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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors UAB Blazers Over Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

The UAB Blazers will hit the floor running against the away Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs were listed as 7.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs UAB Blazers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UAB Blazers sit at 12-5 (6-5 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are currently 10-8 (5-9 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? UAB is 5-5-1 OU, and Louisiana Tech is 4-9-1 OU.

This game puts the UAB Blazers, most recently No. 56 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, who rate No. 133 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Louisiana Tech is ranked No. 167 in NCAA basketball at 35.44 per game. Contrast that with UAB's No. 49 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, UAB is the No. 176-ranked team in the country at 7.12 per game, while Louisiana Tech rates No. 110 at 8.22 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulldogs endured a 72-57 loss at the hands of the Blue Raiders on Thursday, despite a 16-point effort from DaQuan Bracey at Murphy Center.

The Blazers grabbed a 86-75 win over the Golden Eagles on Thursday, behind a 20-point effort from Nate Darling at Bartow Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Louisiana Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana Tech's last 5 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • UAB is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • UAB is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • UAB is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Louisiana Tech
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of UAB's last 6 games when playing Louisiana Tech

Next Betting Matchups

Louisiana Tech home to North Texas, Thursday, January 18th
UAB at Western Kentucky, Thursday, January 18th