Troy vs Louisiana-Lafayette Prediction College Basketball Picks 2/28/24

Louisiana-Lafayette (17-12) vs Troy (19-10)

Game Info: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 8:00 pm (Cajundome)

Betting Odds: Louisiana-Lafayette -2.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Troy Trojans look for a win after splitting their last 4 games. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are riding a 3-game losing streak. Let’s preview this game and give out a Troy Trojans vs Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns prediction.

Troy Trojans Betting Preview

The Troy Trojans recently beat UL Monroe while losing to Arkansas State. The Troy Trojans are averaging 79.7 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 70.1 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Christyon Eugene is averaging 15.3 points and 3.3 assists, while Myles Rigsby is averaging 11.7 points and 4.4 rebounds. Tayton Conerway is the third double-digit scorer and Aamer Muhammed is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Troy Trojans are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.8 percent from the free throw line. The Troy Trojans are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.3 rebounds per game.

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Betting Preview

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns lost to App State, UL Monroe and Southern Miss during this streak. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are averaging 76.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Kobe Julien is averaging 17.3 points and 1.3 assists, while Hosana Kitenge is averaging 11.8 points and 6.7 rebounds. Joe Charles is the third double-digit scorer and Themus Fulks is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are allowing 27.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.5 rebounds per game.

Troy Trojans vs Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns prediction

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are getting the benefit of the doubt at home, where they're 10-2 SU on the season. However, the Troy Trojans beat Louisiana last month, and you can make a strong argument it's the better team overall this season. The Troy Trojans have had some success on the road this season, and they're 17-8-1 ATS on the year. With a cover percentage of 78 percent, Troy is a top-15 cover team in college basketball. Wrong team favored? Give me Troy and the free bucket. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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