Saturday, November 19, 2016
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The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Sanford Stadium. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 21 point favorites. This season the Ragin' Cajuns are 5-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-5-0. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 3-7-0 and they are 5-5-0 against the spread.
Anthony Jennings finished with 161 yards through the air for Louisiana Lafayette last week. He completed 17 passes out of 30 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. The Ragin' Cajuns were led in rushing by Elijah McGuire, who finished with 55 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Michael Jacquet was the team leader in receiving with a total of 77 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. As a team in that game Louisiana Lafayette got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 70 total plays for 266 yards for the game. The Ragin' Cajuns ran for 105 yards on 40 attempts.
Jacob Eason finished with 245 yards passing for Georgia last week. He went 17 for 31, resulting in a 55% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led on the ground by Sony Michel, who finished with 127 yards on 19 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Javon Wims led the team in receiving with 90 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Georgia had 23 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 73 total plays for 460 yards for the contest. The Bulldogs ran for 215 yards on 42 carries as a team.
Louisiana Lafayette scores 23.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 106th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.6 passes on 29.8 attempts for a 62.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 199 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 96th in college football. The Ragin' Cajuns run for an average of 178.1 yards per game on 44.3 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 63rd in the nation. They also run 74.1 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 377.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 96th overall this season. The Ragin' Cajuns average 20.1 first downs per game which ranks them 87th in the country. They accumulate 63.4 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, which ranks 30th in the nation.
Louisiana Lafayette allows 257.1 passing yards per game, ranking 93rd in D-1, and they allow 27.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 60th. They give up 21.7 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.7. The Ragin' Cajuns allow 115.4 rushing yards per game on 38.7 carries for an average of 3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 17th in the country. Louisiana Lafayette allows 372.6 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 40th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.2 penalties for 50 yards per game, ranking them 48th among D-1 teams.
Georgia averages 22.6 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 112th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.3 passes per game on 31.7 attempts for a 54.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 204.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 93rd in Division 1. The Bulldogs run for an average of 174 yards per game on 40.8 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 67th on the ground. They also run 72.5 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for a total of 378.7 yards per game, ranking them 93rd in the country on offense. The Bulldogs get an average of 20.6 first downs per game, which ranks 77th in the nation. They average 48.4 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, ranking them 89th in college football.
Georgia allows an average of 189 passing yards per game, which ranks 17th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 24 points per contest, which has them ranked 40th in the nation. They give up 16.2 completions on 27.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 119.1 rushing yards per contest on 34.3 carries for a 3.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 21st in the country. Georgia allows 308.1 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play, which ranks 12th in D-1. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and 5.4 penalties for 42.7 yards in each contest, ranking 14th in the nation.
Louisiana Lafayette Betting Trends
Louisiana Lafayette is 4-5-0 against the over/under this season
Louisiana Lafayette has an ATS record of 5-4-0 this season
Georgia Betting Trends
Georgia is 3-7-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia has an ATS record of 5-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/10/16 DL David Lemoto Knee out for season
10/10/16 DL LaDarrius Kidd Ankle out for season
10/04/16 QB Jalen Nixon Ankle out for season
09/24/16 LB Alonzo Brown ACL out for season
09/24/16 DB Cole Bourque ACL out for season
09/24/16 WR Devin Scott Knee out for season
09/24/16 LB Tanner Holmes ACL out for season
09/01/16 OL Staten Wade Knee out indefinitely
08/30/16 K Calvin Linden Eligibility out indefinitely
11/13/16 DT DaQuan Hawkins Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UL Lafayette
11/13/16 WR Jayson Stanley Toe "?" Saturday vs. UL Lafayette
11/13/16 WR Riley Ridley Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UL Lafayette
11/12/16 P Marshall Long Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia -21
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