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Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns vs North Texas Mean Green in NCAAF odds tilt

North Texas Mean GreenLouisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns
Oct 15, 5:00 PM | Turf of Cajun Field

North Texas Mean Green vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns Odds

2-4TEAM RECORD5-1

Cajun Field features a battle between the host Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns and the visiting North Texas Mean Green in betting action Saturday.

This season the Ragin` Cajuns are 5-1 overall and 4-2 ATS against the number, while the Mean Green are 2-4 and 4-2 ATS. As for the totals, Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-2 on the OU, and North Texas is 3-3.

View North Texas vs Louisiana-Lafayette Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The home team opened as 8-point favorites in this NCAA football battle. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to posted shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Ragin` Cajuns rated this week at No. 104 and the Mean Green sitting at No. 101. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 32-14 result in favor of the Ragin` Cajuns this week.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Louisiana-Lafayette's No. 40-ranked offense (32.7 PPG) against a Mean Green defense that ranks No. 109 at 34.8 PPG. The Ragin` Cajuns passing attack has averaged 203.7 yards per game, less than the Mean Green give up through the air (304.7 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Mean Green own the league's No. 106-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 217.7 yards per game when on the road. Louisiana-Lafayette, on the other hand, rates No. 97 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

North Texas won its last outing, a 31-17 result against Florida Atlantic on October 8. North Texas covered in that game as a 3.5-point favorite, while the 48 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Louisiana-Lafayette was a 31-17 winner in their most recent outing at home against Troy. They covered the 6–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (48) made winners of UNDER bettors.

North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Mean Green at Ragin` Cajuns trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Texas's last 6 games when playing Louisiana-Lafayette
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of North Texas's last 9 games on the road
North Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Louisiana-Lafayet
North Texas is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games
Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing North Texas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 6 games when playing North Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 6 games

Next up:
North Texas home to Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, October 22
Louisiana-Lafayette at Western Kentucky, Saturday, October 22

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