Louisiana Tech at Southern Miss College Football Parlay 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
M. M. Roberts Stadium
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs head to M. M. Roberts Stadium to play the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Louisiana Tech as 3 point favorites. The Bulldogs are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6-0. The Golden Eagles are 5-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-4-1.
Valuable Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 5-5-0 against the spread
Important Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 4-4-1 against the over/under
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 5-4-0 against the spread
Key Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Injuries
08/22/18 QB Elijah Walker Transferred has left team
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
11/11/18 QB Jack Abraham Knee is questionable Saturday vs Louisiana Tech
09/25/18 RB George Payne Knee is out for season
09/19/18 DL Andrew Cole Transferred is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 92nd in the country in points scored with 255. They have run 636 plays this year for 3,364 yards, which ranks them 83rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Bulldogs average 5.3 yards per play, which is 95th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 185 1st downs this season, ranking them 104th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Louisiana Tech has run for 1,281 yards as a unit, which ranks 110th in college football. They've run 321 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 38 times for 338 yards so far this year, which has them 126th in the country in penalties. J'Mar Smith has passed for 2,036 yards this year. He's completed 172 throws while attempting 308 passes for a completion percentage of 55.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 120.3. He averages 6.5 adjusted yards per throw and 6.6 yards per pass attempt.
Louisiana Tech is 48th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 234. They have given up a total of 3,317 yards on D, which is 29th in D-1. The Bulldogs are 48th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 147 throws on 266 attempts against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs defense this season, ranking them 13th and 18th in the nation. The Louisiana Tech pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,779 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 346 attempts for 1,538 yards this season, putting them in 58th place in the country against the run. The Bulldogs have had 50 penalties for 509 yards on defense this year. That places them 41st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Louisiana Tech is 126th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 50 punt return yards and average 8.3 yards per return, which is 76th in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 377 yards on special teams, which puts them 87th in kick return yardage. The Bulldogs average 19 yards per kick return and they are 118th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,791. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have tried 14 field goals this year and made 10, which is 66th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 27 for 28 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,051 yards on 50 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 74th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Eagles have run for 933 yards as a team, which ranks 124th in college football. They've run 318 times, averaging 2.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have been penalized on offense 54 times for 448 yards so far this season, which has them 91st in the country in penalties. They are 107th in the nation in points scored with 228. They have run 655 plays this season for 3,386 yards, which ranks them 50th in Division 1 in total offense. Southern Miss averages 5.2 yards per play, which is 106th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 189 1st downs this year, placing them 97th overall as an offensive unit. Jack Abraham averages 8 yards per pass attempt and 7.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 185 passes on 256 attempts for a completion percentage of 72.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 148.8. He has thrown for 2,060 yards this season.
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles rush defense has allowed 282 attempts for 991 yards this year, putting them in 12th place in D-1 against the run. Southern Miss has committed 51 penalties for 497 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 35th in college football. They are 18th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 191. They have surrendered a total of 2,566 yards on D, which is 3rd in the country. The Golden Eagles are ranked 15th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opposing offenses have completed 141 passes on 269 attempts against the Southern Miss defense this season, placing them 9th and 23rd in Division 1. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles pass defense has also given up a total of 1,575 yards through the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have attempted 20 field goals this season and made 16, which is 13th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Southern Miss kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 24 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,528 yards on 40 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 117th in Division 1 in punting average. Southern Miss is ranked 40th in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 223 punt return yards and average 13.1 yards per return, which is 25th in college football. They have returned 23 kicks for 480 yards on special teams, ranking 62nd in kick return yardage. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles average 21 yards per kick return and they are 100th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,089.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Golden Eagles +3 and over 58 total points
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