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Bulldogs open as college hoops underdog vs Golden Eagles

Louisiana Tech BulldogsSouthern Miss Golden Eagles
15-3January 19, 2014, 01:00 | Reed Green Coliseum15-3



Reed Green Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Southern Miss Golden Eagles and the visiting Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in college hoops action on Sunday.

This season, the Golden Eagles are 15-3 overall and 10-5 ATS, while the Bulldogs are 15-3 and 7-4 ATS. As for the totals, Southern Miss boasts a 7-7 on the OU, and Louisiana Tech is 6-4-1.

View Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bulldogs were listed as 3.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

The Golden Eagles - Bulldogs odds would favor the Bulldogs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Southern Miss is rated No. 50 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Louisiana Tech is at No. 18.

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Southern Miss won its last outing, an 84-62 result against Rice on January 16. They covered in that game as a 18-point favorite. Southern Miss cruised to victory on Thursday, running Rice out of the gym and running up an 84-62 score at Reed Green Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Southern Miss's No. 110-ranked offense, averaging 73.67 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 45 at 65.17 PPG. The Golden Eagles field goal percentage has averaged 47.05% so far, more than the Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.48% per game.

A few Bulldogs at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
Louisiana Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Louisiana Tech is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Louisiana Tech is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Southern Miss
Louisiana Tech is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Southern Miss
Southern Miss is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Southern Miss is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Southern Miss is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Louisiana Tech


Next up:
Louisiana Tech home to Charlotte, Thursday, January 23rd
Southern Miss at Old Dominion, Thursday, January 23rd

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