Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs UL Monroe Warhawks Prediction, 9/24/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs UL Monroe Warhawks
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: Malone Stadium in Monroe, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Warhawks (+12)
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (2-1) are en route to Malone Stadium on Saturday where they will try to defeat the UL Monroe Warhawks (1-2). Louisiana opens this game as 12-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under has been set at 54.5.
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns come into this matchup with a record of 2-1 this year. In their last contest, the Ragin' Cajuns played against the Rice Owls and ended up losing by a score of 33-21. Ben Wooldridge went 6/14 with 76 yards through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 88.5 and walked away from the game with no interceptions. Chris Smith was the best rusher for the Ragin' Cajuns with 6 carries for 39 yards (6.5 yards per attempt). At the end of the game, they tallied 43 plays which gave them a total of 175 yds. The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns ended up rushing 15 different times and compiled 61 yards, which came out to an average of 4.1 yards per tote. Against the rush, the Ragin' Cajuns gave up 146 yds on 44 tries, which is an average of 3.3 yards per run allowed. Louisiana allowed 25 completions on 36 attempts for a total of 303 yards, and a completion rate of 69.4%.
The Ragin' Cajuns have earned 1,464 total yards this season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Louisiana has amassed 13 touchdowns through the air and 5 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 1 different times. Louisiana has accrued 73 1st downs as a team, and they have been called for 37 infractions for 335 yards. As a team they average 122.3 yards on the ground ranking them 99th in Division 1. Regarding putting points on the board, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns have an average of 35.8 points per outing.
When it comes to passing yards, the Ragin' Cajuns have allowed 1,019 yds which puts them in 121st in the nation. They are conceding 254.8 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 63.7%. Overall, they have allowed 338.0 yards/outing which ranks them 48th in the country. They have yielded 6 touchdowns through the air as well as 4 touchdowns running the ball. The opposition is running for 2.9 yards per running attempt and 83.3 rushing yards per game for the year. Over the course of this year, they have given up 333 rushing yards through 4 games. The Ragin' Cajuns are sitting in 42nd in the nation concerning the opposition scoring, giving up 18.8 points per contest.
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The Warhawks come into this game with a record of 1-2 for this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Warhawks took a loss by a score of 63-7 against the Alabama Crimson Tide. Malik Jackson carried the football 13 times for 36 yards, ending the contest with 2.8 yds per attempt for UL Monroe. Chandler Rogers ended the game with 96 yards on 11/21 through the air while his quarterback rating was 81.3. He had 1 pick and his Y/A was 4.6. UL Monroe surrendered 39 run attempts for 273 yds (7.0 yards per carry). The Warhawks pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 65.0%, relinquishing 236 yds on 13 out of 20 passing. The Warhawks finished the contest with 169 yds and they ran 64 plays (2.6 yds per play). UL Monroe rushed the football for 2.0 yards per attempt, finishing with 78 yds on 40 attempts.
The UL Monroe Warhawks average 284.0 yards per game, ranking them 123rd in the nation. The UL Monroe offense has racked up 128 yards of penalties on 14 infractions, which is 110th in the nation in terms of making mistakes. During the season thus far, the Warhawks currently have a total of 515 passing yards along with holding an average of 171.7 passing yards per game, putting them at 111th in college football. When looking at their scoring prowess, the Warhawks are 118th in D-1 averaging 17.3 points per outing.
The Warhawks are relinquishing 40.7 points per game, which has them 124th in the country. UL Monroe has conceded a total of 482 yards rushing (160.7 yards/game) and 6 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this year. In total, they have conceded 122 pts. They have surrendered 6 touchdowns via the pass and 238.7 yards/game, ranking them 84th in D-1. The Warhawks defense has been on the field for 182 plays, which ranks 29th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Ragin' Cajuns/Warhawks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Warhawks +12
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