Southern Miss heads to Joe Aillet Stadium for a Conference USA matchup with Louisiana Tech on Friday night. The Eagles (1-9) have struggled mightily on offense and haven’t scored over 20 points during their eight-game losing streak. The Bulldogs (3-7) look to win their second consecutive game against the reeling Eagles. Southern Miss is just 1-8 against the spread on the season, while Louisiana Tech has a more respectable 4-5 ATS mark.
Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network. The latest Southern Miss vs. Louisiana Tech odds from Caesars Sportsbook list the Bulldogs as 15.5-point favorites, while the over-under for total points is set at 48.5. Before locking in any Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss picks, make sure you check out the college football predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Southern Miss vs. Louisiana Tech and just locked in its coveted picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are the college football odds and betting lines for Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss:
Southern Miss vs. Louisiana Tech spread: Louisiana Tech -15.5Southern Miss vs. Louisiana Tech over-under: 48.5 points Southern Miss vs. Louisiana Tech money line: Southern Miss +550, Louisiana Tech -800 USM: Under is 8-1 in Golden Eagles last nine games in November LT: Bulldogs are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games following a straight-up win
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Why Louisiana Tech can cover
Sophomore Smoke Harris is the No. 1 receiver for the Bulldogs offense. He has a team-high 61 catches for 645 yards and five touchdowns. The Louisiana native has snagged at least seven passes in five games this season. His lone performance of over 100 yards came against UTSA, where he finished with seven receptions for 108 yards and a touchdown.
Harris has gone over 90 receiving yards in two consecutive weeks. Against UAB and Charlotte, he has combined for 17 catches for 190 yards with three touchdowns. Louisiana Tech will be facing a defense that allows 366.1 total yards of offense.
Why Southern Miss can cover
Freshman running back Frank Gore Jr. is the leading rusher for the Eagles. He has 162 carries for 731 yards and five scores. Gore Jr. has rushed for over 100 yards in two games. In their last game against UTSA, he had 20 carries for 123 yards and one touchdown. The Miami native has also reeled in 20 passes for 155 yards.
Junior receiver Jason Brownlee is the leading pass-catcher in the Eagles offense. He has racked up 36 grabs for 478 yards with two touchdowns. Brownlee has gone over 100 receiving yards against Rice and Middle Tennessee. He combined for 17 receptions with 247 yards and a score. This tandem will look to have a great outing against their conference rival on Friday night.
How to make Southern Miss vs. Louisiana Tech picks
SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the total, projecting 54 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only get the model’s Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss pick at SportsLine.
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