Southeastern Louisiana Lions at Louisiana Ragin Cajuns Betting Odds

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The Southeastern Louisiana Lions (6-5) look to snap the seven-game winning streak of Louisiana when they travel to Cajun Dome to square off with the Ragin Cajuns (7-1). Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

Southeastern Louisiana Lions vs. Louisiana Ragin Cajuns Odds Preview

The last time the Lions played, they lost a tough one against the Grambling State Tigers, 68-67. With 16 points on 5-for-9 shooting, Joshua Filmore led Southeastern Louisiana in scoring. Grambling State had an offensive rebounding percentage of 48.6 (above their season average of 30.6). Southeastern Louisiana, meanwhile, had a free throw rate of 0.304 (above their season average of 0.248).

The Ragin Cajuns come in on a high note after dismantling the New Orleans Privateers in their last matchup, 87-65. With 21 points on 8-for-13 shooting, Jakeenan Gant led Louisiana in scoring. Louisiana dominated every stat category in the game. They had a fantastic free throw rate of 0.377 (above their season average of 0.242) and a turnover percentage of 13.5 (better than their season average of 16.4). New Orleans had marks of 0.212 and 20.1, respectively, for those same stats.

The offensive glass should be a major edge for Louisiana in this contest. Since last season, the Ragin Cajuns rank 20th in offensive rebounding percentage (37.2 percent), while Southeastern Louisiana ranks 299th in defensive rebounding percentage (69.6 percent).

Southeastern Louisiana Lions at Louisiana Ragin Cajuns Betting Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Southeastern Louisiana, ATS Winner – Southeastern Louisiana, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2016-Present):

  • The Ragin Cajuns rank 121st in blocks per game (3.1) while the Lions rank 129th in blocks allowed per game (4.0).
  • Louisiana ranks 39th in three pointers allowed per game (18.8) while Southeastern Louisiana ranks 106th (19.1).
  • The Ragin Cajuns rank 46th in rebounds allowed per game (32.1) while the Lions rank 110th (32.8).
  • Louisiana averages 7.4 steals per game, which ranks 61st in the nation. Southeastern Louisiana ranks 100th in steals allowed per game (6.3).