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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Underdogs vs Red Wolves at Arkansas State

Week 8 action on Tuesday will see the Arkansas State Red Wolves looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns visit Centennial Bank Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Arkansas State Red Wolves as -6-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 32-28 result in favor of the Red Wolves. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns vs Arkansas State Red Wolves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns have seen them go 2-3 and 3-2 ATS so far this season, while the Arkansas State Red Wolves are at 3-3 and 3-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Red Wolves are 3-3, while the Ragin' Cajuns are 3-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arkansas State vs Louisiana-Lafayette injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Arkansas State Red Wolves rated this week at No. 79 and the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns sitting at No. 56.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Arkansas State Red Wolves No. 47-ranked offense (33.5 PPG) against a Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns defense that ranks No. 100 at 32.4 PPG. The Arkansas State Red Wolves passing attack has averaged 187.83 yards per game, less than the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns give up through the air (219.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns feature the league's No. 48-rated road run defense, allowing 158 yards per game. Arkansas State, meanwhile, ranks No. 15 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas State didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Ragin' Cajuns as Louisiana-Lafayette blasted them 49-27 in Week 6 action.

In their last game, the Red Wolves were Week 7 winners, coming out on top of the Jaguars by a score of 49-31.

Betting Trends
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Arkansas State's last 13 games
  • Arkansas State is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Arkansas State is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arkansas State's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Louisiana-Lafayette home to Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, October 31st
Arkansas State home to Georgia State, Saturday, October 31st