UL Lafayette vs. LSU Prediction
Will the combined score in tonight's NIT matchup between UL Lafayette and LSU go over the betting total at 7:00 p.m. ET?
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
TV: ESPN3, 7:00 p.m. ET
LSU also opened as a 4.5-point home favorite so while the point spread has not moved, the total has. After hitting the board at 160.5, the over/under has jumped a half-point to 161.
Public Betting Information
As of Wednesday morning, 65% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Ragin' Cajuns to cover the 4.5-point spread. Meanwhile, 74% of the betting tickets are on the under.
Jakeenan Gant (illness) and Johnathan Stove (ankle) are both probable for UL Lafayette.
The over is 4-0 in the Ragin' Cajuns last four road games, is 11-5 in their last 16 games coming off a loss, and is 15-7 in their last 22 games when they failed to cover in their previous contest. On the other side, the over has cashed in four of the Tigers' last five games overall and is 5-2 in their last seven home games when facing an opponent with a road winning percentage greater than .600.
NIT COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: UL LAFAYETTE/LSU OVER 161