New Mexico State Aggies vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 10/24/2023 – On Tuesday evening in Louisiana Tech will face New Mexico State Aggies as both teams go for victory against Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in Conference USA action. Both squads come into this matchup hungry to earn some victories on their travels; it promises some exciting gridiron action! In all-time series meetings between these two sides, Louisiana Tech leads 8-4; their most recent meeting occurred October 28, 2012 where Louisiana Tech gained 28-14 victory at home. The college football picks today are updated below as these teams clash in an important battle.
New Mexico State Aggies vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 10/24/2023 Game Info
|When:||Tuesday, October 24, 2023|
|Time:||7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Joe Aillet Stadium|
Jerry Kill vs Sonny Cumbie
New Mexico State Aggies have enjoyed a strong start to 2019, notching three straight victories – including an emphatic 28-7 road win against UTEP – to reach 5-3 overall with three conference victories already. They currently boast third spot among Conference USA standings with their impressive record (3-1). New Mexico State quickly started the game off strong against UTEP by leading 7-0 after just one quarter and being tied at seven by halftime, only to take control in the second half and outshout them convincingly. At 14-7 in the third quarter, Aggies’ opening drive covered 69 yards in five plays to establish a 14-7 advantage and hold onto it throughout.
They outscored UTEP 21-0 during this second-half dominance. Total offense-wise, they outshone their opponents with an impressive 439-304 yardage advantage and achieved 23 first downs against just 16 allowed by their opponent UTEP; winning time of possession by 30 minutes 17 seconds as opposed to 29 minutes 43 seconds for them both combined! Remarkably neither team committed a turnover during this game!
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, on the other hand, have just enjoyed an extended rest period thanks to a bye week that provided needed respite; yet recently have endured a difficult stretch by losing two straight games and four in succession. Middle Tennessee defeated them 31-23 on October 10, leading the Bulldogs to finish with an overall record of 3-5 and two Conference USA conference wins this season – their most recent match resulted in another loss, 31-23 against Texas A&M University on September 23. They currently stand fifth among all Conference USA schools at 2-2-0 overall record with one game left before conference play commences (2-4 overall, 2-2-0 conference record).
Middle Tennessee kept leading during their game against the Bulldogs, who found themselves trailing 10-6 after one quarter, 17-9 at halftime, and 24-16 after three. Even though they managed to bring themselves within eight points and had possession of the ball inside Blue Raider territory for most of their final 55 seconds of possession time, their turnover on downs ended any hopes for a comeback. Bulldogs were victorious on offense with 419-353 yardage advantage and 26 first downs against 19 opponent first downs; additionally they led in time of possession with 31 minutes and 1 second as opposed to 28 minutes and 59 seconds and scored first possession but ultimately fell victim of defeat after they committed only turnover of the game.
Diego Pavia’s Impressive Role
Quarterback Diego Pavia played an instrumental role in New Mexico State’s success, throwing for 186 yards and scoring all seven of their touchdowns. Thomaz Whitford caught two touchdown passes of six yards each from Pavia while Monte Watkins contributed impressive 106 rushing yards on just 10 attempts!
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs’ record in Conference USA stands at 3-5 and they’ve enjoyed an even run. Winning two conference games while losing two, their average is 26.6 points per game with recent opponent Middle Tennessee trailing them by 15 in an exciting 31-23 road loss where the Louisiana Tech outgained them 419-353 but failed at third down conversion (3-of-13 conversion rate).
Latest Odds: LT -2.5 ; O/U 52
Louisiana Tech utilized two quarterbacks – Hank Bachmeier and Jack Turner, combined for 340 passing yards. Kyle Maxwell made an important 19-yard touchdown catch that gave them an early 6-3 advantage; not to be forgotten was wide receiver Smoke Harris with 11 receptions totalling 129 yards!
Louisiana Tech holds an impressive streak of six victories against New Mexico State dating back to 2012. Both teams rank among the top four offensive teams in conference play; this matchup may deliver an aggressive offensive showdown – especially given any defensive weaknesses on either team – with Louisiana Tech likely taking home victory and exceeding predictions of total score by far.
Aggies Betting Trends
New Mexico State are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Mexico State’s last 6 games.
New Mexico State are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
New Mexico State are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games against Louisiana Tech.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Mexico State’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Mexico State’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Conference USA conference.
New Mexico State are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games played in October.
New Mexico State are 4-13 SU in their last 17 games played in week 9.
Louisiana Betting Trends
Louisiana Tech are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Louisiana Tech’s last 12 games at home.
Louisiana Tech are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Independents (FBS) conference.
Bulldogs are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games played in October.
Louisiana Tech are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games played in week 9.
New Mexico State Aggies vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Pick
As New Mexico State Aggies and Louisiana Tech Bulldogs prepare to take to the field, anticipation builds for an action-packed matchup between them. While the Aggies look to extend their winning streak and advance in Conference USA standings, Louisiana Tech could use some momentum after its bye week is up in terms of rebounding from a losing streak. Expect this clash to set an exciting tone as Week 9 progresses – it certainly promises action-packed college football! For the latest college football betting predictions and the best odds, take the Bulldogs to win at your favorite online sportsbook.
Score Prediction: Bulldogs 31, Aggies 29.