Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles: 1/30/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 30, 2021

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles (7-9) will try to end a three-game losing streak when they visit the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (13-5) on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Thomas Assembly Center as big, 10.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 3:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under set at 131.5 points.

Betting Information

Louisiana Tech vs Southern Miss Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Louisiana Tech -10.5 -110 -110 131.5 -109 -113 -688 472

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Computer picks for Louisiana Tech vs Southern Miss
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Louisiana Tech (-10.5) Over (131.5) Louisiana Tech 73 Southern Miss 62

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Total Facts

  • In 72.2% of their games this year (13 of 18 chances), the Bulldogs and their opponents have combined to score more than this matchup’s point total of 131.5 points.
  • In nine of 16 games (56.2%) this season, Southern Miss and its opponents have combined to score at least 131.5 points.
  • These teams average a combined 139.2 points per game, 7.7 more points than the total of 131.5 set for this matchup.
  • The Bulldogs and the Golden Eagles have seen their opponents average a combined 0.3 fewer points per game than the over/under of 131.5 set in this matchup.
  • The average over/under the Bulldogs have had set in games this year is 9.2 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average total in Golden Eagles games this season is 1.7 fewer points than the point total of 131.5 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Bulldogs average 9.5 more points per game (73.9) than the Golden Eagles give up (64.4).
  • Louisiana Tech is 8-0 against the spread and 12-2 overall when scoring more than 64.4 points.
  • When Southern Miss gives up more than 73.9 points, it is 1-3 against the spread and 0-4 overall.
  • The Golden Eagles average just 1.5 fewer points than the Bulldogs give up to opponents (66.8).
  • Southern Miss has gone 4-2 overall and 3-0 against the spread in games it scores more than 66.8 points.
  • Louisiana Tech is 4-6 against the spread and 6-4 overall when it allows more than 65.3 points.
  • The Bulldogs have totaled 128 more points than their opponents this season (7.1 per game on average), and the Golden Eagles have scored just 14 more points than their opponents (0.9 per game).

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Louisiana Tech Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have been solid against the spread this season, earning a 10-7 record.
  • The Bulldogs have posted a winning record of 3-2 against the spread when the spread is -10.5 or higher.
  • Louisiana Tech and its opponents have converted the over just 8 times in 17 (47.1%) games this season.

Southern Miss Betting Information

  • The Golden Eagles have a winning record against the spread, going 8-6 ATS (covering 57.1% of the time).
  • The Golden Eagles and their opponents have hit the over in half of their games this season — 7 of 14.

Head to Head

Louisiana Tech vs Southern Miss (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/28/2021 Louisiana Tech -7.5 131.5 -343 +266 Regular Season 76-63 LATECH
1/4/2020 Louisiana Tech -16 136 -2500 +1050 Regular Season 78-50 LATECH
12/30/2019 Louisiana Tech -7.5 136 -342 +263 Regular Season 80-49 LATECH
2/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-71 SOUMIS
12/29/2018 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-56 LATECH

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Louisiana Tech Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Bulldogs this season is Kalob Ledoux, who averages 12.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.0 assist per game.
  • Louisiana Tech’s leading rebounder is Kenneth Lofton Jr. averaging 6.7 boards per game and its best passer is Cobe Williams and his 3.1 assists per game.
  • Ledoux makes more threes per game than any other member of the Bulldogs, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.9 per contest.
  • The Louisiana Tech steals leader is Williams, who averages 1.2 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Andrew Gordon, who compiles 0.6 rejections per contest.

Southern Miss Leaders

  • Tyler Stevenson collects 13.9 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Golden Eagles, making him the leading scorer and rebounder on the squad.
  • The Golden Eagles’ top assist machine is Tae Hardy with a stat line of 3.1 assists, 10.9 points, and 2.0 rebounds per game.
  • LaDavius Draine knocks down 2.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Golden Eagles.
  • Hardy (1.4 steals per game) and DeAndre Pinckney (0.6 blocks per game) pace the Golden Eagles in steals and blocks, respectively.
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