Louisiana Tech at Old Dominion NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs travel to Ford Center to play the Old Dominion Monarchs on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Old Dominion as 3 point favorites.
Louisiana Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 4.9 as they are averaging 73.3 points per contest while giving up 68.5 per game. Old Dominion has an overall mark of 23-8. They are averaging 66.8 points per contest and giving up 61.2, which is a point differential of 5.7.
Valuable Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 17-12-0 against the spread
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 13-16-0 against the over/under
Important Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 12-18-1 against the spread
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 13-18-0 against the over/under
Key Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Old Dominion Monarchs Injuries
01/03/19 G Marquis Godwin Foot is out indefinitely
DaQuan Bracey comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 65%. Anthony Duruji averages 12.3 points per game in 30.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.0 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
B.J. Stith averages 17.3 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Ahmad Caver averages 16.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisiana Tech averages 73.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 153rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 206th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 221st in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 101st and 170th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 287th with 11.7 per game. The Bulldogs allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 96th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 127th and 145th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 217th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 239th place in Division 1. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 202nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Old Dominion is 307th in the country with 66.8 points per game this year. They are 316th in Division 1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 5.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 114th in the nation. They are 22nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.3 boards per game, and 221st in assists per contest with 12.9. The Monarchs are 282nd in turnovers per game with 11.8. The Monarchs surrender 61.2 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 95th in those defensive statistics. They rank 41st with 11.1 assists allowed per contest and 143rd with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Monarchs are 87th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 105.9, which is ranked 130th. They are 227th in college basketball in pace with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 207th. As a unit they are 227th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 155th in D-1. Louisiana Tech is 291st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
Old Dominion is 263rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Monarchs have an offensive rating of 101.6, which is ranked 229th. They are 324th in D-1 in pace with 65.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 300th. As a unit they are 319th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 176th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Louisiana Tech/Old Dominion college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Old Dominion -3
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