Saturday, December 5, 2015
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The Troy Trojans face the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns on Saturday at Cajun Field. The opening line for this game has Louisiana Lafayette as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 57.
Brandon Silvers finished his last game with 284 yards through the air for Troy. He completed 20 passes out of 45 attempts for a 44% completion percentage. The Trojans were led in rushing by Brandon Burks, who finished with 54 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Teddy Ruben led the team in receiving. He had a total of 91 yards on 4 receptions for an average of 23 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Troy had 374 total yards on 71 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 20 first downs on the game. The Trojans rushed for 81 yards by way of 25 carries.
Brooks Haack finished his last game with 128 yards through the air for Louisiana Lafayette. He completed 13 passes out of 22 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Ragin' Cajuns were led in rushing by Elijah McGuire, who finished with 43 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Jamal Robinson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 66 yards on 7 receptions for an average of 9 yards per catch in the game. Louisiana Lafayette had 246 total yards on 66 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The Ragin' Cajuns rushed for 42 yards by way of 36 carries.
Troy is scoring 26.7 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 20.6 passes on 35.4 attempts for a 58.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 233.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Trojans are averaging 118.5 rushing yards per game on 31.7 attempts per contest for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. They are also running 67.1 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 351.9 yards per contest. The Trojans manage 18.9 first downs per contest and they average a total of 54.2 penalty yards on 6.4 penalties.
Troy allows 199.5 passing yards per game and 29.3 points per contest on defense. They give up 15.6 completions on 26.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.3. The Trojans allow an average of 199.1 rushing yards per game on 47.5 carries for a 4.2 average. Troy allows 398.6 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.4 penalties for 60.7 yards per game.
Louisiana Lafayette averages 27.3 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 18.5 passes per game on 31.6 attempts for a 58.6 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 208.6 yards through the air per game thus far. The Ragin' Cajuns rush for an average of 178.2 yards per contest on 37.4 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry for the season. They also run 69 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 386.8 yards in each contest. The Ragin' Cajuns are gaining 20.5 first downs per contest and they average 69.8 penalty yards on 6.9 penalties per game.
Louisiana Lafayette allows an average of 229.5 passing yards and 31 points per contest. They give up 15.2 completions on 30.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.2 per game. The Ragin' Cajuns allow an average of 188.8 rushing yards per game on 41.3 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. Louisiana Lafayette allows 418.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 54.4 yards in each contest.
Troy Betting Trends
Troy is 6-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Troy has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Louisiana Lafayette Betting Trends
Louisiana Lafayette is 6-4-1 against the over/under so far this season
Louisiana Lafayette has an ATS record of 4-6-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/29/15 DL Seth Calloway Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. UL Lafayette
11/04/15 RB Jordan Chunn Collarbone out indefinitely
11/29/15 LB T.J. Worthy Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Troy
10/08/15 OL Mykhael Quave Shoulder out for season
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 Louisiana Lafayette
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