Louisiana Tech vs. Western Kentucky - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (14-5) at Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (15-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Thomas Assembly Center)
The Line: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs -7 See the Latest Odds
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and the Western Kentucky Bulldogs face off on Thursday at Thomas Assembly Center in Conference USA college basketball action.
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 15-5 this season and they have won seven of their last eight games. Louisiana Tech is averaging 74.2 points and they are shooting 45.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. Alex Hamilton and Raheem Appleby lead LT averaging 16.7 points per game each. Erik McCree is averaging 12.2 points and 5.1 rebounds and Michale Kyser is averaging 7.7 points and 6.3 rebounds. Louisiana Tech is 9-0 at home and 6-1 in Conference USA this season.
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 14-5 this season and they have won their last nine games. WKU is averaging 74.2 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.1 points and their opponents are shooting 40.6 percent. T.J. Price leads the Hilltoppers averaging 17.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. George Fant is averaging 13.8 points and 8.7 rebounds, Chris Harrison-Docks is averaging 11.8 points, and Trency Jackson is averaging 9.8 points. Western Kentucky is 3-3 on the road and 7-0 in conference USA play.
Louisiana Tech is 9-4 against the spread against CUSA, 3-7 against the spread following a win, and 7-1 against the spread at home against a team with a winning road record. Western Kentucky is 7-2 against the spread in their last nine games, 6-2 against the spread following a win, and 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 road games.
Theese teams can score points in buches so I look for this one to go over the total.