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Rice Owls Visit LA Tech Bulldogs in Week 9 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

Betting fans will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the LA Tech Bulldogs host the Rice Owls at Joe Aillet Stadium in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home LA Tech Bulldogs were -23-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 49-17 win for the Bulldogs on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Rice Owls vs LA Tech Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The LA Tech Bulldogs sit at 5-3 (4-3-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Rice Owls are currently 1-6 (3-4 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? LA Tech is 6-2 OU, and Rice is 3-4 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and LA Tech vs Rice injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the LA Tech Bulldogs rated this week at No. 35 and the Rice Owls sitting at No. 123.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the LA Tech Bulldogs No. 12-ranked offense (41.88 PPG) against a Rice Owls defense that ranks No. 118 at 37 PPG. The LA Tech Bulldogs passing attack has averaged 368.75 yards per game, more than the Rice Owls give up through the air (323.14 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Rice Owls feature the league's No. 64-rated road run defense, allowing 185.33 yards per game. LA Tech, meanwhile, ranks No. 82 in rushing offense at home.

In their last gridiron battle, Trent Taylor did much of the damage, producing 156 receiving yards as LA Tech beat the Golden Panthers 44-24 at FIU Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Rice is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Rice is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Rice is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Rice is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Louisiana Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Louisiana Tech's last 7 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games at home
  • Louisiana Tech is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rice home to Florida Atlantic, Saturday, November 5th
LA Tech at North Texas, Saturday, November 5th