Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns take on the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Malone Stadium. The opening line for this game has Louisiana Lafayette as 9.5 point favorites. This season the Ragin' Cajuns are 7-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6-0. The Warhawks have an over/under record of 9-2-0 and they are 6-5-0 against the spread.
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Anthony Jennings finished with 242 yards through the air for Louisiana Lafayette last week. He completed 13 passes out of 24 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. The Ragin' Cajuns were led in rushing by Elijah McGuire, who finished with 27 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Ja'Marcus Bradley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 113 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. As a team in that game Louisiana Lafayette got a total of 15 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 57 total plays for 292 yards for the game. The Ragin' Cajuns ran for 50 yards on 33 attempts.
Caleb Evans finished with 136 yards passing for Louisiana Monroe last week. He went 13 for 32, resulting in a 41% completion percentage. The Warhawks were led on the ground by Austin Vaughn, who finished with 110 yards on 15 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Tre' Perrier led the team in receiving with 47 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Louisiana Monroe had 22 first downs total. 13 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 361 yards for the contest. The Warhawks ran for 225 yards on 44 carries as a team.
Louisiana Lafayette scores 23.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 113th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.6 passes on 28.7 attempts for a 61.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 202 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 95th in college football. The Ragin' Cajuns run for an average of 175.4 yards per game on 43.5 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 67th in the nation. They also run 72.2 plays per contest and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 377.4 yards per game, ranking their offense 97th overall this season. The Ragin' Cajuns average 19.7 first downs per game which ranks them 95th in the country. They accumulate 59.6 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, which ranks 38th in the nation.
Louisiana Lafayette allows 261.1 passing yards per game, ranking 105th in D-1, and they allow 27.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 55th. They give up 22.1 completions on 34.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.4. The Ragin' Cajuns allow 127.5 rushing yards per game on 38.2 carries for an average of 3.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 23rd in the country. Louisiana Lafayette allows 388.5 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 52nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.8 penalties for 47.5 yards per game, ranking them 37th among D-1 teams.
Louisiana Monroe averages 25.2 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 95th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.7 passes per game on 31.8 attempts for a 55.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 206.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 91st in Division 1. The Warhawks run for an average of 187.3 yards per game on 43.1 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 54th on the ground. They also run 74.9 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 393.9 yards per game, ranking them 77th in the country on offense. The Warhawks get an average of 21.7 first downs per game, which ranks 58th in the nation. They average 42.9 penalty yards per game via 4.3 penalties, ranking them 110th in college football.
Louisiana Monroe allows an average of 240.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 76th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 39.9 points per contest, which has them ranked 124th in the nation. They give up 17.3 completions on 28.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.9 per game. The Warhawks allow 262.1 rushing yards per contest on 44 carries for a 6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 125th in the country. Louisiana Monroe allows 502.2 total yards per game for an average of 6.9 yards per play, which ranks 122nd in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 7.4 penalties for 64.4 yards in each contest, ranking 112th in the nation.
Louisiana Lafayette Betting Trends
Louisiana Lafayette is 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Louisiana Lafayette has an ATS record of 7-4-0 this season
Louisiana Monroe Betting Trends
Louisiana Monroe is 9-2-0 against the over/under this season
Louisiana Monroe has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/27/16 WR Michael Jacquet Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/27/16 S Sterling Miller Suspension "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
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
10/18/16 QB Garrett Smith Lower Body out for season
10/07/16 LB Braxton Moore Leg out for season
10/06/16 OL Bobby Reynolds Elbow out indefinitely
10/01/16 RB Tyler Cain Eligibility out for season
09/07/16 OL Keaton Baggs Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Louisiana Monroe +9.5
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