North Texas vs. Troy Total Pick
Will Saturday’s R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl between North Texas and Troy turn into a shootout when the two teams meet at 1:00 p.m. ET?
Matchup: Troy (10-2) vs. North Texas (9-4)
TV: ESPN, 1:00 p.m. ET
Line: Troy -7
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 62 points after hitting the board at 61.5. Troy, meanwhile, is now a 7-point favorite after opening as a 6-point favorite versus North Texas.
Who is the Public Backing?
As of this writing, 84% of the betting tickets are on Troy to cover the spread and 84% of the money is also on the Trojans to cover.
Key Betting Trends
The Mean Green are 7-1 against the spread in their last eight non-conference games and have covered in four of their last five games overall. On the other side, the Trojans are 9-3 at the betting window in their last 12 games versus an opponent with a winning record but are also just 1-5 against the number in their last six non-conference games.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 6-2 in the Mean Green’s last eight games versus Sun Belt competition, is 7-3 in their last 10 games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous game, and is 7-3 in their last 10 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous contest.
On the other side, the under is 10-1 in the Trojans’ last 11 games after accumulating less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game. The under is also 12-4 in Troy’s last 16 games overall and is 8-3 in the team’s last 11 games coming off a win.
R+L CARRIERS NEW ORLEANS BOWL PREDICTION: NORTH TEXAS/TROY UNDER 62