Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs New Mexico State Aggies Odds
The Aggies will do battle with the visiting Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.
They will face the 6-1 Bulldogs, who own a 5-1-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Aggies are 2-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bulldogs are 7-0 favoring the OVER.
Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Bulldogs listed as 30-point favorites earlier this week at . Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 60-rated Bulldogs taking on the No. 121-rated Aggies in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 56-25 win for the Bulldogs on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Mexico State's No. 96-ranked offense (22 PPG) against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 114 at 38 PPG. The Aggies passing attack has averaged 263.1 yards per game, less than the Bulldogs give up through the air (357.1 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Bulldogs feature the league's No. 28-rated road run defense, allowing 125.7 yards per game. New Mexico State, meanwhile, ranks No. 121 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Louisiana Tech was a 70-28 winner at home against Idaho. They covered the 30-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (98) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Colby Cameron led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 400 yards Saturday as the Bulldogs downed the Vandals 70-28 at Joe Aillet Stadium.
New Mexico State lost its last outing, a 41-7 result against Utah State on October 20. New Mexico State failed to cover in that game as a 30-point underdog, while the 48 combined points took the game UNDER the total. New Mexico State was hammered in its last outing, as Utah State ran up a 41-7 score against them at Romney Stadium.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 8-2
New Mexico State Aggies Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 2-8
A few Bulldogs at Aggies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana Tech's last 5 games
Louisiana Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Mexico State
Louisiana Tech is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Louisiana Tech is 13-1-1 ATS in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Mexico State's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Mexico State's last 6 games when playing Louisiana Tech
New Mexico State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
New Mexico State is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
Louisiana Tech home to UTSA, Saturday, November 3
New Mexico State at Auburn, Saturday, November 3