Arkansas State vs Louisiana Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Sun Belt Tournament

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Arkansas State vs Louisiana Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Sun Belt Tournament

The No. 4 seed Arkansas State Red Wolves (16-15, 11-7 Sun Belt) will face off against the No. 5 seed Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (19-13, 10-8 Sun Belt) in the Sun Belt tournament Saturday at Pensacola Bay Center, beginning at 3:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Arkansas State vs. Louisiana Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Pensacola, Florida
  • Arena: Pensacola Bay Center

If you are planning on making a wager on Arkansas State-Louisiana contest (in which Arkansas State is a 3.5-point favorite and the total is set at 151.5 points), here are a few betting insights and trends for Saturday's game.

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Arkansas State vs. Louisiana: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Arkansas State is 20-12-0 ATS this season.
  • Louisiana has won 17 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 14 times.
  • Arkansas State (8-4) covers a higher percentage of games when it is favored by 3.5 points or more this season (66.7%) than Louisiana (4-3) does as a 3.5+-point underdog (57.1%).
  • The Red Wolves have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than road games. They have covered 10 times in 13 opportunities when playing at home, and they've covered nine times in 17 opportunities on the road.
  • This season, the Ragin' Cajuns are 8-5-0 at home against the spread (.615 winning percentage). Away, they are 7-7-0 ATS (.500).
  • Arkansas State is 12-7-0 against the spread in conference games this year.
  • Louisiana has covered the spread 10 times in 20 Sun Belt games.

Arkansas State vs. Louisiana: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Arkansas State has been victorious in 12, or 70.6%, of the 17 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Red Wolves have a mark of 8-4 in contests where bookmakers favor them by -156 or better on the moneyline.
  • Louisiana has a 4-8 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 33.3% of those games).
  • The Ragin' Cajuns have a 2-5 record (winning only 28.6% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +130 or longer.
  • Arkansas State has an implied victory probability of 60.9% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.

Arkansas State vs. Louisiana Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Arkansas State's +45 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 1.4 points per game) is a result of scoring 79.0 points per game (54th in college basketball) while giving up 77.6 per contest (322nd in college basketball).
  • Taryn Todd leads Arkansas State, scoring 12.7 points per game (573rd in the nation).
  • Louisiana outscores opponents by 5.2 points per game (posting 76.3 points per game, 99th in college basketball, and giving up 71.1 per contest, 150th in college basketball) and has a +166 scoring differential.
  • Kobe Julien's 17.4 points per game paces Louisiana and ranks 109th in college basketball.
  • The Red Wolves grab 38.2 rebounds per game (54th in college basketball) while allowing 36.2 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 2.0 boards per game.
  • Izaiyah Nelson leads the Red Wolves with 6.9 rebounds per game (191st in college basketball play).
  • The Ragin' Cajuns are 226th in the country at 34.6 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 35.2 their opponents average.
  • Joe Charles tops the team with 9.8 rebounds per game (21st in college basketball).
  • Arkansas State ranks 101st in college basketball by averaging 98.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 289th in college basketball, allowing 96.5 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Ragin' Cajuns average 96.3 points per 100 possessions (155th in college basketball), while giving up 89.7 points per 100 possessions (94th in college basketball).

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