Louisiana at Alabama College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns travel to Bryant-Denny Stadium to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 50 point favorites. The Ragin' Cajuns have an ATS record of 1-2-0 while their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Crimson Tide have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Betting Trends
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Injuries
09/22/18 TE Peyton Aucoin Knee is questionable
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns are 103rd in Division 1 in points scored with 87. They have run 182 plays this season for 1,247 yards, which ranks them 111th in the nation in total offense. The Ragin' Cajuns average 6.9 yards per play, which is 23rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 57 1st downs this year, placing them 120th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Louisiana has run for 618 yards as a team, which ranks 81st in the country. They've run 100 times, averaging 6.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Ragin' Cajuns have been penalized on offense 16 times for 129 yards so far this season, which has them 113th in the nation in penalties. Andre Nunez has thrown for 541 yards this season. He has completed 47 passes on 65 attempts for a completion percentage of 72.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 159.5. He averages 8.3 yards per pass attempt and 8.9 adjusted yards per throw.
Louisiana is 78th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 103. They have surrendered a total of 1,416 yards on D, which is 66th in Division 1. The Ragin' Cajuns are ranked 118th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opposing offenses have completed 44 passes on 69 attempts against the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns defense this season, placing them 7th and 3rd in the country. The Louisiana pass defense has also given up a total of 621 yards through the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 138 attempts for 795 yards this year, putting them in 108th place in D-1 against the run. The Ragin' Cajuns have committed 19 penalties for 171 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 34th in the nation.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Crimson Tide have run for 819 yards as a team, which ranks 40th in the nation. They've run 158 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Crimson Tide have been penalized on offense 31 times for 288 yards so far this year, which has them 20th in the country in penalties. They are 3rd in Division 1 in points scored with 215. They have run 274 plays this year for 2,158 yards, which ranks them 10th in the nation in total offense. The Alabama Crimson Tide average 7.9 yards per play, which is 5th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 98 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Tua Tagovailoa has completed 58 throws while attempting 80 passes for a completion percentage of 72.5%. He has passed for 1,033 yards this year. He averages 15.9 adjusted yards per throw and 12.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 230.5.
The Alabama Crimson Tide rush defense has given up 121 attempts for 445 yards this season, putting them in 34th place in the country against the run. They have had 33 penalties for 294 yards on defense this year. That places them 117th in Division 1. Alabama is 7th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 51. They have given up a total of 1,311 yards on D, which is 47th in the nation. The Crimson Tide are 23rd in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 72 throws on 156 attempts against the Alabama defense this season, ranking them 73rd and 123rd in the country. The Alabama Crimson Tide pass defense has also surrendered a total of 866 yards in the air, which is 79th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Ragin' Cajuns/Crimson Tide college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Crimson Tide -50
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