McNeese State Cowboys at Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Free Prediction 11/09/19

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The McNeese State Cowboys (0-1) will travel to the Cajun Dome to challenge the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (1-0). Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

McNeese State Cowboys at Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Ragin’ Cajuns had no trouble getting past the Loyola (LA) Wolfpack, 95-67, while the Cowboys lost to the Western Michigan Broncos, 75-65.

Louisiana dominated every facet of the contest. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 45.5 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.601. For those same stats, Loyola (LA) put up marks of 21.7 and 0.446, respectively. McNeese State, on the other hand, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.518 vs. 0.457). Louisiana was lifted by Jalen Johnson, who contributed 22 points and nine rebounds. Shamarkus Kennedy had a good outing for McNeese State, putting up 15 points and 13 rebounds.

Louisiana figures to have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. Since last season, the Ragin’ Cajuns rank 83rd in offensive efficiency, while the Cowboys rank 314th in defensive efficiency. Moreover, the Cowboys rank 45th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.271), while the Ragin’ Cajuns rank 280th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.259).

McNeese State Cowboys at Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Free Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Louisiana, ATS Winner – Louisiana, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Louisiana ranks 57th in three pointers attempted per game (25.6) while McNeese State ranks 306th (17.7).
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns rank 73rd in steals per game (7.1) while the Cowboys rank 265th (4.7).
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns average 15.1 assists per game, which ranks 48th in the nation. The Cowboys rank 269th in assists allowed per game (15.0).
  • McNeese State ranks 73rd in rebounds allowed per game (33.2) while Louisiana ranks 270th (37.8).