Louisiana Lafayette vs Coastal Carolina NCAA Football Parlay 11/7/2019
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Fred Payton and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers play the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns at Brooks Stadium on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Coastal Carolina opens this matchup as 11-point underdogs. The Ragin' Cajuns are 7-1-0 ATS and 4-4-0 when betting on the total. The Chanticleers are 5-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-3-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns played the Texas State Bobcats and ended up getting the victory by a score of 31-3. Elijah Mitchell paced the team on the ground during the game. He broke a long run for 39 yards and he notched 1 TD during the game. He rushed for a total of 126 yards by way of 13 carries which gave him an average of 9.7 yards per run. Jalen Williams was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 50 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 16.7 yards per reception during the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Ragin' Cajuns was Levi Lewis who went 13/21 with 183 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He walked away with no picks. The Ragin' Cajuns ran the ball a total of 49 times and earned a total of 296 yards which gave them an average of 6.0 yards per rush. On the day, the Ragin' Cajuns racked up 24 first downs and they had a total of 12 penalties for 128 yards which is telling in terms of discipline. Overall, they ran 70 plays for 479 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Louisiana Lafayette gave up 24 completions on 36 attempts totaling 206 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.7%. Overall, they gave up 264 yards and forced 2 turnovers. On the ground, the Ragin' Cajuns gave up 58 yards on 22 carries which means they had an average of 2.6 yards per carry allowed.
The Ragin' Cajuns come into this matchup with a record of 6-2 this season. For total yardage, they rank 2nd in the Sun Belt and 25th in the country with 3,929 yards. They are one of the most potent offenses in the country with an average of 37.1 points per contest, putting them 19th in the country. As a team, they are averaging 288 yards on the ground per game which is 1st in the conference. The Ragin' Cajuns have one of the top tier defenses in D-1, giving up 18.4 points per game putting them 1st in the Sun Belt. When it comes to yards through the air, the Ragin' Cajuns have allowed 1,625 yards. Opponents are completing 58.3% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.4 yards per attempt. In terms of rushing yards, Louisiana Lafayette is giving up 152.1 yards per contest putting them 3rd in the conference and 59th in Division 1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4 yards per carry which has them at 3rd in the conference and 59th in the nation overall. In total, they have allowed 1,217 rushing yards through 8 games.
The last time they took the field, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers went up against the Troy Trojans and ended up getting the victory by a score of 36-35. Running the show from under center for the Chanticleers was Bryce Carpenter who went 32/45 with 285 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Jacqez Hairston led the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 55 yards and he notched 2 TD's in the game. He ran for 72 yards on 7 carries which gave him an average of 10.3 yards per tote. Jaivon Heiligh led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 107 yards on 12 receptions. He earned an average of 8.9 yards per reception for that contest. The Chanticleers ran the football 39 times and totaled 191 yards which had them averaging 4.9 yards per run. For the game, the Chanticleers earned 27 1st downs and they totaled 6 infractions for 50 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. In the game, they ran 84 plays for a total of 476 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Coastal Carolina allowed 26 completions on 35 attempts totaling 385 yards, and a completion percentage of 74.3%. In the game, they allowed a total of 500 yards and forced 1 takeaway. On the ground, the Chanticleers allowed 115 yards on 32 attempts which is an average of 3.6 yards per carry allowed.
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The Chanticleers head into this matchup 4-4. In discussing the offensive production, the Chanticleers have one of the top tier offenses in the country. Coastal Carolina has built a respectable ground game this year by averaging 195.3 yards on the ground per contest, which has them at 36th in the nation. As a unit, they have a total of 1,562 rushing yards through 8 contests, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Chanticleers average 405.6 yards per contest overall putting them 66th in the nation and 7th in the Sun Belt. The Chanticleers are allowing 28 points per contest which puts them at 4th in the Sun Belt Conference and 70th in Division 1. Their pass defense is one of the best units in the country. They are conceding 175.5 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Chanticleers currently sit at 2nd in the conference. In terms of points given up, they have given up 224 total points. In regard to yards on the ground, they are conceding 172 yards per contest ranking them 81st in college football and 5th in the Sun Belt Conference. For this season, they have given up a total of 1,376 rushing yards and 16 rushing TDs.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Chanticleers +11 and over the total points
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