Consensus Free Pick: Southern Miss vs. Kentucky – September 3, 2016

Both Ray Monohan and Scott Spreitzer like the same side when the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles clash with the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday. Which side it is? Read more to find out.

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Scott Spreitzer

The Wildcats scored less than 28 points in nine of 12 games last season, topping that number only against Charlotte, Eastern Kentucky, and UL-Lafayette.  Plenty of familiar faces return to the Kentucky offense in 2016 and Drew Barker will be behind center.  The book is still out on the sophomore and the last time we saw Barker, he was completing just 6 of 22 passes in a loss to Louisville to close the season.

Ray Monohan

Kentucky is extremely thin defensively and going up against one of the best QBs in C-USA in Nick Mullens, they’re certainly going to struggle. Mullens and company has one of the best offenses in the conference as they have plenty of downfield threats to pick on the Wildcats secondary with.

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