The Buffalo Bulls (0-3) travel to face off against the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns (1-2) on Tuesday, November 21st. This game will be played at Hertz Arena in Estero and televised on FloH. Both Buffalo and Louisiana-Lafayette will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 1:30 ET.
Buffalo Bulls vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns
The Buffalo Bulls Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Heading into their 4th game of the season, Buffalo is winless at 0-3. In their last three road games, which includes games from last season, Buffalo has a 1-2 record. Buffalo enters their game against Louisiana-Lafayette with an ATS record of 0-3. Taking into account their previous three games, including the previous season, the team has a 0-2 ATS record and an average scoring margin of -14.
Through three games, Buffalo has an over/under record of 2-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 158 points per game so far. When analyzing the Bulls’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 75 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.
The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
After three games, Louisiana-Lafayette has a 1-2 record. The Ragin’ Cajuns have played two games on the road and lost both, but they won their only home game. As of now, Louisiana-Lafayette has a 1-2 record against the spread heading into today’s game. Looking back to last season, the team has gone 2-0 ATS in their last three games, with an average scoring margin of +18.
Louisiana-Lafayette comes in with an over/under record of 2-1-0 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 158.3 points per game so far. The Ragin’ Cajuns’ last five games have finished with a combined 76 points per game and an over/under record of 0-4.
Buffalo Offense Breakdown
Coming off their recent game, the Buffalo offense tallied 68 points in a matchup against Hofstra. Their field goal percentage for the game was 36.2%, and they made 6 threes. The team’s top scorer is Sy Chatman, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15, while Isaiah Adams also carries a PPG average of 14.7 into the game.
|Sy Chatman (F)||15.0||8.0||1.7|
|Isaiah Adams (F)||14.7||4.7||3.3|
|Jonnivius Smith (F)||12.3||12.3||0.7|
Louisiana-Lafayette Offense Breakdown
Louisiana-Lafayette’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 85 points against Wright State. They had an overall field goal percentage of 51.7% and made 13/15 free throws. In terms of offense, the Ragin’ Cajuns have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, putting them 105th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 141st in percentage and 21st in three-pointers made.
|Themus Fulks (G)||18.0||3.7||6.3|
|Kobe Julien (F)||14.7||3.3||2.3|
|Joe Charles (F)||12.3||10.0||2.0|
Buffalo Team Defense
Looking at the Buffalo defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 86.8 points per game (199th). Buffalo’s three-point defense is currently 47th in the country at 6.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.9% of their shots vs. Buffalo.
Louisiana-Lafayette Team Defense
At this time, the Ragin’ Cajuns’ defense is positioned 124th in the country, permitting 74.0 points per game. In today’s game, the Louisiana-Lafayette defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 2 three-pointers while giving up 91 points.
Bulls vs Ragin’ Cajuns Trends
- In their last three games away from home, the Bulls have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 77 points per game in these contests.
- Through their last three home contests, the Ragin’ Cajuns offense has averaged 72 points per game while allowing an average of 78. Louisiana-Lafayette posted an overall record of 0-3 while going 1-2 ATS.
- Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Buffalo has an ATS mark of 0-3 while going 0-3 straight up.
- Louisiana-Lafayette has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.
For a point-spread bet in this Ragin’ Cajuns vs. Ragin’ Cajuns matchup, we’re leaning towards the Ragin’ Cajuns at -9. Although our projections show the Ragin’ Cajuns winning 73-71, we suggest placing your bet on the Bulls for the point-spread.
As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 153 and our model has the Bulls and Ragin’ Cajuns finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the under.
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