Louisiana Lafayette at Tulsa College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium
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Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium is the venue for the game between the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Tulsa as 13 point favorites. The total has been set at 62.5. The Golden Hurricane are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0. The Ragin' Cajuns are 0-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-0-0.
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Valuable Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Betting Trends
The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Injuries
09/03/17 RB Darius Hoggins Jaw "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/03/17 RB Trey Ragas Shoulder left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
08/29/17 LB Ferrod Gardner Foot out for season
08/16/17 DB Simeon Thomas Suspension 2-game suspension (eligible to return 9/16 vs Southern Miss)
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
08/16/17 RB Ramadi Warren Academics out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns have run for 201 yards as a unit, which ranks 53rd in the nation. They've run 36 times, averaging 5.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Ragin' Cajuns have been penalized on offense 4 times for 16 yards so far this year, which has them 96th in the country in penalties. They are 28th in Division 1 in points scored with 51. They have run 59 plays this year for 363 yards, which ranks them 102nd in the nation in total offense. The Ragin' Cajuns average 6.2 yards per play, which is 54th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 15 1st downs this season, ranking them 102nd overall as an offensive unit. Jordan Davis has completed 12 throws while attempting 23 passes for a completion percentage of 52.2%. He has passed for 162 yards this year. He averages 7.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 125.7.
The Ragin' Cajuns rush defense has given up 54 attempts for 343 yards this season, putting them in 118th place in the country against the run. They have had 9 penalties for 77 yards on defense this year. That places them 97th in Division 1. Louisiana Lafayette is 113th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 48. They have given up a total of 514 yards on D, which is 102nd in the nation. The Ragin' Cajuns are 102nd in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opponent offenses have completed 15 throws on 25 attempts against the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns defense this season, ranking them 43rd and 32nd in the country. The Louisiana Lafayette pass defense has also surrendered a total of 171 yards in the air, which is 44th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 271 yards on 7 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 93rd in the NCAA in punting average. Louisiana Lafayette is 45th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 52 punt return yards and average 26 yards per return, which is 7th in D-1. They have returned 4 kicks for 229 yards on special teams, which puts them 4th in kick return yardage. The Ragin' Cajuns average 57 yards per kick return and they are 30th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 644.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Hurricane are 92nd in Division 1 in points scored with 24. They have run 98 plays this season for 432 yards, which ranks them 88th in the nation in total offense. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 4.4 yards per play, which is 109th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 26 1st downs this year, placing them 41st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tulsa has run for 244 yards as a team, which ranks 36th in the country. They've run 60 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Hurricane have been penalized on offense 6 times for 48 yards so far this season, which has them 68th in the nation in penalties. Chad President has thrown for 178 yards this season. He has completed 18 passes on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 94.1. He averages 5.1 yards per pass attempt and 5.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Tulsa is 123rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 59. They have surrendered a total of 640 yards on D, which is 119th in Division 1. The Golden Hurricane are ranked 128th in yards per play allowed with 10.2. Opposing offenses have completed 21 passes on 26 attempts against the Tulsa defense this season, placing them 81st and 37th in the country. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane pass defense has also given up a total of 308 yards through the air, which is 97th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 37 attempts for 332 yards this year, putting them in 117th place in D-1 against the run. The Golden Hurricane have committed 5 penalties for 51 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 61st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Tulsa has returned 3 kicks for 45 yards on special teams, ranking 75th in kick return yardage. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 15 yards per kick return and they are 76th in the country in all-purpose yards with 477. Tulsa kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 3 for 3 this year. Their punters have totaled 312 yards on 7 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 36th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Ragin' Cajuns/Golden Hurricane college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Ragin' Cajuns +13
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