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Texas El Paso Miners Visit Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Texas El Paso takes to the basketball court against Louisiana Tech on Sunday, hoping to send the Bulldogs to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Thomas Assembly Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Texas El Paso Miners before tip-off in this one found them as 9.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Texas El Paso Miners vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas El Paso Miners will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Sunday; they are 7-9-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 5-7 ATS. Texas El Paso Miners are 9-8 on betting the total; Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 8-4.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 217-rated Texas El Paso Miners taking on the No. 142-rated Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Louisiana Tech has the nation's No. 51-rated offensive output, at 78.95 PPG. The visiting Texas El Paso Miners defense ranks No. 135 allowing on average 70.81 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 44.77% so far, more than the Louisiana Tech Miners marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.16% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas El Paso suffered a 71-58 loss against Southern Miss on Thursday, getting 18 points from Lee Moore in a losing effort at Reed Green Coliseum.

Louisiana Tech got 18 points from Alex Hamilton en route to a 85-75 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Thursday at Thomas Assembly Center.

Betting Trends
  • Texas El Paso is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Texas El Paso is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Texas El Paso is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas El Paso is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Louisiana Tech
  • Louisiana Tech is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • Louisiana Tech is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Texas El Paso

Next Betting Matchups

Texas El Paso home to Marshall, Thursday, February 4th
Louisiana Tech at Rice, Thursday, February 4th