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Louisiana Tech @ Charlotte

Current Records: Louisiana Tech 8-5; Charlotte 10-3

What to Know

The Charlotte 49ers are 1-6 against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs since January of 2016, but they'll have a chance to close the gap a little bit Saturday. The 49ers and Louisiana Tech will face off in a Conference USA battle at 2 p.m. ET at Dale F. Halton Arena. Charlotte is out to keep their six-game home win streak alive.

The Middle Tenn. Blue Raiders typically have all the answers at home, but on Thursday Charlotte proved too difficult a challenge. Charlotte wrapped up 2022 with an 82-67 win over Middle Tenn.

Meanwhile, the Bulldogs ended the year with a bang, routing the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners 91-69 on Thursday.

The 49ers are the favorite in this one, with an expected 5.5-point margin of victory. There could be an interesting gambling play in this one, as they have done quite well against the spread at home this season while Louisiana Tech have struggled against the spread on the road.

Charlotte is now 10-3 while Louisiana Tech sits at 8-5. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: Charlotte comes into the game boasting the 24th fewest turnovers per game in college basketball at 10.8. But Louisiana Tech ranks 11th in college basketball when it comes to takeaways, with 18.6 on average. These opposing strengths should make for an exciting matchup.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 2 p.m. ET
  • Where: Dale F. Halton Arena -- Charlotte, North Carolina
  • TV: ESPN Plus
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $5.00


The 49ers are a solid 5.5-point favorite against the Bulldogs, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the 49ers as a 6-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Louisiana Tech have won six out of their last seven games against Charlotte.

  • Feb 10, 2022 - Louisiana Tech 82 vs. Charlotte 77
  • Mar 07, 2020 - Louisiana Tech 66 vs. Charlotte 43
  • Jan 30, 2020 - Louisiana Tech 72 vs. Charlotte 59
  • Jan 19, 2019 - Charlotte 55 vs. Louisiana Tech 40
  • Feb 08, 2018 - Louisiana Tech 83 vs. Charlotte 65
  • Jan 12, 2017 - Louisiana Tech 79 vs. Charlotte 73
  • Jan 09, 2016 - Louisiana Tech 93 vs. Charlotte 90