Arkansas State Red Wolves (6-4) at Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (4-6)
College Football: Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Cajun Field)
The Line: Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns +6 -- Over/Under: 49.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Arkansas State Red Wolves and UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns collide in college football in week 13.
The Arkansas State Red Wolves began the season at 0-4 but somebody flipped the switch when conference action began as the team has reeled off six consecutive victories and is the only unbeaten squad in the Sun Belt. The Red Wolves were impressive in a 35-3 win at Troy last time out as a ten point underdog behind a 28-0 second half run that included a fumble recovery for a score. ASU won the yardage battle 388-262 and forced five turnovers. Red Wolves quarterback Justice Hansen hit on 13-24 for 149 yards and a touchdown with Chris Murray and Dijon Paschal catching three balls for 90 yards. Warren Wand led the Red Wolves on the ground with 90 yards on 17 totes while Chad Voytik added 61 yards and a TD on 14 carries.
At 4-6, the best the UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cauns can do is win their final two games and become Bowl eligible. The Ragin’ Cajuns have dropped five of seven following a 35-21 defeat at Georgia as a three touchdown underdog. Louisiana-Lafayette outgained the Bulldogs 465-400 but lost the turnover battle 4-2. ULL quarterback Anthony Jennings struggled as he completed 14-24 for 189 yards and three costly interceptions. Al Riles pace UL Lafayette receivers with seven receptions for 105yards while Elijah McGuire ran for 129 yards on 19 carries with Jennings adding 93 yards and three touchdowns on 16 touches as his legs were more effective then his arms.
Arkansas State are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall and the over is 4-0 in Arkansas State last 4 games after allowing less than 275 total yards in their previous game while the over is 4-0-1 in Arkansas State last 5 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game. The under is 4-0-1 in UL Lafayette last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record and the under is 6-1-1 in UL Lafayette last 8 conference games while the under is 5-1 in UL Lafayette last 6 home games. Arkansas State are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings in UL Lafayette and Arkansas State are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 meetings.
Arkansas State has stumbled at UL Lafayette many times but they can hold on to the Sun Belt lead with a win…