Pepperdine Waves vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns - 12/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns (3-5) at Pepperdine Waves (6-4)
College Basketball: Friday, December 18, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Firestone Fieldhouse)
The Line: Pepperdine Waves -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Pepperdine Waves will host the University of Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns.
The Pepperdine Waves come into this game with a 6-4 record and are currently 4th in the WCC. Pepperdine is currently riding a 4 game win streak with their most recent game being a 72-63 win against Ball State. Through 10 games this season Pepperdine has been led by Lamond Murray Jr. who is averaging 14.8 points per game and 4.1 rebounds. Stacy Davis is second on the team scoring 14.2 points per game and 8.2 rebounds with 1.8 assists. Pepperdine will try to make it 5 wins in a row against Lafayette.
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Louisiana Lafayette comes into this game with a 3-5 record and are currently 11th in the Sun Belt Conference. The Ragin Cajuns are currently on a 2 game losing streak with their most recent game being a 89-80 loss to the UCLA Bruins. Through 8 games the leading scorer has been Shawn Long who is scoring 19.3 points per game and 12.1 rebounds with 1.1 assists. Kasey Shepard is second on the team with 12.4 points per game and 2.4 rebounds with 2.3 assists. The Ragin Cajuns will try to bounce back with a win against Pepperdine.
Louisiana Lafayette is 5-11-1 against the spread in their last 17 Friday games. The Ragin Cajuns are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games overall. Pepperdine is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games following an against the spread win. The Waves are 6-0-1 against the spread in their last 7 games vs. Sun Belt opponents.
Pepprdine has been hot as of late and has won 4 games in a row. The Ragin Cajuns are on a 2 game losing streak and have been struggling lately. Pepperdine is on fire lately and i think it will continue here. Take Pepperdine to cover at home.