Charlotte 49ers vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Prediction, 11/13/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Charlotte 49ers vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Bulldogs (-5.5)
Joe Aillet Stadium is the location where the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (2-7) will compete against the Charlotte 49ers (5-4) on Saturday. Charlotte opens this matchup as 5.5-point dogs. The total is set at 58.
The Charlotte 49ers come into this matchup with a record of 5-4 this season. In their last game, the 49ers faced the Rice Owls and earned the victory with a final of 31-24. Chris Reynolds went 20/29 with 292 yards passing and 3 TDs. He had a QB rating of 187.7 and ended the game with no picks. Shadrick Byrd was the rushing leader for the 49ers with 7 carries for 54 yds (7.7 yards per carry). The Charlotte 49ers ran the ball 24 times and accounted for 57 yds, which is an average of 2.4 yds per attempt. In all, they ran 53 plays which gave them a total of 349 yds. Charlotte relinquished 19 completions on 35 attempts for a total of 253 yds, and a completion percentage of 54.3%. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the 49ers gave up 215 yards on 42 tries, which averages out to 5.1 yards per rush surrendered.
The 49ers have earned 3,460 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Charlotte has earned 19 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 13 times. Charlotte has recorded 189 first downs as an offense, and they have been hurt by 52 penalties for 416 yards. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 155.2 yards via the ground game which is 73rd in the country. Concerning putting points on the board, the Charlotte 49ers have an average of 25.8 points per outing.
In terms of passing yards, the 49ers have conceded 2,211 yds which ranks them 103rd in Division 1. They have surrendered 245.7 yards per outing via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 61.6%. For the year, they are giving up 450.0 yards/game ranking them 128th in college football. They have yielded 20 touchdowns by air in addition to 14 touchdowns running the ball. They are allowing 5.5 yards per rush on the ground and 204.3 rushing yards per game this year. For the year, they have conceded 1,839 rushing yards through 9 contests. The 49ers are ranked 100th in D-1 regarding team defense, allowing 29.0 points per game.
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The Bulldogs head into this game 2-7 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Bulldogs took a loss by a score of 52-38 when they played the UAB Blazers. JD Head (2 touchdowns) finished the contest with 196 yards on 20/35 passing while his QB rating was 123.0. He didn't throw any picks and his Y/A was 5.6. Marcus Williams Jr. ran the ball 18 times for 81 yards, ending the contest with 4.5 yards per attempt for Louisiana Tech. Louisiana Tech ran for 3.5 yards per tote, finishing the contest with 150 yds on 43 carries. The Bulldogs finished the game with 346 yds while they ran 78 plays (4.4 yds per play). The Bulldogs pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 63.2%, surrendering 182 yards on 12 for 19 through the air. Louisiana Tech surrendered 36 running attempts for 296 yds (8.2 yds per carry).
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have an average of 380.9 yards/outing, which is good for 81st in D-1. The Louisiana Tech offense has racked up 476 penalty yards on 60 infractions, which has them sitting 47th in D-1 in terms of helping out the other team. During the season thus far, the Bulldogs have earned 2,414 yards through the air in addition to holding an average of 268.2 passing yards per outing, ranking them 31st in Division 1. When discussing their scoring prowess, the Bulldogs are 77th in Division 1 holding an average of 27.1 PPG.
The Bulldogs are surrendering 34.0 PPG, which has them 126th in the country. Louisiana Tech has allowed a total of 1,529 yards rushing (169.9 yards per outing) in addition to 20 touchdowns on the ground for the season. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 306 pts. They have given up 17 touchdowns from the passing game and 267.8 yards/outing, which has them in 123rd in Division 1. The Bulldogs defense has participated in 654 plays, ranking them 118th in the country.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the 49ers +5.5
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