After their road loss to Middle Tennessee, will Louisiana Tech bounce back on Tuesday in Ruston? Or will New Mexico State cover as a 2.5-point underdog? Continue reading New Mexico State vs. LA Tech prediction.
Chances of playing and betting
101 New Mexico State (+3) at Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (-3); o/u 54.5
7:00 PM ET, Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Joe Ailet Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
New Mexico State vs. Louisiana Tech general betting information
As of this writing, the general public welcomes the Aggies to this game. We CFB public betting The page shows that 76% of public bets on NMSU are +2.5. Note that these numbers are subject to change and may be different after game time ends.
New Mexico State Aggies game notes
Diego Pavia It was a game-winning effort for the third straight week, as he passed for 186 yards, rushed for another 96 yards and threw a pair of touchdown passes. The Albuquerque native has gotten things going since the start of the conference, as he has thrown multiple touchdown passes in five straight games while finding the end zone with his feet in each of the last three games. Pavia has passed for 1,801 yards, 16 touchdowns to five interceptions, and has rushed for 527 yards and four scores in eight starts.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Game Notes
Hank Bachmeier Replaced Jack Turner as QB1 against MTSU, and he finished the game relatively well, going 16/24 for 178 yards with a touchdown. The former Boise QB has been through a lot the past two seasons and it was good to see him back on the field. Bachmeier brings a lot of experience to the position, and if he gets to do it again, look to make the most of his last chance at the college level. Bachmeier has thrown for 934 yards this season with six touchdowns to two interceptions.
NM State vs LA Tech Betting Trends
A quarterback change may be what Louisiana Tech needs to turn the tide here in the final third of the season, but the momentum New Mexico State brings may be too much to ignore. As profitable underdogs, the Aggies are worth a shot in the Week 9 opener. NMSU QB Diego Pavia has been playing at a level lately, and there’s a chance he can thrive here against LA Tech’s inconsistent defense. In New Mexico determine the points of this Conference USA.
New Mexico State vs. LA TECH College Football Week 9 Prediction: New Mexico State +3