Sun Belt foes will clash when the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (5-6) meet the Texas State Bobcats (4-7).
Louisiana vs. Texas State Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing Louisiana as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Louisiana has -202 odds to pick up the win, while Texas State is listed at +164 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 44 points.
How to Watch Louisiana vs. Texas State Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, November 26, 2022
- Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: San Marcos, Texas
- Stadium: Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium
On offense, Louisiana ranks 92nd in the FBS with 361.4 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 52nd in total defense (362.5 yards allowed per contest). Louisiana is totaling 25.7 points per game offensively this year (82nd in the FBS), and is surrendering 23.7 points per game (43rd) on defense. Offensively, Louisiana ranks 86th in the FBS with 217.6 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 73rd in passing yards allowed per contest (227.0). Louisiana is averaging 143.7 rushing yards per game offensively this season (75th in the FBS), and is giving up 135.5 rushing yards per game (45th) on defense. Louisiana is averaging a 38.4% third-down conversion rate on offense this year (80th in the FBS), and is giving up a 40.5% third-down conversion rate (84th) on the other side of the ball. Louisiana has forced 21 total turnovers (15th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 14 times (40th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +7, the 18th-best in college football.
Texas State has been struggling offensively, ranking 18th-worst with 320.8 total yards per game. It has been more effective defensively, allowing 354.6 total yards per contest (44th-ranked). With 21.8 points per game on offense, Texas State ranks 105th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 55th, giving up 25.0 points per game. Texas State is accumulating 228.7 passing yards per contest on offense this season (67th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 242.5 passing yards per game (93rd-ranked) on defense. Texas State ranks eighth-worst in rushing yards per game on offense (92.1), but at least it has been dominating on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 20th-best in rushing yards allowed per contest (112.1). Texas State is putting up a 35.9% third-down conversion percentage on offense this season (97th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering a 34.1% third-down rate (31st-ranked) on defense. Texas State has recorded 19 forced turnovers (29th in the FBS) and committed 15 turnovers (57th in the FBS) this season for a +4 turnover margin that ranks 36th in the FBS.
Louisiana vs. Texas State Betting Analysis
Louisiana Betting Insights
Louisiana has covered the spread in a matchup six times this season (6-5-0). Louisiana has an ATS record of 3-2 when playing as at least 5-point favorites. Games involving Louisiana have hit the over five times this season. The Ragin’ Cajuns have won four of the seven games they were the moneyline favorite this season (57.1%). The Ragin’ Cajuns have a 1-1 record (winning 60% of their games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -202 or shorter.
Bobcats Betting Insights
Texas State has gone 5-6-0 against the spread this year. Texas State has an ATS record of 2-3 when playing as at least 5-point underdogs. This season, Texas State games have hit the over five times. This season, the Bobcats have won one out of the seven games in which they’ve been the underdog. The Bobcats have a record of 1-3 when they’re set as an underdog of +164 or more by bookmakers this season.
Louisiana vs. Texas State Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||51.4||53.6||48.8|
|Implied Total AVG||30.6||30.8||30.4|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||4-3||4-0||0-3|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-3||0-2||1-1|
|Point Total AVG||52.3||54.7||50.3|
|Implied Total AVG||33.4||34.0||32.8|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||3-1||3-0||0-1|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-6||1-1||0-5|
Players to Watch
- Bralen Trahan has helped carry the Ragin’ Cajuns’ defense with 61 tackles and four interceptions in 11 games.
- The Ragin’ Cajuns’ defense has been aided by Zi’Yon Hill, who has played 11 games and totaled 7.0 sacks to go with 10.0 TFL and 38 tackles.
- Jourdon Quibodeaux has played 11 games, totaling 78 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack for the Ragin’ Cajuns.
- The Ragin’ Cajuns’ defense has been helped by Andre Jones, who has played 11 games, amassing 5.5 sacks to go with 5.0 TFL, 39 tackles, and one interception.
- As a tone-setter on defense, the Bobcats’ Sione Tupou has collected 51 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and two interceptions in 11 games.
- Levi Bell has been causing chaos on defense, posting 39 tackles, 9.0 TFL, and five sacks for the Bobcats.
- Jordan Revels has been providing a big boost on defense, amassing 4.5 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL and 40 tackles for the Bobcats.
- On defense, Tory Spears has racked up 45 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and one interception in 11 games.
Louisiana vs. Texas State Predictions and Pick
Louisiana vs. Texas State betting card
- Pick ATS:
Ragin’ Cajuns (-5)
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Our prediction to win this contest is Louisiana, and we predict that Louisiana will cover the spread (Louisiana -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 44 points.