Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Preview

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners
17-5 February 01, 2014, 04:00 | UTSA Convocation Center 7-12



College hoops betting interest focuses on the Texas-San Antonio vs Louisiana Tech battle Saturday at UTSA Convocation Center as the Roadrunners look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Roadrunners sport a record of 7-12 and 4-7 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 17-5 and 9-6 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-3 for the Roadrunners and 9-5-1 for the Bulldogs.

View Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with Texas-San Antonio in this one found them as 16-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 337-rated Roadrunners and the No. 6-ranked Bulldogs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

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Last time out for Louisiana Tech, they were an 89-79 loser as they battled Texas El Paso on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. The Bulldogs endured an 89-79 loss at the hands of the Miners on Thursday, despite a 17-point effort from Chris Anderson at Don Haskins Center.

Last time out for Texas-San Antonio, they were an 89-76 winner as they battled Rice at home. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite. Texas-San Antonio got 21 points from Jordan Sims en route to an 89-76 victory over Rice on Thursday at UTSA Convocation Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 9 in NCAA Division 1 with 41.18 per game. That compares with Texas-San Antonio’s No. 197 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas-San Antonio is college basketball's No. 139-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 52 with 7.55 per game.

A few Bulldogs at Roadrunners trends to consider:
Louisiana Tech is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Louisiana Tech is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Louisiana Tech is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Louisiana Tech's last 5 games on the road
Texas-San Antonio is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas-San Antonio's last 7 games
Texas-San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Louisiana Tech home to Tulsa, Thursday, February 6th
Texas-San Antonio at Old Dominion, Thursday, February 6th