Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Preview
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Odds
Thomas Center will host Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Roadrunners will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 6-8-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulldogs are 12-6-1 ATS. Texas-San Antonio is 10-2-1 on the totals; Louisiana Tech is 5-10.
Bettors looking to go with the Bulldogs in this one found them listed as 14-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Roadrunners was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 50 (Bulldogs) and the No. 340 (Roadrunners) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-61 result in favor of the Bulldogs has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Louisiana Tech's No. 66-rated squad against Texas-San Antonio's No. 320-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Louisiana Tech rates No. 73 in the country with 7.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 41 nationally with 7.8 per match.
Defensively, Texas-San Antonio features the nation's No. 283-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.5 points per game. Louisiana Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 117 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Texas-San Antonio was a 75-62 loser at home against New Mexico State. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. The Roadrunners endured a 75-62 loss at the hands of the Aggies on Saturday, despite a 20-point effort from Michael Hale III at UTSA Convocation Center.
In their last action, Louisiana Tech was a 64-51 winner at home against Texas-Arlington. They covered the 9.5-point spread as favorites. The Bulldogs got 15 points from Raheem Appleby as Louisiana Tech ran past Texas-Arlington 64-51 on Saturday at Thomas Center.
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Texas-Arlington are 7-3
After playing New Mexico State are 2-2
After a loss are 2-8
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Texas State are 1-0
After playing Texas-Arlington are 2-1
After a win are 10-0
A few Roadrunners at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Texas-San Antonio is 2-8 SU in its last 10 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 7 of Louisiana Tech's last 8 games
Texas-San Antonio at Texas-Arlington, Saturday, February 9
Louisiana Tech home to Texas State, Saturday, February 9