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Louisiana-Lafayette favored by -10 against Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday

Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
7-9 February 01, 2014, 08:15 | Cajundome 12-9



Louisiana-Monroe travels to Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, hoping to boost its 7-9 record with a victory over the Ragin Cajuns.

The Ragin Cajuns bring a 12-9 record (6-9 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-9 Warhawks, who are 9-4-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Louisiana-Lafayette go 7-8 so far and the Warhawks go 5-8-1.

View Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Odds and Stats.

The Ragin Cajuns were listed as -10-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 87-rated Ragin Cajuns and the No. 324-ranked Warhawks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

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In their last action, Louisiana-Monroe was a 72-65 winner at home against Arkansas State. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs. Louisiana-Monroe earned a 72-65 victory over Arkansas State on Thursday, getting 17 points from Tylor Ongwae at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

Last time out for Louisiana-Lafayette, they were an 80-69 loser as they battled Arkansas-Little Rock on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite. Louisiana-Lafayette suffered an 80-69 loss against Arkansas-Little Rock on Thursday, getting 20 points from Elfrid Payton in a losing effort at Stephens Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Warhawks rank No. 128 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.75 per game. That compares with Louisiana-Lafayette’s No. 62 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Louisiana-Lafayette is college basketball's No. 77-ranked team at 7 per game, while the Warhawks rate No. 218 with 4.94 per game.

A few Warhawks at Ragin Cajuns trends to consider:
Louisiana-Monroe is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Louisiana-Monroe is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 6 games
Louisiana-Monroe is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Louisiana-Lafayette is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Louisiana-Lafayette is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 7 games
Louisiana-Lafayette is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home


Next up:
Louisiana-Monroe at Texas State, Thursday, February 6th
Louisiana-Lafayette at Texas-Arlington, Thursday, February 6th