Louisiana vs. Georgia Southern - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Georgia Southern Eagles (14-10) at Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (10-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm (Cajun Dome)
The Line: Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns +1.5 -- Over/Under: 149 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Georgia Southern Eagles and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns meet in college basketball action from Cajundome on Saturday.
Georgia Southern enters this one at 14-10 this year. The Eagles are 2-2 in their last four games, falling to Georgia State and South Alabama while otherwise beating Troy and LA-Monroe.
In the win over the Warhawks, Georgia Southern’s Quan Jackson led the way on 26 points and two rebounds. Ike Smith added 15 points with four rebounds and three assists there, and Simeon Carter had 13 points with nine boards.
Over on the Cajuns’ side, they’re 10-14 this season. Louisiana is 3-1 in their last four games, falling to Texas State while beating LA-Monroe, TX-Arlington and Georgia State otherwise.
In the win over the Panthers, Louisiana’s Jalen Johnson doubled up on 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Cedric Russell had 17 points. Mylik Wilson added 16 points and eight rebounds there as well.
Louisiana is 4-1 ATS in their last five after an ATS win and 4-0 ATS in their last four overall. The Cajuns are 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 versus a team with a winning straight-up record and the under is 6-1-1 in their last eight Saturday games.
Meanwhile, the Eagles are 2-7-1 ATS in the last 10 Saturday games and 8-3-2 ATS in their last 13 after an ATS loss. Georgia Southern is 1-4 ATS in the last five overall and the over is 4-1 in their last five road games.
Georgia Southern has been pretty unpredictable over their last four games, scoring 163 combined in two of those and 136 in the other pair. Still, the Eagles blew out the Cajuns 71-51 the last time these teams met over at Hanner Fieldhouse.
As for Louisiana, they’ve looked better over the last four games, and I think they’ve got a shot at getting some revenge at home here. I’m going Cajuns.