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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders battle vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns highlights college odds menu

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Jan 7, 6:30 PM | Murphy Center

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Odds

8-8TEAM RECORD14-2

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Louisiana-Lafayette when they take on the Blue Raiders on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

The Blue Raiders sit at 14-2 (11-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Ragin Cajuns are currently 8-8 (8-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Middle Tennessee is 7-6-1 OU, and Louisiana-Lafayette is 6-6 OU.

View Louisiana-Lafayette vs Middle Tennessee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Blue Raiders as 9.5-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 97-rated Louisiana-Lafayette taking on the No. 95-rated Blue Raiders in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 81-72 win for the Blue Raiders on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Middle Tennessee's No. 142-rated squad against Louisiana-Lafayette's No. 105-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Middle Tennessee rates No. 242 in the country with 5.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 227 nationally with 5.6 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Louisiana-Lafayette owns the country's No. 218-rated mark, allowing 73.1 points per game on the highway. Middle Tennessee, on the other hand, rates No. 98 in scoring at home.

Louisiana-Lafayette won its last outing, a 72-70 result against Western Kentucky on January 5. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. The Ragin Cajuns grabbed a 72-70 win over the Hilltoppers on Thursday, behind a 19-point effort from J.J. Thomas at EA Diddle Arena.

Last time out for Middle Tennessee, they were a 63-53 winner as they battled Troy on the road. They covered in the match as a 9.5-point favorite. The Blue Raiders grabbed a 63-53 win over the Trojans on Thursday, behind a 12-point effort from Shawn Jones at Trojan Arena.

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-3
Before playing South Alabama are 3-7
After playing Western Kentucky are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Florida International are 8-2
After playing Troy are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

A few Ragin Cajuns at Blue Raiders trends to consider:
Louisiana-Lafayette is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Middle Tennessee
Louisiana-Lafayette is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Middle Tennessee
Louisiana-Lafayette is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Middle Tennessee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Middle Tennessee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Middle Tennessee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Louisiana-Lafayette
Middle Tennessee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Louisiana-Lafayette

Next up:
Louisiana-Lafayette home to South Alabama, Thursday, January 12
Middle Tennessee at Florida International, Thursday, January 12

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