New Orleans Bowl Odds: Louisiana Tech vs. Arkansas State
With both teams not traveling extensively far to dispute their bowl game, top online sports betting sites and media experts anticipate this upcoming New Orleans Bowl to be a memorable one, due to the thrilling environment it is going to be played under. Both Bulldogs and Red Wolves are coming into this game with a considerable amount of momentum, and they are considered to be evenly matched for this game. At the moment Louisiana Tech has a slight edge, being touted the -1.5 favorites.
The reason for this is that the Bulldogs were able to pull a very decent and respectable record to top Conference USA’s west division. Louisiana tech managed to amass a handful of great wins and play a great season under coach Skip Holtz. However, the Bulldogs suffered a hurtful loss at the hands of the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles, putting a big chip on the shoulder of the Bulldogs coming in to this game. The are definitely seeing this Bowl game as their shot at redemption to close out a good season in College Football. It appears that this is good enough for top sportsbooks and online sports betting sites to consider them as the slight favorites.
The current Sun Belt Conference Champs Arkansas State Red Wolves are on a roll. They managed to win their conference without losing a single game against any of their conference rivals. Also, another motivating factor that could sway undecided bettors to place their wagers on the Red Wolves is that they are currently holding a large undefeated streak, and they will want to close out their season with it intact. However, the Bulldogs are, arguably, a much better football team than any of the rivals the Red Wolves has faced so far. Yet that loss that the Bulldogs had against Southern Mississippi, places a lot of doubts on this game, making it almost to close to call.
This will be a tightly contested game between two evenly matched schools. Arkansas State has the better momentum and overflowing confidence coming into this game. Being considered the slight underdogs at this game could have them even more motivated. Yet, realistically speaking, the Lousiana Tech Bulldogs are going to be a real test for them to see just how good they are. Online sports betting sites and US friendly sportsbooks, will expect people in droves to bet on the Bulldogs, but we believe that this game will come down to the final plays of the game. There, the Re Wolves will steal it by a FG.