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Southern vs Prairie View: By the Numbers

Austin Howard (Source: WAFB) Austin Howard (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Southern is back home Saturday to host Prairie View in A.W. Mumford Stadium.

The Jags (5-3, 3-1) have won four in a row and are looking to keep pace with Grambling with a win over PVU.

The Panthers (3-4, 2-2) have lost two out of their last three games and enter the contest a game back of Southern.

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PVU Wins:  Alabama State (34-0), Jackson State (38-9), Bacone (34-17)

PVU Losses:  Sam Houston State (37-14), Nicholls State (44-13), Grambling State (34-21), Alcorn State (34-21), 

Here's a look at the Jags and Panthers, by the numbers ...

OFFENSE SU PVU
First Downs 143 145
Rushing Attempts 298 238
Rushing Yards 1249 1142
Rushing Avg/Carry 4.2 4.8
Rushing Yards/Game 156.1 163.1
Passing Completions/Attempts/Int 139-256-8 118-243-3
Passing Yards 1501 1527
Avg/Pass 5.9 6.3
Passing Yards/Game 187.6 218.1
Total Offense/Game 343.8 381.3
Points/Game 26.2 27.4

DEFENSE SU PVU
First Downs Allowed 149 118
Rushing Yards Allowed 1376 812
Passing Yards Allowed 1564 1432
Total Yards Allowed 2940 2244
Total Yards Allowed/Game 367.5 320.6
Turnovers 20 12
Sacks 18 19
Points Allowed/Game 29.6 26.0

Kickoff:   
4 p.m. A.W. Mumford Stadium

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PREDICTION: The statistics are close and so is this final score: Southern 30 PVU: 23.

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