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NCAA Basketball Odds: Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns vs Georgia Southern Eagles

The Georgia Southern Eagles host Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday, looking to build on their 5-9 mark against the 5-7 Ragin Cajuns in college basketball betting action at Hanner Fieldhouse.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns were listed as -5.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns vs Georgia Southern Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 5-9 and 2-6 ATS Georgia Southern Eagles will face the 5-7 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns, who own a 2-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Georgia Southern Eagles are 7-1 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns are 5-3.

The Georgia Southern Eagles sit at No. 273 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns sit at No. 196 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Georgia Southern has the nation's No. 56-rated offensive output, at 79.14 PPG. The visiting Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns defense ranks No. 224 allowing on average 77.46 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 40.77% so far, less than the Georgia Southern Ragin Cajuns marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Louisiana-Lafayette got 25 points and 25 rebounds from Shawn Long in a losing cause in their 71-69 loss to Arkansas State on Saturday.

Georgia Southern got 22 points from Mike Hughes en route to a 93-88 victory over Troy on Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Georgia Southern is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Georgia Southern is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Louisiana-Lafayette at Georgia State, Saturday, January 16th
Georgia Southern at Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, January 16th