Seattle Redhawks vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Odds
Louisiana Tech looks to cover the Bulldogs-Redhawks pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 15-3 mark when they host Seattle in college basketball wagering action.
The Bulldogs currently sports a 15-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-5-1 ATS. The Redhawks are 6-10 and 8-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulldogs produce a 4-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Redhawks have gone 4-7 against the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs as 13-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 67-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 194-rated Redhawks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 77-67 win for the Bulldogs on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Louisiana Tech has the nation's No. 65-rated offensive output, at 73.2 PPG. The visiting Redhawks defense ranks No. 251 allowing on average 69.8 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 41.2% so far, less than the Redhawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.6% per game.
Defensively, Seattle features the nation's No. 157-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.2 points per game. Louisiana Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 126 nationally in scoring at home.
Seattle was a 61-44 winner in its last match on the road against Texas-Arlington. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs. The Redhawks grabbed a 61-44 win over the Mavericks on Thursday, behind a 13-point effort from Chad Rasmussen at College Park Center.
Louisiana Tech was a 72-66 winner in its last match at home against Idaho. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Louisiana Tech got 22 points from Kenneth Smith en route to a 72-66 victory over Idaho on Thursday at Thomas Center.
Seattle Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-2
After a win are 5-5
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing San Jose State are 5-5
After playing Idaho are 4-6
After a win are 8-2
A few Redhawks at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Seattle is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Louisiana Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Louisiana Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana Tech's last 5 games
Seattle home to Texas-San Antonio, Thursday, January 24
Louisiana Tech at San Jose State, Thursday, January 24