College Football Betting News and Notes Tuesday 10/16

College Football Betting News and Notes Tuesday 10/16

LA LAFAYETTE (4 - 1) at NORTH TEXAS (2 - 4) - 10/16/2012, 9:00 PM

Top Trends for this game.
LA LAFAYETTE is 8-1 ATS (+6.9 Units) in road games against conference opponents over the last 3 seasons.
LA LAFAYETTE is 12-3 ATS (+8.7 Units) in games played on turf over the last 3 seasons.
LA LAFAYETTE is 13-3 ATS (+9.7 Units) in road games over the last 3 seasons.
LA LAFAYETTE is 13-3 ATS (+9.7 Units) in road lined games over the last 3 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
LA LAFAYETTE is 2-0 against the spread versus NORTH TEXAS over the last 3 seasons
LA LAFAYETTE is 2-0 straight up against NORTH TEXAS over the last 3 seasons
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Texas's last 5 games when playing Louisiana-Lafayette
North Texas is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games at home

Louisiana Lafayette at North Texas
LA Lafayette: 8-1 ATS away vs. conference opponents
North Texas: 7-19 ATS as a home underdog of 7 points or less

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UL Lafayette at North Texas: 8 Things Bettors Should Know

UL Lafayette at North Texas (3.5, OFF)

WEATHER: Forecasts are calling for temperatures in the high-70s with sunny skies. Winds will blow out of the south at 16 mph.

1. Ragin’ Cajuns RB Alonzo Harris ran for 123 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries to help Louisiana-Lafayette pile up 294 rushing yards in a 41-13 victory over Tulane on Oct. 6. The Cajuns rushed for 87 yards in the first quarter and finished the contest averaging 5.5 a carry.

2. UNT is coming off a 44-21 defeat at the hands of Houston on Oct. 6 to drop to 2-4 on the campaign. The Mean Green had previously lost games to nationally ranked teams Kansas State and LSU.

3. UNT’s secondary was almost completely wiped out by graduation after the 2011 season. Seven of the eight players in the unit were seniors. The Mean Green ranks second in the Sun Belt in both pass efficiency defense and interceptions despite its lack of experience in the back this season.

4. UL-Lafayette kicker Brett Baer scored 11 points against Tulane to move into sixth place on the career scoring chart with 201 points. Baer continues to lead the nation in field goals (2.4/game) while ranking seventh in scoring (11/6 ppg).

5. The Cajuns have come back to even the all-time series with North Texas at eight games by winning six of the last seven meetings, including five straight.

6. After allowing Tulane to gain just 53 yards rushing on 22 carries, the Ragin' Cajuns have moved up to 18th nationally in rush defense. In five games, UL has held its opponents to 107.2 yards rushing per game, including less than 70 yards in all four of its wins.

7. Brandin Byrd, Antoinne Jimmerson and Jeremy Brown drive a three-pronged UNT rushing attack that ranks sixth in the Sun Belt with an average of 175.2
rushing yards per game.

8. The Mean Green ranks ninth out of 10 teams in the league in completion percentage at 55.3 percent and has been dreadful in the red zone. UNT has converted on only 14 of its 20 trips into the scoring zone and has only managed 11 touchdowns in those situations.


* Road team is 5-1 ATS in their last six meetings.
* Over is 4-1 in the last five meetings.
* Mean Green is 4-0 ATS in its last four games following a bye week.
* Ragin' Cajuns are 4-1 ATS in their last five conference games.

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NCAAF Week 8

North Texas lost its last five games with UL-Lafayette by average score of 39-26; Ragin' Cajuns won 28-27/59-30 in last two visits here. ULL is 4-1, with only loss at Oklahoma State; they've already won games in Sun Belt by 13-28 points, with a road win at Troy. 13 points is closest game they've played this year. North Texas is 1-4 vs I-A opponents but four of those five games were on road; they lost 14-7 to Troy in only home game vs I-A opponent. Mean Green is 4-11 vs spread in last 15 games as a home underdog. Since 2007, ULL is 4-1 vs spread as a road favorite.

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