Louisiana-Lafayette favored by -11 against Troy on Thursday

Troy Trojans Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
9-15 February 20, 2014, 08:05 | Cajundome 17-9



The Troy Trojans will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Ragin Cajuns in Louisiana-Lafayette at Cajundome on Thursday in college basketball action.

The Ragin Cajuns are 17-9 so far on the season, and 9-11 ATS vs. the number. The Trojans, meanwhile, are 9-15 and 11-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Louisiana-Lafayette go 9-11 and the Trojans go 10-8 on the totals.

View Troy Trojans vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Troy before tip-off in this one found them as 11-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

This game matches up the No. 61 (Ragin Cajuns) and the No. 141 (Trojans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Troy was an 85-81 winner in their most recent outing at home against Georgia State. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs. Troy got 27 points from Jeff Mullahey en route to an 85-81 victory over Georgia State on Saturday at Trojan Arena.

Louisiana-Lafayette was an 85-67 winner in its last match at home against Arkansas State. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. Louisiana-Lafayette got 22 points from Elfrid Payton en route to an 85-67 victory over Arkansas State on Saturday at Cajundome.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Louisiana-Lafayette's No. 53-rated squad against Troy's No. 129-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Louisiana-Lafayette rates No. 88 in the country with 6.81 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 79 nationally with 6.96 per match.

Next up:
Troy at South Alabama, Saturday, February 22nd
Louisiana-Lafayette at Georgia State, Saturday, February 22nd