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Troy Trojans Host the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns in NCAA College Basketball Action

College basketball betting interest will be high on Thursday when the Ragin Cajuns of Louisiana-Lafayette hit the hard court against the Trojans of Troy.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns opened as -9-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns vs Troy Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 9-18 and 10-15 ATS Troy Trojans will face the 14-11 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns, who own a 9-12 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Troy Trojans are 10-15 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns are 11-10.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Troy Trojans at No. 274 and the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns at No. 12 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Louisiana-Lafayette is ranked No. 8 in NCAA basketball at 41.64 per game. Contrast that with Troy's No. 139 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Troy is the No. 133-ranked team in the country at 7.04 per game, while Louisiana-Lafayette rates No. 170 at 6.6 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Ragin Cajuns got 14 points from Johnathan Stove, but it was Texas State that prevailed in a 61-57 final on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum.

Wesley Person scored 30 points for Troy on Saturday, but the Mountaineers managed a 78-74 victory over the Trojans at Holmes Convocation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Troy is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Troy is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Troy's last 9 games
  • Troy is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Louisiana-Lafayette at South Alabama, Saturday, February 27th
Troy at Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, February 27th