Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs South Alabama Jaguars Prediction, 10/2/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs South Alabama Jaguars
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Hancock Whitney Stadium in Mobile, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Jaguars (+9.5)
The South Alabama Jaguars (3-0) are welcoming the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (3-1) at Hancock Whitney Stadium on Saturday. South Alabama opens this game as 9.5-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 50.5.
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns come into this game with a record of 3-1 for this season. In their last matchup, the Ragin' Cajuns faced off with the Georgia Southern Eagles and earned the victory with a final of 28-20. Levi Lewis finished 17/28 with 249 yds through the air and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rate of 170.8 and ended the game without throwing an interception. Montrell Johnson led the offense in rushing for the Ragin' Cajuns with 13 attempts for 61 yds (4.7 yds per carry). The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns ran the football 37 times and tallied 129 yards, earning them an average of 3.5 yds per carry. For the game, they ran 65 plays which gave them a total of 378 yds. Louisiana surrendered 11 pass completions on 24 tries for a total of 175 yards, and a completion rate of 45.8%. In the running game, the Ragin' Cajuns conceded 278 yds on 57 tries, which averages out to 4.9 yds per run surrendered.
The Ragin' Cajuns have racked up 1,692 yards in total for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Louisiana has amassed 8 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 2 different times. Louisiana has tallied 93 1st downs offensively, and they have committed 22 penalties for 182 yds. As a unit they're averaging 151.3 yards on the ground ranking this team at 81st in college football. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns have an average of 30.5 points per game.
In terms of yards through the air, the Ragin' Cajuns have given up 937 yds which has them ranked 89th in Division 1. They are giving up 234.3 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 60.7%. During this campaign, they have yielded 412.3 yards per game ranking them 103rd in college football. They have allowed 8 touchdowns via the pass as well as 5 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing 4.3 yards per attempt on the ground and 178.0 yards on the ground per contest for the season. Overall, they have conceded 712 rushing yards through 4 games. The Ragin' Cajuns sit in 84th in D-1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 24.0 points per contest.
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The Jaguars head into this game 3-0 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Jaguars got the win with a final of 28-21 when they played the Alcorn State Braves. Jake Bentley finished the game with 158 yds on 14/24 through the air while his QB rate was 113.6. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 6.6. Kareem Walker ran the football 23 times for 150 yards, finishing the contest with 6.5 yards per attempt for South Alabama. The Jaguars finished the contest with 404 yards while they ran 67 plays (6.0 yds per play). South Alabama ran for 5.7 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 246 yards on 43 attempts. South Alabama allowed 31 running attempts for 32 yds (1.0 yards per rush). The Jaguars secondary gave up a completion percentage of 58.8%, surrendering 265 yards on 20 out of 34 through the air.
Regarding their scoring prowess, the Jaguars are sitting 84th in the country with an average of 27.0 points per outing. For the season to this point, the Jaguars have thrown for 684 yards via the pass not to mention holding an average of 228.0 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 70th in D-1. The South Alabama Jaguars are averaging 358.3 yards/contest, which is good for 96th in college football. The South Alabama offense has accrued 175 yds of penalties on 13 infractions, which ranks 127th in the nation in terms of helping out the other team.
South Alabama has conceded a total of 167 rushing yards (55.7 yards/game) and 2 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. They have allowed 2 touchdowns via the pass and 235.3 yards per game, ranking them 94th in D-1. The Jaguars defense has been on the field for 190 plays, which is 15th in college football. The Jaguars are giving up 15.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 30th in the country. Overall, they have given up 47 points.
Who will win tonight's Ragin' Cajuns/Jaguars college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Ragin' Cajuns -9.5
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