Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks vs Southern Jaguars Preview
Southern Jaguars vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks try to run the Southern Jaguars off the court at Fant-Ewing Coliseum in college hoops action.
Louisiana-Monroe will face the 3-5 Jaguars, who own a 3-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Warhawks are 1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Jaguars are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Warhawks at No. 341 and the Jaguars at No. 36 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 70-49 result in favor of the Jaguars.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Louisiana-Monroe has the nation's No. 334-rated offensive output, at 56.6 PPG. The visiting Jaguars defense ranks No. 126 allowing on average 63.4 PPG. The Warhawks FG% has averaged 38.6% so far, less than the Jaguars marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.4% per game.
Defensively, Southern features the nation's No. 189-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.8 points per game. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, comes in at No. 308 nationally in scoring at home.
Southern won its last outing, a 77-50 result against William Carey on December 10. Southern cruised to victory on Monday, running William Carey out of the gym and running up a 77-50 score at Clark Center.
In their last action, Louisiana-Monroe was a 68-61 winner at home against Southeastern Louisiana. The Warhawks grabbed a 68-61 win over the Lions on Monday, behind a 17-point effort from R.J. McCray at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Florida State are 0-1
After playing Southeastern Louisiana are 5-5
After a win are 0-10
A few Jaguars at Warhawks trends to consider:
Louisiana-Monroe is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games
Louisiana-Monroe is 1-20 SU in its last 21 games at home
Southern at TCU, Tuesday, December 18
Louisiana-Monroe at Florida State, Monday, December 17