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Louisiana Tech vs Charlotte Pick & Preview: Saturday, December 31st Betting Odds

Bulldogs vs 49ers Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at Charlotte 49ers
  • Where: Charlotte at Halton Arena
  • Date: Saturday, December 31st
  • Betting Odds: Louisiana Tech +6, LOUTCH +213 | CHARLT -269 O/U 133.0

Bulldogs Preview:

Louisiana Tech will take the floor against the 49ers with an overall record of 8-5. On the road, the Bulldogs will be playing their 6th game of the season, having gone 2-4. So far, the Bulldogs have been the underdog 4 times, going 1-3 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +6 underdogs on the spread.

Louisiana Tech’s leading scorer this season is Cobe Williams who is averaging 17.73 points per contest. So far, Williams has accounted for 19.08% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.09 rebounds per game and 4.09 assists. Keaston Willis is the second leading scorer for the Bulldogs, averaging 12.15 points per game. Between him and Willis, they are accounting for 34.5% of the team’s scoring.

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On offense, Louisiana Tech is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 75.2 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 13 games, they have only hit 34.0% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 41.28% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

49ers Preview:

The Charlotte 49ers head into today’s game in what will be their 14th game of the season, posting a record of 10-3. Currently, the 49ers have been the home team 8 times, sitting with a record of 7-1. The 49ers’ are sitting with a betting line that is -6 points in their favor. For the season, Charlotte has been favored to win in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 8-2.

Charlotte’s leading scorer this season is Brice Williams who is averaging 10.62 points per contest. So far, Williams has accounted for 15.21% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.46 rebounds per game and 0.92 assists. Aly Khalifa is the second leading scorer for the 49ers, averaging 10.38 points per game. Between him and Khalifa, they are accounting for 30.1% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Charlotte this season, as they are currently ranked 237th in college basketball at 70.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the 49ers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.5%, placing them 211st in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs +6

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the Charlotte 49ers are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -6. However, we anticipate Louisiana Tech putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the 49ers as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Bulldogs to cover.

 


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