Louisiana at Texas State - 11/26/22 College Football Picks and Prediction
Texas State Bobcats (4-7) vs Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (5-6)
Game Info: Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 5:00 pm (Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium)
Betting Odds: Texas State Bobcats +5.5 -- Over/Under: 45.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns will play the Texas State Bobcats in a Sun Belt Conference Game on Saturday evening at Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos, Texas.
The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are 5-6 (3-4) this season after they lost to Florida State by a score of 49-17 in their last game. Louisiana only gained 291 total yards and allowed FSU to go 11-15 on third down attempts in the game. The Louisiana offense is averaging 25.5 points per game with 220.7 passing yards per game and 140.7 rushing yards per game. Chandler Fields has thrown for 767 yards, eight touchdowns, and three interceptions for the Ragin’ Cajuns this season. Chris Smith has rushed for 510 yards and two touchdowns, while Michael Jefferson has caught 45 passes for 729 yards and seven scores for Louisiana. The Louisiana defense is giving up 23.7 points per game and 362.1 yards per game.
The Texas State Bobcats are 4-7 (2-5) this season after they defeated Arkansas State by a score of 16-13 in their last game. Texas State held Arkansas State to 291 total yards and 3-15 on third down attempts in the game. The Texas State offense is averaging 22 points per game with 229.1 passing yards per game and 92.2 rushing yards per game. Layne Hatcher has thrown for 2,520 yards, 19 touchdowns, and nine interceptions for the Bobcats this season. Lincoln Pare has rushed for 539 yards and four touchdowns, while Marcell Barbee (questionable) has caught 21 passes for 299 yards and one touchdown for Texas State. The Texas State defense is allowing 25 points per game and 355 yards per game.
Louisiana is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following an ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The over is 6-2 in Louisiana’s last 8 road games. Texas State is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following an ATS loss and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 November games. The under is 4-1 in Texas State’s last 5 home games. Louisiana is 8-1 ATS in these two teams last 9 head to head meetings.
Both of these teams have had below average season and find themselves sitting towards the bottom of the Sun Belt standings. Louisiana has lost three of their last four games, while Texas State has lost four of their last five games. I think Louisiana is going to be the more focused team as they try to push for a bowl bid, so I will take them to get the road win.