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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Underdogs vs Minnesota Golden Gophers

Minnesota looks to cover the Golden Gophers-Ragin Cajuns pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 8-23 mark when they host Louisiana-Lafayette in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Minnesota Golden Gophers in this one found them listed as -10-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Ragin Cajuns was expected to move the line.

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns will look to cover the spread vs the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Friday, as the Ragin Cajuns are 13-17 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Golden Gophers are 10-19 ATS. Louisiana-Lafayette is 17-13 against the total, while Minnesota is 17-12 versus the total betting line.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Minnesota Golden Gophers at No. 290 and the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns at No. 59 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Minnesota has the nation's No. 217-rated offensive output, at 68 PPG. The visiting Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns defense ranks No. 166 allowing on average 72.82 PPG. The Golden Gophers FG% has averaged 40.56% so far, less than the Minnesota Ragin Cajuns marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.35% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Johnathan Stove scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Ragin Cajuns to a win (they lost 67-66 to UC Irvine at Cajundome on Wednesday).

Minnesota was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Illinois and falling by a 85-52 score at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 8 games
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 2-18 SU in its last 20 games
  • Minnesota is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Louisiana-Lafayette at Montana State, Monday, November 14th
Minnesota at Texas-Arlington, Monday, November 14th