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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs visit Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in NCAA College Basketball Betting

E.A. Diddle Arena will host Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers as -7-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 8-5 so far on the season, and 8-3 ATS vs the number. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 9-4 and 4-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Western Kentucky go 5-5-1 and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs go 3-5-1 on betting totals.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 86-rated Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and the No. 122-ranked Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Western Kentucky's No. 97 nationally ranked offense (77.77 points per game) against a Louisiana Tech Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 126 at 70.46 PPG. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have been averaging 49.93% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (47.73% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulldogs got 25 points from DaQuan Bracey as Louisiana Tech ran past IPFW 85-76 on Friday at Xavier (LA) Convocation Center.

The Hilltoppers got 21 points from Darius Thompson as Western Kentucky ran past Austin Peay 72-53 on Friday at Winfield Dunn Center.

Betting Trends
  • Louisiana Tech is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Louisiana Tech is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Western Kentucky
  • Western Kentucky is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Western Kentucky is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • Western Kentucky is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Western Kentucky is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Louisiana Tech at Marshall, Saturday, December 30th
Western Kentucky at Southern Mississippi, Saturday, December 30th