Georgia Southern Eagles vs Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Prediction, 11/10/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgia Southern Eagles vs Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
Location: Cajun Field in Lafayette, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Ragin' Cajuns (-3)
Cajun Field is the location where the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (4-5) will take on the Georgia Southern Eagles (5-4) on Thursday. Georgia Southern opens this game as 3-point underdogs. The over/under is 57.5.
The Georgia Southern Eagles head into this matchup 5-4 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Eagles faced the South Alabama Jaguars and took a loss by a score of 38-31. Kyle Vantrease went 26/45 with 278 yds passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 119.9 and ended the game with 1 pick. Jalen White was the best rusher for the Eagles with 10 totes for 65 yds (6.5 yards per attempt). The Georgia Southern Eagles ran the football 18 times and accumulated 88 yds, which had them averaging 4.9 yds per attempt. In all, they ran 63 plays which gave them 366 yds. Georgia Southern allowed 16 pass completions on 27 tries for a total of 193 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.3%. When it came to stopping the run, the Eagles conceded 321 yds on 56 tries, which is 5.7 yards per rush allowed.
Regarding scoring points, the Georgia Southern Eagles are averaging 36.2 PPG. Offensively they hold an average of 149.0 yards in the run game ranking them 66th in the nation. The Eagles have tallied 4,322 total yards this year. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Georgia Southern has earned 20 touchdowns through the air and 19 touchdowns via the ground. Georgia Southern has recorded 234 first downs, and they have been flagged for 44 infractions for 406 yds. They have surrendered the ball 14 times.
When it comes to passing yards, the Eagles have allowed 2,354 yards which has them sitting in 104th in D-1. They have surrendered 261.6 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 60.2%. Over the course of this year, they are giving up 484.4 yards/outing putting them at 129th in Division 1. They have conceded 13 touchdowns through the air as well as 22 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are allowing 5.6 yards per run and 222.9 yards on the ground per game so far this season. Overall, they have conceded 2,006 running yards through 9 games. The Eagles are sitting in 107th in the nation in terms of team defense, conceding 31.2 PPG.
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The Ragin' Cajuns head into this matchup 4-5 this season. The last time they took the field, the Ragin' Cajuns went home defeated by a final of 23-17 when they faced the Troy Trojans. Ben Wooldridge ended the contest with 112 yards on 13/29 through the air while his quarterback rating was 77.3. He didn't throw any interceptions and his Y/A was 3.9. Chris Smith carried the ball 18 times for 98 yds, walking away from the contest with 5.4 yards per carry for Louisiana. Louisiana rushed the ball for 4.7 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 208 yards on 44 carries. The Ragin' Cajuns finished with 320 yards while they ran 73 plays (4.4 yards per play). The Ragin' Cajuns passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 60.0%, surrendering 228 yards on 21 out of 35 passing. Louisiana allowed 36 attempts on the ground for 149 yards (4.1 yds per carry).
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns maintain an average of 361.4 yards/contest, ranking them 93rd in college football. The Louisiana offense has racked up 550 yards of penalties on 65 infractions, which ranks 31st in college football in terms of giving up free yards. During the season so far, the Ragin' Cajuns have thrown for a total of 2,076 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 230.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 74th in the country. When discussing their scoring prowess, the Ragin' Cajuns are sitting 85th in Division 1 by scoring 25.6 points per game.
Louisiana has given up a total of 1,161 rushing yards (129.0 yards per outing) in addition to 12 touchdowns on the ground on the season. They have yielded 11 touchdowns via the pass as well as 216.9 yards per outing, which puts them in 50th in the country. The Ragin' Cajuns defense has taken the field for 615 plays, which is 59th in the nation. The Ragin' Cajuns are conceding 21.7 points per contest, which puts them 36th in college football. Overall, they have allowed 195 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Ragin' Cajuns college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Ragin' Cajuns -3
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