Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (13-10, 6-6 C-USA) at Florida International Panthers (12-12, 6-7 C-USA)
Miami; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Florida International -1; over/under is 142.5
BOTTOM LINE: Florida International hosts the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs after Denver Jones scored 22 points in Florida International’s 76-72 loss to the UAB Blazers.
The Panthers have gone 10-4 at home. Florida International allows 73.5 points to opponents and has been outscored by 1.7 points per game.
The Bulldogs are 6-6 in conference matchups. Louisiana Tech scores 74.6 points while outscoring opponents by 6.0 points per game.
The Panthers and Bulldogs meet Thursday for the first time in C-USA play this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jones is averaging 19.5 points and 1.9 steals for the Panthers. Arturo Dean is averaging 11.5 points over the last 10 games for Florida International.
Isaiah Crawford is averaging 12.6 points and 2.1 steals for the Bulldogs. Keaston Willis is averaging 2.6 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Louisiana Tech.
LAST 10 GAMES: Panthers: 5-5, averaging 70.6 points, 27.8 rebounds, 11.9 assists, 8.8 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.4 points per game.
Bulldogs: 5-5, averaging 69.4 points, 28.3 rebounds, 11.5 assists, 6.4 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 44.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.0 points.
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