Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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C-USA foes will do battle when the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (1-3) face the UTEP Miners (3-3) at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, Louisiana.

Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Louisiana Tech as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Louisiana Tech has -133 odds to pick up the win, while UTEP is listed at +109 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 52.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Ruston, Louisiana
  • Stadium: Joe Aillet Stadium

Betting Preview

Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech owns the 92nd-ranked offense this year (371.0 yards per game), and have been less effective on defense, ranking 16th-worst with 443.3 yards allowed per game. Louisiana Tech has the 87th-ranked scoring offense this year (27.5 points per game), and has been less effective defensively, ranking seventh-worst with 38.8 points allowed per game. Louisiana Tech is compiling 278.5 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 34th in the FBS. The defense ranks 52nd, giving up 211.5 passing yards per game. Louisiana Tech ranks 10th-worst in rushing offense (92.5 rushing yards per game) and fourth-worst in rushing defense (231.8 rushing yards per game allowed) this year. From an offensive standpoint, Louisiana Tech ranks 92nd in the FBS with a 35.7% third-down percentage. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 94th in third-down percentage allowed (231.8). Louisiana Tech owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football at -5, forcing seven turnovers (62nd in the FBS) while turning it over 12 times (114th in the FBS).


From an offensive standpoint, UTEP is putting up 331.7 total yards per game (106th-ranked). It ranks 48th in the FBS on defense (349.3 total yards surrendered per game). UTEP ranks 21st-worst in points per game (20.7), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 74th in the FBS with 26.8 points surrendered per contest. With 207.0 passing yards per game on offense, UTEP ranks 99th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 27th, giving up 186.5 passing yards per contest. UTEP ranks 102nd in the FBS with 124.7 rushing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 95th with 162.8 rushing yards ceded per game on the defensive side of the ball. From an offensive angle, UTEP is posting a 34.1% third-down conversion percentage (104th-ranked). It ranks 47th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (34.7% third-down rate allowed). At -3, UTEP has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with nine forced turnovers (29th in the FBS) and 12 turnovers committed (114th in the FBS).

Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP Betting Analysis

Louisiana Tech Betting Insights

Louisiana Tech has gone 2-2-0 against the spread this season. Louisiana Tech has a perfect 1-0 ATS record when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites. This season, Louisiana Tech games have hit the over three times. The Bulldogs have been the moneyline favorite just one other time so far this season, a game they won. The Bulldogs have played as a moneyline favorite of -133 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.

Miners Betting Insights

UTEP has covered the spread in a game two times this season (2-4-0). UTEP has an ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs. UTEP games have gone over the total once this season. The Miners have won one of the three games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Miners have a record of 0-0 in games where bookmakers have them as underdogs of at least +109 on the moneyline.

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Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP Against The Spread & Betting Records

Louisiana Tech

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 59.9 65.0 58.2
Implied Total AVG 39.3 36.0 40.3
ATS Record 2-2-0 1-0-0 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 3-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-3 0-0 0-3


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 49.3 47.8 50.8
Implied Total AVG 30.5 29.3 31.7
ATS Record 2-4-0 1-2-0 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 1-4-1 0-3-0 1-1-1
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-1 1-0 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-2 1-1 0-1

Players to Watch

Louisiana Tech

  • The Bulldogs’ defensive unit has been aided by the play of Bee Jay Williamson, who has suited up for four games and collected 18 tackles and 1.0 TFL.
  • The Bulldogs’ defensive unit has been helped by the play of Jaiden Cole, who has suited up for four games and amassed 1.5 sacks to go with 1.0 TFL, 10 tackles, and one interception.
  • The Bulldogs’ defense has been aided by Tyler Grubbs, who has suited up for four games and delivered 21 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks.
  • With nine tackles, J’Dan Burnett has helped spur the Bulldogs’ defense over four games.


  • Tyrice Knight has amassed one interception to go with 28 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended in six games for the Miners.
  • On defense, Cal Wallerstedt has helped lead the charge with 20 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and three sacks in six games.
  • Jadrian Taylor has been doing his part on defense, registering 4.0 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 12 tackles for the Miners.
  • Kobe Hylton has compiled 21 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks In six games for the Miners.

Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP Predictions and Pick

Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Bulldogs (-2.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (52.5)

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How to Bet on Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP

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Our prediction to win this matchup is Louisiana Tech, and we predict that Louisiana Tech will cover the spread (Louisiana Tech -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 52.5 points.


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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