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Bulldogs take on Aggies in Week 8 contest

Louisiana Tech BulldogsUtah State Aggies
Oct 22, 3:00 PM | Turf of Romney Stadium

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Utah State Aggies Odds

2-4TEAM RECORD2-4

The Aggies will try to win and cover the spread at Romney Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Bulldogs in Week 8 action.

The Aggies are 2-4 so far on the season, and 4-2 ATS vs. the number. The Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 2-4 and 4-2 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Utah State go 4-1-1 and the Bulldogs go 3-3 on the totals.

View Louisiana Tech vs Utah State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: If you're siding with the visitors in this one you'll find the Bulldogs listed as 4.5-point underdogs. Meanwhile, the over under line will be set shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Aggies rated this week at No. 40 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 68. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 42-30 result in favor of the Aggies this week.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Utah State's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 39 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 82 this week at 29.5 PPG. The Aggies aerial game is averaging 177.2 yards per game, less than the Bulldogs secondary allows through the air, 294.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Bulldogs feature the league's No. 29-rated road run defense, allowing 125.3 yards per game. Utah State, meanwhile, ranks No. 6 in rushing offense at home.

Louisiana Tech won its last outing, a 24-11 result against Idaho on October 8. Louisiana Tech covered in that game as a 4-point favorite, while the 35 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Utah State lost its last outing, a 31-21 result against Fresno State on October 15. Utah State failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point favorite, while the 52 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Bulldogs at Aggies trends to consider:
Louisiana Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Utah State
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Louisiana Tech's last 12 games
Louisiana Tech is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Louisiana Tech is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah State's last 6 games
Utah State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Utah State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Louisiana Tech
Utah State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Louisiana Tech home to San Jose State, Saturday, October 29
Utah State at Hawaii, Sunday, November 6

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