Louisiana Tech at Southern Miss Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/21/2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
M. M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg
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On Saturday afternoon, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (4-3) will attempt to win their third consecutive win when they face the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-4). In 2013, the Bulldogs defeated the Golden Eagles by the score of 36-13 at home.
Over the weekend, Louisiana Tech won their second game in a row when they beat UTSA 27-20 at home. They only gained 278 yards in that game, but their defense helped out by forcing four turnovers.
The Bulldogs have only rushed for 143.6 yards per game this season, but they have been able to score 33.1 points per game. Their best player has been running back Kenneth Dixon, who has 640 rushing yards with nine touchdowns this season. Senior quarterback Cody Sokol has thrown for 1,555 yards this year with 14 touchdowns and eight interceptions.
Southern Miss outscored North Texas 17-7 in the second half of their game on Saturday night, which helped them pull off the 30-20 road win. They had 506 yards of offense in that game and were 7-for-13 on their third down opportunities.
Southern Miss has only been able to score 21.4 points per game this year while their defense has given up 34.1 points per game. Quarterback Nick Mullens has 1,909 passing yards this season with 10 touchdowns, but he has also thrown eight interceptions. Running back George Payne has 250 yards and is the team leader in touchdowns with five.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 5-2-0 Against the Spread
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 6-0-0 against the Over/Under
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 4-3-0 Against the Spread
Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 3-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
10/19/14 LB Beau Fitte Leg "?" Saturday vs. Southern Miss
10/19/14 WR Paul Turner Groin "?" Saturday vs. Southern Miss
09/16/14 DL Malcolm Pichon Suspension out indefinitely
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
10/19/14 RB Tez Parks Knee "?" Saturday vs. Louisiana Tech
Josh's Pick: Take La Tech
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