New Orleans Privateers (3-5) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (3-3)
December 3, 2021 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns -10.5 / New Orleans Privateers +10.5; Over/Under: -151.5
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The New Orleans Privateers and Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns meet Friday in college basketball action at the Cajundome. The New Orleans Privateers look for a win after losing four of their last six games. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns look to get a game above a .500 record.
The New Orleans Privateers are averaging 73.1 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 72 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Derek St. Hilaire is averaging 21.4 points and 3.1 rebounds, while Troy Green is averaging 13.3 points and 4.1 rebounds. Tyson Jackson is dishing 0.9 assists and Simeon Kirkland is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The New Orleans Privateers are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.9 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Privateers are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.5 rebounds per game.
The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are averaging 70.7 points on 38.5 percent shooting and allowing 68 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Jordan Brown is averaging 12.5 points and 2 assists, while Theo Akwuba is averaging 10 points and 8 rebounds. Greg Williams Jr. is grabbing 3.7 rebounds and Kobe Julien is dishing 1.3 assists. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 64.6 percent from the free throw line. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are allowing 30.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.7 rebounds per game.
The Privateers are 11-1 ATS in their last 12 Friday games and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Ragin’ Cajuns are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 45-16-2 in Privateers last 63 overall. The over is 6-1 in Ragin’ Cajuns last 7 home games. The home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The New Orleans Privateers are a battle tested team through eight games, and they’ve had great success against the number as well. The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns are in a bit of slump right now, and they’ve been shaky even against below average teams. The Ragin’ Cajuns offense needs improvement. I’ll take a shot with New Orleans and the free buckets.