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    Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, NE) is the venue where the Nebraska Cornhuskers (1-2) will match up against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (2-2) on Saturday, September 23, 2023.

    The Cornhuskers are very big favorites (currently -19.5) in their game against the Bulldogs, with the over/under at 49 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Cornhuskers are -1207 and the Bulldogs are +725.)

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    Game Info for Nebraska vs. Louisiana Tech

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BTN
    • Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
    • Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, NE)
    Nebraska vs Louisiana Tech Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Nebraska -19.5 -111 -109 49 -111 -109 -1207 +725

    Nebraska Pick Insights

    • Nebraska has covered the spread twice in three games this season.
    • In Nebraska’s three games with a set total, one has hit the over (33.3%).

    Nebraska Stats & Insights

    • Nebraska is averaging 339.3 yards per game offensively this season (100th in the FBS), and are surrendering 284.7 yards per game (29th) on the other side of the ball.
    • While Nebraska’s defense ranks 49th with 20 points allowed per game, the Cornhuskers have been slightly worse on offense, ranking 23rd-worst (19.7 points per game).
    • Nebraska ranks sixth-worst in passing offense (130.3 passing yards per game), but thas been a little better on defense, ranking 91st with 238.3 passing yards allowed per contest.
    • Nebraska has been making things happen on both sides of the ball in the running game this season, ranking 21st-best in rushing offense (209 rushing yards per game) and third-best in rushing defense (46.3 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Nebraska is putting up a 44.7% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (49th in the FBS), and is allowing a 42.9% third-down conversion rate (91st) on defense.
    • Nebraska has forced three total turnovers (82nd in the FBS) this season and have turned it over six times (98th in the FBS) resulting in a turnover margin of -3, the 23rd-worst in college football.

    Nebraska’s Best Players

    • Jeff Sims has thrown for 220 yards, completing 58.8% of his passes and collecting one touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He’s also run for 158 yards (52.7 ypg) on 29 carries with one rushing touchdown.
    • The team’s top rusher, Gabe Ervin Jr., has carried the ball 38 times for 196 yards (65.3 per game), scoring one time.
    • Alex Bullock’s leads his squad with 89 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on four receptions (out of six targets) and scored one touchdown.
    • Marcus Washington has caught six passes for 81 yards (27 yards per game) this year.
    • Billy Kemp IV has a total of 70 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in eight throws and scoring one touchdown.
    • Luke Reimer paces the team with 2.5 sacks. He’s also the team’s tackle leader, and has collected two TFL and eight tackles.
    • Javin Wright has a team-leading one interception to go along with one pass defended.

    Louisiana Tech Betting Insights

    • Louisiana Tech is 1-3-0 against the spread this year.
    • Louisiana Tech is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 19.5-point underdogs.
    • Two of Louisiana Tech’s four games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Louisiana Tech Pick Insights

    • Louisiana Tech is accumulating 406.5 total yards per contest on offense this season (58th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 381.3 total yards per contest (92nd-ranked).
    • With 31 points per game on offense, Louisiana Tech ranks 61st in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 98th, allowing 29 points per contest.
    • Louisiana Tech ranks 77th in the FBS with 225.5 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 27th with 176 passing yards surrendered per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Louisiana Tech ranks 45th in rushing yards per game (181), but it has been worse on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 12th-worst in the FBS with 205.3 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Louisiana Tech is putting up a 38.2% third-down conversion percentage (85th-ranked). It ranks 81st in the FBS on the other side of the ball (40.9% third-down rate allowed).
    • After forcing five turnovers (46th in the FBS) and turning the ball over six times (98th in the FBS) this season, Louisiana Tech sports the 75th-ranked turnover margin of -1.

    Louisiana Tech’s Best Players

    • Hank Bachmeier has put up 756 passing yards, or 189 per game, so far this season. He has completed 66% of his passes and has recorded five touchdowns with two interceptions.
    • Keith Willis Jr. is his team’s leading rusher with 33 carries for 240 yards, or 60 per game. He’s found the end zone three times on the ground, as well.
    • Tyre Shelton has run for 214 yards across 21 carries, scoring two touchdowns.
    • Smoke Harris’ 288 receiving yards (72 yards per game) are a team high. He has 24 receptions on 27 targets with three touchdowns.
    • Cyrus Allen has recorded 144 receiving yards (36 yards per game) and one touchdown on 11 receptions.
    • Kyle Maxwell has racked up 113 reciving yards (28.3 ypg) this season.
    • Deshon Hall paces the team with two sacks, and also has two TFL and 12 tackles.
    • Myles Heard, Louisiana Tech’s leading tackler, has 42 tackles and one TFL this year.
    • Jhamal Shelby Jr. leads the team with one interception, while also collecting one pass defended.
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