Louisiana-Lafayette at South Alabama - 11/12/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (4-4) at South Alabama Jaguars (4-4)
College Football: Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Ladd Peebles Stadium)
The Line: South Alabama Jaguars -3 -- Over/Under: 61 See the Latest Odds
The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns and South Alabama Jaguars play Thursday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.
The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns look for their second road win to get a game above a .500 record. Jalen Nixon is completing 52.9 percent of his passes for 810 yards, seven touchdowns and five interceptions. Nixon has two passing touchdowns in his last three games. Jamal Robinson and Al Riles have combined for 710 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Gabe Fuselier has 27 receptions. The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns ground game is averaging 210.6 yards per contest, and Elijah McGuire leads the way with 749 yards and nine touchdowns. Defensively, Louisiana Lafayette is allowing 30.5 points and 400.9 yards per game. Tracy Walker leads the Ragin' Cajuns with 58 tackles, Savion Brown has two interceptions and Dominique Tovell has seven sacks.
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The South Alabama Jaguars look for their third home win to get a game above a .500 record. Cody Clements is completing 53.4 percent of his passes for 1,707 yards, 12 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Clements has five passing touchdowns in his last three games. Gerald Everett and Josh Magee have combined for 860 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns while Marvin Shinn has 12 receptions. The South Alabama Jaguars ground game is averaging 159.5 yards per contest, and Xavier Johnson leads the way with 651 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, South Alabama is allowing 38.6 points and 411.1 yards per game. Blake Dees leads the Jaguars with 83 tackles, Kalen Jackson has two interceptions and DeMarion Harper has two sacks.
The Ragin' Cajuns are 3-1-2 ATS in their last 6 games in November and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Jaguars are 5-17 ATS in their last 22 home games and 3-13 ATS in their last 16 games overall.
Neither of these teams play much defense. I expect this to be your typical high-scoring game that we usually see during the week. This line is way too low with the way both clubs allow their oppoenents to move the football.