On Saturday, November 25th at 3:00 PM ET, the UL Monroe Warhawks and Louisiana Ragin Cajuns at Cajun Field in Lafayette, LA. ESPN+ is carrying television coverage the for game. This showdown between Sun Belt conference opponents has the Ragin Cajuns as 12.5 point home favorites. Will they be able to clinch a win at home and cover the spread?
UL MONROE WARHAWKS VS LOUISIANA RAGIN CAJUNS BETTING PICK
The Pick: UL Monroe Warhawks +12.5
This game will be played at Cajun Field at 3:00 ET on Saturday, November 25th.
WHY BET THE UL MONROE WARHAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 32-20 in favor of Louisiana.
- Even though we have Louisiana winning straight-up, we like UL Monroe at +12.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 52.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 52 points.
Do the Warhawks Have a Shot at a Road Win?
The UL Monroe Warhawks take on the Louisiana with a 2-9 record, including 0-5 on the road and 1-4 at home.
Against the spread, UL Monroe has gone 5-5 so far this season. This has come on an average scoring differential of -16.4 and being the underdog in all of their games.
So far in this season, UL Monroe has posted an over/under record of 5-5. On average, their matchups have yielded a combined score of 50.4 points, with the typical over/under line set at 54.6 points.
The Warhawks’ heads into the game, averaging 145.9 rushing yards per game and 4 yards per attempt. Overall, they’re 85th in rushing yards and 85th in passing yards at 182.9 yards per contest. UL Monroe is averaging 17 points per game, which is 102nd in the nation.
The Warhawks defense comes into the game with 22 sacks, and ranked 1st in QB hurries. In terms of points allowed, they are giving up 33.4 points per game (141st). When it comes to defending the pass, they are ranked 168th in the NCAA, allowing an average of 277.5 passing yards per game. Additionally, UL Monroe’s run defense comes in allowing 167.9 rushing yards per contest.
Will Louisiana Come Through as Home Favorites?
With a 5-6 record, the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns take on UL Monroe. Their road record so far is (2-4) and at home (2-1).
Heading into this week’s matchup with UL Monroe, the Ragin Cajuns have been favored in five games and the underdog in four. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 4-5.
So far in this season, Louisiana has posted an over/under record of 5-4. On average, their matchups have yielded a combined score of 59.3 points, with the typical over/under line set at 56 points.
Louisiana enters the game on offense with an average of 30.5, ranking them 41st in the NCAA. Their passing game has them at 74th in the nation, with an average of 219.6 passing yards per game. On the ground, they’re at 32nd in rushing yards, with an average of 385 rushing attempts per game this season.
On defense, Louisiana comes into the game ranked 116th in passing yards per game. Opponents are throwing the ball an average of 30.2 times per contest vs. the Ragin Cajuns. Overall, they are giving up 28.8 points per game, which is 122nd in college football. Against the run, they are 104th in the NCAA in rushing yards allowed.