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Texas State Bobcats Open as Week 6 Betting Underdogs vs Ragin' Cajuns

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Texas State Bobcats on Saturday when they take on the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns at Cajun Field in Week 6 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns here saw them at Bovada as -5-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

A 24-22 result in favor of the Ragin' Cajuns is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas State Bobcats vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns currently sport a record of 1-3, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Texas State Bobcats are 1-3 and 1-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns post a 2-2 over under record this season, while the Texas State Bobcats have gone 3-0-1 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Louisiana-Lafayette vs Texas State injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns at No. 63 and the Texas State Bobcats at No. 92 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Louisiana-Lafayette's No. 85-ranked offense, averaging 26.25 PPG, against a Texas State defense that ranks No. 128 this week at 49.5 PPG. The Louisiana-Lafayette aerial game is averaging 193.5 yards per game, less than the Texas State Bobcats secondary allows through the air, 337.25 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Texas State Bobcats feature the league's No. 120-rated road run defense, allowing 316 yards per game. Louisiana-Lafayette, meanwhile, ranks No. 30 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last gridiron battle, Demarcus Ayers did much of the damage, producing 126 receiving yards but Texas State managed to defeat the Bobcats 59-14 at TDECU Stadium.

In their last gridiron battle, Marcus Gaines did much of the damage, producing 165 receiving yards but Louisiana-Lafayette managed to defeat the Ragin' Cajuns 43-14 at Joe Aillet Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas State is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas State's last 6 games
  • Texas State is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Texas State is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Louisiana-Lafayette is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas State home to South Alabama, Saturday, October 24th
Louisiana-Lafayette at Arkansas State, Tuesday, October 20th