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NCAA Basketball Odds: South Alabama Jaguars vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns will hit the floor running against the away South Alabama Jaguars Thursday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns betting line opened as -14-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

South Alabama Jaguars vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns battles the South Alabama Jaguars, currently sitting with a 7-10 mark (6-9 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 6-5 for the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns and 6-9 for the South Alabama Jaguars.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns at No. 105 and the South Alabama Jaguars at No. 224 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Louisiana-Lafayette's No. 31 nationally ranked offense (80.93 points per game) against a South Alabama Jaguars defense that sits as the No. 165 at 72.35 PPG. The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns have been averaging 44.4% from the field, more than the Jaguars have managed so far this season (40.82% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Jaguars got a 24-point performance from Georgi Boyanov, who added 24 rebounds, as South Alabama ran past Texas-Arlington 88-85 on Saturday at Mitchell Center.

Louisiana-Lafayette cruised to victory on Saturday, running Georgia State out of the gym and running up a 87-54 score at GSU Sports Arena.

Betting Trends
  • South Alabama is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • South Alabama is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Alabama's last 6 games
  • South Alabama is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 5 games
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing South Alabama

Next Betting Matchups

South Alabama at Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, January 23rd
Louisiana-Lafayette at Troy, Saturday, January 23rd