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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Over Florida International Golden Panthers

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the point spread at FIU Arena against the Florida International Golden Panthers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs were listed as -5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Florida International Golden Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will look to cover the spread vs the Florida International Golden Panthers on Thursday, as the Bulldogs are 4-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Golden Panthers are 5-5 ATS. Louisiana Tech is 6-2 against the total, while Florida International is 8-2 versus the total betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 203-ranked Florida International Golden Panthers and the No. 118-rated Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Florida International has the nation's No. 167-rated offensive output, at 71.88 PPG. The visiting Louisiana Tech Bulldogs defense ranks No. 110 allowing on average 68.81 PPG. The Golden Panthers FG% has averaged 46.85% so far, more than the Florida International Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.26% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Louisiana Tech got 28 points from Dayon Griffin en route to a 93-90 victory over Charlotte on Saturday at Thomas Assembly Center.

The Golden Panthers endured a 99-81 loss at the hands of the Thundering Herd on Saturday, despite a 25-point effort from Daviyon Draper at Cam Henderson Center.

Betting Trends
  • Louisiana Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Florida International
  • Louisiana Tech is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Florida International
  • Florida International is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Florida International is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Louisiana Tech
  • Florida International is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Louisiana Tech

Next Betting Matchups

Louisiana Tech at Florida Atlantic, Saturday, January 16th
Florida International at Southern Miss, Saturday, January 16th