Louisiana Tech vs. UTSA - 2/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (13-13) at Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (22-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Thomas Assembly Center)
The Line: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners face off on Saturday at the Thomas Assembly Center in Conference USA college basketball action.
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 21-7 this season and they have won five of their six games. La. Tech is averaging 73 points and they are shooting 44.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.7 points and their opponents are shooting 41.7 percent. Alex Hamilton leads the Bulldogs averaging 15.7 points per game. Raheem Appleby is averaging 15.6 points, Erik McCree is averaging 11.7 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Michale Kyser is averaging 8.0 points and 6.4 rebounds. Louisiana Tech is 13-0 at home and 12-3 in CUSA.
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The Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners are 13-12 this season and they have lost their last three games. UTSA is averaging 71.6 points and they are shooting 42.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.6 points and their opponents are shooting 45.1 percent. Jeromie Hill leads the Roadrunners averaging 16.5 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Keon Lewis is averaging 15 points, Ryan Bowie is averaging 12.9 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Kaj-Bjorn Sherman is averaging 11.7 points and 7.0 rebounds. UTSA is 7-5 on the road and 7-7 in Conference USA.
Louisiana Tech is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 1-4 against the spread following a win, and 13-3 against the spread in their last 16 home games against a team with a winning road record. UTSA is 6-1 against the spread in their last seven road games, 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games, and 6-1 against the spread following a loss.
UTSA is just a solid team against the spread so giving them this many points is just a bad idea.