Southern University Jaguars at Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Betting Prediction

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The Southern University Jaguars (1-6) head to Cajun Dome to clash against the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (4-3). The Jaguars can end a six-game road losing streak. Action begins at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Southern University Jaguars vs. Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Betting Odds

Both teams defeated their last opponent. The Ragin’ Cajuns defeated the New Orleans Privateers 77-73, while the Jaguars beat the Wiley Wildcats 74-65.

The Jaguars had a much better free throw rate (0.192 vs. 0.048) and had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.615 vs. 0.492). The Ragin’ Cajuns, meanwhile, knocked down 22 of their 29 free throws (75.9 percent) and held the Privateers to an effective field goal percentage of 0.367 (below their season average of 0.543). Louisiana was led by Jakeenan Gant, who put up 12 points and seven rebounds. Eddie Reese played a pivotal role for Southern University with 16 points, five rebounds and five assists.

The offensive glass should be a major advantage for Louisiana in this meeting. Dating back to last season, the Ragin’ Cajuns rank 21st in offensive rebounding percentage (34.7 percent), while Southern University ranks 294th in defensive rebounding percentage (69.0 percent). Additionally, the 313th-ranked offense of the Jaguars (offensive efficiency of 98.7) will face off against the 58th-ranked defense of the Ragin’ Cajuns (defensive efficiency of 99.0).

Southern University Jaguars at Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns ATS Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Louisiana, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Louisiana ranks 15th in assists per game (16.8) while Southern University ranks 302nd (10.8).
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns rank 54th in blocks per game (4.2) while the Jaguars rank 234th in blocks allowed per game (4.0).
  • Louisiana ranks 31st in steals per game (7.6) while Southern University ranks 195th (5.8).
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns rank 71st in three pointers attempted per game (24.4) while the Jaguars rank 327th (15.8).
  • Louisiana averages 38.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 38th in the nation. Southern University ranks 245th in rebounds allowed per game (36.7).