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Fast Forward Wk 1 Kentucky vs. Southern Mississippi “Inside The Numbers”

Kentucky vs. Southern Mississippi
Notes:
Rematch of last year’s game in Lexington. Kentucky led 35-10 at the half before allowing 34 unanswered points to lose the game 44-35.

 

 
Kentucky won 7 games in 2016 against 6 FBS opponents (New Mexico State, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, Missouri and Louisville) who had a combined overall record of 34-42 overall or .447%. The Wildcats won those games by a total score of 215-162 or 8.8 points per game.

 
Kentucky lost 6 games in 2016 to FBS opponents who had a combined overall record of 56-24 or .700%. The Wildcats were outscored by a margin of 232-126 or 17.6 points per game.

 
Since 2010, Kentucky is 4-3 overall on week on of the college season and have won those four games by a total score of 136-66 or 17.5 points per game.

 
Since 2011, Kentucky is 16-9 out of conference (includes bowls and FCS opponents). The Wildcats have won those games by a total score of 660-262 or 24.8 points per game.

 
Since 2006, Southern Mississippi is 5-6 week one of the college football season and have won those five games by a total score of 201-116 or 17.0 points per game.

 

 
Since 2006, Southern Mississippi is 1-9 against the SEC and have lost those games by a total score of 345-128 or 24.1 points per game. The Golden Eagles only win against the SEC during that span came last year in Lexington.

 

 

 

In 2016, Southern Mississippi won 7 games against 6 FBS opponents who had a combined overall record of 32-44 or .421%. The Golden Eagles won those games by a total score of 213-129 or 14.0 points per game.

 

 
In 2016, Southern Mississippi lost 6 games to FBS opponents with a combined overall record of 43-33 or .565%. The Golden Eagles won those games by a total score of 255-158 or 16.1 points per game.

 

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Joseph Lisi is a member of the FWAA (Football Writers Association of America), the Maxwell Football Club and the National Football Foundation. He is the owner of the website: www.goforthe2.com and hosts a weekly college football radio show on SB Nation Radio and FNSTY Sports Radio from 10-12pm EST every Saturday morning. Listen live at: www.sbnationradio.com or www.fntsy.com/radio. Joseph is a former college football researcher for ABC Sports and has been featured on: SportsXRadio with Ken Thomson, ESPN Radio, Sirius XM Radio, FNTSY Sports Network, the Sid Rosenberg Show (640 AM Sports-South Florida), 1560 AM CBS Sports Melbourne, FL and multiple media outlets throughout the nation. Joe appears every Friday with Ken Thomson on SportsXRadio for the Football Fiasco in which every game on the college board is broken down during the show. Follow Joe on Twitter: @goforthe2

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