Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Blue Raiders versus the Bulldogs? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Von Braun Center in Huntsville, AL. The over/under for this Conference USA conference contest is set at 132 points, with Louisiana Tech being favored by -10 at home against Middle Tennessee.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE BLUE RAIDERS VS LOUISIANA TECH BULLDOGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders +10

This game will be played at Von Braun Center at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, March 13th.

WHY BET THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE BLUE RAIDERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Bulldogs.
  • Even though we have Louisiana Tech winning straight-up, we like Middle Tennessee at +10.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 132 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Are the Blue Raiders Ready for a Win at Huntsville?

Despite being just 13-18 overall, Middle Tennessee has gone 10-6 at home this season, compared to a dismal 1-12 on the road. The Blue Raiders have lost three straight on the road, and over their last 10 road games, they are just 1-9.

As for their record as an underdog, Middle Tennessee is just 3-13 this season, compared to 8-5 when they are favored. They come into this game as 10-point underdogs, and they are hoping to bounce back from an 84-70 loss to Louisiana Tech, who they will also be playing tonight.

As the underdog this season, Middle Tennessee has gone 3-13 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is just 1-12. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Blue Raiders have gone 3-7 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Middle Tennessee games is 12-15-2, and today’s line of 132 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (135). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 142 points.

The Blue Raiders’ offense finished with 70 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 65.9 points per contest. Jestin Porter is leading the team in scoring at 13.7 points per contest. Elias King has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.9 going into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Middle Tennessee defense is giving up an average of 69.9 points per contest. Against Louisiana Tech in their most recent game, the Middle Tennessee defense gave up a total of 84 points while allowing Louisiana Tech to hit 48% of their shots.

Will Louisiana Tech Live Up to Expectations at Home?

After winning their last game against Middle Tennessee by a score of 84-70, Louisiana Tech will look to continue their strong play at home. The Bulldogs have gone 11-2 at home this season, and they are 8-2 in their last ten games at home.

For the season, Louisiana Tech has been favored in 21 of their 31 games, and they have gone 17-4 in those games. As the favorite, they have gone 8-2 in their last ten games.

Against the spread, Louisiana Tech has a mark of 17-11 this season. At home, their ATS record is 7-6. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bulldogs are 6-4 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 132 is lower than the average over/under line in Louisiana Tech’s games this year (137.8). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 155 points.

Louisiana Tech is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 84 points vs. Middle Tennessee. This figure is more than their season average of 75 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Isaiah Crawford, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 16.5, while Tahlik Chavez also carries a PPG average of 13.8 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Louisiana Tech defense is giving up an average of 64.4 points per contest. So far, the Louisiana Tech defense is giving up an average of 8.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.8 times per game (601st).