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Oklahoma Sooners Prediction vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in Week 1 College Football Odds

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs


Oklahoma Sooners
Saturday, August 30, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Memorial Stadium

The Bulldogs lost their last three games last season, stumbling over the finish line at 4-8 both SU and ATS. The low-scoring Bulldogs scored more than 16 points just three times last season which led to a 2-10 over-under record.

The Sooners qualified for another BCS Bowl last season, toppling Alabama in the Sugar Bowl as a 17-point underdog. That was a great finish to an 11-2 SU season. Bettors didn’t do quite as well, but the Sooners’ 8-5 ATS mark still paid, as did their 4-2 record at home and 3-1 record as an underdog.

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Oklahoma Sooners Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Tech Bulldogs listed as 37.5-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.

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Computer Prediction: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Oklahoma Sooners Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 33-17 result in favor of the Sooners. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Oklahoma Sooners Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oklahoma bring a 11-2 record (8-5 ATS) to the Week 1 betting matchup against the 4-8 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, who are 4-8 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Oklahoma go 7-5-1 so far and the Bulldogs go 2-10. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oklahoma vs Louisiana Tech injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 28-rated Oklahoma Sooners and the No. 89-ranked Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

How Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Oklahoma Sooners Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Oklahoma Sooners No. 40-ranked offense (32.85 PPG) against a Louisiana Tech Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 61 at 26.25 PPG. The Oklahoma Sooners passing attack has averaged 199.08 yards per game, less than the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs give up through the air (213.5 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs feature the league's No. 62-rated road run defense, allowing 173 yards per game. Oklahoma, meanwhile, ranks No. 70 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Louisiana Tech lost its last outing, a 30-10 result against UTSA on November 30. Louisiana Tech failed to cover in that game as a 16-point underdog, while the 40 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Louisiana Tech was hammered in its last outing, as UTSA ran up a 30-10 score against them at Alamodome.

Oklahoma won its last outing, a 45-31 result against Alabama on January 2. Oklahoma covered in that game as a 17-point underdog, while the 76 combined points took the game OVER the total. Trevor Knight's 348-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Oklahoma earned a 45-31 win over Alabama on Thursday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Next Betting Matchups

Louisiana Tech at Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, September 6th
Oklahoma at Tulsa, Saturday, September 6th