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    The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (3-4) will visit the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (1-5) on Tuesday at 7:00 PM ET.

    The Bulldogs are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+3), against the Blue Raiders (with an over/under of 54.5 points).

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    Game Info for Middle Tennessee vs. Louisiana Tech

    • Game Day: Tuesday, October 10, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
    • Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
    • Stadium: Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium
    Middle Tennessee vs Louisiana Tech Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Middle Tennessee -3 -110 -110 54.5 -110 -110 -155 +129

    Middle Tennessee Pick Insights

    • Middle Tennessee is 1-5-0 against the spread this season.
    • Middle Tennessee is winless against the spread (0-3) when playing as at least 3-point favorites.
    • Middle Tennessee has hit the over in three of its six games with a set total (50%).

    Middle Tennessee Stats & Insights

    • From an offensive standpoint, Middle Tennessee ranks 68th in the FBS with 395 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 93rd in total defense (395.2 yards allowed per contest).
    • Middle Tennessee ranks 20th-worst in scoring offense (20.7 points per game) and 20th-worst in scoring defense (33.3 points per game allowed) this year.
    • Middle Tennessee is averaging 270.5 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 38th in the FBS. The defense ranks 102nd, surrendering 250.2 passing yards per contest.
    • On offense, Middle Tennessee ranks 102nd in the FBS with 124.5 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 78th in rushing yards allowed per contest (145).
    • Despite having a bottom-25 defense on third down that ranks seventh-worst in the FBS (49.5% third-down conversion rate), Middle Tennessee has had more success offensively, ranking 74th in the FBS by putting up a 39.4% third-down conversion rate.
    • Middle Tennessee owns the ninth-worst turnover margin in college football at -6, forcing six turnovers (96th in the FBS) while turning it over 12 times (121st in the FBS).

    Middle Tennessee’s Best Players

    • Nicholas Vattiato has racked up 1,571 yards (261.8 ypg) on 154-of-229 passing with nine touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 141 rushing yards (23.5 ypg) on 69 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
    • Jaiden Credle has racked up 251 yards on 45 carries while finding the end zone one time.
    • Frank Peasant has been handed the ball 49 times this year and racked up 171 yards (28.5 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Elijah Metcalf’s 350 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 41 times and has collected 31 receptions and three touchdowns.
    • Justin Olson has caught 26 passes for 323 yards (53.8 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Holden Willis has been the target of 28 passes and hauled in 23 receptions for 309 yards, an average of 51.5 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone one time through the air this season.
    • Zaylin Wood has two sacks to lead the team, and also has one TFL and five tackles.
    • Sam Brumfield is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s amassed 24 tackles, one TFL, and two sacks.
    • Deonte Stanley has a team-leading one interception to go along with seven tackles and one pass defended.

    Louisiana Tech Betting Insights

    • Louisiana Tech is 3-4-0 against the spread this year.
    • Louisiana Tech is 1-2 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this year.
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Louisiana Tech’s seven games with a set total.

    Louisiana Tech Pick Insights

    • From an offensive perspective, Louisiana Tech is posting 379.3 total yards per contest (80th-ranked). It ranks 84th in the FBS on defense (384.4 total yards given up per game).
    • Louisiana Tech ranks 83rd in the FBS with 27.1 points per game on offense, and it ranks 79th with 27 points ceded per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Louisiana Tech has been dominant on pass defense, giving up just 172.7 passing yards per game (16th-best). Offensively, it ranks 73rd in the FBS by racking up 229.3 passing yards per game.
    • Louisiana Tech has been struggling against the run, ranking fifth-worst with 211.7 rushing yards surrendered per game. It has been more effective offensively, regstering 150 rushing yards per contest (73rd-ranked).
    • Louisiana Tech’s third-down offense has been bottom-25 this season, registering a 32.6% third-down percentage, which ranks 18th-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 29th with a 33.3% third-down rate allowed.
    • After forcing seven turnovers (81st in the FBS) and turning the ball over nine times (82nd in the FBS) this season, Louisiana Tech has the 92nd-ranked turnover margin of -2.

    Louisiana Tech’s Best Players

    • Jack Turner has compiled 849 yards (121.3 yards per game) while completing 57% of his passes and recording four touchdown passes with four interceptions this season.
    • Tyre Shelton is his team’s leading rusher with 58 carries for 436 yards, or 62.3 per game. He’s found paydirt five times on the ground, as well.
    • Keith Willis Jr. has totaled 240 yards on 33 carries with three touchdowns.
    • Smoke Harris’ 485 receiving yards (69.3 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 48 catches on 58 targets with three touchdowns.
    • Cyrus Allen has recorded 349 receiving yards (49.9 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 19 receptions.
    • Kyle Maxwell’s seven grabs (on nine targets) have netted him 147 yards (21 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • Deshon Hall has two sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and 21 tackles.
    • Louisiana Tech’s tackle leader, Myles Heard, has 57 tackles and two TFL this year.
    • Cedric Woods has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 12 tackles and two passes defended.

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