|2012 College Football Week 11 Odds: Louisiana-Lafayette vs. Florida|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 07 November 2012 12:30|
Louisiana-Lafayette vs. Florida Odds
Florida is 8-1 on the season and 5-0 at home while Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-3 overall and 2-2 on the road. The Gators are 6-3 against the spread this year while the Ragin’ Cajuns are 4-4 ATS. Florida has won its last three meetings with Louisiana-Lafayette.
Trends show that Florida is 6-0 against the spread in its last 6 games against Sun Belt opponents and 21-7 ATS in its last 28 non-conference games. Lafayette is 18-5 ATS in its last 23 road games and 7-2 ATS in its last 9 non-conference games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Florida is the clear favorite to win this game, as the Gators have odds of -26 points against Louisiana-Lafayette. The over/under total has been set at 50 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Florida favored by 26 points as well. The spread did add the hook to get to 26.5 points during the week before moving back to Florida -26.
Florida is coming off a 14-7 win over Missouri last week. The Gators didn’t have much of an offensive showing, but the defense continued to shine in the win. On the season, Florida is fourth in the nation in defensive scoring, allowing only 12.1 points per game. Offensively, Florida is scoring only 26 points per contest. The offense is being led by running back Mike Gillislee, who has rushed for 797 yards and seven touchdowns.
Louisiana-Lafayette is coming off a 40-24 win at Louisiana-Monroe last week. The Ragin’ Cajuns snapped a two-game losing streak with the victory. On the year, the Cajuns are allowing 28.3 points per game on defense while the offense is scoring 35 points per contest. The team is being led this season by Terrance Broadway, who has thrown for 1,624 yards and 12 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Florida linebacker Lerentee McCray is questionable with an ankle injury while offensive lineman Xavier Nixon is questionable with a knee injury. Louisiana-Lafayette has no injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Florida. The Gators are getting 82% of the wagers with odds of -26 points against Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday.