for 1,060 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Southern Miss is 0-8 against the spread in their last eight games as an underdog. UTSA is 6-0 against the spread in their last six conference games. The under is 5-1 in Southern Miss' last six games on grass. The under is 5-0-1 in UTSA’s last six home games. The under is 5-2 in the last seven meetings.
UTSA is a team that has been covering spreads and Southern Miss is a team that has failed to cover spreads. The offense for Southern Miss is going to be a big issue again, and their lack of scoring is going to let them down in this game. Back UTSA to cover the spread.