Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns vs South Alabama Jaguars Odds
Mitchell Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host South Alabama Jaguars and the visiting Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns in college hoops action on Thursday.
South Alabama will face the 9-16 Ragin Cajuns, who own a 9-11 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Jaguars are 9-8-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Ragin Cajuns are 11-5 favoring the OVER.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the South Alabama Jaguars as 6-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Jaguars rated this week at No. 154 and the Ragin Cajuns sitting at No. 220. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 72-68 result in favor of the Jaguars.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature South Alabama's No. 62-rated squad against Louisiana-Lafayette's No. 170-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, South Alabama rates No. 179 in the country with 6.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 83 nationally with 7.1 per match.
Defensively, Louisiana-Lafayette features the nation's No. 296-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.3 points per game. South Alabama, meanwhile, comes in at No. 276 nationally in scoring at home.
Louisiana-Lafayette was a 90-66 winner in their most recent outing at home against Louisiana-Monroe. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Ragin Cajuns and Warhawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Louisiana-Monroe was handed a 90-66 defeat on Sunday at Cajundome.
South Alabama won its last outing, a 72-71 result against Florida Atlantic on February 9. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. South Alabama earned a 72-71 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday, getting 18 points from Augustine Rubit at Mitchell Center.
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Florida Atlantic are 7-1
After playing Louisiana-Monroe are 6-4
After a win are 0-10
South Alabama Jaguars Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Middle Tennessee are 7-3
After playing Florida Atlantic are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
A few Ragin Cajuns at Jaguars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 5 games when playing on the road against South Alabama
Louisiana-Lafayette is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against South Alabama
Louisiana-Lafayette is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Louisiana-Lafayette is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
South Alabama is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of South Alabama's last 5 games when playing at home against Louisiana-Lafayette
South Alabama is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of South Alabama's last 7 games at home
Louisiana-Lafayette home to Florida Atlantic, Saturday, February 16
South Alabama at Middle Tennessee, Thursday, February 21