2014 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Season Win Total NCAA Football Picks
by Raphael Esparza - 7/17/2014
2013 Record: 9-4
2014 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 8.5*
2014 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Over'
The Cajuns were a bit of a surprise team for me in 2013, winning nine out of their last 11 games including a Bowl victory over Tulane. They did lose their last two conference games and this year I smell an even better team in Lafayette.
The main reason why I like the Cajuns this season is that they are a veteran, experienced team with 17 returning starters. Its also crucial that the Cajuns have the league's top quarterback, senior Terrance Broadway. Broadway was battling ankle problems all last year but this season he is healthy and the wide outs are probably the best in the league as well. He is the captain for a loaded offense and the Cajuns are the team to beat in the Sun Belt.
The Cajuns have a tough four-game stretch and they have to travel to Ole Miss and Boise. But if they can go 2-2 heading to October then I believe they will still be the team to beat.Arkansas State has to come to Lafayette and if they survive their road schedule then theyshould go bowling again.
I think that 8.5is the perfect number because of the road schedule. I do lean towards the 'over' because of their QB, veteran leadership and overall experience from last year.If Lafayette can find a way to win road games at Texas State, at UL-Monroe, and at Troy then they will win the Sun Belt Conference.
2014 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Schedule
DATE OPPONENT TIME (ET) Location Result
Sat, Sep 6th, 2014 at Sacred_Heart 07:00 PM Campus Field
Sat, Sep 13th, 2014 Robert_Morris 06:00 PM Fisher Field
Sat, Sep 20th, 2014 at William_&_Mary 07:00 PM Walter J. Zable Stadium
Sat, Sep 27th, 2014 Wagner 06:00 PM Fisher Field
Fri, Oct 3rd, 2014 at Fordham 06:30 PM Jack Coffey Field
Sat, Oct 11th, 2014 Georgetown 03:30 PM Fisher Field
Sat, Oct 18th, 2014 at Harvard 01:00 PM Harvard Stadium
Sat, Oct 25th, 2014 Holy_Cross 03:30 PM Fisher Field
Sat, Nov 1st, 2014 at Bucknell 01:00 PM Christy Mathewson-Memorial Sta
Sat, Nov 8th, 2014 at Colgate TBA Andy Kerr Stadium
Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 Lehigh 03:30 PM Yankee Stadium - Bronx, NY
All Times EST
*Season Win Total Odds from Raphael Esparza. Esparza was a Las Vegas sportsbook manager for 13 years at some of the largest books on The Strip. He is a proven oddsmaker and this is his projected total.
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