Louisiana College Sports Betting: Can You Bet On LSU, Other Teams?

Written By Eli Hershkovich on January 28, 2022
Louisiana Sports Betting Rules

If you’re a Louisiana resident, congratulations! Several sportsbooks announced legal online sports betting launches Friday, Jan. 28. But can in-state users bet on their local college sports teams? Below, you’ll find Louisiana college sports betting rules.

It’s a question that has already popped up in numerous states where sports betting is legal.

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In-State College Teams Aren’t Off Limits

Simply put, Louisiana sportsbook users in sports betting parishes can wager on any college program of their choice, including in-state schools for college football and basketball. That not only means game-by-game, but it also includes futures bets.

For instance, LSU is priced at to win the SEC, to make the Final Four, and   to cut down the nets in March Madness. All of those options are in the table.

On top of that, the 2022 Final Four will be in New Orleans. Those games won’t be restricted from the oddsboard, either.

The Louisiana sports betting rules are in your favor!

March Madness Assessment: LSU & Louisiana Tech

Although the Louisiana Rajin’ Cajuns are a longshot to make the NCAA tournament, it still possesses a chance of sneaking in by winning the Sun Belt tournament. Meanwhile, LSU is on track to receive a bid to go dancing while La. Tech has a strong chance to contend in the Conference USA tournament.

Will Wade’s team was off to a 15-1 start, including a 3-1 run in SEC play, but it subsequently dropped three straight games before knocking off Texas A&M. The Tigers were clearly outperforming expectations and due for some regression, but their triple-switching defense still forces turnovers at a high rate.

Once point guard Xavier Pinson (knee sprain) returns, it should give LSU an offensive jolt. The Mizzou transfer is manufacturing a top-70 assist rate across Division I.

As for the Bulldogs, they showcase 6-foot-7 freshman Kenneth Lofton, who’s one of the most dynamic bigs in the sport. Not only can Lofton generate offense off the dribble and in the low-post, but he’s also an elite rebounder. Still, Louisiana Tech’s perimeter defense must improve for it to receive a ticket come mid-March.

Throughout the rest of the college basketball season, you can follow along with all of my bets here.

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Eli Hershkovich is a lead sports betting writer with TheLines and Catena Media, formerly with Audacy and The Action Network. His goal is to provide you with data and information to lead you to winning bets. Eli is an avid college basketball gambler — among many other sports — and still hasn't forgiven Virginia for ruining his 2018-2019 Texas Tech futures.

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