Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs Texas State Bobcats Prediction, 11/26/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs Texas State Bobcats
Date: Saturday, November 26, 2022
Location: Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Bobcats (+5.5)
The Texas State Bobcats (4-7) host the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (5-6) at Bobcat Stadium on Saturday. Louisiana is 5.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The total comes in at 46.
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns step onto the field holding a record of 5-6 this season. The last time they took the field, the Ragin' Cajuns faced off with the Florida State Seminoles and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 49-17. Dre'lyn Washington was the rushing leader for the Ragin' Cajuns with 10 totes for 57 yds (5.7 yds per carry). Chandler Fields went 19/36 with 159 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rate of 99 and finished the game with no interceptions. In the running game, the Ragin' Cajuns gave up 251 yds on 45 tries, which is 5.6 yds per run surrendered. Louisiana gave up 13 pass completions on 21 tries for a total of 189 yds, and a completion percentage of 61.9%. At the end of the game, they had 71 plays which converted into 291 yds. The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns ran the football 35 times and totaled 132 yds, which earned them an average of 3.8 yards per carry.
The Ragin' Cajuns have earned 3,979 total yards this season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Louisiana has compiled 23 passing touchdowns and 8 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the ball 15 different times. Louisiana has accrued 207 1st downs as a unit, and they have committed 77 penalties for 635 yards. Offensively they're averaging 141.0 yards in the run game which has them sitting 81st in college football. In terms of putting points on the board, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns have an average of 25.7 points per outing.
When it comes to passing yards, the Ragin' Cajuns are allowing 2,499 yds which ranks them 70th in college football. They are giving up 227.2 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 57.7%. For the season, they have relinquished 362.1 yards per contest which has them sitting 48th in college football. They have allowed 15 touchdowns by air as well as 17 touchdowns pounding the rock. The opposition is running for an average of 3.8 yards per rush and 134.9 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. For the year, they have allowed 1,484 yards via the ground game in 11 games. The Ragin' Cajuns sit in 44th in college football in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 23.7 PPG.
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The Bobcats step onto the field holding a record of 4-7 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Bobcats took home the win by a final score of 16-13 when they played the Arkansas State Red Wolves. Layne Hatcher ended the contest with 196 yards on 23/36 through the air while his QB rating was 109.6. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 5.4. Lincoln Pare ran the football 19 times for 75 yds, finishing the game with 3.9 yards per carry for Texas State. The Bobcats finished the game with a total of 340 yards while they ran 75 plays (4.5 yds per play). Texas State ran for 3.8 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 144 yds on 38 attempts. Texas State allowed 23 attempts on the ground for 54 yards (2.3 yds per carry). The Bobcats secondary gave up a completion rate of 55.0%, relinquishing 237 yards on 22 out of 40 through the air.
When discussing their scoring prowess, the Bobcats are ranking 106th in the nation with an average of 21.8 PPG. Over the course of the season thus far, the Bobcats have compiled 2,520 passing yards as well as an average of 229.1 passing yards per game, ranking them 69th in D-1. The Texas State Bobcats hold an average of 322.4 yards/game, which ranks them 114th in college football. The Texas State offense has 501 penalty yds on 55 infractions, which ranks them 107th in the country in terms of giving up free yards.
The Bobcats are conceding 25.0 PPG, which has them ranked 55th in college football. Texas State has given up a total of 1,229 yards on the ground (111.7 yards per game) as well as 17 touchdowns on the ground this year. In total, they have allowed 275 total points. They have yielded 15 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 242.5 yards per outing, ranking them 91st in the country. The Bobcats defense has participated in 754 plays, ranking them 59th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Ragin' Cajuns/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Ragin' Cajuns -5.5
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