Western Kentucky at Louisiana Tech Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/28/2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (3-4) will hope that their great passing attack will be able to help them defeat the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (5-3) on Saturday afternoon. The Hilltoppers are sitting in sixth place in the Conference USA East standings, while the Bulldogs are in first place in the Conference USA West.
Western Kentucky was able to snap their two-game losing skid last weekend when they beat Old Dominion 66-51 at home. They had 601 yards of offense in that win while their defense was able to force three turnovers.
The Hilltoppers currently have the fourth-best scoring team in the country by averaging 45.6 points per game. Quarterback Brandon Doughty has been great for the Hilltoppers this season by throwing for 2,871 yards with 24 touchdown passes and just four interceptions. Running back Leon Allen has rushed for 716 yards with seven touchdowns through seven games.
Last Saturday, Louisiana Tech won their third game in a row when they beat Southern Mississippi by the score of 31-20 on the road. They had 423 passing yards in that win and they were 5-for-11 on their third down opportunities.
Through their first eight games, the Bulldogs are scoring 32.9 points per game while giving up 25.9 points per game. Running back Kenneth Dixon has rushed for 681 yards with 10 touchdowns and he is averaging 4.5 yards per carry. Quarterback Cody Sokol has passed for 1,978 yards with 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions.
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Trends
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 3-4-0 Against the Spread
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 6-1-0 against the Over/Under
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 6-2-0 Against the Spread
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 6-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
10/01/14 TE Tyler Higbee Knee out indefinitely
09/22/14 LB Joel Iyiegbuniwe Knee out indefinitely
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
09/16/14 DL Malcolm Pichon Suspension out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Western Kentucky
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