Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns host Lamar Cardinals in college basketball action
Lamar Cardinals vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Odds
Lamar travels to Louisiana-Lafayette on Tuesday, hoping to boost its 1-7 record with a victory over the Ragin Cajuns.
The Ragin Cajuns sport records of 3-6 and 4-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Cardinals have 1-7 and 1-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-1 for the Ragin Cajuns and 0-1 for the Cardinals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Ragin Cajuns sit at No. 238 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cardinals sit at No. 336 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Ragin Cajuns will win this game 65-46.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 190 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.9 per game. That compares with Louisiana-Lafayette’s No. 184 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Louisiana-Lafayette is college basketball's No. 134-ranked team at 6.6 per game, while the Cardinals rate No. 348 with 2.1 per game.
Defensively, Lamar features the nation's No. 267-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.3 points per game. Louisiana-Lafayette, meanwhile, comes in at No. 146 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Lamar, they were a 72-39 loser as they battled Purdue on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 22.5-point underdog. Lamar was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by Purdue and falling by a 72-39 score at Mackey Arena.
Louisiana-Lafayette was a 77-72 loser in its last match on the road against McNeese State. Louisiana-Lafayette suffered a 77-72 loss against McNeese State on Saturday, getting 17 points from Shawn Long in a losing effort at Burton Coliseum.
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 1-2
After playing McNeese State are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
A few Cardinals at Ragin Cajuns trends to consider:
Louisiana-Lafayette is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Louisiana-Lafayette is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
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