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LSU Tigers Hosting the Troy Trojans Week 5 Odds and Betting Pick

LSU will look to improve on its 3-1 record this week when they host Troy in Week 5 action at Tiger Stadium-LSU on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Troy Trojans listed as 22-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 37-23 result in favor of the Tigers. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Troy Trojans vs LSU Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

LSU bring a 3-1 record (1-3 ATS) to the Week 5 betting matchup against the 3-1 Troy Trojans, who are 0-4 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen LSU go 2-2 so far and the Trojans go 0-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and LSU vs Troy injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the LSU Tigers at No. 18 and the Troy Trojans at No. 52 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the LSU Tigers No. 78-ranked offense (28.5 PPG) against a Troy Trojans defense that ranks No. 25 at 18 PPG. The LSU Tigers passing attack has averaged 204.25 yards per game, less than the Troy Trojans give up through the air (222.25 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Troy Trojans own the league's No. 32-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 99 yards per game when on the road. LSU, on the other hand, rates No. 37 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Brandon Silvers's 314-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Troy earned a 22-17 win over Akron on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

In their last game, the Tigers were Week 4 winners, coming out on top of the Orange by a score of 35-26.

Betting Trends
  • Troy is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Troy is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Troy is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Troy is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Louisiana State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Louisiana State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Louisiana State is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Troy home to South Alabama, Wednesday, October 11th
LSU at Florida, Saturday, October 7th