Louisiana Lafayette at Idaho College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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ASUI-Kibbie Dome is the venue for the game between the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns and the Idaho Vandals on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Idaho as 7 point favorites. The total has been set at 66. The Vandals are 2-1-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-3-0. The Ragin' Cajuns are 0-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-0-0.
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Valuable Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Betting Trends
The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns are 4-0-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns are 0-4-0 against the spread
Important Idaho Vandals Betting Trends
The Idaho Vandals are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Idaho Vandals are 2-1-1 against the spread
Key Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Injuries
10/02/17 WR Ryheem Malone Shoulder probable Saturday vs. Idaho
10/01/17 OL Grant Horst Arm "?" Saturday vs. Idaho
10/01/17 QB Jordan Davis Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Idaho
10/01/17 DB Travis Crawford Leg "?" Saturday vs. Idaho
09/11/17 LB Tanner Holmes Retired has left team
08/29/17 LB Ferrod Gardner Foot out for season
Key Idaho Vandals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns have run for 812 yards as a unit, which ranks 52nd in the nation. They've run 153 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Ragin' Cajuns have been penalized on offense 20 times for 140 yards so far this year, which has them 110th in the country in penalties. They are 36th in Division 1 in points scored with 164. They have run 297 plays this year for 1,794 yards, which ranks them 75th in the nation in total offense. The Ragin' Cajuns average 6 yards per play, which is 51st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 92 1st downs this season, ranking them 70th overall as an offensive unit. Jordan Davis has completed 62 throws while attempting 104 passes for a completion percentage of 59.6%. He has passed for 676 yards this year. He averages 5.7 adjusted yards per throw and 6.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 122.4.
The Ragin' Cajuns rush defense has given up 211 attempts for 1,196 yards this season, putting them in 121st place in the country against the run. They have had 26 penalties for 227 yards on defense this year. That places them 55th in Division 1. Louisiana Lafayette is 125th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 215. They have given up a total of 2,254 yards on D, which is 114th in the nation. The Ragin' Cajuns are 124th in yards per play allowed with 7. Opponent offenses have completed 78 throws on 113 attempts against the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns defense this season, ranking them 47th and 18th in the country. The Louisiana Lafayette pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,058 yards in the air, which is 74th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns have tried 3 field goals this year and made 2, which is 112th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns kickers have made 82% of their extra points, going 18 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 831 yards on 20 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 62nd in the NCAA in punting average. Louisiana Lafayette is 91st in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 107 punt return yards and average 21.4 yards per return, which is 3rd in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 430 yards on special teams, which puts them 13th in kick return yardage. The Ragin' Cajuns average 29 yards per kick return and they are 48th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,331.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Vandals are 107th in Division 1 in points scored with 101. They have run 269 plays this season for 1,558 yards, which ranks them 87th in the nation in total offense. The Idaho Vandals average 5.8 yards per play, which is 64th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 72 1st downs this year, placing them 117th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Idaho has run for 632 yards as a team, which ranks 90th in the country. They've run 151 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Vandals have been penalized on offense 18 times for 155 yards so far this season, which has them 120th in the nation in penalties. Matt Linehan has thrown for 926 yards this season. He has completed 75 passes on 117 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 143.5. He averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Idaho is 60th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 110. They have surrendered a total of 1,437 yards on D, which is 34th in Division 1. The Vandals are ranked 54th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 52 passes on 98 attempts against the Idaho defense this season, placing them 8th and 10th in the country. The Idaho Vandals pass defense has also given up a total of 606 yards through the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 175 attempts for 831 yards this year, putting them in 92nd place in D-1 against the run. The Vandals have committed 24 penalties for 228 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 56th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Idaho is ranked 76th in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 45 punt return yards and average 7.5 yards per return, which is 58th in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 234 yards on special teams, ranking 74th in kick return yardage. The Idaho Vandals average 16 yards per kick return and they are 104th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,837. The Vandals have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 4, which is 71st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Idaho kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 11 for 12 this year. Their punters have totaled 840 yards on 19 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 30th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Ragin' Cajuns/Vandals college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Vandals -7
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