|2012 WAC College Football Week 12 Odds: Utah State vs. Louisiana Tech|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 15 November 2012 11:30|
Utah State vs. Louisiana Tech Odds
Louisiana Tech is 9-1 on the season, 4-0 in the WAC and 4-1 at home. Utah State is 8-2 on the season, 4-0 in the WAC and 3-2 on the road. The Aggies are 9-0-1 against the spread this year while the Bulldogs are 5-4-1 ATS. Louisiana Tech has won six of the last seven in this series.
Trends show that the favorite is 5-2 against the spread in the last 7 games of this series. Utah State is 7-0 ATS in its last 7 games following a win. Louisiana Tech is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games in November.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Utah State is actually a 3-point favorite on the road against Louisiana Tech. The over/under total for this game has been set at 72.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Louisiana Tech favored by a point but the spread quickly jumped over to Utah State. It peaked with the Aggies favored by 3.5 points before closing at Utah State -3.
Louisiana Tech is coming off a 62-55 win at Texas State last week. The Bulldogs have won four straight coming into this game. The offense ranks second in the nation, averaging 53.4 points per game. The defense is allowing 36.2 points per contest. Quarterback Colby Cameron is leading this team with 3,283 passing yards and 27 touchdowns while running back Kenneth Dixon has rushed for 1,052 yards and 24 touchdowns.
Utah State is coming off a 38-7 win over Texas State two weeks ago. The Aggies have also won four straight coming into this game. Their two losses this season have been by a combined 5 points. This year, Utah State is averaging 32 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing just 13.5 points per game. The team is being led by quarterback Chuckie Keeton, who has thrown for 2,671 yards and 23 touchdowns while rushing for 406 yards and four scores.
In terms of Injuries, neither team has new injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs are getting 56% of the wagers with odds of +3 points against Utah State on Saturday.