Liberty at Louisiana Betting Pick 9/7/19


The Liberty Flames and Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are set to face off on the turf at Cajun Field. ESPN+ will televise the action and the game is scheduled to get underway at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Liberty vs. Louisiana Betting Odds

Louisiana is favored by 13 points in this game. The Flames are currently being given +375 moneyline odds while the Ragin’ Cajuns are -550. This game should have some live betting opportunities. The over/under has been set at 66 points.

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The Flames are 0-1 straight up (SU) while the Ragin’ Cajuns are also 0-1 SU. The Flames have lost 1.0 unit so far and are 0-1 against the spread (ATS). The team has posted an Over-Under record of 0-1.

The Ragin’ Cajuns have lost 1.0 unit this season. They’re 1-0 ATS and have an O/U record of 1-0.

The Flames are reeling from a 24-0 shutout to Syracuse last weekTheir defense allowed the Orange to run for 192 yards on 44 rush attempts, including three rush TDs. Moe Neal had a productive day for the Orange in that one with 89 rushing yards and a score on 14 attempts, along with 54 yards on three catches. On the offense, Stephen Calvert completed just 20 passes on 39 attempts for 234 yards and two interceptions. The Flames managed a total of -4 rushing yards as a team in the loss.

One week ago, Mississippi State knocked off this Louisiana team by a score of 38-28. The Ragin’ Cajuns defense allowed the Bulldogs to run for 261 yards on 40 rush attempts, including three rush TDs. Kylin Hill was a force to be reckoned with, recording 197 rushing yards and a score on 27 attempts for Mississippi State. For Louisiana, Levi Lewis completed 24-of-39 passes for 267 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Elijah Mitchell (31 yards on 14 rush attempts, one TD) and Trey Ragas (63 yards on nine carries, one TD) mounted the ground game in the defeat while Jamal Bell (eight receptions, 113 yards) and Ja’Marcus Bradley (six catches, 93 yards) led the receiving attack.

It seems like the Ragin’ Cajuns should hold an edge when it comes to efficiency in the ground game, as their backfield logged 5.5 yards per carry last season while the defense allowed 5.0 yards per rush attempt to opponents. The Flames tallied 4.0 yards per carry last year while allowing a YPC of 5.2 to opposing runners.

Liberty Flames at Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Bedding Prediction

SU Winner – Louisiana, ATS Winner – Louisiana, O/U – Under


Betting Notes

The Flames created 30 rushing touchdowns last season.

The Ragin’ Cajuns put up a whopping 31 rushing touchdowns last season.

The Flames converted 21 passing touchdowns last season.

The Ragin’ Cajuns threw for 27 passing touchdowns last season.

Each team defense has produced two sacks this year.

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