Prairie View A&M Panthers vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Free Prediction

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The Prairie View A&M Panthers (1-7) head to Thomas Assembly Center to go head-to-head with the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (5-3). The Panthers will attempt to snap their seven-game losing streak. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

Prairie View A&M Panthers vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Bulldogs beat the Houston Baptist Huskies, 85-78, while the Panthers were beaten by the Murray State Racers, 83-67.

Louisiana Tech dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a ridiculous offensive rebounding percentage of 43.6 (above their season average of 36.4) and a free throw rate of 0.359 (above their season average of 0.260). For those same stats, Houston Baptist put up marks of 26.5 and 0.246, respectively. Prairie View A&M, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (12.7 vs. 12.0). Louisiana Tech’s Anthony Duruji had a good outing, contributing 15 points and 11 rebounds. Gary Blackston, meanwhile fueled Prairie View A&M with 14 points and eight rebounds.

The physical Louisiana Tech offense could be getting to the free throw line a lot in this meeting. Since the 2017-18 season, the Bulldogs rank 59th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.270, while Prairie View A&M has been among the NCAA’s most foul-prone squads (giving up a 351st-ranked FTA rate of 0.334).

Prairie View A&M at Louisiana Tech ATS Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Louisiana Tech, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Prairie View A&M ranks 41st in steals per game (7.5) while Louisiana Tech ranks 188th (5.9).
  • The Bulldogs average 3.8 blocks per game, which ranks 90th in the country. The Panthers rank 210th in blocks allowed per game (3.9).
  • Louisiana Tech ranks 48th in three pointers allowed per game (19.7) while Prairie View A&M ranks 76th (20.4).
  • The Bulldogs rank 122nd in rebounds allowed per game (34.1) while the Panthers rank 269th (37.4).
  • Louisiana Tech ranks 121st in assists per game (14.3) while Prairie View A&M ranks 254th (12.3).