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Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans take on Ragin Cajuns in college basketball test

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Feb 9, 8:05 PM | Cajundome

Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Odds

11-13TEAM RECORD14-11

Louisiana-Lafayette will look to improve on its 14-11 record on Thursday when they host Arkansas-Little Rock in NCAAB odds action at Cajundome.

The Trojans will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 14-6 ATS against the number this season, while the Ragin Cajuns are 11-10 ATS. Arkansas-Little Rock is 10-9-1 on the totals; Louisiana-Lafayette is 11-10.

View Arkansas-Little Rock vs Louisiana-Lafayette Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Louisiana-Lafayette sat as 6-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 68-rated Ragin Cajuns and the No. 182-ranked Trojans, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 69-65 result in favor of the Ragin Cajuns.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Louisiana-Lafayette's No. 132 nationally ranked offense (70.3 points per game) against a Trojans defense that sits as the No. 88 at 63.5 PPG. The Ragin Cajuns have been averaging 44.2% from the field, more than the Trojans have managed so far this season (40.3% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Arkansas-Little Rock owns the country's No. 91-rated mark, allowing 66.2 points per game on the highway. Louisiana-Lafayette, on the other hand, rates No. 135 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Arkansas-Little Rock was a 70-66 winner at home against Louisiana-Monroe. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. Arkansas-Little Rock earned a 70-66 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday, getting 21 points from D'Andre Williams at Stephens Center.

Louisiana-Lafayette was an 83-78 winner in its last match on the road against Troy. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Bryant Mbamalu scored 27 points for Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, leading the Ragin Cajuns to an 83-78 win over Troy at Trojan Arena.

Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Middle Tennessee are 5-5
After playing Louisiana-Monroe are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-3
Before playing Arkansas State are 6-4
After playing Troy are 1-8
After a win are 6-4

A few Trojans at Ragin Cajuns trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arkansas-Little Rock's last 5 games when playing on the road against Louisiana-Lafayet
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arkansas-Little Rock's last 8 games on the road
Arkansas-Little Rock is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Arkansas-Little Rock is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Louisiana-Lafayette is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Louisiana-Lafayette is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 5 games when playing at home against Arkansas-Little Rock
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 6 games when playing Arkansas-Little Rock

Next up:
Arkansas-Little Rock at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, February 11
Louisiana-Lafayette home to Arkansas State, Saturday, February 11

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