Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs Georgia Southern Eagles Prediction, 9/25/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs Georgia Southern Eagles
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Location: Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (+11.5)
Allen E. Paulson Stadium is the location where the Georgia Southern Eagles (1-2) will meet the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (2-1) on Saturday. Georgia Southern opens this matchup as 11.5-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is 50.5.
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns head into this matchup 2-1 this season. In their last game, the Ragin' Cajuns went up against the Ohio Bobcats and earned the victory with a final of 49-14. Levi Lewis finished 21/29 with 212 yds passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 138.3 and walked away from the contest with 1 pick. Montrell Johnson was the best rusher for the Ragin' Cajuns with 13 carries for 84 yds (6.5 yards per attempt). When all was said and done, they ran 83 plays which gave them a total of 562 yds. The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns rushed the ball a total of 49 different times and totaled 310 yds, which came out to an average of 6.3 yards per attempt. Against the rush, the Ragin' Cajuns conceded 112 yards on 28 attempts, which is 4.0 yds per rush allowed. Louisiana gave up 14 pass completions on 27 attempts for 138 yards, and a completion rate of 51.9%.
The Ragin' Cajuns have earned 1,314 total yards for the year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Louisiana has earned 5 passing touchdowns and 6 touchdowns on the ground. They have turned the football over 2 times. Louisiana has accrued 75 1st downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 16 penalties for 148 yards. Offensively they're averaging 158.7 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 68th in D-1. When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns are sitting at 31.3 points per outing.
Regarding yards through the air, the Ragin' Cajuns have conceded 762 yards which ranks them 112th in the nation. They have given up 254.0 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 64.3%. In total, they have relinquished 398.7 yards/game which ranks them 100th in college football. The opposition is running for 4.1 yards per run and 144.7 rushing yards per contest for the season. During the season, they have allowed 434 rushing yards through 3 games. The Ragin' Cajuns sit in 89th in the country when it comes to team defense, giving up 25.3 points per contest.
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The Eagles head into this matchup 1-2 this season. When they last played, the Eagles took a loss by a final score of 45-10 against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Justin Tomlin finished the contest with 65 yds on 11/23 passing while his QB rating was 71.6. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 2.8. Justin Tomlin ran the football 10 times for 65 yards, ending the contest with 6.5 yards per attempt for Georgia Southern. Georgia Southern ran the football for 4.3 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 152 yards on 35 carries. The Eagles finished the contest with a total of 233 yards on 63 plays (3.7 yards per play). The Eagles secondary allowed a completion rate of 56.0%, surrendering 364 yds on 14 out of 25 through the air. Georgia Southern gave up 48 rush attempts for 269 yards (5.6 yds per carry).
The Georgia Southern Eagles maintain an average of 330.0 yards per contest, ranking them 111th in the country. The Georgia Southern offense has racked up 101 yards of penalties on 16 infractions, which ranks 97th in college football in terms of giving up free yards. Over the course of the season so far, the Eagles have earned 334 passing yards along with an average of 111.3 throwing yards per game, ranking them 125th in D-1. In relation to their scoring prowess, the Eagles are 123rd in college football averaging 15.3 points per contest.
Georgia Southern has conceded a total of 534 yards rushing (178.0 yards/game) as well as 4 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. They have given up 11 touchdowns via the pass and 353.7 yards per game, which has them sitting 139th in D-1. The Eagles defense has been on the field for 211 plays, which is 99th in college football. The Eagles are relinquishing 36.0 points per game, ranking them 128th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 108 points.
Who will win tonight's Ragin' Cajuns/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Ragin' Cajuns -11.5
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