Georgia Southern Eagles (1-9) at Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (5-5)
College Football: Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 5:00 pm (Cajun Field)
The Line: Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns -6 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns welcome the Georgia Southern Eagles to town in Saturday college football.
The Georgia Southern Eagles travel to Louisiana-Lafayette looking for back to back wins to end the season. Georgia Southern comes off their first victory of the season in a 52-0 waxing of the South Alabama Jaguars as a six point home dog. The Eagles took out an entire year of frustration out on the Jaguars as the team amassed a 583-195 yardage advantage while intercepting a pair of passes and recovering a fumble.
The Eagles quarterback duo of Shai Werts and Kado Brown combined to complete 11-17 for 227 yards and a touchdown each with Malik Henry and Wesley Fields on the receiving end of both scores. Werts was thee Eagles top threat on the ground with 113 yards and a trip to the end zone on 15 carries while LA Ramsby, Wesley Fields and Brown combined 154 yards and another three touchdowns.
The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns evened their record at 5-5 with a 47-34 win versus the New Mexico State Aggies as a four point home dog. Louisiana-Lafayette rolled to 505 yards of offense with the ability to both run and throw while holding New Mexico State to 402 yards and picking off three passes.
Ragin’ Cajuns quarterback Jordan Davis connected on 18-31 for 203 yards and a pair of touchdowns with favorite target Ryheem Malone recording seven receptions for 113 yards including a 33 yard scoring strike. Trey Ragas was the top UL Lafayette runner with 132 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries while Davis and Darius Hoggins totaled 124 yard on 14 touches.
Under is 5-0 in Georgia Southern last 5 games after scoring more than 40 points in their previous game and under is 6-0 in Georgia Southern last 6 games following a straight up win of more than 20 points and under is 7-0 in Georgia Southern last 7 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game.
Louisiana-Lafayette needs a win to become Bowl eligible so the motivation is obvious. The issue with backing this team is inconsistency so hopefully we see 60 minutes of football from them…