Louisiana Tech at UAB Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 11/4/2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Legion Field in Birmingham
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (6-3) will try to keep their perfect conference record intact when they face the UAB Blazers (5-4) on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs sit atop the Conference USA West standings, and UAB is third in the C-USA East.
Louisiana Tech won their fourth straight game last weekend when they easily beat Western Kentucky 59-10 at home. Their offense was able to gain 507 yards in that win, while their defense forced three Western Kentucky turnovers.
The Bulldogs have moved the ball through the air well this season, averaging over 265 passing yards per game. Senior quarterback Cody Sokol has led the passing attack by throwing for 2,313 yards with 22 touchdowns and just nine interceptions. Running back Kenneth Dixon has rushed for 758 yards through nine games and has scored 11 touchdowns.
UAB snapped their two-game losing skid last weekend when they defeated Florida Atlantic 31-28 on the road. They had 423 offensive yards in that win, including 239 yards on the ground alone.
The Blazers have been able to score 34.6 points per game this season, but they are also giving up 30.2 points per game. Their best offensive player has been running back Jordan Howard, who has 1,009 yards with nine touchdowns on the year. Quarterback Cody Clements has 1,724 passing yards with 11 touchdowns, and he has also rushed for 159 yards with four more scores.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 7-2-0 Against the Spread
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 7-1-0 against the Over/Under
Alabama-Birmingham Blazers Betting Trends
Alabama-Birmingham Blazers are 5-4-0 Against the Spread
Alabama-Birmingham Blazers are 5-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
10/28/14 WR Hunter Lee Collarbone out indefinitely
09/16/14 DL Malcolm Pichon Suspension out indefinitely
No injuries to report at this time
Guy's Pick: Take UAB
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