Lafaytte vs. Arkansas St. Odds
The eighth week of the college football season gets started today when Arkansas State hosts Louisiana-Lafayette at 8PM ET on ESPN2.
According to oddsmakers at MyBookie, Arkansas State is the favorite at home, as the Red Wolves are getting odds of -7 points against Louisiana-Lafayette tonight. The over/under total for the game has been set at 57.5 points. Lafayette has won five of the last seven against Arkansas State and the Ragin’ Cajuns are 6-1 against the spread in those seven games.
Arkansas State is 3-3 on the season, 2-0 in the Sun Belt, 3-3 against the spread and 3-3 with the over/under total. The Red Wolves have won their last two games, beating Idaho and South Alabama. The team is averaging 33.5 points and 386.2 yards per game on offense this season and is led by a ground game that posts 198.3 yards per game. Michael Gordon is the leading rusher with 490 yards while Fredi Knighten has emerged as the QB. He has thrown for 302 yards and four touchdowns. The Arkansas State defense is allowing 32 points per game and 375.8 yards per contest.
Lafayette is 2-3 overall, 1-0 in the Sun Belt, 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 with the over. The Cajuns are coming off a 49-27 win over Texas State, which snapped a two-game losing streak. ULL is averaging 30.8 points and 433.6 yards per game on offense and is led by a ground game that posts 231.2 yards per game. Elijah McGuire is the leading rusher with 585 yards and seven touchdowns while Jalen Nixon has thrown for 533 yards and five touchdowns. The Cajuns’ defense is allowing 32.4 points and 408.2 yards per game, which ranks in the bottom third of the nation.