Nicholls State vs Louisiana-Lafayette Wrap - Louisiana-Lafayette Wins 38-21
|Nicholls State vs Louisiana-Lafayette Wrap - Louisiana-Lafayette Wins 38-21|
The Ragin` Cajuns were Week 3 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Colonels by a score of 38-21 at Cajun Field.
The Ragin` Cajuns earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 21.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 55.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Blaine Gautier completed 3 of 4 pass attempts for 78 yards for the Ragin` Cajuns in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Marcus Washington rushed for 95 yards for Nicholls State, while Tyrie Allen added 5 yards. LaQuintin Caston threw for 100 yards for the Colonels, while receivers Joshua Warren and Kenyad Blair had 36 and 31 yards respectively.
Nicholls State lost the offensive yardage battle to Louisiana-Lafayette 280-225 yards in Saturday's game. Nicholls State had more first downs as that total ended up 14-12.
The time of possession battle favored Nicholls State as their offense was on the field for 34:16, longer than the 25:44 of their opponents.