Arkansas State @ Louisiana
Current Records: Arkansas State 10-3; Louisiana 7-5
What to Know
The Louisiana Ragin Cajuns will be returning home after a four-game road trip. Louisiana and the Arkansas State Red Wolves will face off in a Sun Belt battle at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday at Cajundome. The Ragin Cajuns lost both of their matches to Arkansas State last season on scores of 87-95 and 77-83, so they’re hoping to turn the tables this season.
Louisiana escaped with a win on Saturday against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers by the margin of a single free throw, 65-64.
Meanwhile, the Georgia Southern Eagles typically have all the answers at home, but on Saturday Arkansas State proved too difficult a challenge. Arkansas State captured a comfortable 74-56 win.
Louisiana is the favorite in this one, with an expected 5-point margin of victory. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (3-1), so they might be worth a quick bet.
Their wins bumped the Ragin Cajuns to 7-5 and the Red Wolves to 10-3. Watch the contest and check back on CBS Sports to find out who keeps up the positive energy and who hits a stumbling block.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Cajundome — Lafayette, Louisiana
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Ragin Cajuns are a 5-point favorite against the Red Wolves, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Ragin Cajuns as a 4.5-point favorite.
Louisiana have won eight out of their last 15 games against Arkansas State.
- Feb 06, 2021 – Arkansas State 83 vs. Louisiana 77
- Feb 05, 2021 – Arkansas State 95 vs. Louisiana 87
- Jan 23, 2021 – Louisiana 77 vs. Arkansas State 74
- Jan 22, 2021 – Louisiana 81 vs. Arkansas State 68
- Mar 07, 2020 – Louisiana 73 vs. Arkansas State 66
- Feb 26, 2020 – Louisiana 77 vs. Arkansas State 74
- Dec 18, 2019 – Arkansas State 79 vs. Louisiana 67
- Mar 09, 2019 – Louisiana 90 vs. Arkansas State 87
- Jan 03, 2019 – Arkansas State 94 vs. Louisiana 83
- Mar 01, 2018 – Louisiana 85 vs. Arkansas State 74
- Dec 31, 2017 – Louisiana 88 vs. Arkansas State 78
- Jan 30, 2017 – Arkansas State 88 vs. Louisiana 69
- Dec 31, 2016 – Arkansas State 74 vs. Louisiana 71
- Feb 11, 2016 – Louisiana 83 vs. Arkansas State 73
- Jan 09, 2016 – Arkansas State 71 vs. Louisiana 69
Injury Report for Louisiana
- Greg Williams Jr.: Out (Illness)
- Dou Gueye: Out (Illness)
- Isaiah Richards: Out (Illness)
- Jalen Dalcourt: Out (Illness)
- Kentrell Garnett: Out (Illness)
Injury Report for Arkansas State
No Injury Information