UNLV Rebels vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Odds
Louisiana Tech looks to cover the Bulldogs-Rebels point spread this week and improve its overall 4-0 mark when they host UNLV in Week 6 action.
The Bulldogs currently sports a record of 4-0, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-1 ATS. The Rebels are 1-4 and 3-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulldogs post a 4-0 over under record this season, while the Rebels have gone 3-1 against the number.
Betting Line: The Rebels were listed as 24.5-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. No total was available early in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Bulldogs, currently No. 52 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Rebels, who rate No. 106 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 51-29 victory for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Louisiana Tech's No. 5-ranked offense (52 PPG) against a Rebels defense that ranks No. 87 at 30.4 PPG. The Bulldogs passing attack has averaged 282.8 yards per game, more than the Rebels give up through the air (271.6 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Rebels feature the league's No. 46-rated road run defense, allowing 140 yards per game. Louisiana Tech, meanwhile, ranks No. 7 in rushing offense at home.
UNLV was a 35-13 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Utah State. They failed to cover the 20.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (48) made winners of UNDER bettors. UNLV didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Aggies as Utah State blasted them 35-13 in Week 5 action.
Louisiana Tech was a 44-38 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Virginia. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (82) made winners of OVER bettors. The Bulldogs grabbed a Week 5 victory over the Cavaliers in their last game, winning 44-38 at Scott Stadium.
UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 1-9
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 6-4
A few Rebels at Bulldogs trends to consider:
UNLV is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
UNLV is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
UNLV is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
UNLV is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana Tech's last 5 games
Louisiana Tech is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana Tech's last 6 games at home
Louisiana Tech is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
UNLV home to Nevada, Saturday, October 13
Louisiana Tech home to Texas A&M, Saturday, October 13