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    On Saturday at 7:00 PM ET, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (2-2) will visit the Troy Trojans (3-2).

    The Golden Eagles are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+6.5), against the Trojans (with an over/under of 44 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Troy vs. Southern Miss

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Jackson, Mississippi
    • Stadium: Veterans Memorial Stadium
    Trojans vs Golden Eagles Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Trojans -6.5 -110 -110 44 -111 -110 -248 +198

    Troy Betting Insights

    • Southern Miss has covered or pushed in every game with a spread (4-0-0) this year.
    • In games it has played as at least 6.5-point underdogs this season, Southern Miss is 2-0 against the spread.
    • In Southern Miss’ four games with a set total, three have hit the over (75%).

    Troy Stats & Insights

    • Troy is averaging 412.6 yards per game on offense, which ranks 64th in the FBS. On defense, the Trojans rank 73rd, giving up 377.8 yards per game.
    • Troy is totaling 25.2 points per game on offense this season (96th in the FBS), and is allowing 22.2 points per game (50th) on the other side of the ball.
    • Troy sports the 91st-ranked defense this year in terms of passing yards (247.6 allowed per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 11th-best with 330.6 passing yards per game.
    • Troy has been a bottom-25 run offense this season, ranking fifth-worst with 82.0 rushing yards per contest. Defensively, the Trojans are ranked 55th in the FBS (130.2 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Despite having a bottom-25 defense on third down that ranks 17th-worst in the FBS (46.3% third-down conversion rate), Troy has had more success offensively, ranking 76th in the FBS by posting a 37.3% third-down percentage.
    • Troy has forced eight total turnovers (45th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 10 times (109th in the FBS) for -2a turnover margin of -2, 100th-ranked in college football.

    Troy’s Best Players

    • Gunnar Watson has 1,451 yards passing for Troy, completing 64.3% of his passes and collecting five touchdowns and six interceptions this season.
    • DK Billingsley has racked up 284 yards on 51 carries while finding the end zone two times as a runner.
    • Kimani Vidal has carried the ball 48 times for 175 yards (35.0 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Jabre Barber’s leads his squad with 331 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 23 receptions (out of 30 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
    • Tez Johnson has caught 14 passes for 305 yards (61.0 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Deshon Stoudemire’s 25 grabs have turned into 255 yards and one touchdown.
    • T.J. Jackson leads the team with 4.0 sacks, and also has 5.0 TFL and 18 tackles.
    • So far Carlton Martial leads the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has collected 29 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and one interception this season.

    Southern Miss Betting Insights

    • Southern Miss is 4-0-0 against the spread this year.
    • When it has played as at least 6.5-point underdogs this season, Southern Miss is 2-0 against the spread.
    • Three of Southern Miss’ four games with a set total have hit the over (75%).

    Southern Miss Stats & Insights

    • Southern Miss ranks 96th with 367.8 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 86th with 394.3 total yards given up per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Southern Miss ranks 68th in the FBS with 31.3 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 58th with 23.3 points ceded per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • With 235.0 passing yards per game on offense, Southern Miss ranks 78th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 78th, allowing 235.5 passing yards per contest.
    • In terms of rushing, Southern Miss ranks 94th in the FBS on offense (132.8 rushing yards per game) and 89th on the other side of the ball (158.8 rushing yards allowed per contest).
    • Southern Miss’ offense has not been getting things done on third down, ranking 21st-worst in the FBS with a 32.7% third-down conversion rate. It has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering a 38.0% third-down rate (72nd-ranked).
    • After forcing seven turnovers (61st in the FBS) and turning the ball over eight times (77th in the FBS) this season, Southern Miss owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -1.

    Southern Miss’ Best Players

    • Zach Wilcke has put up 503 passing yards, or 125.8 per game, so far this season. He has completed 60% of his passes and has recorded four touchdowns with one interception. He’s also contributed on the ground with 12.0 rushing yards per game.
    • Frank Gore Jr. is his team’s leading rusher with 62 carries for 314 yards, or 78.5 per game. He’s found paydirt three times on the ground, as well.
    • Ty Keyes has collected 60 yards (on 13 attempts) with one touchdown.
    • Jakarius Caston has totaled 20 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 262 (65.5 yards per game). He’s been targeted 29 times and has three touchdowns.
    • Jason Brownlee has put together a 225-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 11 passes on 27 targets.
    • Jalen May’s three targets have resulted in two catches for 87 yards and one touchdown.
    • Dominic Quewon has collected 3.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 2.0 TFL and four tackles.
    • Malik Shorts has been all over the field, leading the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has 17 tackles and two interceptions so far.

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