Rice vs Louisiana Tech Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 8

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The Rice Owls (4-4) visit Joe Aillet Stadium to take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (2-6) on Oct. 22. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:00pm EDT in Ruston.

are betting favorites in Week 8, with the spread sitting at ().

The Over/Under for Rice vs. Louisiana Tech is total points.

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Rice vs. Louisiana Tech Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 8

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Rice vs Louisiana Tech Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Rice will win this game with 54.1% confidence.

Rice vs Louisiana Tech Spread Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Louisiana Tech will cover the spread with 64.0% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Rice and Louisiana Tech, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


  • Rice has hit the 1H Moneyline in 5 of their last 8 away games (+15.40 Units / 192% ROI)
  • Rice has hit the Moneyline in 5 of their last 11 games (+13.80 Units / 105% ROI)
  • Rice has hit the Game Total Over in 14 of their last 18 games (+9.60 Units / 48% ROI)
  • Rice has hit the Team Total Over in 9 of their last 13 games (+5.65 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Rice have covered the Spread in their last 5 games (+5.00 Units / 91% ROI)
  • Louisiana Tech has hit the Game Total Over in 13 of their last 17 games (+8.60 Units / 46% ROI)
  • Louisiana Tech have covered the 1Q Spread in 5 of their last 6 games at home (+4.15 Units / 65% ROI)
  • Louisiana Tech has hit the Team Total Over in 5 of their last 7 games (+2.70 Units / 33% ROI)
  • Louisiana Tech has hit the 1H Game Total Under in 9 of their last 15 games (+2.45 Units / 15% ROI)
  • Louisiana Tech has hit the 1Q Moneyline in 3 of their last 6 games (+1.95 Units / 30% ROI)
  • Rice Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Rice has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • Rice is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Rice is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Rice is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Louisiana Tech Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Louisiana Tech has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • Louisiana Tech is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Louisiana Tech is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Louisiana Tech is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Matchup Notes for Rice vs. Louisiana Tech

    Rice’s RBs has rushed for 401 yards on 123 carries (just 3.3 YPC) this season — tied for third-worst among FBS RBs. Louisiana Tech’s defense have allowed 6.6 YPC this season — worst among NonP5 defenses.

    Rice’s RBs has rushed for 401 yards on 123 carries (just 3.3 YPC) this season — tied for third-worst among FBS RBs. Louisiana Tech’s defense have allowed 6.6 YPC this season — worst among FBS defenses.

    Rice’s RBs has rushed for 401 yards on 123 carries (just 3.3 YPC) this season — tied for third-worst among FBS RBs. Louisiana Tech’s defense have allowed 6.5 YPC to RBs this season — third-worst among FBS defenses.

    Rice Offensive Stats & Trends

    Rice RBs have averaged just 3.8 Yards per Carry (1,408 yards/367 carries) since last season– tied for 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 5.0

    Rice RBs have averaged 3.0 yards from scrimmage per touch (215 yards / 71 touches) on 1st down this season– tied for 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 5.4

    Rice RBs have averaged just 3.3 Yards per Carry (401 yards/123 carries) this season– tied for 3rd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 5.0

    Rice RBs have averaged 3.5 yards from scrimmage per touch (221 yards / 63 touches) in the 1st half this season– tied for 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 5.3

    Rice RBs have averaged 3.7 yards from scrimmage per touch (425 yards / 116 touches) on 2nd down since last season– tied for 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 5.3

    Louisiana Tech Offensive Stats & Trends

    Louisiana Tech TEs have 7 receptions for 20 or more yards this season– 5th most among FBS Teams

    Louisiana Tech have been sacked on 23% of pass attempts (7/31) in the 4th quarter this season– 5th worst among Non-Power 5 Offenses; Average: 8%

    Louisiana Tech RBs have averaged 3.5 yards from scrimmage per touch (189 yards / 54 touches) in the 2nd half this season– tied for 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 5.5

    Louisiana Tech WRs have caught 10 touchdown passes in the 4th quarter since last season– tied for 5th most among FBS Teams

    Louisiana Tech WRs have 20 receptions for 20 or more yards in the 4th quarter since last season– tied for 3rd most among FBS Teams

    Rice Owls Defensive Stats & Trends

    Rice has tackled opponents for a loss on just 9 of 111 rushing attempts (8% TFL%) in the Red Zone since last season– tied for 3rd worst in FBS; Average: 15%.

    Rice has tackled opponents for a loss on just 9 of 111 rushing attempts (8% TFL%) in the Red Zone since last season– 2nd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 15%.

    Rice has allowed first downs on 23% of rush attempts in the Red Zone since last season– worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 17%

    Rice’s opponents has not attempted a two-point conversion (73 PATs) since last season– tied for lowest among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 4%

    Rice has allowed 49 TDs in the Red Zone since last season– tied for 4th worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 2.2

    Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Defensive Stats & Trends

    Louisiana Tech has allowed one passing TD (18 pass attempts) in the Red Zone this season– 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 3.8

    Louisiana Tech has allowed one passing TD (18 pass attempts) in the Red Zone this season– 4th best in FBS; Average: 4.0

    Louisiana Tech has allowed 281.4 rushing yards per game (1,407/5) this season– worst in FBS; Average: 146.5

    Louisiana Tech has allowed a passer rating of just 69.0 in the Red Zone (18.0 Pass Attempts) this season– 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 172.3

    Louisiana Tech has tackled opponents for a loss on just 16 of 212 rushing attempts (7% TFL%) this season– worst in FBS; Average: 16%.


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