North Texas vs Louisiana Tech: C-USA Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The No. 3 seed North Texas Mean Green (15-9) are favored by  in their C-USA Tournament semifinal matchup against the No. 1 seed Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (21-6) on Friday at FORD CENTER AT THE STAR, beginning at 3:00 PM ET on CBS Sports. The winner will move one step closer to earning an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 2021, 1:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

North Texas Betting Information

  • North Texas is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 14-8.
  • The Mean Green are 11-6 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 1.5-point favorite.
  • North Texas and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 9 of 22 games this season (40.9%).
  • The Mean Green beat Old Dominion 61-55 in their last contest on Thursday. Javion Hamlet scored a team-high 15 points to help lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 4.5-point favorites, and the teams combined to go under the 127.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

North Texas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Javion Hamlet 24 14.6 3.2 4.5 0.5 0.0 1.0
James Reese 24 11.3 4.3 1.3 1.5 0.2 2.2
Thomas Bell 24 10.5 5.6 0.9 0.8 1.1 1.2
Zachary Simmons 24 10.3 6.3 2.0 0.6 0.7 0.0
Mardrez McBride 24 6.7 2.2 1.2 0.6 0.2 1.4

Louisiana Tech Betting Information

  • With a 16-8 record ATS this season, the Bulldogs have topped expectations.
  • The Bulldogs manage a 9-6 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 1.5-point underdog.
  • Louisiana Tech and its opponents have typically not covered the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 41.7% (10) of their 24 games played.
  • The Bulldogs knocked off Florida Atlantic 75-69 in their last outing on Thursday. Isaiah Crawford racked up a team-high 21 points to help lead the team to the victory. They were 7.5-point favorites and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to hit the over on the 137.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Louisiana Tech Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Isaiah Crawford 27 12.2 5.2 1.4 0.8 0.7 1.3
Kalob Ledoux 23 11.4 4.0 0.8 0.6 0.0 1.9
Kenneth Lofton Jr. 27 11.1 7.3 1.3 0.9 0.5 0.0
Amorie Archibald 27 10.0 3.1 3.0 1.1 0.1 1.4
Cobe Williams 26 9.3 3.2 3.0 1.0 0.2 0.8

Total Facts

  • North Texas’ games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup total (127.5 points) in 58.3% of opportunities (14 out of 24 matchups).
  • In Louisiana Tech’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Friday’s matchup point total in 22 out of 27 matchups (81.5%).
  • The Mean Green average 70.8 points per game against the Bulldogs’ 74.5, totaling 17.8 points over the matchup’s total of 127.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 127 points per game, 0.5 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Mean Green games is 132.8 points, 5.3 more than the over/under of 127.5 points for this contest.
  • Bulldogs games have a total points bet of 139.5 points this season, 12.0 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/6/2021 North Texas North Texas -4.5 130 -203 +167 Regular Season 57-55 NO TEX
2/5/2021 North Texas North Texas -5 131 -222 +180 Regular Season 68-63 LATECH
2/22/2020 North Texas North Texas -4 133 N/A N/A Regular Season 73-71 LATECH
1/18/2020 Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech -6.5 130.5 -299 +232 Regular Season 51-50 NO TEX
2/23/2019 N/A Louisiana Tech N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-53 LATECH
1/3/2019 N/A North Texas N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 63-59 NO TEX

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