Troy Trojans vs
Southern Miss. Golden EaglesPredictions & Preview
Odds Set for Troy Trojans' Intense Matchup Against Southern Miss Golden Eagles
The over/under is set at 47.5 in this anticipated clash between the Troy Trojans (9-2, 6-1 in Sun Belt) and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-8,2-5). While both teams are no strangers to strategizing on the field, this game will be a testament to the resilience displayed by both teams as they take the field at M. M. Roberts Stadium on November 25, 2023.
- When: Saturday, 11/25/2023 @ 12:00pm EST
- Where: Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium Stadium
- Moneyline: Trojans -800 | Golden Eagles +550
- Spread: Trojans -16.5 (-110) | Golden Eagles +16.5 (-110)
- Total: Over/Under 48 (-110)
- Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Troy will win straight-up is 89%.
Troy vs Southern Miss. Stats
Their offensive unit consists of a harmonious blend of aerial and ground attacks, led by quarterback Gunnar Watson, who has 2,858 passing yards, 24 touchdowns to four interceptions, and wide receiver Jabre Barber who has 774 receiving yards and five touchdowns. Ground efforts are led by running back Kimani Vidal, who has 1,280 rushing yards and eight rushing touchdowns, as well as an offensive line that provides Watson ample protection and a relatively low number of sacks allowed. Defensively, Troy is 1st in the conference, allowing 301.5 yards per game and just 97.4 rushing yards per game (second). Despite injuries to running back Jordan Ingram and safety Reggie Bracy, they remain a formidable opponent in the Sun Belt Conference.
Southern Miss. Golden Eagles Analysis
Their offense is led by running back Frank Gore Jr. with 1,036 rushing yards and nine touchdowns, and quarterback Billy Wiles with 1,940 yards passing for 11 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Wide receiver Jakarius Caston contributing with 606 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns. The defense has been vulnerable to the rush, allowing an average of 185.2 yards per game and their most recent game against Mississippi State ended with a loss of 41-20. Injury concerns, particularly to quarterback Ethan Crawford may impact their game against a well-rounded Troy team.
Troy Trojans Ready to Dominate in Upcoming Matchup
The Troy Trojans enter this matchup with a compelling record. Led by quarterback Gunnar Watson and running back Kimani Vidal, they present a balanced offensive attack, averaging 29.2 points per game. Their defense has been equally as impressive, conceding only 16.6 points a game. With solid rush defense ranking 13th nationally, they are well-equipped to lead the pace of the game. The Trojans have proven to be resilient with their recent victory over ULL, strengthening them as a confident favorite against this matchup.
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