Louisiana Tech vs. Texas State Odds
Louisiana Tech is 8-1 on the season, 3-0 in the WAC and 4-0 on the road. Texas State is3-5 on the season, 1-2 in WAC play and 2-2 at home. The Bulldogs are 5-3-1 against the spread this year while the Bobcats are 5-3 ATS. This is the first meeting between these two teams.
Trends show that Texas State is 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 games on fieldturf while Louisiana Tech is 7-2 ATS in their last 9 conference games and 16-5 ATS in their last 21 road games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Louisiana Tech is favored on the road, as the Bulldogs have odds of -20 points at Texas State on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 71 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Louisiana Tech favored by 20 points as well. The spread reached a peak of 20.5 during the week and a low of 19.5 before settling back at Louisiana Tech -20.
Louisiana Tech is coming off a 51-27 win over Texas-San Antonio last week. The Bulldogs have won three straight since suffering a 59-57 loss to Texas A&M at home. Tech currently ranks second in the nation in scoring at 52.4 points per game, but the Bulldogs also rank 103rd in the nation in defense, allowing 34.1 points per game. The offense is being led by quarterback Colby Cameron, who has thrown for 2,946 yards and 24 touchdowns on the year.
Texas State is coming off a 38-7 loss at Utah State last week. The Bobcats have now lost four of their last five games. Texas State is scoring just 22.6 points per game on offense this year while the defense is allowing 31.6 points per game. The offense is being led by quarterback Shaun Rutherford, who has thrown for 1,220 yards and nine touchdowns on the season.
In terms of Injuries, both teams have no injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs are getting 95% of the wagers with odds of -20 points at Texas State on Saturday.