Ohio Bobcats vs Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Prediction, 9/16/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns
Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021
Location: Cajun Field in Lafayette, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Ragin' Cajuns (-20.5)
The Ohio Bobcats (0-2) are en route to Cajun Field on Thursday where they will try to defeat the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (1-1). Ohio is 20.5-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is set at 54.5.
The Ohio Bobcats head into this matchup 0-2 for this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Bobcats played the Duquesne Dukes and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 28-26. O'Shaan Allison was the best rusher for the Bobcats with 12 carries for 76 yds (6.3 yards per attempt). Kurtis Rourke went 14/22 with 168 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rate of 142.8 and walked away from the game without throwing an interception. In the running game, the Bobcats gave up 174 yards on 44 tries, which averages out to 4.0 yds per run allowed. Ohio conceded 23 pass completions on 34 tries for a total of 194 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.6%. At the end of the game, they ran 46 plays which converted into 307 yards. The Ohio Bobcats ran the rock 24 different times and recorded 139 yards, which earned them an average of 5.8 yds per attempt.
Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Ohio Bobcats are averaging 17.5 PPG. As a team they're averaging 136.5 yards rushing which is 79th in the nation. The Bobcats have earned 653 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Ohio has compiled 1 touchdown through the air and 2 touchdowns on the ground. Ohio has accounted for 35 first downs as an offense, and they have been called for 12 infractions for 112 yds.
The Bobcats are ranked 106th in college football concerning team defense, allowing 28.5 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.4 yards per rush on the ground and 233.5 rushing yards per contest on the season. During this campaign, they have conceded 467 rushing yards through 2 outings. Concerning yards through the air, the Bobcats have given up 286 yds which puts them in 51st in the country. They have relinquished 143.0 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 66.7%. Overall, they are allowing 376.5 yards per outing putting them at 107th in the nation.
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The Ragin' Cajuns come into this matchup with a record of 1-1 for this season. When they last played, the Ragin' Cajuns got the win with a final of 27-24 against the Nicholls State Colonels. Levi Lewis (2 TDs) ended the game with 304 yards on 19/33 through the air while his quarterback rating was 155.0. He didn't throw any picks and his Y/A was 9.2. Chris Smith carried the football 11 times for 46 yds, ending the game with 4.2 yards per attempt for Louisiana. The Ragin' Cajuns finished the contest with a total of 395 yds while running 63 plays (6.3 yds per play). Louisiana rushed the ball for 3.0 yards per tote, totaling 91 yards on 30 carries. Louisiana surrendered 36 rushing attempts for 157 yds (4.4 yards per carry). The Ragin' Cajuns secondary conceded a completion percentage of 70.3%, surrendering 359 yards on 26 out of 37 through the air.
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns maintain an average of 179.0 yards per game, which has them ranked 124th in Division 1. The Louisiana offense has accrued 25 yards of penalties on 5 violations, which is 120th in college football in terms of hurting your team. For the season to this point, the Ragin' Cajuns have compiled 282 passing yards in addition to an average of 141.0 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 103rd in the country. Regarding the points being put on the board, the Ragin' Cajuns currently rank 97th in the nation with an average of 22.5 points per contest.
Louisiana has given up a total of 170 yards on the ground (85.0 yards/game) in addition to 2 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. They have conceded 3 touchdowns through the air and 132.5 yards/game, which puts them in 42nd in the nation. The Ragin' Cajuns defense has taken the field for 68 plays, which is good for 29th in Division 1. The Ragin' Cajuns are giving up 31.0 points per game, which has them sitting 117th in D-1. In total, they have given up 62 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Ragin' Cajuns college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bobcats +20.5
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