Louisiana Tech vs. UAB - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UAB Blazers (21-4) at Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (18-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Thomas Assembly Center)
The Line: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sports
The UAB Blazers and Louisiana Tech Bulldogs meet Saturday at the Thomas Assembly Center.
The UAB Blazers look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The UAB Blazers are averaging 77.7 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Chris Cokley is averaging 13.8 points and 6.6 rebounds while Robert Brown is averaging 13.1 points and 3.2 assists. William Lee is the third double-digit scorer and Nick Norton is dishing 5.4 assists. The UAB Blazers are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The Blazers are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game. The UAB Blazers have won seven of their last eight road games.
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs look for another win after winning five of their last six games. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are averaging 77.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 72.5 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Alex Hamilton is averaging 18.2 points and six assists while Erik McCree is averaging 15.8 points and 7.6 rebounds. Dayon Griffin is dishing 1.5 assists and Derric Jean is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 66.2 percent from the free throw line. The Bulldogs are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.5 rebounds per game. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have won seven of their last eight home games.
The Blazers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The Bulldogs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Blazers are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
We've made some nice money on UAB this season and the Blazers are on fire. However, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs don't lose often at home. So, in a toss up game, give me the home team and small number.