Troy Trojans take on Warhawks in NCAA basketball test
|Troy Trojans||Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks|
|9-18||March 01, 2014, 05:00 | Fant-Ewing Coliseum||9-14|
Troy pays a visit to Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday, hoping to send the Warhawks to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
The Trojans will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 11-10 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Warhawks are 11-9-1 ATS. Troy is 11-10 against the total, while Louisiana-Monroe is 7-12-2 versus the number.
View Troy Trojans vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Odds and Stats.
The Trojans were listed as 5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
This game matches up the No. 286 (Warhawks) and the No. 220 (Trojans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.
In their last action, Troy was a 62-55 loser at home against Arkansas-Little Rock. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Troy got 16 points from Tevin Calhoun but lost anyway, 62-55, to Arkansas-Little Rock on Thursday at Trojan Arena.
In their last action, Louisiana-Monroe was a 71-54 winner at home against South Alabama. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. The Warhawks got 19 points from Jayon James as Louisiana-Monroe ran past South Alabama 71-54 on Thursday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Trojans rank No. 142 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.96 per game. That compares with Louisiana-Monroe’s No. 159 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Louisiana-Monroe is college basketball's No. 195-ranked team at 5.26 per game, while the Trojans rate No. 74 with 7.04 per game.
A few Trojans at Warhawks trends to consider:
Troy is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Troy's last 8 games
Troy is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Troy's last 8 games on the road
Louisiana-Monroe is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Louisiana-Monroe is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Louisiana-Monroe is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 7 games at home
Troy home to Texas-Arlington, Thursday, March 6th
Louisiana-Monroe at Arkansas State, Thursday, March 6th