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Point Spread Favors the Bulldogs in NCAA College Football Battle with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers


Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Saturday, November 01, 2014 3:00 PM ET
Joe Aillet Stadium

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will do battle with the visiting Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of betting fans who back them.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs were listed as -3-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines.

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Computer Prediction: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Pick

A 22-21 result in favor of the Bulldogs is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

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

The game pits the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, currently No. 47 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, who rate No. 26 in the latest survey.

How Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs No. 44-ranked offense (32.88 PPG) against a Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defense that ranks No. 124 at 41.14 PPG. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs passing attack has averaged 251.12 yards per game, less than the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers give up through the air (307.86 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers own the league's No. 118-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 269.25 yards per game when on the road. Louisiana Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 76 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In Western Kentucky's last outing, Brandon Doughty threw for 371 yards to lead the Hilltoppers over Old Dominion 66-51 at L.T. Smith Stadium.

In Louisiana Tech's last outing, Cody Sokol threw for 423 yards to lead the Bulldogs over Southern Miss 31-20 at MM Roberts Stadium.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Odds Trends

Western Kentucky is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
Western Kentucky is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Western Kentucky's last 8 games
Western Kentucky is 17-8 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
Louisiana Tech is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
Louisiana Tech is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Louisiana Tech is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Louisiana Tech's last 9 games at home

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