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Owls vs Ragin` Cajuns Betting Matchup Report

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` CajunsFlorida Atlantic Owls
Dec 1, 3:00 PM | Grass of FAU Stadium

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns vs Florida Atlantic Owls Odds

7-4TEAM RECORD3-8

The 7-4 Ragin' Cajuns of Louisiana-Lafayette look to enhance their bowl possibilities when they visit the 3-8 Owls of Florida Atlantic Saturday afternoon (3 pm ET).

In the early wagering, the Cajuns, with three wins over their last four games, were favored by 10 points over the Owls, who have won two of their last four.

View Louisiana-Lafayette vs Florida Atlantic Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup, the Owls sat as 9.5-point underdogs, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Owls at No. 82 and the Ragin` Cajuns at No. 85 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 35-18 result in favor of the Ragin` Cajuns.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida Atlantic's No. 107-ranked offense, averaging 20.5 PPG, against a Ragin` Cajuns defense that ranks No. 64 this week at 28.2 PPG. The Owls aerial game is averaging 224.7 yards per game, less than the Ragin` Cajuns secondary allows through the air, 275.3 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Ragin` Cajuns feature the league's No. 59-rated road run defense, allowing 171 yards per game. Florida Atlantic, meanwhile, ranks No. 109 in rushing offense at home.

Louisiana-Lafayette won its last outing, a 52-30 result against South Alabama on November 24. Louisiana-Lafayette covered in that game as a 18-point favorite, while the 82 combined points took the game OVER the total. In their last game, Louisiana-Lafayette's aerial attack generated 305 yards and the Ragin` Cajuns came away with a 52-30 victory over South Alabama at Cajun Field.

Florida Atlantic lost its last outing, a 34-24 result against Florida International on November 16. Florida Atlantic failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite, while the 58 combined points took the game OVER the total. Graham Wilbert handled the Golden Panthers defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 403 yards, but Florida Atlantic still lost to Florida International 34-24.

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns Trends:
When playing in December are 2-1
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 7-3

Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing in December are 4-3
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 2-8

A few Ragin` Cajuns at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 5 games when playing Florida Atlantic
Louisiana-Lafayette is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
Louisiana-Lafayette is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Florida Atlantic
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 5 games
Florida Atlantic is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Louisiana-Lafayette
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 5 games when playing Louisiana-Lafayette
Florida Atlantic is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home

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