Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Panthers versus the Ragin’ Cajuns? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Cajundome in Lafayette, LA. The over/under for this Sun Belt conference contest is set at 152.5 points, with Louisiana-Lafayette being favored by -8.5 at home against Georgia State.

GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS VS LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE RAGIN’ CAJUNS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Georgia State Panthers +8.5

This game will be played at Cajundome at 8:00 ET on Wednesday, February 7th.

WHY BET THE GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Ragin’ Cajuns.
  • Even though we have Louisiana-Lafayette winning straight-up, we like Georgia State at +8.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Will Georgia State Win on the Road?

Georgia State enters tonight’s game with a record of 9-13 and have lost six straight games. On the road, the Panthers are just 3-10 this season, and their average margin of defeat is -5.7 points per game.

So far this season, Georgia State has been the underdog in 10 of their 22 games, and they have gone just 1-9 in those contests. In their last game, the Panthers fell to Troy by a score of 78-74.

Georgia State’s ATS record this season is 8-11-1, including a 5-8 mark on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Panthers are just 3-7 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record drops to 2-8 in their last 10 games.

So far this season, the over/under record in Georgia State games is 13-7, and the average scoring total in their games is 153.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (148.9). Currently, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 with an average scoring total of 157 points.

In their latest game, Georgia State offense put up 74 points against Troy. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.3% and made 8 threes. The top scorer for the Panthers was Lucas Taylor with 22 points, while Jay’den Turner also added 15 to the scoreboard.

At present, the Panthers’ defense is nationally ranked 246th, allowing 75.5 points per game. In their previous game vs. Troy, the Trojans finished with a field goal percentage of 41% and a total of 78 points vs. Georgia State.

Can Louisiana-Lafayette Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

With a record of 15-8, Louisiana-Lafayette has been on a roll lately, winning their last eight games. They are 9-3 in Sun Belt action and 6-5 in non-conference games. At home, the Ragin’ Cajuns are 9-1 this season, and they have won their last five games at home.

For the season, Louisiana-Lafayette has been favored in 10 of their 23 games, going 9-1 in those matchups. They come into this game as 8.5-point favorites, and the over/under is set at 152.5 points.

As the favorite this season, Louisiana-Lafayette has gone 6-4 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS record is 13-9. At home, they are 6-4 vs. the spread and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 6-4.

On the season, the over/under record for Louisiana-Lafayette games is 12-10. So far, the average point total in their games is 149.5, which is slightly lower than the average over/under line of 149.8. Today’s over/under line is set at 152.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 134 points.

The Ragin’ Cajuns’ offense wrapped up their last game with 80 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 77.7 points per contest. Hosana Kitenge led the scoring for the Ragin’ Cajuns, contributing 18 points. Additionally, Joe Charles chipped in with 16 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Louisiana-Lafayette defense is giving up an average of 70.9 points per contest. Louisiana-Lafayette’s three-point defense is currently 8th in the country at 4.4 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.4% of their shots vs. Louisiana-Lafayette.