Louisiana Tech vs South Alabama prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 4, Saturday, September 24
Louisiana Tech vs South Alabama How To Watch
Date: Saturday, September 24
Game Time: 7:00 ET
Venue: Hancock Whitney Stadium, Mobile, AL
How To Watch: ESPN+
Record: Louisiana Tech (1-2), South Alabama (2-1)
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Louisiana Tech vs South Alabama Game Preview
Why Louisiana Tech Will Win
The Bulldogs battled well against Clemson in a 48-20 loss, the passing attack was fine against Missouri, and the ground game rolled in the win over Stephen F. Austin. This is the first game against someone who’s truly their own size.
Even with the 1-2 start, the offense has been scoring, the passing attack under Sonny Cumbie is doing Sonny Cumbie passing attack things, and now it gets to go against a South Alabama defense that doesn’t generate enough of a pass rush and doesn’t get behind the line.
Give the Bulldog quarterbacks time and they’ll roll. But …
Why South Alabama Will Win
Louisiana Tech turns it over way too much, giving the ball aways eight times with seven picks.
No, the Jaguars don’t generate a pass rush, but quarterbacks are only hitting 55% of their passes so far and they’re not consistent enough.
For all of the good things the Louisiana Tech passing game has done, it’s only connecting on 55% of its throws with seven touchdowns to go along with the seven picks.
The Jaguars have a nice mix of offensive things happening. The ground game is enough for the Bulldogs to worry about, QB Carter Bradley and the passing game have been great over the first few games, and …
What’s Going To Happen
South Alabama doesn’t have the turnover issues Louisiana Tech does. The Jaguar defense hasn’t done much to take it away, and it needs to be more disruptive, but it’ll control the game.
It’ll be the USA running game that takes over and helps the O keep the ball for well over 35 minutes.
Louisiana Tech vs South Alabama Prediction, Line
South Alabama 37, Louisiana Tech 23
Line: South Alabama -13, o/u: 58.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 2
Louisiana Tech vs South Alabama Must See Rating (out of 5): 2
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