The Buffalo Bulls (1-3) play the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (2-2) on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at Hertz Arena. It tips at 1:30 PM ET on FloH.
The Ragin’ Cajuns are currently strong 10-point favorites against the Bulls. The over/under for the matchup is set at 152.
Louisiana vs. Buffalo Odds
Point Spread for Louisiana vs. Buffalo
The spread for this matchup is set at 10 points, with sportsbooks listing Louisiana as the favorite.
Louisiana vs. Buffalo Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Louisiana has -500 odds to pick up the win, while Buffalo is listed at +380 to claim victory.
Louisiana vs. Buffalo Over/Under
Finally, the total for the game is set at 152 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
- Game Time: 1:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: FloH
- Location: Estero, Florida
- Arena: Hertz Arena
Louisiana vs. Buffalo Betting Trends
Louisiana beat the spread 17 times in 34 games last year. The Ragin’ Cajuns put together a 22-2 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 91.7% of those games). Of Louisiana’s 34 games last season, 16 hit the over.
Buffalo’s record against the spread last year was 15-15-0. The Bulls were underdogs 19 times last season and won five, or 26.3%, of those games. There were 16 Buffalo games (out of 32) that hit the over last year.
Louisiana vs. Buffalo Key Players to Watch
Jordan Brown was tops on his squad in both points (19.3) and rebounds (8.6) per game last year, and also averaged 1.8 assists. At the other end, he posted 0.7 steals and 1.2 blocked shots. Terence Lewis II put up 10.9 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game last year, shooting 61.4% from the floor. Greg Williams Jr. posted 12.8 points, 1.3 assists and 3.4 rebounds per contest last season. Themus Fulks posted a team-best 6.0 assists per game last season. He also put up 9.2 points and 2.9 rebounds, shooting 43.5% from the floor.
Curtis Jones put up 14.9 points per game last season to go with 4.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists. LaQuill Hardnett averaged 7.3 boards per game and Armoni Foster dished out 3.9 assists per game. Jones made 2.4 threes per game a season ago. Zid Powell averaged 1.8 steals per game, while Jonnivius Smith collected 0.8 blocks per contest.
What you need to know about the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns
The Ragin’ Cajuns scored 77.4 points per game and allowed 69.5 last season, ranking them 47th in the nation on offense and 156th defensively. On the boards, Louisiana was 76th in the country in rebounds (34.4 per game) last season. It was 17th-best in rebounds allowed (28.6 per game).
Last year, Louisiana was 227th in the country in 3-point makes (7.0 per game) and 23rd-best in 3-point percentage (37.7%). Louisiana was 34th in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (5.9 per game) and 177th in 3-point percentage defensively (33.8%) last season.
What you need to know about the Buffalo Bulls
The Bulls ranked 45th in the country with 77.5 points per contest last season, but on defense they lagged behind, allowing 77.7 points per game (12th-worst in college basketball). The Bulls pulled down 35.7 boards per game (39th-ranked in college basketball) last year, while allowing 32.8 rebounds per contest (224th-ranked).
With 7.0 treys per game, Buffalo ranked 227th in the nation. It sported a 32.0% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranked 295th in college basketball. With 7.3 treys conceded per game, the Bulls ranked 200th in the nation. They gave up a 35.3% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranked 267th in college basketball.
Louisiana vs. Buffalo Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this game is Louisiana, and we project that Buffalo will cover the spread (Louisiana -10). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 152 points.
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