|2012 College Football Week 9 Odds: Louisiana Tech vs. New Mexico State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 26 October 2012 06:30|
La. Tech vs. New Mexico St. Odds
Louisiana Tech is 6-1 on the season, 1-0 in the WAC and 3-0 on the road. New Mexico State is 1-6 overall, 0-3 in conference play and 1-2 at home. The Bulldogs are 5-1-1 against the spread while the Aggies are 3-4 ATS. Louisiana Tech has won five straight in this series.
Trends show that the favorite is 5-2 against the spread in the last 7 games of this series while the home team has covered the spread in 6 of the last 8 games of this series.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Louisiana Tech is the clear favorite in this game, as the Bulldogs are getting odds of -30.5 points at New Mexico State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 77.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Louisiana Tech favored by 29 points. The spread was never lower than that and is at its current peak of 30.5 points.
Louisiana Tech is coming off a 70-28 win over Idaho last week. The lone loss this year for the Bulldogs was 59-57 to Texas A&M. Tech currently leads the nation in scoring at 56.1 points per game, but they are 114th in defensive scoring, allowing 38 points per contest. The offense is being led by quarterback Colby Cameron, who has thrown for 2,306 yards and 20 touchdowns.
New Mexico State is coming off a 41-7 loss to Utah State last week. The Aggies have lost six straight since a win over Sacramento State in the season opener. The Aggies are scoring just 22 points per game this year while allowing 34.3 points per contest on defense. The offense is being led by quarterback Andrew Manley, who has thrown for 1,807 yards and 12 touchdowns this season.
In terms of Injuries, Louisiana Tech defensive back Chad Boyd is probable with a shoulder injury. New Mexico State has no injuries to report for this game.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs are getting 84% of the wagers with odds of -30.5 points at New Mexico State.