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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs take on 49ers in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Charlotte 49ers will be trying to slam the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Thursday when the teams tip off at Dale F. Halton Arena in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Charlotte sat as 5-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Charlotte 49ers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will look to cover the spread vs the Charlotte 49ers on Thursday, as the Bulldogs are 4-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the 49ers are 5-7-1 ATS. Louisiana Tech is 3-4 against the total, while Charlotte is 5-7-1 versus the total betting line.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Charlotte 49ers rated this week at No. 294 and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs sitting at No. 134.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Louisiana Tech is ranked No. 99 in NCAA basketball at 38.13 per game. Contrast that with Charlotte's No. 246 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Charlotte is the No. 112-ranked team in the country at 7.8 per game, while Louisiana Tech rates No. 115 at 7.75 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Louisiana Tech got 23 points from Erik McCree but lost anyway, 69-68, to UTSA on Saturday at Thomas Assembly Center.

Anthony Vanhook scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the 49ers to a win (they lost 110-93 to Marshall at Cam Henderson Center on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • Louisiana Tech is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Louisiana Tech's last 10 games on the road
  • Charlotte is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Charlotte is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Charlotte's last 5 games
  • Charlotte is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Louisiana Tech at Old Dominion, Saturday, January 14th
Charlotte at Southern Mississippi, Saturday, January 14th