Louisiana-Lafayette vs. Texas State - 10/12/17 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas State Bobcats (1-5) at Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (2-3)
College Football: Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm (Cajun Field)
The Line: Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns -14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas State Bobcats go on the road to face the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns in a college football matchup on Thursday.
The Texas State Bobcats look to right the ship when the team goes on the road to oppose the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns. Texas State ha been struggling and those struggles continued in a 45-27 loss to the visiting UL Monroe Warhawks as a six point underdog. The Warhawks won the yardage war 589-386 with over 400 passing yards while the Bobcats didn’t move the chains consistently after a 20 point first quarter. Anthony Taylor was the top Bobcats runner with 102 yards on 15 carries while also leading the team in receiving with three receptions for 52 yards and a touchdown followed by Tyler Watts who added a 24 yard run and caught two balls for 29 yards and a score. The Bobcats employed a short passing attack with quarterback Damian Williams completing 13-24 for 158 yards and a touchdown and no turnovers.
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The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns take the field with the rival Texas State Bobcats on Saturday. UL Lafayette is looking for consecutive victories after downing the Idaho Vandals 21-16 as a six point road underdog. This game was as even as the boxscore with ULL holding a small 297-278 yardage edge. Trey Ragas was the only Louisiana-Lafayette runner of note with 78 yards on 17 touches and a one touchdown. The Ragin’ Cajuns relied on the passing of Andre Nunez who didn’t disappoint as he connected on 18-24 for 213 yards and a touchdown and interception. Ja’Marcus Bradley paced the UL Lafayette receiving corps with five receptions for 93 yards including a 45 yard scoring strike followed by Ryheem Malone caught five balls for 80 yards.
Over is 5-0 in Texas State last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record and over is 4-0-1 in Texas State last 5 games on turf and under is 7-0 in Texas State last 7 conference games. UL Lafayette are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game and UL Lafayette are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous game and over is 4-0 in UL Lafayette last 4 games following a ATS loss. Texas State are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 meetings.
The Bobcats have had issues since before the season began with suspensions so I’d do something with the Ragin’ Cajuns right now…