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    The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (3-8) play on Saturday at 2:00 PM ET at Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks (7-3).

    The Bulldogs are expected to lose (currently +8.5) against the Gamecocks (with an over/under of 54.5 points).

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    Game Info for Jacksonville State vs. Louisiana Tech

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Jacksonville, Alabama
    • Stadium: Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium
    Jacksonville State vs Louisiana Tech Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Jacksonville State -8.5 -110 -110 54.5 -110 -110 -337 +267

    Jacksonville State Pick Insights

    • So far this season, Jacksonville State has compiled a 6-2-0 record against the spread.
    • In games it has played as at least 8.5-point favorites this season, Jacksonville State is 1-0 against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Jacksonville State’s eight games with a set total.

    Jacksonville State Stats & Insights

    • Jacksonville State is putting up 381.3 yards per game on offense this season (71st in the FBS), and are allowing 361.5 yards per game (52nd) on the other side of the ball.
    • Offensively, Jacksonville State ranks 63rd in the FBS with 28.5 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 34th in points allowed (361.5 points allowed per contest).
    • With 163.3 offensive passing yards per game (12th-worst) and 248.5 passing yards allowed per game on defense (24th-worst), Jacksonville State has been struggling on both sides of the ball this season in the passing game.
    • Jacksonville State has been finding success on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking sixth-best in rushing offense (218 rushing yards per game) and 25th-best in rushing defense (113 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Jacksonville State ranks 60th in third-down percentage this year (39.9%), but has been thriving on defense, ranking 20th-best in the FBS with a 31.4% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • With 19 forced turnovers (10th in the FBS) against 12 turnovers committed (41st in the FBS), Jacksonville State’s +7 turnover margin is the 18th-best in college football.

    Jacksonville State’s Best Players

    • Zion Webb has been a dual threat for Jacksonville State so far this season. He has 927 passing yards, completing 50.3% of his passes and collecting five touchdown passes and four interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 525 yards (52.5 ypg) on 98 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
    • Malik Jackson has 624 rushing yards on 116 carries with four touchdowns.
    • Perry Carter Jr.’s leads his squad with 458 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 25 catches (out of 49 targets) and scored three touchdowns.
    • Quinton Lane has put up a 230-yard season so far with one touchdown, hauling in 22 passes on 35 targets.
    • Sean Brown has been the target of 31 passes and compiled 16 grabs for 208 yards, an average of 20.8 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone five times through the air this season.
    • Chris Hardie has collected 6.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording nine TFL, 34 tackles, and one interception.
    • Quae Drake, Jacksonville State’s tackle leader, has 53 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Kekoura Tarnue has a team-leading three interceptions to go along with 31 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and three passes defended.

    Louisiana Tech Betting Insights

    • Louisiana Tech is 3-7-0 against the spread this season.
    • Louisiana Tech is 1-2 against the spread when an underdog by 8.5 points or more this year.
    • Four of Louisiana Tech’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (40%).

    Louisiana Tech Pick Insights

    • Louisiana Tech is posting 394 total yards per game on offense this season (62nd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 398.7 total yards per contest (95th-ranked).
    • Louisiana Tech’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in scoring defense this season, allowing 31.4 points per game, which ranks 23rd-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 71st with 26.7 points per contest.
    • Louisiana Tech has been dominant on pass defense, surrendering just 192.5 passing yards per contest (22nd-best). On offense, it ranks 40th in the FBS by racking up 262.1 passing yards per game.
    • Louisiana Tech ranks 94th in rushing yards per game (131.9), but it has been less productive on the other side of the ball, ranking sixth-worst in the FBS with 206.2 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • Louisiana Tech ranks 15th-worst in third-down conversion rate (31.9%), but it has been more productive defensively, ranking 98th in the FBS with a 41.9% third-down rate allowed.
    • Louisiana Tech has a bottom-25 turnover margin this season, ninth-worst at -8.

    Louisiana Tech’s Best Players

    • Hank Bachmeier has put up 1,837 passing yards, or 167 per game, so far this season. He has completed 68% of his passes and has recorded nine touchdowns with four interceptions.
    • Tyre Shelton is his team’s leading rusher with 89 carries for 541 yards, or 49.2 per game. He’s found the end zone five times on the ground, as well.
    • Keith Willis Jr. has run for 282 yards across 45 attempts, scoring seven touchdowns.
    • Smoke Harris has racked up 735 receiving yards on 74 receptions to pace his team so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Cyrus Allen has put up a 687-yard season so far with three touchdowns. He’s caught 40 passes on 69 targets.
    • Kyle Maxwell has racked up 351 reciving yards (31.9 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Deshon Hall has 3.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has four TFL and 27 tackles.
    • Myles Heard, Louisiana Tech’s leading tackler, has 76 tackles and three TFL this year.
    • Cedric Woods has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 20 tackles and two passes defended.
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