North Texas Mean Green vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (17-5) at North Texas Mean Green (8-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 4:00 pm (The Super Pit)
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will travel to play the North Texas Mean Green in a C-USA game on Saturday.
The North Texas Mean Green are 8-14 (3-6) and are coming off of a win against Southern Miss by a score of 70-54. North Texas has lost 5 of their last 6 games and is currently 12th in the C-USA standings. North Texas also has conference wins against Rice and UTSA. North Texas is averaging 76.1 points per game while giving up 79 points per game. North Texas is also averaging 37 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game. Jeremy Combs is averaging 15.5 points per game and 10.6 rebounds per game for North Texas. J-Mychal Reese is averaging 15.1 points per game and 4.1 assists per game for the Mean Green. North Texas is shooting 61.4% on free throws, 33.5% on three-pointers, and 46.8% on all field goal attempts.
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 17-5 (6-3) and are coming off of a win against Rice by a score of 9-78. Louisiana Tech has won 4 games in a row and is currently 4th in the C-USA standings. Louisiana Tech is averaging 79.4 points per game while giving up 69.7 points per game. Louisiana Tech is also averaging 39.4 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game. Alex Hamilton is averaging 18.4 points per game and 6 assists per game for Louisiana Tech. Erik McCree is averaging 16 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs. Louisiana Tech is shooting 66.7% on free throws, 33.3% on three-pointers, and 45.1% on all field goal attempts.
Louisiana Tech is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following an ATS win. Louisiana Tech is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games. The over is 9-3-1 in Louisiana Tech’s last 13 games. North Texas is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 home games. North Texas is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following an ATS win. The over is 5-1 in the last North Texas 6 home games.
Louisiana Tech is the better team in this matchup and should be able to win on the road. North Texas doesn’t play very good defense, which Louisiana Tech will be able to take advantage of. Louisiana Tech plays much better defense than North Texas and I believe the Bulldogs will win this game.