Little Rock vs Louisiana: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 26, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 26, 2021 - Last Updated on March 2, 2021

The Little Rock Trojans (10-13) are 1.5-point favorites as they try to stop a six-game losing streak when they host the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (15-7) on Friday, February 26, 2021 at Jack Stephens Center. The game airs at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has a point total of 146.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 26, 2021, 1:19 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Ragin’ Cajuns (+1.5)

The model has the Ragin’ Cajuns as 0.7-point favorites in this one despite the opposite prediction from DraftKings. However, the margin between the two lines is only 2.2 points.

Pick OU:
Under (146.5)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 3.4 points higher than the model projection.

Prediction: Louisiana 72, Little Rock 71

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Trojans this season is 72.2 points, 1.8 fewer points than their implied total of 74 points in Friday’s game.
  • So far this season, Little Rock has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (74) eight times.
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns’ average implied point total on the season (71 points) is two points lower than their implied total in this matchup (73 points).
  • Louisiana will aim to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (73) for the 15th time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Little Rock and Louisiana Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Trojans 5-15 2-11 8-11-1
Ragin’ Cajuns 1-0 1-0 1-0

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Little Rock

Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/22/2021 UL Monroe Loss 68-64 2/22/2021 UT Arlington Win 76-74
2/21/2021 UL Monroe Loss 78-66 2/13/2021 UL Monroe Win 88-72
2/13/2021 Arkansas State Loss 67-65 2/11/2021 UL Monroe Loss 72-66
2/12/2021 Arkansas State Loss 73-62 2/6/2021 Arkansas State Loss 83-77
2/6/2021 Texas State Loss 77-67 2/5/2021 Arkansas State Loss 95-87

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