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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Home to UAB Blazers in NCAA Basketball Betting

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away UAB Blazers taking on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the UAB Blazers before tip-off in this one found them as 1.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

UAB Blazers vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 18-6 and 7-9 ATS Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will face the 21-4 UAB Blazers, who own a 12-9 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 10-6 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the UAB Blazers are 10-11.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs rated this week at No. 122 and the UAB Blazers sitting at No. 41.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and UAB is ranked No. 48 in NCAA basketball at 39.16 per game. Contrast that with Louisiana Tech's No. 53 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Louisiana Tech is the No. 131-ranked team in the country at 7.04 per game, while UAB rates No. 110 at 7.36 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blazers got 17 points from Chris Cokley as UAB ran past Southern Miss 80-77 on Thursday at Reed Green Coliseum.

Louisiana Tech earned a 73-63 victory over Middle Tennessee on Thursday, getting 18 points from Erik McCree at Thomas Assembly Center.

Betting Trends
  • UAB is 18-1 SU in its last 19 games
  • UAB is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of UAB's last 10 games on the road
  • UAB is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Louisiana Tech
  • Louisiana Tech is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Louisiana Tech is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UAB at Middle Tennessee, Sunday, February 21st
Louisiana Tech at Texas-San Antonio, Thursday, February 18th