SE Louisiana vs. New Orleans Southland Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, March 6, 2023

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SE Louisiana vs. New Orleans Southland Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, March 6, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 3 seed SE Louisiana Lions (18-13, 12-6 Southland) are favored by 5 points in the Southland Tournament against the No. 7 seed New Orleans Privateers (11-19, 7-11 Southland) on Monday at The Legacy Center, starting at 8:30 PM on ESPN+. The matchup has a point total of 154.5.

SE Louisiana vs. New Orleans Odds

  • SE Louisiana odds to win: -221
  • New Orleans odds to win: +183
  • Spread: SE Louisiana (-5)
  • Total: 154.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, March 6, 2023
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Venue: The Legacy Center

Who Will Win SE Louisiana vs. New Orleans?

SE Louisiana and New Orleans Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

SE Louisiana has a 5-3 record against the spread this season when favored by 5 points or more.

New Orleans is 6-8 against the spread when an underdog by 5 points or more this season.

The two teams average a combined 4.0 fewer points per game (150.5) than this matchup’s over/under of 154.5 points.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 0.8 more points per game (155.3) than this matchup’s total of 154.5 points.

The average point total for SE Louisiana’s games this year is 1.1 fewer points than the total of 154.5 in this matchup.

The average point total for the Privateers this year is 2.1 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

The Lions’ ATS record is 17-12-0 this season.

The Privateers are 13-15-0 against the spread this season.

SE Louisiana Stats & Insights

SE Louisiana averages 77.6 points per game (47th in college basketball) while giving up 75.8 per contest (326th in college basketball). It has a +55 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 1.8 points per game.

The 31.4 rebounds per game SE Louisiana averages rank 202nd in college basketball. Its opponents pull down 32.1 per outing.

The Lions hit 1.7 fewer threes per game than the opposition, 7.7 (137th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 9.4.

SE Louisiana’s 97.2 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 90th in college basketball, and the 95.0 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 278th in college basketball.

Offensively, the Lions have performed better when playing at home this season, putting up 82.9 points per game, compared to 73.8 per game on the road.

New Orleans Stats & Insights

New Orleans has been outscored by 6.6 points per game (posting 72.9 points per game, 152nd in college basketball, while giving up 79.5 per contest, 355th in college basketball) and has a -196 scoring differential.

The 29.1 rebounds per game New Orleans accumulates rank 309th in the country, 2.0 fewer than the 31.1 its opponents grab.

New Orleans makes 6.4 three-pointers per game (287th in college basketball) while shooting 38.3% from beyond the arc (15th in college basketball). It is making 1.3 fewer threes than its opponents, who drain 7.7 per game at 35.8%.

New Orleans ranks 277th in college basketball with 89.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and 331st defensively with 97.8 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Privateers score 73.6 points per game at home, and 71.0 away.

SE Louisiana Key Players to Watch

The leader in points and assists for the Lions is Boogie Anderson, who scores 14.1 points and dishes out 4.4 assists per game.

Roger McFarlane is SE Louisiana’s best rebounder, pulling down an average of 8.1 boards in each contest while scoring 12.4 points per game.

The Lions get the most three-point shooting production out of McFarlane, who makes 1.6 threes per game.

Anderson and Nick Caldwell lead SE Louisiana on the defensive end, with Anderson leading the team in steals averaging 1.2 per game and Caldwell in blocks averaging 0.7 per contest.

New Orleans Key Players to Watch

The Privateers’ Jordan Johnson puts up enough points (18.1 per game) and assists (4.0 per game) to top the team’s leaderboards.

Tyson Jackson’s stat line of 4.8 rebounds, 11.1 points and 1.1 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the New Orleans rebounding leaderboard.

Johnson is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Privateers, hitting 3.6 threes per game.

New Orleans’ leader in steals is Khaleb Wilson-Rouse (1.4 per game), and its leader in blocks is Omarion Henry (0.7 per game).

SE Louisiana vs. New Orleans Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    SE Louisiana (-5)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (154.5)

  • Prediction:
    SE Louisiana 80, New Orleans 73
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