Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks host Troy Trojans in college basketball action
Troy Trojans vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Troy Trojans travelling to Louisiana-Monroe Saturday to take on the Warhawks.
Louisiana-Monroe will face the 8-12 Trojans, who own a 10-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Warhawks are 6-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Trojans are 6-7 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to go with the Warhawks in this one found them listed as 2.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Trojans was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 303-rated Troy taking on the No. 325-rated Warhawks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 59-52 win for the Trojans on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Louisiana-Monroe's No. 337-ranked offense, averaging 57.6 PPG, against a Trojans defense that ranks No. 197 at 67 PPG. The Warhawks field goal percentage has averaged 41.6% so far, more than the Trojans marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.4% per game.
Defensively, Troy features the nation's No. 178-rated defense on the road, allowing 70 points per game. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, comes in at No. 333 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Troy, they were a 74-67 winner as they battled Arkansas State at home. They covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. Troy got 16 points from Emil Jones en route to a 74-67 victory over Arkansas State on Thursday at Trojan Arena.
Last time out for Louisiana-Monroe, they were a 63-39 loser as they battled Arkansas State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 16.5-point underdog. Louisiana-Monroe was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Arkansas State and falling by a 63-39 score at ASU Convocation Center.
Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Western Kentucky are 3-7
After playing Arkansas State are 2-6
After a win are 4-6
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Florida Atlantic are 1-6
After playing Arkansas State are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
A few Trojans at Warhawks trends to consider:
Troy is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Louisiana-Monroe is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games
Louisiana-Monroe is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Troy
Louisiana-Monroe is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games at home
Louisiana-Monroe is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Troy
Troy at Western Kentucky, Thursday, January 31
Louisiana-Monroe at Florida Atlantic, Thursday, January 31