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Nevada Wolf Pack Face the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns: New Orleans Bowl NCAA Football Odds and Pick

Nevada Wolf Pack


Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns
Saturday, December 20, 2014 11:00 AM ET
Mercedes-Benz Superdome

The Nevada Wolf Pack and the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns will kick off the college football bowl season at the Superdome in New Orleans when the two schools meet on the gridiron in the New Orleans Bowl.

And totals bettors could be looking for a high-scoring game in this one as eight of the past nine New Orleans Bowl matchups have turned out to be OVER results at the sportsbooks. Louisiana-Lafayette has covered in each of its last three bowl games, while Nevada is just 1-6 SU in its past seven bowl games but has picked up the ATS victory in its two most recent bowl appearances.

Nevada Wolf Pack vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns sat as 1-point underdogs and the line has held steady according to Bovada. The total was 61.5 in Friday wagering at BetDSI.

Computer Prediction: Nevada Wolf Pack vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 29-28 win for the Wolf Pack on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Nevada Wolf Pack vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Louisiana-Lafayette battles the Nevada Wolf Pack, currently with a 7-5 mark (7-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 6-6 for the Ragin' Cajuns and 4-8 for the Nevada Wolf Pack. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Louisiana-Lafayette vs Nevada injuries news.

The game pits the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns, currently No. 61 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Nevada Wolf Pack, who rate No. 69 in the latest survey.

How Nevada Wolf Pack vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Stats Matchup

The game also pits Louisiana-Lafayette's No. 55-ranked offense, averaging 30.58 PPG, against a Nevada defense that ranks No. 79 this week at 28.17 PPG. The Louisiana-Lafayette aerial game is averaging 188.5 yards per game, less than the Nevada Wolf Pack secondary allows through the air, 271 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Nevada Wolf Pack feature the league's No. 89-rated road run defense, allowing 206.5 yards per game. Louisiana-Lafayette, meanwhile, ranks No. 36 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cody Fajardo went over the 100-yard mark (143) in his team's latest effort as Nevada defeated UNLV by a score of 49-27 on Saturday.

In their last game, Louisiana-Lafayette got a 169-yard performance from Elijah McGuire as a key part of its 42-23 win over Troy.

Nevada Wolf Pack vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Betting Odds Trends

Nevada is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Nevada is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Nevada's last 18 games
Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Louisiana-Lafayette is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games