Grambling State Tigers at Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Betting Prediction


The Grambling State Tigers (4-5) will travel to Fant-Ewing Coliseum to go head-to-head with the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (3-4). The game begins at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

Grambling State Tigers vs. Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks ATS Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Warhawks were victorious over the Jackson State Tigers 75-66, while the Tigers dismantled the Jarvis Christian Bulldogs 105-68.

Grambling State played a nearly flawless game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.618 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 42.1. Jarvis Christian had marks of 0.362 and 30.5, respectively, for those same stats. Louisiana-Monroe, on the other hand, dominated nearly every facet of their game. They had a free throw rate of 0.302 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.557. For those same stats, Jackson State was 0.232 and 0.473, respectively. Daishon Smith played well for Louisiana-Monroe with 24 points. Dallas Polk-Hilliard, meanwhile played well for Grambling State, putting up 17 points and 10 rebounds.

The Warhawks won the only game between these two teams last season, 59-57. Louisiana-Monroe had a better turnover percentage (19.5 vs. 20.8). Grambling State, meanwhile, did a great job of making free throws (15-21; 71.4 percent).

The offense of Louisiana-Monroe will square off against the stingy defense of Grambling State. Dating back to last season, the Warhawks rank 214th in offensive efficiency, while the Tigers are 88th in defensive efficiency. The Tigers figure to have the advantage on that side of the ball. Contrasting styles will be on display in this battle. The fast-breaking Tigers rank 42nd in possessions per game, while the more methodical Warhawks rank 299th.

Grambling State Tigers vs. Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Betting Pick

Free Pick: SU Winner – Louisiana-Monroe, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Louisiana-Monroe ranks 81st in three pointers attempted per game (24.3) while Grambling State ranks 287th (14.9).
  • The Warhawks rank 46th in steals allowed per game (5.4) while the Tigers rank 177th (6.6).
  • Grambling State ranks 154th in assists per game (11.5) while Louisiana-Monroe ranks 197th in assists allowed per game (14.3).
  • The Tigers rank 31st in rebounds per game (39.0) while the Warhawks rank 217th (33.8).
  • Grambling State ranks 30th in blocks per game (3.9) while Louisiana-Monroe ranks 215th (1.6).