Saturday, October 10, 2015
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The Texas State Bobcats take on the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns on Saturday at Cajun Field. The opening line for this game has UL Lafayette as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 69.5.
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Tyler Jones finished his last game with 288 yards through the air for Texas State. He completed 29 passes out of 44 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. Robert Lowe was the rushing leader for the Bobcats last game. He carried the ball 8 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 36 yards. Demun Mercer was the team leader in receiving with a total of 71 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas State got a total of 21 first downs by way of 5 rushing, 14 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 82 total plays for 401 yards for the game. The Bobcats ran for 99 yards on 32 attempts.
Jalen Nixon finished his last game with 161 yards through the air for Louisiana Lafayette. He completed 17 passes out of 33 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. Elijah McGuire was the rushing leader for the Ragin' Cajuns last game. He carried the ball 12 times for an average of 7 yards per carry and ended with 84 yards. Elijah McGuire was the team leader in receiving with a total of 70 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Louisiana Lafayette got a total of 18 first downs by way of 11 rushing, 6 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 64 total plays for 331 yards for the game. The Ragin' Cajuns ran for 149 yards on 27 attempts.
Texas State is averaging a total of 35.8 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 40 passes per game and completing 26.5 of them for a 66.3 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 278.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Bobcats are running for an average of 207 yards per game on 38 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry. They also run 78 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 485.3 yards per game. The Bobcats are averaging 24 first downs per game and they accumulate 57.5 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties.
Texas State allows 337.3 passing yards per game and 49.5 points per contest on defense. They give up 22.8 completions on 32 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 71.1. The Bobcats allow 247.8 rushing yards per game on 44.5 carries for a 5.6 average per play. Texas State allows 585 total yards per game including 7.6 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9 penalties for 76 yards per game.
Louisiana Lafayette is accumulating 26.3 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 31 passes per game and complete 17.8 of them for a 57.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 193.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Ragin' Cajuns run for an average of 217 yards per game on 36 attempts for an average of 6 yards per carry this season. They also run 67 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for a total of 410.5 yards per game. The Ragin' Cajuns get an average of 21.3 first downs per game and they average 80.5 penalty yards per game via 7.8 penalties.
Louisiana Lafayette allows an average of 230 passing yards and 33.8 points per contest. They give up 14.5 completions on 28 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.8 per game. The Ragin' Cajuns allow 192.5 rushing yards per contest on 39.5 carries for a 4.9 average per rush. Louisiana Lafayette allows 422.5 total yards per game for an average of 6.3 yards per play. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 66.5 yards in each contest.
Texas State Betting Trends
Texas State is 3-0-1 against the over/under so far this season
Texas State has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Louisiana Lafayette Betting Trends
Louisiana Lafayette is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Louisiana Lafayette has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/28/15 WR Brice Gunter ACL out for season
10/04/15 K Carlos Alvarez Hip "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/04/15 LB Darzil Washington Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/04/15 RB Montrel Carter Shin "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/02/15 DB Christian Goodlett Shoulder out indefinitely
09/11/15 CB Simeon Thomas Academics out indefinitely
08/13/15 WR Jared Johnson Knee out for season
08/13/15 WR Lance Pace Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Texas State
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