Louisiana Tech (7-3, 6-0 C-USA) at Old Dominion (4-6, 2-4)

WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday

WHERE: Foreman Field (20,118), Norfolk, Va.

TV: Fox College Sports

SERIES: First meeting

STAT THAT MATTERS: Louisiana Tech’s defense has allowed only 4.7 yards per play in 2014.

NOTES: The Conference USA title is within sight for Louisiana Tech. When the Bulldogs travel to Norfolk, Virginia, to match up against Old Dominion, they’ll try to clinch the C-USA West Division. The Bulldogs can clinch the title with either with a victory on Saturday or a UTEP win over Rice on Friday. The Bulldogs and Monarchs are polar opposites. On one end, Louisiana Tech has dominated on defense, allowing only 342.9 total yards per game and ranking No. 2 in the C-USA. On the other, Old Dominion ranks No. 3 in the conference in total offense, accumulating 442 yards per game.

Northwestern State (6-5, 4-3 Southland) at Stephen F. Austin (7-4, 4-3)

WHEN: 3 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Homer Bryce Stadium (14,575), Nacogdoches, Texas

TV: None.

SERIES: Northwestern State leads 43-24-3.

STAT THAT MATTERS: Opponents have averaged 5 yards per carry against Stephen F. Austin’s run defense in 2014.

NOTES: There’s only one game remaining for Northwestern State. The Demons have averaged 174.6 rushing yards per game in 2014, and they’ll be going against the second-worst rushing attack in the conference. Stephen F. Austin’s defense has allowed 183.4 rushing yards per contest, so expect a heavy dose of the ground attack come this weekend.

Louisiana-Monroe (3-7, 2-4 Sun Belt) at New Mexico State (2-8, 1-5)

WHEN: 3:06 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Aggie Memorial Stadium (30,343), Las Cruces, N.M.

ONLINE: ESPN3

SERIES: New Mexico State leads 3-0

STAT THAT MATTERS: The Warhawks have lost six straight after winning three of its first four.

NOTES: ULM will have to rely on its defense once again against the Sun Belt’s seventh-ranked offense, which has averaged 418.1 total offensive yards per game. The Warhawks defense continues to be stout, allowing 363.2 total yards per game and ranking second in the Sun Belt.

Louisiana-Monroe (3-7, 2-4 Sun Belt) at New Mexico State (2-8, 1-5)

WHEN: 3:06 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Aggie Memorial Stadium (30,343), Las Cruces, N.M.

ONLINE: ESPN3

SERIES: New Mexico State leads 3-0

STAT THAT MATTERS: The Warhawks have lost six straight after winning three of its first four.

NOTES: ULM will have to rely on its defense once again against the Sun Belt’s seventh-ranked offense, which has averaged 418.1 total offensive yards per game. The Warhawks defense continues to be stout, allowing 363.2 total yards per game and ranking second in the Sun Belt.

Lamar (7-4, 4-3 Southland) at McNeese State (6-4, 4-3)

WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Cowboy Stadium (17,610), Lake Charles

STAT THAT MATTERS: McNeese State’s rushing attack ranks No. 3 in the Southland Conference, averaging 227.6 yards per game.

NOTES: After winning six of its first eight contests, the Cowboys have now suffered two consecutive losses and the road doesn’t get any smoother with 7-4 Lamar coming to Lake Charles. Against Southeastern, a usually potent Cowboys’ rushing attack struggled to find any sort of consistency, gaining only 95 total yards on 31 carries. The Lions held McNeese State’s backs to a mere 3.1 yards per attempt.