Saturday, October 22, 2016
Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium
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The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns take on the Texas State Bobcats on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium. The opening line for this game has Louisiana Lafayette as 11.5 point favorites. This season the Ragin' Cajuns are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Bobcats have an over/under record of 5-1-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
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Anthony Jennings finished with 121 yards through the air for Louisiana Lafayette last week. He completed 19 passes out of 32 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Ragin' Cajuns were led in rushing by Elijah McGuire, who finished with 43 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Michael Jacquet was the team leader in receiving with a total of 40 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 8 yards per reception. As a team in that game Louisiana Lafayette got a total of 16 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 5 came through the air. They ran 76 total plays for 267 yards for the game. The Ragin' Cajuns ran for 139 yards on 41 attempts.
Tyler Jones finished with 193 yards passing for Texas State last week. He went 19 for 35, resulting in a 54% completion percentage. The Bobcats were led on the ground by Stedman Mayberry, who finished with 87 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Gabe Schrade led the team in receiving with 62 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. Texas State had 19 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 62 total plays for 317 yards for the contest. The Bobcats ran for 124 yards on 26 carries as a team.
Louisiana Lafayette scores 23 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 108th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19 passes on 31.5 attempts for a 60.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 201.2 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 95th in college football. The Ragin' Cajuns run for an average of 173 yards per game on 44.8 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 69th in the nation. They also run 76.3 plays per contest and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 374.2 yards per game, ranking their offense 96th overall this season. The Ragin' Cajuns average 19.2 first downs per game which ranks them 99th in the country. They accumulate 64.2 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, which ranks 32nd in the nation.
Louisiana Lafayette allows 281.8 passing yards per game, ranking 116th in D-1, and they allow 32 points per contest on defense, which ranks 93rd. They give up 22.2 completions on 35.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63. The Ragin' Cajuns allow 125.2 rushing yards per game on 40.7 carries for an average of 3.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 22nd in the country. Louisiana Lafayette allows 407 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 70th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 46.7 yards per game, ranking them 29th among D-1 teams.
Texas State averages 27.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 76th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 25 passes per game on 40 attempts for a 62.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 277.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 29th in Division 1. The Bobcats run for an average of 89.2 yards per game on 34.7 attempts for an average of 2.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 127th on the ground. They also run 74.7 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 366.7 yards per game, ranking them 101st in the country on offense. The Bobcats get an average of 20.8 first downs per game, which ranks 76th in the nation. They average 64.3 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, ranking them 30th in college football.
Texas State allows an average of 281.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 115th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 43 points per contest, which has them ranked 126th in the nation. They give up 21.5 completions on 33.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.8 per game. The Bobcats allow 234 rushing yards per contest on 47.3 carries for a 4.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 117th in the country. Texas State allows 515.3 total yards per game for an average of 6.4 yards per play, which ranks 124th in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 53.5 yards in each contest, ranking 62nd in the nation.
Louisiana Lafayette Betting Trends
Louisiana Lafayette is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Louisiana Lafayette has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Texas State Betting Trends
Texas State is 5-1-0 against the over/under this season
Texas State has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/16/16 S Dominick Jones Foot "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/16/16 S Tracy Walker Leg "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/16/16 DL Trevera Miller Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/16/16 WR Gary Haynes Knee "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/16/16 WR Ja'Marcus Bradley Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
10/16/16 DE Mario Osborne Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
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
09/20/16 DB Savion Brown Suspension out indefinitely
09/01/16 OL Staten Wade Knee out indefinitely
08/30/16 K Calvin Linden Eligibility out indefinitely
10/16/16 WR L.G. Williams Concussion "?" Saturday vs. UL Lafayette
10/16/16 T Will Copa Concussion "?" Saturday vs. UL Lafayette
09/29/16 LB Easy Anyama Achilles out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Texas State
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