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Southern Miss Golden Eagles Visit the LA Tech Bulldogs in Week 8 College Football – Betting Odds and Pick

Betting fans will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the LA Tech Bulldogs host the Southern Miss Golden Eagles at Joe Aillet Stadium in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles were listed as 3.5-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 35-26 result in favor of the Golden Eagles early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs LA Tech Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The LA Tech Bulldogs currently sport a record of 3-3, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-3 ATS. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 4-2 and 5-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the LA Tech Bulldogs post a 2-4 over under record this season, while the Southern Miss Golden Eagles have gone 2-4 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and LA Tech vs Southern Miss injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the LA Tech Bulldogs rated this week at No. 57 and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles sitting at No. 54.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits LA Tech's No. 73-ranked offense, averaging 28 PPG, against a Southern Miss defense that ranks No. 23 this week at 18.83 PPG. The LA Tech aerial game is averaging 258.67 yards per game, more than the Southern Miss Golden Eagles secondary allows through the air, 204.83 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles own the league's No. 64-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 160 yards per game when on the road. LA Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 58 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time we saw the Miners, they had no answer for Ito Smith as the Golden Eagles rolled to a 24-0 victory at MM Roberts Stadium.

The Bulldogs suffered a Week 6 loss against UAB in their last game, falling 23-22 at Legion Field.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Miss is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Southern Miss is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Southern Miss is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games on the road
  • Southern Miss is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Louisiana Tech
  • Louisiana Tech is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Louisiana Tech's last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana Tech's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Miss home to UAB, Saturday, October 28th
LA Tech at Rice, Saturday, October 28th