Trojans battle Warhawks in Week 10 odds
|Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks||Troy Trojans|
|4-4||October 31, 2013, 07:30 | Veterans Memorial Stadium||5-3|
The Troy Trojans host Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday, looking to build disrupt a 6-2 ATS run the 4-4 Warhawkshave enjoyed against Troy over the years.
The NCAA football betting action goes at Veterans Memorial Stadium in this important Sun Belt Conference clash.
Backers of the Trojans have seen them go 5-3 and 3-5 ATS so far this season, while the Warhawks are at 4-4 and 3-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Warhawks are 2-6, while the Trojans are 7-1.
Fans backing the Trojans here saw them open at 5Dimes as -3-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)
The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Trojans at No. 75 and the Warhawks at No. 92 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 28-19 result in favor of the Trojans.
Louisiana-Monroe was a 38-10 winner in their most recent outing at home against Georgia State. They covered the 15.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (48) made winners of UNDER bettors. Corey Robinson's 306-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Troy earned a 32-26 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday at L.T. Smith Stadium.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Troy's No. 37-ranked offense (34.12 PPG) against a Warhawks defense that ranks No. 66 at 27.38 PPG. The Trojans passing attack has averaged 325 yards per game, more than the Warhawks give up through the air (217.25 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Warhawks own the league's No. 98-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 210.25 yards per game when on the road. Troy, on the other hand, rates No. 65 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
A few Warhawks at Trojans trends to consider:
Louisiana-Monroe is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 6 games
Louisiana-Monroe is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Louisiana-Monroe is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Troy is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Troy's last 8 games
Troy is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Troy is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Louisiana-Monroe at Arkansas State, Saturday, November 9th
Troy at Louisiana-Lafayette, Thursday, November 7th