Texas St. vs. Lafayette Prediction

College Football Predictions: Texas State vs. Louisiana-Lafayette 10/12/17

Who has the edge to cover tonight when Louisiana-Lafayette plays host to Texas State in a Sun Belt Conference matchup at 7:30PM ET?

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Lafayette is favored at home, as the Ragin’ Cajuns are getting odds of -14 points against the Bobcats. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 54.5 points. Lafayette has won and covered the spread in the last four meetings with Texas State. Tonight’s game takes place from Cajun Field in Lafayette, Louisiana. The game will air on ESPNU.

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Lafayette is 2-3 this season following a win over Idaho last week. The Ragin’ Cajuns are 1-1 in the Sun Belt Conference and 1-4 against the spread, covering for the first time last week. On offense, Lafayette is putting up 37 points and 418.2 yards per game. Andre Nunez has taken over the starting QB job with 500 passing yards and three touchdowns in the last two games. Trey Ragas is leading the offense with 453 rushing yards and five touchdowns. Keenan Barnes is adding 335 receiving yards with a touchdown. Defensively, Lafayette is allowing 46.2 points and 506.6 yards per game. The Cajuns are giving up 265.2 rushing yards per contest.

Texas State is 1-5 on the season, but on a 5-game losing streak. The Bobcats are 0-2 in the Sun Belt Conference and 2-4 against the spread. Defensively, Texas State is allowing 33.7 points and 410.3 yards per game. Texas State has struggled on offense this year, averaging just 14.5 points and 300.7 yards per game. The team is being led by Damian Williams, who has thrown for 895 yards and four touchdowns with four interceptions. Anthony D. Taylor is the leading rusher with 256 yards while Elijah King has 16 catches for 265 yards and a touchdown.

Bet on Texas State vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

Lafayette goes on a style that requires it to score often if it hopes to win. The Cajuns have an offense that is far superior to that of Texas State, but will they be able to move the ball consistently enough on the Bobcats? I think they will at home. Lafayette has dominated this series and Texas State is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 on the road and 5-11 ATS in its last 16 conference games.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREDICTION: LAFAYETTE -14

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