The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2014 season when they face the Tennessee Volunteers in a first round game on Thursday at the Amway Center in Orlando. In their last appearance in the tournament, the Ragin’ Cajuns fell 76-66 to a Doug McDermott-led Creighton team in the first round. This year, Louisiana (26-7) takes on Tennessee (23-10), which is coming off a loss to Missouri in the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament. The winner will advance to the second round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament to face either Duke or Oral Roberts.
Tipoff is scheduled for 9:40 p.m. ET. The Volunteers are favored by 11 points in the latest Tennessee vs. Louisiana odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is 135.5. Before making any Louisiana vs. Tennessee picks, you need to check out the March Madness college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. The model enters the 2023 NCAA Tournament 79-53 on all-top rated college basketball picks this season, returning nearly $1,300 for $100 players. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on the NCAA Tournament and Tennessee vs. Louisiana and just locked in its picks and March Madness predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are the college basketball lines and trends for Louisiana vs. Tennessee:
Tennessee vs. Louisiana spread: Volunteers -11 Tennessee vs. Louisiana over/under: 135.5 points Tennessee vs. Louisiana money line: Volunteers -650, Ragin’ Cajuns +460 TENN: The Volunteers lead the nation in 3-point defense (26.2%) ULL: The Ragin’ Cajuns rank 14th in the country in rebound margin (6.4 rebounds per game) Tennessee vs. Louisiana picks: See picks here
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Author : CBS Sports Staff
Publish date : 2023-03-16 23:00:26
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