College football betting odds favor the Southern Miss Golden Eagles to win the New Orleans Bowl on Saturday, December 17th against the Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns. The following are the sportsbook odds for people who enjoy betting on football games:
Southern Miss -4 (-110) 58 (-110) -178
UL Lafayette +4 (-110) 58 (-110) +157
The Golden Eagles (6-6) beat the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on November 26th. Nick Mullens finished 29 of 33 for 342 yards with three TD passes. He ran for -9 yards on eight carries. Ito Smith ran for 127 yards on 24 carries. Keon Howard ran for 12 yards and one TD on four carries. D.J. Thompson had 135 yards and two TDs on 12 receptions. Korey Robertson had one TD on six receptions and Allenzae Staggers had 78 yards on two receptions. Stephen Brauchle made 2 of 2 field goals. Picasso Nelson Jr. had nine tackles and intercepted two passes. Xavier Thigpen had one sack.
ULL (6-6) beat the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks 30-3 on December 3rd. Anthony Jennings threw 2 of 5 with two interceptions and ran for 22 yards on three carries. Elijah McGuire ran for 110 yards and one TD on 28 carries. Trev Miller returned a fumble 73 yards for a TD. Otha Peters returned a fumbled 29 yards for a TD. Stevie Artigue made 3 of 3 field goals. Karmichael Dunbar had four tackles. Savion Brown had a sack and intercepted one pass. UL has won two games in a row.
Southern Miss averages 474.9 total yards (294.3 passing and 180.7 rushing) and allows 333.8 total yards (181.6 passing and 152.2 rushing) per game. Mullens is 218 of 244 (63.4%) for 2926 yards with 22 TDs and 10 picks, and has run for -38 yards on 49 carries. Ito Smith has run for 1321 yards and 15 TDs on 239 carries and has 453 yards and one TD on 42 catches. Staggers has 927 yards and six TDs on 51 catches. D’Nerius Antoine has 82 combined tackles (50 solo, 32 assisted). Dylan Bradley has seven sacks.
ULL averages 365.9 total yards (185.2 passing and 180.8 rushing) and allows 368.4 total yards (241.9 passing and 126.5 rushing) per game. Jennings is 185 of 303 (61.1%) for 2083 yards with 11 TDs and 12 picks, and has run for 322 yards and seven TDs on 124 carries. McGuire has run for 1028 yards and seven TDs on 215 carries and has 231 yards and two TDs on 28 catches. Al-Damion Riles has 665 yards on 55 catches while Keenan Barnes has six TDs on 30 catches. Tre’Maine Lightfoot has 95 combined tackles (43 solo, 52 assisted). Joe Dillon has six sacks.
Golden Eagles college football betting odds trends: 1-7 against the spread in the last eight games, 2-56 straight-up in the last seven games, and 5-0 against the spread and straight-up in the last five games versus UL. Cajuns college football betting odds trends: 5-1 against the spread and straight-up in the last six games, and 05 against the spread and straight-up in the last five games versus the Golden Eagles.