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    One of the best wide receivers in college football will be on show when Griffin Hebert and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (1-3) host the UTEP Miners (3-3) on Saturday, October 8, 2022.

    The Bulldogs are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3), versus the Miners. The over/under for this game is 52.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Ruston, Louisiana
    • Stadium: Joe Aillet Stadium
    Bulldogs vs Miners Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Bulldogs -3 -111 -109 52.5 -113 -109 -154 +127

    Louisiana Tech Betting Insights

    • UTEP has covered the spread twice in six opportunities this year.
    • UTEP has a 1-1 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 3 points or more this season.
    • In UTEP’s six games with a set total, one has hit the over (16.7%).

    Louisiana Tech Stats & Insights

    • Despite sporting a bottom-25 defense that ranks 16th-worst in the FBS (443.3 yards allowed per game), Louisiana Tech has played better offensively, ranking 91st in the FBS offensively totaling 371.0 yards per game.
    • With 38.8 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks eighth-worst in the FBS, Louisiana Tech has had to rely on their 86th-ranked offense (27.5 points per contest) to keep them competitive.
    • Louisiana Tech is averaging 278.5 passing yards per game on offense (34th in the FBS), and ranks 51st on defense with 211.5 passing yards allowed per game.
    • With 92.5 offensive rushing yards per game (10th-worst) and 231.8 rushing yards allowed per game on defense (fourth-worst), Louisiana Tech has been struggling on both sides of the ball this year in the running game.
    • Louisiana Tech is putting up a 35.7% third-down percentage offensively this year (91st in the FBS), and is allowing a 42.3% third-down percentage (94th) on the other side of the ball.
    • With seven forced turnovers (61st in the FBS) against 12 turnovers committed (116th in the FBS), Louisiana Tech (-5) owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    Louisiana Tech’s Best Players

    • Parker McNeil has thrown for 901 yards (225.3 ypg) to lead Louisiana Tech, completing 54.5% of his passes and collecting eight touchdown passes compared to seven interceptions this season.
    • Marquis Crosby has carried the ball 45 times for a team-high 247 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times.
    • Charvis Thornton has carried the ball 20 times for 83 yards (20.8 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Hebert’s team-high 327 yards as a receiver have come on 14 receptions (out of 22 targets) with three touchdowns.
    • Tre Harris has hauled in 21 receptions totaling 269 yards, finding the end zone two times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Smoke Harris has compiled 15 receptions for 155 yards, an average of 38.8 yards per game. He’s scored two times as a receiver this season.
    • Jaiden Cole leads the team with 1.5 sacks, and also has 1.0 TFL, 10 tackles, and one interception.
    • Louisiana Tech’s tackle leader, Tyler Grubbs, has 21 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks this year.
    • Maki Carabin has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has 12 tackles and one pass defended to his name.

    UTEP Betting Insights

    • UTEP has covered the spread twice in six opportunities this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 3-point underdogs this season, the Miners are 1-1 against the spread.
    • One of UTEP’s six games with a set total has hit the over (16.7%).

    UTEP Stats & Insights

    • With 331.7 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, UTEP ranks 105th in the FBS in 2022. On defense, it ranks 48th, surrendering 349.3 total yards per contest.
    • UTEP ranks 21st-worst in points per game (20.7), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 76th in the FBS with 26.8 points surrendered per contest.
    • With 207.0 passing yards per game on offense, UTEP ranks 98th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 29th, surrendering 186.5 passing yards per game.
    • With 124.7 rushing yards per game on offense, UTEP ranks 102nd in the FBS. Defensively it ranks 94th, allowing 162.8 rushing yards per game.
    • From an offensive perspective, UTEP is putting up a 34.1% third-down conversion percentage (103rd-ranked). It ranks 47th in the FBS defensively (34.7% third-down rate allowed).
    • UTEP owns a -3 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

    UTEP’s Best Players

    • Gavin Hardison has thrown for 1,198 yards on 53.5% passing while collecting six touchdown passes with three interceptions this season.
    • Ronald Awatt is his team’s leading rusher with 81 carries for 365 yards, or 60.8 per game. He’s found the end zone two times on the ground, as well.
    • Deion Hankins has run for 277 yards across 66 carries, scoring one touchdown.
    • Tyrin Smith has hauled in 476 receiving yards on 34 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Reynaldo Flores has 27 receptions (on 41 targets) for a total of 325 yards (54.2 yards per game) this year.
    • Jeremiah Ballard’s 14 targets have resulted in 10 grabs for 118 yards and one touchdown.
    • Jadrian Taylor has 4.0 sacks to lead the team, and also has 3.0 TFL and 12 tackles.
    • Tyrice Knight, UTEP’s tackle leader, has 28 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Ty’Reke James leads the team with one interception, while also collecting seven tackles and one pass defended.

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