Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Troy Trojans Odds
Louisiana Tech travels to Troy on Sunday, hoping to boost its 1-1 record with a victory over the Trojans.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at McKenzie Arena.
Supporters of the Bulldogs have watched them go 1-1 and 1-1 ATS on the year, while the Trojans are at 1-1 and 1-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Trojans are 1-1, while the Bulldogs have a 0-1 mark.
The Bulldogs were listed as 7.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Trojans, most recently No. 262 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 188 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 67-56 victory for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Troy's No. 285-ranked scoring average of 60.5 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense rated No. 114 and allowing 61.5 PPG. The Trojans FG% has averaged 39.8% to date this season, more than the Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (35.9% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Louisiana Tech owns the country's No. 202-rated mark, allowing 71 points per game on the highway. Troy, on the other hand, rates No. 298 in scoring at home.
Louisiana Tech won its last outing, a 70-52 result against Arkansas-Little Rock on November 14. They covered in that game as a 6-point favorite. Louisiana Tech got 17 points from Cordarius Johnson en route to a 70-52 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on Wednesday at Thomas Center.
Troy was an 83-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Texas A&M. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as underdogs. Troy suffered an 83-65 loss against Texas A&M on Monday, getting 15 points from Hunter Williams in a losing effort at Reed Arena.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing SE Missouri State are 2-2
After playing Arkansas-Little Rock are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Bulldogs at Trojans trends to consider:
Troy is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games
Louisiana Tech home to SE Missouri State, Monday, November 19
Troy at Chattanooga, Monday, November 19