Auburn vs.UL-Lafayette - 11/21/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns (1-1) at Auburn Tigers (1-1)
College Basketball: Friday, November 21, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Auburn Arena)
The Line: Auburn Tigers -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN Full Court
The Auburn Tigers and the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns face off on Friday in college basketball action.
The Auburn Tigers are off to a 1-1 and they look to be improved under new Head Coach Bruce Pearl but they were blown out in their last game losing to Colorado. Auburn is averaging 71 points and they are shooting 36.4 percent from the floor and 29.3 percent from beyond the three-point arc while defensively they are allowing 81.5 points and their opponents shoot 54.5 percent. KT Harrell is averaging 20 points per game to lead the Tigers. Antoine Mason is averaging 19 points, Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 14.5 points and 15 rebounds, and K.C. Ross-Miller is averaging 12 points. The expectations for Auburn are higher than they have been but they could be set too high especially this early.
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The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns are 1-1 this season with their win coming against D-!! Louisiana College and the loss coming to Tulsa. ULL is averaging 53 points per game shooting 40.8 percent form the floor and 35.7 percent from beyond the three-point arc while defensively they are allowing 64 points and their opponents are shooting 41.5 percent. Shawn Long is averaging 11.5 points and 5.0 rebounds, Devonta Walker is averaging 11.5 points and 5.5 rebounds, and Brian Williams is averaging 10 points and 5.5 rebounds. UL-Lafayette will need to step up their game to compete in this one.
Auburn is 4-1 against the spread against the Sun Belt, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven home games. UL-Lafayette is 5-2 against the spread following a loss, 9-19-1 against the spread in their last 29 road games, and 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games against a team with a winning home record.
This one looks easy as Auburn covers the number.