Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns vs Texas Southern Tigers Odds
The Texas Southern Tigers will try to cover the spread at Health and PE Arena on Friday when they get a visit from the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns in NCAA basketball action.
This season, the Tigers are 0-2 overall and 0-1 ATS ATS, while the Ragin Cajuns are 1-0 and 1-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Texas Southern boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Louisiana-Lafayette is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 91 (Tigers) and the No. 96 (Ragin Cajuns) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 87-52 result in favor of the Ragin Cajuns has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Ragin Cajuns is ranked No. 286 in NCAA hoops at 31 per game. Contrast that with Texas Southern’s No. 281 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas Southern is the No. 110-ranked team in the country at 7 per game, while Louisiana-Lafayette rates No. 70 at 8 per game.
Defensively, Louisiana-Lafayette features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Texas Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 287 nationally in scoring at home.
Louisiana-Lafayette was a 90-79 winner in their most recent outing at home against Oakland. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs. Louisiana-Lafayette earned a 90-79 victory over Oakland on Sunday, getting 15 points from Elridge Moore at Cajundome.
In their last action, Texas Southern was a 79-49 loser on the road against Northwestern. They failed to cover the 18-point spread as underdogs. The Tigers were hammered by Northwestern on Tuesday, losing by a 79-49 final at Welsh-Ryan Arena in college basketball betting action.
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Ragin Cajuns at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 7 games on the road
Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Louisiana-Lafayette at Boise State, Sunday, November 18
Texas Southern at Michigan State, Sunday, November 18