Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns vs Trojans College Hoops Game Preview

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Feb 2, 8:30 PM | Trojan Arena

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns vs Troy Trojans Odds

8-15TEAM RECORD9-13

Trojan Arena will host Troy Trojans vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Trojans sport records of 9-13 and 12-6 ATS heading into this battle, while the Ragin Cajuns have 8-15 and 8-10 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-7-1 for the Trojans and 10-4 for the Ragin Cajuns.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 304-ranked Trojans and the No. 218-rated Ragin Cajuns in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 66-64 win for the Ragin Cajuns on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Ragin Cajuns rank No. 175 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.1 per game. That compares with Troy’s No. 230 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Troy is college basketball's No. 96-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Ragin Cajuns rate No. 92 with 7 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Louisiana-Lafayette owns the country's No. 297-rated mark, allowing 75.7 points per game on the highway. Troy, on the other hand, rates No. 316 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Louisiana-Lafayette was a 105-74 winner at home against North Texas. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites. The Ragin Cajuns blew out North Texas on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 105-74 win at Cajundome.

Troy lost its last outing, a 65-61 result against Western Kentucky on January 31. They covered in that game as a 9-point underdog. The Trojans endured a 65-61 loss at the hands of the Hilltoppers on Thursday, despite a 23-point effort from Hunter Williams at EA Diddle Arena.

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Louisiana-Monroe are 6-4
After playing North Texas are 4-6
After a win are 0-10

Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing South Alabama are 6-4
After playing Western Kentucky are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
Louisiana-Lafayette home to Louisiana-Monroe, Sunday, February 10
Troy at South Alabama, Thursday, February 7