Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Charlotte 49ers Prediction, 2/10/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Charlotte 49ers
Date: Thursday, February 10, 2022
Location: Dale F. Halton Arena in Charlotte, NC
Dale F. Halton Arena is the location where the Charlotte 49ers (13-9) will attempt to beat the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (17-6) on Thursday.
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs played FIU and took home the win by a score of 86-82 in their last contest. Louisiana Tech ended the contest with a 47.5% field goal percentage (28 out of 59) and made 12 of 26 3-point shots. At the free throw line, the Bulldogs knocked down 18 of their 24 shots for a rate of 75.0%. When discussing rebounding, they earned 28 with 7 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 20 assists in the matchup in addition to creating 16 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Concerning defense, Louisiana Tech allowed the other team to go 50.0% from the field on 31 of 62 shooting. FIU totaled 18 dimes and had 8 steals for this contest. In addition, FIU grabbed 31 rebounds (9 offensive, 22 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. FIU went 75.0% from the charity stripe by burying 6 of their 8 shots. They buried 14 out of their 30 shots from 3-point range. In relation to fouls, the Bulldogs ended up finishing with 10 and FIU totaled 17 fouls.
Amorie Archibald is one guy who played a role in the game. He accounted for 21 points on 7 of 10 shooting. He was on the court for 37 minutes played and snagged 1 board. He finished shooting 70.0% from the field and also totaled 3 assists.
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Louisiana Tech will enter this contest with a win-loss record of 17-6 for the season. They are averaging 78.1 pts per contest (32nd in Division 1) while connecting on 46.4% from the field. The Bulldogs are shooting 34.6% on shots from downtown (203 of 587) and 72.7% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Louisiana Tech is collecting 36.8 boards per game and has tallied 349 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 62nd in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. They are turning it over 11.3 times per game and as a group they commit 14.2 personal fouls per game.
Defensively, the Bulldogs are forcing their opponents into 14.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 17.3 fouls. They are giving up 34.7% from beyond the arc and they are 180th in D-1 in points per game allowed (68.8). The Bulldogs defensively are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 41.1% (568 of 1,382) and they relinquish 36.0 rebounds per game as a unit. They are ranked 241st in Division 1 in allowing assists with 303 surrendered on the season.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Charlotte 49ers walked away with a victory by a final of 81-68 when they played FIU. Concerning how they rebounded, Charlotte permitted FIU to grab 25 overall (4 offensive). They finished 30.4% from three-point range by shooting 7 of 23 and ended up shooting 11 of 14 from the free throw line (78.6%). The 49ers permitted FIU to make 25 out of 56 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 44.6% in this contest. In all, the 49ers went 31 for 60 from the field which gave them a percentage of 51.7%. In terms of shots from distance, Charlotte knocked down 11 of 27 attempts (40.7%). They were able to bury 8 of those for a percentage of 88.9%. FIU had 10 fouls for this game which took the 49ers to the charity stripe for a total of 9 attempts. They turned the ball over 12 times, while earning 4 steals for this game. The 49ers snagged 27 defensive boards and 8 offensive boards for a total of 35 for the contest.
Jackson Threadgill ended up being a factor for the 49ers for the game. He knocked down 8 out of 10 in the matchup giving him a rate of 80.0%, and had 3 rebounds. He totaled 21 points in his 31 minutes of playing time and had 2 dimes in the matchup.
Charlotte has a win-loss record of 13-9 this year. The 49ers are responsible for committing 13.8 fouls per contest and they hit 77.2% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 14.5 times per game (94th in college basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 11.7 times per game. Charlotte has accumulated 1,541 pts this season (70.0 per game) and they average 31.1 rebounds per contest. On the offensive side of the court, the 49ers are connecting on 46.3% from the field, which is 70th in the country.
The 49ers defensively are ranked 235th in college hoops in points allowed per game with 71.0. They have forced 11.3 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 46.0% from the field (321st in D-1). The Charlotte defense surrenders 35.7% from downtown (161 of 451) and their opponents are connecting on 77.1% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 12.1 assists and 32.8 boards every game, which ranks 143rd and 87th in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Louisiana Tech
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