Take favorites UTEP, Ball State, Tulane
Memphis -6 over S. Mississippi: That was some great offensive performance we saw the Memphis Tigers put out against Louisville and some awful showing Southern Miss had against Cincinnati. Odds are Memphis won't look that good this week and Southern Miss won't look that bad. But they won't, necessarily, meet in the middle. Even the Tigers on an off week seem to be good enough to handle this so-so Golden Eagles squad. The latter has no answer for the two-pronged attack of QB Danny Wimprine and RB DeAngelo Williams.
And Southern Miss' feeble offense has no chance once it gets behind by a few TDs on the road. Last week, the Eagles fell behind 31-10 and couldn't cope. They also are very banged up, losing both starting corner backs and are working on a short week.
The pick: Memphis.
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