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CFB Game Matchup Report
Saturday, 10/07/2017 at 04:00 pm LOUISIANA TECH (3-3) at  UAB (3-2)
Game Matchups Offensive Statistics Defensive Statistics
Teams Line PF PA SU ATS O/U/P RY PY TY RY PY TY
389LOUISIANA TECH 65 28 26.5 3-3 3-3-0 2-4-0 148.5 258.7 407.2 171.7 222 393.7
390UAB +10 33 29.8 3-2 4-1-0 2-2-1 203.2 189.4 392.6 174.6 185 359.6
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
Team Estimate Edge
LOUISIANA TECH -15 5
UAB
Average power rating of opponents played: UAB 15.8, LOUISIANA TECH 25.3
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
LOUISIANA TECH Team Trends
Description Against the spread Over/Under Straight Up
  Current Last 3 Since 1992 Current Last 3 Since 1992 Current Last 3 Since 1992
  W-L W-L W-L O-U O-U O-U W-L W-L W-L
as a favorite of 10.5 to 21 points 1-0 6-3 20-16 0-1 4-5 15-9 1-0 8-1 34-3
in all games 3-2 18-14 121-113 2-3 21-11 94-72 3-2 21-11 143-144
in all lined games 3-2 18-14 121-113 2-3 21-11 94-72 3-2 21-11 115-122
as a favorite 1-1 12-10 60-50 1-1 14-8 49-28 2-0 19-3 92-20
as a road favorite 0-0 4-4 24-20 0-0 5-3 18-10 0-0 6-2 35-9
as a road favorite of 10.5 to 14 points 0-0 1-1 3-4 0-0 1-1 2-2 0-0 2-0 5-2
as a road favorite of 7.5 to 14 points 0-0 1-1 5-6 0-0 1-1 4-2 0-0 2-0 9-2
in road games 2-0 9-7 67-71 0-2 10-6 48-45 1-1 7-9 60-103
in road lined games 2-0 9-7 67-71 0-2 10-6 48-45 1-1 7-9 51-88
against conference opponents 1-0 10-8 76-64 0-1 11-7 60-44 1-0 13-5 91-64
when playing on a Saturday 3-2 16-11 106-103 2-3 18-9 82-61 3-2 18-9 131-129
when playing with 6 or less days rest 3-1 12-9 88-80 1-3 13-8 69-46 2-2 14-7 104-96
after playing a non-conference game 2-1 5-6 43-46 1-2 7-4 30-26 2-1 7-4 63-63
after playing 2 straight non-conference games 1-0 2-1 24-20 0-1 2-1 16-11 1-0 1-2 30-37
in games played on turf 2-2 17-12 47-53 2-2 19-10 48-33 3-1 20-9 53-53
in October games 0-0 7-3 42-33 0-0 6-4 29-23 0-0 9-1 56-38
after having won 2 out of their last 3 games 1-0 6-2 30-33 0-1 5-3 24-22 0-1 6-2 39-40
after covering the spread in 3 out of their last 4 games 0-0 2-3 22-20 0-0 4-1 23-12 0-0 3-2 28-18
after a cover as a double digit favorite 0-0 5-4 11-16 0-0 7-2 13-7 0-0 7-2 16-12
off a home win by 17 points or more 0-1 3-6 21-21 1-0 6-3 19-11 0-1 5-4 24-24
off a home win 0-1 5-6 31-34 1-0 7-4 27-21 0-1 7-4 33-44
after allowing 17 points or less in 2 straight games 0-0 1-3 7-11 0-0 3-1 8-3 0-0 3-1 9-10
after a win by 17 or more points 0-1 7-6 32-30 1-0 10-3 28-15 0-1 9-4 38-31
after playing a game at home 1-1 7-6 53-41 1-1 8-5 37-32 1-1 9-4 57-67
after 1 or more consecutive wins against the spread 2-0 9-7 57-59 0-2 9-7 45-39 1-1 13-3 62-57
after 2 or more consecutive wins against the spread 1-0 6-2 31-21 0-1 5-3 26-15 1-0 7-1 29-24
after 3 or more consecutive wins against the spread 0-0 3-2 15-12 0-0 3-2 12-8 0-0 4-1 15-12
after 1 or more consecutive straight up wins 1-1 10-8 53-63 1-1 13-5 52-35 0-2 11-7 65-72
in the first half of the season 3-2 10-9 56-59 2-3 12-7 42-38 3-2 11-8 69-80
after the first month of the season 1-0 12-8 88-78 0-1 13-7 69-50 1-0 16-4 106-91
in weeks 5 through 9 1-0 8-3 48-36 0-1 6-5 31-29 1-0 10-1 60-45
when the total is between 56.5 and 63 2-0 6-3 28-21 0-2 4-5 28-22 2-0 7-2 26-24
in a road game where the total is between 56.5 and 63 1-0 2-1 16-12 0-1 1-2 16-12 1-0 2-1 13-15
when the total is greater than or equal to 63 0-2 10-7 19-24 2-0 15-2 33-11 1-1 11-6 19-25
when the total is between 63.5 and 70 0-1 9-3 14-12 1-0 11-1 22-5 0-1 9-3 14-13
in a road game where the total is greater than or equal to 63 0-0 4-4 8-14 0-0 7-1 14-8 0-0 3-5 5-17
in a road game where the total is between 63.5 and 70 0-0 4-1 7-6 0-0 5-0 10-3 0-0 3-2 4-9
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UAB Team Trends
Description Against the spread Over/Under Straight Up
  Current Last 3 Since 1992 Current Last 3 Since 1992 Current Last 3 Since 1992
  W-L W-L W-L O-U O-U O-U W-L W-L W-L
as an underdog of 10.5 to 21 points 1-1 1-1 22-19 2-0 2-0 14-15 0-2 0-2 4-38
in all games 3-1 3-1 95-95 2-1 2-1 67-58 2-2 2-2 76-136
in all lined games 3-1 3-1 95-95 2-1 2-1 67-58 2-2 2-2 70-125
as an underdog 2-1 2-1 70-51 2-0 2-0 43-40 1-2 1-2 31-93
as a home underdog 1-0 1-0 25-11 0-0 0-0 11-13 1-0 1-0 21-24
as a home underdog of 10.5 to 14 points 0-0 0-0 2-3 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-4
as a home underdog of 7.5 to 14 points 0-0 0-0 6-4 0-0 0-0 1-4 0-0 0-0 3-7
in home games 2-0 2-0 43-40 0-1 0-1 30-25 2-0 2-0 48-45
in home lined games 2-0 2-0 43-40 0-1 0-1 30-25 2-0 2-0 42-44
against conference opponents 1-0 1-0 56-63 1-0 1-0 46-39 0-1 0-1 49-76
when playing on a Saturday 3-1 3-1 89-85 2-1 2-1 54-54 2-2 2-2 69-123
when playing with 2 weeks or more of rest 0-0 0-0 12-8 0-0 0-0 8-5 0-0 0-0 9-16
after playing a conference game 0-0 0-0 49-60 0-0 0-0 41-33 0-0 0-0 40-74
after a bye week 0-0 0-0 13-11 0-0 0-0 11-6 0-0 0-0 10-20
in games played on turf 3-1 3-1 30-29 2-1 2-1 27-20 2-2 2-2 21-43
in October games 0-0 0-0 30-36 0-0 0-0 21-18 0-0 0-0 28-42
after having lost 2 out of their last 3 games 0-0 0-0 38-39 0-0 0-0 27-29 0-0 0-0 34-47
after covering the spread in 2 out of their last 3 games 1-0 1-0 24-27 1-0 1-0 15-14 0-1 0-1 22-32
after covering the spread in 3 out of their last 4 games 0-0 0-0 10-21 0-0 0-0 8-10 0-0 0-0 9-23
off a loss against a conference rival 0-0 0-0 34-32 0-0 0-0 28-22 0-0 0-0 26-41
off a road loss against a conference rival 0-0 0-0 18-16 0-0 0-0 17-9 0-0 0-0 10-25
off an extremely close loss by 3 points or less to a conference rival 0-0 0-0 2-8 0-0 0-0 4-3 0-0 0-0 1-9
off a close loss by 7 points or less to a conference rival 0-0 0-0 9-14 0-0 0-0 9-7 0-0 0-0 6-17
off a cover where the team lost as an underdog 0-0 0-0 20-13 0-0 0-0 10-10 0-0 0-0 20-17
off a road cover where the team lost as an underdog 0-0 0-0 15-8 0-0 0-0 7-7 0-0 0-0 15-12
off a road loss 1-0 1-0 42-30 0-0 0-0 29-21 1-0 1-0 31-54
off an extremely close road loss by 3 points or less 0-0 0-0 4-6 0-0 0-0 4-1 0-0 0-0 2-8
after allowing 37 points or more last game 1-0 1-0 33-24 0-0 0-0 23-21 1-0 1-0 26-36
after allowing 42 points or more last game 1-0 1-0 21-15 0-0 0-0 13-16 1-0 1-0 16-22
after allowing 24 points or more in the first half last game 0-0 0-0 20-18 0-0 0-0 14-14 0-0 0-0 16-24
after a loss by 3 or less points 0-0 0-0 5-13 0-0 0-0 6-5 0-0 0-0 4-14
after a loss by 6 or less points 0-0 0-0 12-18 0-0 0-0 11-9 0-0 0-0 9-22
after scoring and allowing 30 pts or more last game 0-0 0-0 6-6 0-0 0-0 4-5 0-0 0-0 7-5
after scoring 37 points or more last game 0-1 0-1 13-19 1-0 1-0 9-13 0-1 0-1 9-23
after scoring 42 points or more last game 0-0 0-0 7-13 0-0 0-0 6-8 0-0 0-0 5-15
after playing their last game on the road 1-0 1-0 56-42 0-0 0-0 37-30 1-0 1-0 44-72
after 1 or more consecutive wins against the spread 1-1 1-1 46-44 2-0 2-0 31-25 0-2 0-2 40-58
after 2 or more consecutive wins against the spread 0-0 0-0 19-22 0-0 0-0 10-14 0-0 0-0 19-25
after 1 or more consecutive straight up losses 1-0 1-0 61-52 0-0 0-0 41-37 1-0 1-0 50-78
when playing against a team with a winning record 0-0 0-0 28-23 0-0 0-0 18-13 0-0 0-0 15-41
in the first half of the season 3-1 3-1 56-44 2-1 2-1 32-32 2-2 2-2 43-71
after the first month of the season 0-0 0-0 66-69 0-0 0-0 48-42 0-0 0-0 55-91
in weeks 5 through 9 0-0 0-0 37-37 0-0 0-0 23-22 0-0 0-0 31-47
when the total is between 56.5 and 63 2-0 2-0 22-21 1-1 1-1 27-17 1-1 1-1 13-31
in a home game where the total is between 56.5 and 63 1-0 1-0 11-8 0-1 0-1 12-8 1-0 1-0 10-10
when the total is greater than or equal to 63 0-0 0-0 12-14 0-0 0-0 12-13 0-0 0-0 8-18
when the total is between 63.5 and 70 0-0 0-0 11-10 0-0 0-0 9-11 0-0 0-0 7-14
in a home game where the total is greater than or equal to 63 0-0 0-0 6-6 0-0 0-0 6-5 0-0 0-0 4-8
in a home game where the total is between 63.5 and 70 0-0 0-0 5-3 0-0 0-0 4-3 0-0 0-0 3-5
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Team Statistics
Performance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below.
LOUISIANA TECH Current Season Performance
  Straight Up Against Spread Team Opponent
  W-L Units W-L O-U Score Half Yards YPP TO Score Half Yards YPP TO
Conference 1-1 -2.05 1-1 0-2 22.5 11.5 395.5 5.992 0.5 22.5 15.5 371.5 5.16 0
Last 3 Games 1-2 -3.7 2-1 0-3 24 11 401 6.138 0.667 18.667 9.667 379 5.629 1.333
All 3-3 -3.05 3-3 2-4 28 14 407.167 5.859 1.5 26.5 15 393.667 5.747 1.333
Road Games 1-2 -3.05 2-1 0-3 20.333 9.667 384 5.969 0.667 20.667 10.333 393.667 5.597 0.667
Team Statistics
Performance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below.
UAB Current Season Performance
  Straight Up Against Spread Team Opponent
  W-L Units W-L O-U Score Half Yards YPP TO Score Half Yards YPP TO
Conference 1-1 1.9 2-0 1-1 33 15 380.5 5.436 1 34 20 455.5 6.699 1
All 3-2 1.9 4-1 2-2 33 14.6 392.6 5.53 1.2 29.8 14.6 359.6 5.152 1.2
Last 3 Games 2-1 2.9 3-0 1-1 32 15.333 345 5.124 1 30.333 15 412.667 5.952 1.667
Home Games 3-0 3.9 3-0 0-2 30.333 14 354.667 5.067 0.667 17.333 7.333 291 4.431 1.333
LOUISIANA TECH Current Season Statistics
  Rushing Passing Total
  PPG Half FD TOP ATT-YDS YPR CMP-ATT PCT YDS PYA ATT-YDS YPP YPPT
Offense (All Games) 28 14 21 30.4 35-149 (4.2) 20-34 57.1% 258.7 (7.6) 70-407 5.9 14.5
Opponents Defensive Avg. 29 13.8 19.7 30.18 37-157 (4.2) 18-32 57.6% 230.6 (7.3) 69-388 5.6 13.4
Offense Road Games 20.3 9.7 19.3 28.93 31-119 (3.9) 21-34 61.4% 265.3 (7.9) 64-384 6 18.9
Defense (All Games) 26.5 15 21.2 29.6 34-172 (5) 20-35 58.9% 222 (6.4) 69-394 5.7 14.9
Opponents Offensive Avg. 29 13.8 19.7 30.18 37-157 (4.2) 18-32 57.6% 230.6 (7.3) 69-388 5.6 13.4
Defense Road Games 20.7 10.3 22.7 31.07 36-157 (4.3) 23-34 66.7% 236.3 (7) 70-394 5.6 19
UAB Current Season Statistics
  Rushing Passing Total
  PPG Half FD TOP ATT-YDS YPR CMP-ATT PCT YDS PYA ATT-YDS YPP YPPT
Offense (All Games) 33 14.6 20.6 28.12 45-203 (4.5) 15-26 56.6% 189.4 (7.3) 71-393 5.5 11.9
Opponents Defensive Avg. 34.2 19 20 28.81 38-161 (4.2) 17-29 58.8% 232.6 (7.9) 67-394 5.8 11.5
Offense Road Games 30.3 14 21 28.93 47-202 (4.3) 14-23 59.4% 152.7 (6.6) 70-355 5.1 11.7
Defense (All Games) 29.8 14.6 21 31.88 41-175 (4.3) 15-29 53.1% 185 (6.4) 70-360 5.2 12.1
Opponents Offensive Avg. 34.2 19 20 28.81 38-161 (4.2) 17-29 58.8% 232.6 (7.9) 67-394 5.8 11.5
Defense Road Games 17.3 7.3 17.7 31.07 39-142 (3.7) 13-27 48.1% 149 (5.5) 66-291 4.4 16.8
LOUISIANA TECH Turnovers, Penalties and Special Teams Statistics
  Turnovers Lost Third Downs Fourth Downs Kickoff Returns Punt Returns Penalties
  INT FL TO DIFF #-MADE PCT #-MADE PCT KR-YDS YPKR PR-YDS YPPR PEN-YDS
Stats For (All Games) 0.5 1 1.5 -0.2 14-5 38.3% 1-0 50% 3-57 (20.2) 1-15 (11.3) 5-38
Opponents Avg. Stats Against 0.5 1.1 1.6 2.1 14-6 41% 1-0 33.9% 3-67 (22.5) 24-2 (13.5) 5-46
Stats For (Road Games) 0.7 0 0.7 0 13-6 45% 0-0 0% 3-60 (22.5) 1--0 (-0.3) 5-46
Stats Against (All Games) 1 0.3 1.3 0 13-5 41% 1-0 33.3% 4-64 (17.4) 1-15 (14.5) 5-39
Opponents Avg. Stats For 1 0.5 1.5 0 14-5 36.5% 1-1 46.3% 3-69 (21) 10-1 (7.5) 6-50
Stats Against (Road Games) 0.3 0.3 0.7 0 13-6 48.7% 1-0 33.3% 3-52 (17.2) 1-19 (28) 4-31
UAB Turnovers, Penalties and Special Teams Statistics
  Turnovers Lost Third Downs Fourth Downs Kickoff Returns Punt Returns Penalties
  INT FL TO DIFF #-MADE PCT #-MADE PCT KR-YDS YPKR PR-YDS YPPR PEN-YDS
Stats For (All Games) 0.2 1 1.2 0 15-7 48.6% 1-0 42.9% 5-87 (18.8) 2-13 (7) 7-68
Opponents Avg. Stats Against 0.5 0.5 1 1.5 14-6 42.4% 1-1 48.8% 3-72 (21.6) 13-2 (7.3) 5-49
Stats For (Home Games) 0 0.7 0.7 0.7 14-6 40.5% 2-1 60% 3-51 (15.3) 3-21 (7) 7-71
Stats Against (All Games) 0.8 0.4 1.2 0 14-6 40.8% 1-0 0% 4-98 (27.3) 3-29 (11.3) 7-57
Opponents Avg. Stats For 1.2 0.7 1.9 0 14-5 34.9% 1-1 44.9% 3-73 (21.1) 14-2 (8.1) 5-47
Stats Against (Home Games) 1.3 0 1.3 0 14-4 29.3% 1-0 0% 3-68 (20.5) 2-21 (8.9) 8-71
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
LOUISIANA TECH Season Results
  Team Stats Opp Stats
Date Opponent Score SU Line ATS Tot. O/U Rushing Passing TO Rushing Passing TO
09/02/2017 NORTHWESTERN ST 52-24 W -40 W 71 O 37-221 18-35-276 1 33-133 20-40-256 4
09/09/2017 MISSISSIPPI ST 21-57 L 10.5 L 66.5 O 50-152 13-30-163 3 40-327 13-20-132 0
09/16/2017 @W KENTUCKY 23-22 W 4 W 61.5 U 41-151 25-35-226 2 30-122 22-39-306 0
09/23/2017 @S CAROLINA 16-17 L 9.5 L 50 U 32-143 22-35-295 0 28-80 23-33-281 1
09/30/2017 S ALABAMA 34-16 W -11.5 W 57 U 33-162 24-39-317 0 22-98 21-45-235 1
10/07/2017 @UAB 22-23 L -9.5 L 64 U 36-178 21-32-188 1 34-154 17-29-209 1
10/21/2017 SOUTHERN MISS - - -- - --
10/28/2017 @RICE - - -- - --
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UAB Season Results
  Team Stats Opp Stats
Date Opponent Score SU Line ATS Tot. O/U Rushing Passing TO Rushing Passing TO
09/02/2017 ALABAMA A&M 38-7 W -27.5 W 61 U 58-259 12-22-165 3 33-45 13-29-138 7
09/09/2017 @BALL ST 31-51 L 13 L 52.5 O 44-160 23-35-217 0 49-336 15-24-168 3
09/16/2017 COASTAL CAROLINA 30-23 W 0 W 53 O 47-169 8-15-105 3 49-227 9-23-100 1
09/23/2017 @NORTH TEXAS 43-46 L 10.5 L 60 O 44-287 15-29-261 0 36-74 17-36-321 3
10/07/2017 LOUISIANA TECH 23-22 W 9.5 W 64 U 36-178 21-32-188 1 34-154 17-29-209 1
10/14/2017 MIDDLE TENN ST - - -- - --
10/21/2017 @CHARLOTTE - - -- - --
10/28/2017 @SOUTHERN MISS - - -- - --
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Team Line Action
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in UAB games 40% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (2-3)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in UAB games 50.6% of the time since 1992. (81-79)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LOUISIANA TECH games 51.9% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (14-13)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LOUISIANA TECH games 51% of the time since 1992. (103-99)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in UAB games 33.3% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (1-2)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in UAB games 44.6% of the time since 1992. (50-62)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LOUISIANA TECH games 58.6% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (17-12)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LOUISIANA TECH games 52.1% of the time since 1992. (76-70)
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
  Rushing Passing Turnovers Penalties
Date Teams Score Line Result Half FD TOP ATT-YDS CMP-ATT YDS FL INT PEN-YDS
LOUISIANA TECH 22 64 U 10 21 29:56 34-154 17-34 209 0 0 10-95
10/07/2017 UAB 23 9 16 22 30:04 36-178 21-36 188 0 0 8-57
LOUISIANA TECH 40 53.5 O 24 24 35:31 46-228 19-46 200 2 1 2-15
11/08/2014 UAB 24 5 10 19 24:29 38-128 23-38 198 2 1 8-85
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LOUISIANA TECH Key Player Injuries
[OL] 10/07/2017 - O'Shea Dugas missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. UAB ( Personal )
UAB Key Player Injuries
[RB] 10/08/2017 - Kalin Heath "?" Saturday vs. Middle Tenn St ( Undisclosed )
[RB] 10/07/2017 - Kalin Heath "?" ( Undisclosed )
[RB] 10/01/2017 - Kalin Heath "?" Saturday vs. Louisiana Tech ( Undisclosed )
[WR] 09/06/2017 - A.J. Brooks out for season ( Academics )
[DL] 09/06/2017 - Blake McClain out for season ( Foot )
[TE] 09/02/2017 - Skyler Clinton out for season ( Knee )
[TE] 09/02/2017 - Thair Blakes out for season ( Knee )