Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 11/21/2023 – Get ready for an exhilarating NCAA showdown as the Southern Utah Thunderbirds take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at the Thomas Assembly Center in Ruston, LA. This non-conference battle promises to be a riveting encounter, with both teams eager to secure a victory. As the game tips off at 4:00 ET on ESPN+, the Bulldogs, hosting the match, are the favored team with an over/under set at 149.5 points. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the key statistics, trends, and player performances, providing valuable insights for basketball enthusiasts and bettors alike. The college football betting predictions are updated below for bettors to place their bets on their favorite teams.
Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 11/21/2023
|When:||Tuesday, November 21, 4:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Thomas Assembly Center|
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The Southern Utah Thunderbirds enter this matchup with a record of two games played, and unfortunately, no victories to their name thus far. Their performance as the underdog in the last three games stands at 1-2, and in terms of Against the Spread (ATS), they hold a 0-2 record. Looking back at their last ten games, including the previous season, Southern Utah has managed a 5-4 ATS record.
Southern Utah Thunderbirds: Seeking Redemption
In terms of over/under, the Thunderbirds’ games have averaged 161 points per game, resulting in an over/under record of 2-0-0. With an average over/under line of 140.5 points, the Thunderbirds have consistently surpassed expectations. In their last three games, the over/under record remains perfect at 2-0, with an average of 88 points per game.
Key Player Performances
The Thunderbirds’ offense has shown glimpses of potency, especially in their recent game against Utah State, where they scored 84 points. Prophet Johnson, leading the scoring charge with an average of 16.3 points per game, and Dominick Ford, contributing 15.7 points per game, are key players to watch in today’s matchup.
However, Southern Utah’s defense faces challenges, allowing an average of 79.7 points per game. In their recent game against Utah State, they conceded 93 points while their opponent shot an impressive 63% from the field. Improving their defensive performance will be crucial as they face the offensive prowess of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs: Building Momentum
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, coming off a game where they scored 73 points against Louisiana-Monroe, hold a home record of 2-3 in their previous five home games, including last season. With an overall record of 1-1 this season, the Bulldogs aim to capitalize on home-court advantage and build on their recent successes.
In terms of ATS, Louisiana Tech boasts a current record of 1-1, and in the last three games, they hold a 1-1 ATS record with an average scoring margin of +7. In terms of over/under, the Bulldogs have a record of 1-1-0 through two games, averaging 145 points per game. Their last three games have seen an over/under record of 2-0, with an average of 83 points per game.
Key Player Performances
Jaylin Henderson leads the scoring charge for the Bulldogs with an impressive average of 17.3 points per game. Additionally, Isaiah Crawford contributes 17 points per game this season, adding firepower to the Bulldogs’ offensive arsenal. The Bulldogs’ offense, efficient in their recent game against Louisiana-Monroe with a field goal percentage of 43.1% and nine threes, aims to maintain their scoring momentum.
On the defensive end, the Bulldogs have excelled this season, ranking 36th in the nation by allowing only 62.3 points per game. In their recent game against Louisiana-Monroe, they gave up a total of 63 points while holding their opponent to a 36% shooting accuracy.
Southern Utah Thunderbirds Betting Trends
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Southern Utah’s last 7 games.
Southern Utah are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Southern Utah’s last 5 games played in November.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Utah’s last 5 games played on a Tuesday.
Southern Utah are 1-13 SU in their last 14 games played on a Tuesday when playing on the road.
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
Louisiana Tech are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana Tech’s last 6 games.
Louisiana Tech are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana Tech’s last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana Tech’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Athletic Conference.
Louisiana Tech are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games played in November.
Louisiana Tech are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games played on a Tuesday.
Louisiana Tech are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Tuesday when playing at home.
Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Pick
As the Southern Utah Thunderbirds face off against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, the dynamics suggest an intriguing battle between contrasting styles of play. Southern Utah, with a penchant for high-scoring games, will look to exploit defensive vulnerabilities in the Bulldogs’ game. On the other hand, the Bulldogs, backed by a solid defense and efficient offensive performances, aim to capitalize on home-court advantage.
In a matchup that promises offensive fireworks and defensive resilience, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs hold a favorable position. Considering their recent success and the home-court advantage, the Bulldogs are poised to secure a victory in this NCAA showdown. Take the Bulldogs to win as per the free online sports betting picks.
Score Prediction: Bulldogs 72, Thunderbirds 58.