Louisiana vs. North Texas Pick
Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-1 overall and 1-1 on the road while North Texas is 2-4 overall and 1-1 at home. The Mean Green are 2-4 against the spread while the Ragin’ Cajuns are 3-2 ATS. Lafayette has won five straight games in this series and covered the spread in three of its last four against the Mean Green.
Odds: The oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have Louisiana-Lafayette as the favorite on the road, as the Ragin’ Cajuns are getting odds of -3.5 points at North Texas. The over/under total has been set at 55.5 points.
Line Movement: Opening odds had Louisiana-Lafayette favored by 4 points. The spread never got any higher than that, closing out at 3.5 points.
Public Betting: Of the wagers that have been placed on this game, 80% are going on Louisiana-Lafayette with odds of -3.5 points at North Texas. Be sure to click on the public betting link to get the latest odds and betting percentages.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: UL Lafayette is 10-1 ATS in their last 11 road games vs. a team with a losing home record, 16-5 ATS in their last 21 games following a ATS loss, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall, 21-8 ATS in their last 29 road games. North Texas is 16-35 ATS in their last 51 games after allowing more than 450 total yards in their previous game, 6-20 ATS vs. a team with a winning record, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall and are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Tuesday games. This is a big matchup in the Sun Belt. UL Lafayette is a solid football team with wins over Troy and Florida International to go 2-0 in the Sun Belt conference. Sophomore Alonzo Harris rushed for 123 yards and a touchdown against Tulane to surpass the 1,000 yard mark for his career. The difference will be the UL Lafayette run defense, which allows just 107.2 rushing yards per game and less than 70 yards in all four wins.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: UL-LAFAYETTE -3.5