Texas State Bobcats vs Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Prediction, 10/30/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas State Bobcats vs Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Cajun Field in Lafayette, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Ragin' Cajuns (-20)
Cajun Field is the site where the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (6-1) will try to defeat the Texas State Bobcats (2-5) on Saturday. Louisiana opens this game as 20-point favorites. The total is 56.5.
The Texas State Bobcats step onto the field holding a record of 2-5 for this season. In their last game, the Bobcats went up against the Georgia State Panthers and went home with a loss by a final score of 28-16. Brady McBride was the leader on the ground for the Bobcats with 17 carries for 46 yds (2.7 yards per carry). Brady McBride went 27/47 with 255 yards passing. He had a quarterback rate of 98.8 and finished the contest with 1 interception. In the running game, the Bobcats gave up 303 yds on 45 tries, which averages out to 6.7 yds per rush surrendered. Texas State relinquished 16 pass completions on 25 attempts for a total of 200 yards, and a completion rate of 64.0%. At the end of the game, they had 85 plays for 378 yds. The Texas State Bobcats ran the rock 38 times and recorded 123 yds, which had them averaging 3.2 yds per carry.
The Bobcats have racked up 2,478 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring, Texas State has amassed 12 touchdowns through the air and 9 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 15 times. Texas State has amassed 156 1st downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 43 infractions for 428 yds. As a team they're maintaining an average of 138.7 yards rushing which ranks them 88th in Division 1. In terms of scoring, the Texas State Bobcats hold an average of 25.0 points per contest.
Regarding passing yards, the Bobcats have allowed 1,611 yds which puts them in 72nd in college football. They have conceded 230.1 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 64.6%. In total, they have given up 423.3 yards per outing putting them at 113th in the country. They have relinquished 15 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 14 touchdowns via the ground game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.9 yards per rush and 193.1 rushing yards per game so far this year. Overall, they have allowed 1,352 rushing yards through 7 contests. The Bobcats sit in 128th in the country in terms of the opposition scoring, giving up 33.9 points per game.
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The Ragin' Cajuns come into this matchup with a record of 6-1 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Ragin' Cajuns went home victorious with a score of 28-27 when they faced the Arkansas State Red Wolves. Levi Lewis finished the game with 122 yards on 11/20 through the air while his QB rating was 96.2. He threw 1 pick and his Y/A was 6.1. Chris Smith ran the ball 24 times for 238 yards, ending the contest with 9.9 yds per attempt for Louisiana. The Ragin' Cajuns ended up finishing with 546 yards while running 73 plays (7.5 yards per play). Louisiana rushed for 8.0 yards per attempt, totaling 424 yds on 53 attempts. Louisiana allowed 35 attempts on the ground for 113 yds (3.2 yards per rush). The Ragin' Cajuns secondary conceded a completion percentage of 51.6%, surrendering 300 yards on 16 for 31 through the air.
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns are averaging 425.1 yards per outing, which has them sitting 47th in D-1. The Louisiana offense has totaled 386 yards of penalties on 42 infractions, which is good for 81st in D-1 in terms of making mistakes. Over the course of the season to this point, the Ragin' Cajuns have thrown for a total of 1,476 passing yards together with an average of 210.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 87th in the country. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Ragin' Cajuns rank 55th in the country averaging 30.1 PPG.
The Ragin' Cajuns are giving up 22.0 PPG, which has them ranked 54th in college football. Louisiana has given up a total of 1,045 yards rushing (149.3 yards per contest) in addition to 9 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 154 pts. They have conceded 11 touchdowns via the pass and 230.7 yards per outing, which has them in 84th in D-1. The Ragin' Cajuns defense has participated in 472 plays, which ranks 55th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Ragin' Cajuns college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bobcats +20
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