Louisiana Tech vs Texas College Football Parlay 8/31/2019
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Texas Memorial Stadium
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs head to Texas Memorial Stadium to play the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 18 point favorites. The Bulldogs were 7-6-0 against the spread last season and their over/under record was 4-9-0. The Longhorns were 6-7-1 against the spread and their over/under mark was 6-8-0.
Valuable Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs were 4-9-0 against the over/under last season
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs were 7-6-0 against the spread last year
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns were 6-8-0 against the over/under last season
The Texas Longhorns were 6-7-1 against the spread last year
Key Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
08/23/19 TE Cade Brewer Concussion is out indefinitely
08/23/19 RB Daniel Young Ankle is out indefinitely
08/12/19 DB Cade Sterns Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Louisiana Tech
08/12/19 RB Keaontay Ingram Knee is questionable Saturday vs Louisiana Tech
08/10/19 RB Kirk Johnson Shoulder is out indefinitely
07/08/19 WR Al'Vonte Woodard Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs were 88th in the country in points scored with 321 last season. They ran 914 plays last year for 4,932 yards, which ranked them 40th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bulldogs averaged 5.4 yards per play, which was 94th in the nation. As a team they accumulated a total of 269 1st downs last season, ranking them 67th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Louisiana Tech ran for 1,687 yards, which ranked 106th in college football. They ran 438 times, averaging 3.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulldogs were penalized on offense 60 times for 586 yards last year, which had them 110th in the country in penalties.
Louisiana Tech was 38th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 299 last year. They gave up a total of 4,437 yards on D, which was 30th in D-1. The Bulldogs were 28th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses completed 220 throws on 389 attempts against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs defense last season, ranking them 39th and 58th in the nation. The Louisiana Tech pass defense also surrendered a total of 2,491 yards in the air, which was 30th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 491 attempts for 1,946 yards last season, putting them in 57th place in the country against the run. The Bulldogs had 73 penalties for 740 yards on defense last year. That placed them 90th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Louisiana Tech was 117th in the country in punt returns with 10 last season. They totaled 111 punt return yards and averaged 11 yards per return, which was 38th in D-1. They returned 26 kicks for 486 yards on special teams, which put them 95th in kick return yardage. The Bulldogs averaged 19 yards per kick return and they were 84th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,529. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs tried 22 field goals last year and made 16, which was 46th in college football. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 68%. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs kickers made 97% of their extra points, going 38 for 39 last season. Their punters accumulated 2,688 yards on 68 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranked them 86th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Longhorns ran for 2,155 yards as a team last year, which ranked 68th in college football. They ran 563 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Texas Longhorns were penalized on offense 104 times for 938 yards last season, which had them 6th in the country in penalties. They were 34th in the nation in points scored with 435. They ran 1,039 plays last season for 5,769 yards, which ranked them 24th in Division 1 in total offense. Texas averaged 5.6 yards per play, which was 77th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 328 1st downs last year, placing them 12th overall as an offensive unit.
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The Texas Longhorns rush defense allowed 484 attempts for 1,854 yards last year, putting them in 42nd place in D-1 against the run. Texas committed 90 penalties for 946 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 125th in college football. They were 79th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 363. They surrendered a total of 5,513 yards on D, which was 98th in the country. The Longhorns were ranked 60th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses completed 300 passes on 494 attempts against the Texas defense last season, placing them 126th and 129th in Division 1. The Texas Longhorns pass defense also gave up a total of 3,660 yards through the air, which was 128th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Texas Longhorns attempted 25 field goals last season and made 18, which was 24th in D-1. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 72%. Longhorns kickers made 98% of their extra points, going 50 for 52 last year. Their punters totaled 2,554 yards on 64 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That placed them 93rd in Division 1 in punting average. Texas was ranked 94th in the nation in punt returns with 15 last year. They accumulated 183 punt return yards and averaged 12.2 yards per return, which was 28th in college football. They returned 22 kicks for 427 yards on special teams, ranking 107th in kick return yardage. The Texas Longhorns averaged 19 yards per kick return and they were 43rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 6,380.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Longhorns -18 and over 55 total points
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