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College Insider Tournament - UC Irvine Anteaters vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns College Basketball Betting Preview

UC Irvine Anteaters will go to the free throw line vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 26-9 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns as -2-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

UC Irvine Anteaters vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 19-14 and 13-16 ATS Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns will face the 26-9 UC Irvine Anteaters, who own a 16-16-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns are 17-12 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the UC Irvine Anteaters are 18-15.

The Ragin Cajuns - Anteaters odds would favor the Ragin Cajuns if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Louisiana-Lafayette is rated No. 59 in the current Odds Shark poll, while UC Irvine is at No. 82.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and UC Irvine is ranked No. 100 in NCAA basketball at 37 per game. Contrast that with Louisiana-Lafayette's No. 7 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Louisiana-Lafayette is the No. 167-ranked team in the country at 6.58 per game, while UC Irvine rates No. 197 at 6.2 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Anteaters grabbed a 89-86 win over the Fighting Hawks on Wednesday, behind a 22-point effort from Mike Best at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.

Kasey Shepherd scored 18 points leading the Ragin Cajuns to a 80-72 victory over Furman at Timmons Arena on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • UC Irvine is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of UC Irvine's last 5 games
  • UC Irvine is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • UC Irvine is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 7 games
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home