Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves Pick-Odds-Prediction - 10/21/14
Arkansas State Red Wolves (4-2) at Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns (3-3)
College Football: Tuesday
The Line: Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 2 HD
The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns host the Arkansas State Red Wolves in a Sun Belt battle.
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are looking for some much needed momentum as they head in to the teeth of their schedule. They are doig what they can after a 52-10 road rout of Georgia State was win number three in a row behind dominating play on both sides of the ball. ThePanthers were down 31-3 at the half and never recovered as the Red Wolves rolled up 618 yards with the run game looking the most impressive. Michael Gordon totaled 188 yards on 18 carries with a pair of trips to the endzone with Fredi Knighten addind another 93 yards and a touchdown. Knighten paced an effective Red Wolves passing attack with 215 yards with short scoring throws to Keneth Rains and Warren Leapheart. The ASU defense was impressive as well with the Panthers held to 269 yards with their high powered air game held to under 200 yards.
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The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns were hearing rumors of their demise when they traveled to Texas State in week eight but at the final gun the rumors were put aside for another week after a 34-10 evened their record at 3-3. The Ragin' Cajuns jumped all over the high powered Bobcats for a 21-3 lead at the break and were never challenged. ULL amassed 528 yards and 25 first downs with equal ability to run or throw while Texas State didn't have a great deal of success in much of anything with only 270 yards. Quarterback Terrance Broadway gave the Ragin' Cajuns a much needed dual threat with 225passing yards with a 62 yard scoring strike to Elijah McGuire along with an interception while rushing for another 113 yards. Alonzo Harris and McGuire combined for another 123 yards on the ground with a TD each with more then 38 minutes in TOP attributed a successful rushing attack.
The Red Wolves are 4-0 in their last four games after gaining more then 200 yards rushing in their previous game while going 4-0 in the last four following a SU win while the under has hit in five straight when Arkansas State allows less then 275 yards in their previous game. The over is 4-0 in the Ragin' Cajuns last four games when rushing for more then 200 yards in thheir previous game while the Ragin' Cajuns are 4-0 ATS in their last four games after totaling more then 200 yards in their last contest. Louisiana-Lafayette is 0-4 ATS in their last four games after allowing less then 20 points the last time out. Head to head the Red Wolves are 1-5 ATS in the last six meetings with the road team going 4-1 in the last five with Arkansas State going 1-3-1 ATS in the last five match ups at UL Lafayette.
Interesting game with the two heavyweights in the Sun Belt going at it. I'm looking to the visitors but check back the evening of game day for updates...