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Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans home to Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns in NCAA Basketball betting action

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin CajunsArkansas-Little Rock Trojans
12-8January 30, 2014, 08:00 | Stephens Center10-10

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Stephens Center Thursday as host Arkansas-Little Rock looks to handle the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns in NCAA hoops action.

The Ragin Cajuns will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 6-8 ATS against the number this season, while the Trojans are 6-8-1 ATS. Louisiana-Lafayette is 7-7 on the totals; Arkansas-Little Rock is 4-9-1.

View Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns vs Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Odds and Stats.

Arkansas-Little Rock opened as 0-point in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

This game matches up the No. 291 (Trojans) and the No. 87 (Ragin Cajuns) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

Louisiana-Lafayette lost its last outing, a 79-70 result against Western Kentucky on January 25. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point favorite. Louisiana-Lafayette suffered a 79-70 loss against Western Kentucky on Saturday, getting 16 points from Elfrid Payton in a losing effort at Cajundome.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Ragin Cajuns is ranked No. 56 in NCAA hoops at 37.85 per game. Contrast that with Arkansas-Little Rock’s No. 123 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Arkansas-Little Rock is the No. 211-ranked team in the country at 5.1 per game, while Louisiana-Lafayette rates No. 72 at 7.15 per game.

Next up:
Louisiana-Lafayette home to Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, February 1st
Arkansas-Little Rock at South Alabama, Saturday, February 1st