Jayhawks battle Bulldogs in Week 4 odds
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds
Memorial Stadium features a battle between the host Kansas Jayhawks and the visiting Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in betting action Saturday.
They battle the Bulldogs, currently with a 1-2 mark (0-3 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 1-1 for the Jayhawks and 0-3 for the Bulldogs.
Betting Line: The visitors opened as 9-point underdogs in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as of press time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Jayhawks, currently No. 121 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 111 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 25-14 victory for the Jayhawks.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas's No. 92-ranked offense (22.5 PPG) against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 71 at 26 PPG. The Jayhawks passing attack has averaged 140 yards per game, less than the Bulldogs give up through the air (270.7 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Bulldogs feature the league's No. 80-rated road run defense, allowing 237 yards per game. Kansas, meanwhile, ranks No. 19 in rushing offense at home.
Louisiana Tech was a 24-15 loser in its last match at home against Tulane. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 39 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Bulldogs suffered a Week 3 loss against Tulane in their last game, falling 24-15 at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Kansas was a 23-14 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Rice. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (37) made winners of UNDER bettors. James Sims ran through the Rice defense for 109 yards in Kansas's last game, but the Jayhawks still lost a 23-14 decision at Rice Stadium.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 0-10
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
A few Bulldogs at Jayhawks trends to consider:
Louisiana Tech is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Louisiana Tech's last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Louisiana Tech's last 8 games on the road
Louisiana Tech is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas's last 6 games at home
Kansas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Kansas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Kansas is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games
Louisiana Tech home to Army, Saturday, September 28
Kansas home to Texas Tech, Saturday, October 5