Louisiana Tech Vs. Southern Miss: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 19, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles (1-9, 0-6 C-USA) will look to stop an eight-game slide when they take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (3-7, 2-4 C-USA). The Bulldogs (-15.5) and the Golden Eagles (+529 to win on the moneyline) take to the field on November 19, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET on CBS Sports. Oddsmakers have set the game’s over/under at 49.

In this article we surface key metrics, betting trends, top players and up-to-date odds — everything you need to know before placing a bet on the game.

The betting facts in the article below reflect odds as of November 19, 2021 at 5:01 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this game and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Louisiana Tech Vs. Southern Miss Betting Odds

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Louisiana Tech Offense Vs. Southern Miss Defense

Bulldogs Offense Stats (Rank) Golden Eagles Defense
28.6 (64) Points/Gm 29.9 (91)
391.7 (68) Yards/Gm 337.4 (32)
273.8 (23) Pass Yards/Gm 195.1 (29)
117.9 (104) Rush Yards/Gm 142.3 (63)
7.9 (52) Yards/Pass 8.1 (102)
3.5 (107) Yards/Rush 4.4 (88)
41.2% (59) 3rd Down % 40.9% (86)
13 (95) Turnovers 8 (86)
5 (30) Sacks 9 (54)

Southern Miss Offense Vs. Louisiana Tech Defense

Southern Miss Offense Stats (Rank) Louisiana Tech Defense
14.0 (129) Points/Gm 33.8 (112)
222.3 (130) Yards/Gm 445.2 (117)
133.0 (125) Pass Yards/Gm 281.7 (125)
89.3 (123) Rush Yards/Gm 163.5 (84)
6.0 (114) Yards/Pass 7.6 (84)
2.7 (125) Yards/Rush 4.6 (97)
28.3% (127) 3rd Down % 38.9% (61)
15 (116) Turnovers 10 (47)
22 (129) Sacks 5 (99)

When Louisiana Tech Has The Ball

  • The Bulldogs rank 52nd in the FBS at 7.9 yards per pass attempt. The Golden Eagles allow 8.1 yards per passing play (102nd in college football).
  • Louisiana Tech has the 104th-ranked rushing offense in the FBS (117.9 yards per game). It faces Southern Miss’ 63rd-ranked rushing defense, which allows 142.3 on the ground.
  • The Bulldogs’ offense is 68th in college football averaging 391.7 yards per game, while the Golden Eagles rank 32nd in yards allowed (337.4).
  • Louisiana Tech is 59th in the FBS in third-down percentage (41.2%) and will be facing the 86th-ranked Southern Miss defense in that category (40.9%).

When Southern Miss Has The Ball

  • The Golden Eagles rank 116th in college football, committing 15 turnovers this season, while the Bulldogs are 47th with 10 turnovers forced.
  • Southern Miss has a 28.3% third-down conversion rate, 127th in the FBS. Louisiana Tech allows third-down conversions on 38.9% of its opponents’ attempts (61st).
  • The Golden Eagles’ 89.3 rushing yards per game is good for 123rd in the FBS. The Bulldogs’ defense gives up 163.5 on the ground (84th in college football).
  • Southern Miss’ pass protection has resulted in 22 sacks conceded, -1-most in college football. Louisiana Tech’s defense has five (29th-fewest).
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Louisiana Tech Betting Trends And Insights

  • Louisiana Tech has won four games against the spread this season, while failing to cover six times.
  • Louisiana Tech and its opponents have combined to hit the over seven out of 10 times this season.
  • Louisiana Tech and its opponents have combined to score more than 49 points in seven of 10 games this season.
  • The Bulldogs have won three of the five games they were the moneyline favorite this season (60%).

Southern Miss Betting Trends And Insights

  • Southern Miss has won just two games against the spread this year.
  • The Golden Eagles have covered the spread once this year (1-2 ATS) when playing as at least 15.5-point underdogs.
  • This season, games featuring Southern Miss have hit the over just twice.
  • Southern Miss and its opponents have combined to score more than 49 points just twice this season.
  • The Golden Eagles have been listed as the underdog seven times this season and have failed to win any of those games.

Louisiana Tech Players To Watch

  • Austin Kendall has thrown for 1,657 yards while completing 59.3% of his passes (128-of-216), with 12 touchdowns and eight interceptions this year (276.2 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 52 times for 147 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 24.5 yards per game.
  • Marcus Williams Jr. has run for a team-leading 580 yards on 140 attempts (64.4 yards per game) while scoring eight touchdowns. He also averages 21.7 receiving yards per game, grabbing 18 passes for 195 yards and one touchdown.
  • This season Smoke Harris has 57 catches and leads the team with 600 yards (66.7 per game) while scoring five touchdowns.
  • Jerrod Means has also contributed with 433 yards on 21 catches and two touchdowns. He puts up 48.1 receiving yards per game this year.
  • Tre Harris has caught 30 passes for 413 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 45.9 yards per game this year.

Southern Miss Players To Watch

  • This campaign, Jake Lange has racked up 677 passing yards (169.3 yards per game) while connecting on 63 of 103 passes (61.2% completion percentage), with four touchdowns and four interceptions.
  • Frank Gore Jr. has taken 142 carries for a team-leading 648 rushing yards (72.0 yards per game) while scoring two touchdowns. He’s also caught 20 passes for 155 yards (17.2 receiving yards per game).
  • Dajon Richard has 112 yards on 31 carries (18.7 ypg).
  • This season Jason Brownlee has 27 receptions for a team-high 358 receiving yards (44.8 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Jakarius Caston has hauled in 13 catches for 203 yards (29.0 yards per game) and one touchdown.
  • Demarcus Jones has 179 receiving yards on 20 receptions, with two touchdowns, averaging 22.4 yards per game.

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