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Southeastern Louisiana vs New Orleans Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 28th Betting Odds
Lions vs Privateers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Southeastern Louisiana Lions at New Orleans Privateers
- Where: New Orleans at Lakefront Arena
- Date: Saturday, January 28th
- Betting Odds: Southeastern Louisiana -2, SELOU -136 | NO +112 O/U 153.0
The Southeastern Louisiana Lions will be looking to pick up their 22nd win of the season and are in the middle of a 2 game win streak. On the road, the Lions will be playing their 9th game of the season, having gone 3-6. So far, the Lions have been favored 6 times, going 5-1 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Southeastern Louisiana as -2 point favorites.
Southeastern Louisiana’s leading scorer this season is Boogie Anderson, who is averaging 12.75 points per contest. So far, Anderson has accounted for 15.57% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.5 rebounds per game and 4.25 assists. Nick Caldwell is the second leading scorer for the Lions, averaging 10.48 points per game. Between him and Caldwell, they are accounting for 29.0% of the team’s scoring.
So far this season, Southeastern Louisiana has put together a strong scoring offense at 79.1 points per game (26th). This strong figure has come despite the Lions playing at a slow tempo compared to other schools. For the season, they have hit 35.9% of their shots from outside, which is closer to the NCAA average. Southeastern Louisiana’s overall field goal percentage currently sits at 46.2%
Heading into today’s matchup vs Southeastern Louisiana, the New Orleans Privateers will be taking the floor for the 20th time this season and have an overall record of 6-13. Currently, the Privateers have been the home team 10 times, sitting with a record of 5-5. So far, the Privateers have been the underdog 11 times, going 0-11 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +2 underdogs on the spread.
New Orleans will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Jordan Johnson who is averaging 16.5 points per game for the Privateers. Johnson is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Privateers’ offensive game plan is the play of Khaleb Wilson-Rouse who has hit 39.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.68 points per game.
New Orleans comes into today’s matchup vs Southeastern Louisiana, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 77.3 points per game. Through 19 games, they have hit 47.1% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Privateers have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 186th in possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Southeastern Louisiana Lions -2
According to our key indicators, the best bet for today’s matchup between the New Orleans Privateers and Southeastern Louisiana Lions is to get money down on the Southeastern Louisiana to win an cover as -2 point favorites. Even though the team has not been great vs the spread as the road team, we see them putting together a strong game from behind the arc, as they are one of the NCAA’s best 3-point shooting units at 8.94 made 3’s per game. When it comes time to getting your bets down, we like the Southeastern Louisiana Lions at -2.