Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs UAB Blazers Prediction, 10/23/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs UAB Blazers
Date: Friday, October 23, 2020
Location: Legion Field
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Louisiana (+1.5)
Bryson Lucero and the UAB Blazers (4-1) host the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (3-1) at Legion Field on Friday, October 23, 2020. UAB opens this game as 1.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 49.5.
In their last game, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns took the field against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 30-27. Levi Lewis paced the team on the ground in this contest. He tore off a long run of 51 yards and he added 1 TD in this contest. He scurried for 84 yards via 6 carries which means he ran for an average of 14.0 yards per run. Jalen Williams led the team in receiving yardage by earning 89 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 22.3 yards per reception in this contest. Levi Lewis went 14/24 with 173 yards by way of passing and completed 1 TD. He threw 1 pick for the contest.
The Ragin' Cajuns have racked up 1,642 total yards for the season. As a team they are averaging 186.5 yards rushing giving them a rank of 28th in Division 1. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, Louisiana has compiled 5 touchdowns through the air and 8 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns hold an average of 28.0 points per contest. The Ragin' Cajuns rank 34th in Division 1 concerning their opponents scoring, allowing 23.3 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.2 yards per run and 196.3 rushing yards per game for the year. For the season, they have allowed 785 yards via the ground game in 4 outings. In terms of passing yardage, the Ragin' Cajuns are giving up 798 yds which has them ranked 34th in college football. In their 4 games played, they have conceded 199.5 yards per game via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 56.9%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 395.8 yards/outing which has them sitting 48th in the country.
Levi Lewis has connected on 374 of his attempted career 605 tosses for a completion percentage of 61.8%. He is passing for 136.3 yds per contest. For his career, Lewis has passed for 4,908 yds with 40 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He has a quarterback rating of 148.1 with a TD rate of 6.6% and an interception percentage of 1.8%. Over the course of his time in college, he has attempted running the football 151 different times totaling 513 yds.
In their last outing, the UAB Blazers played the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 37-14. Bryson Lucero went 15/31 with 141 yards via the pass and threw 1 touchdown. He threw 1 interception on the day. DeWayne McBride led the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 71 yards and he notched 1 TD for this game. He racked up a total of 131 yards via 10 carries which meant he was running for 13.1 yards per run. Austin Watkins Jr. was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 55 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 7.9 yards per reception in this outing.
In relation to how much they score, the Blazers currently sit 33rd in the nation by tallying 31.8 points per outing. During this campaign so far, the Blazers currently sit at 1,086 yards via the pass along with an average of 217.2 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 52nd in the nation. They maintain an average of 186.8 run yards per game and have rushed for 934 yards for the year. The UAB Blazers average 404.0 yards per contest which has them sitting 39th in college football. UAB has conceded a total of 862 yards rushing (172.4 yards per outing) as well as 5 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this season. The Blazers are giving up 20.6 points per game, ranking them 30th in the nation. In total, they have surrendered 103 points. They have allowed 7 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 153.6 yards/outing, which puts them in 18th in college football.
In the 5 games in his college career, Bryson Lucero has completed 62 of his 109 attempts for 793 yds. He averages 158.6 yds per game through the air with a 131.8 quarterback rating. Lucero has passed for 7 TD's compared to 4 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has run for -7 yds on 7 attempts. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 6.4% and his interception percentage is 3.7%.
Who will win tonight's Ragin' Cajuns/Blazers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Ragin' Cajuns +1.5
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