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Wildcats Ragin` Cajuns Betting Preview for Week 2

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` CajunsKansas State Wildcats
Sep 7, 6:30 PM | Turf of Snyder Family Stadium

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds


Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Ragin` Cajuns on Saturday when they take on the Wildcats at Snyder Family Stadium in Week 2 action.

The Wildcats sit at 0-1 (0-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Ragin` Cajuns are currently 0-1 (0-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Kansas State is 0-1 OU, and Louisiana-Lafayette is 0-1 OU.

View Louisiana-Lafayette vs Kansas State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Ragin` Cajuns listed as 12-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Wildcats rated this week at No. 118 and the Ragin` Cajuns sitting at No. 114. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 20-3 result in favor of the Wildcats this week.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas State's No. 80-ranked offense (21 PPG) against a Ragin` Cajuns defense that ranks No. 79 at 34 PPG. The Wildcats passing attack has averaged 280 yards per game, more than the Ragin` Cajuns give up through the air (230 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Ragin` Cajuns own the league's No. 36-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 292 yards per game when on the road. Kansas State, on the other hand, rates No. 72 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Last time out for Louisiana-Lafayette, they were a 34-14 loser as they battled Arkansas on the road. Louisiana-Lafayette failed to cover in the match as a 10-point underdog, while 48 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Louisiana-Lafayette was hammered in its last outing, as Arkansas ran up a 34-14 score against them at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Last time out for Kansas State, they were a 24-21 loser as they battled North Dakota State at home. Kansas State failed to cover in the match as a 12.5-point favorite, while 45 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Last time out for the the Wildcats, they were scorched by WinningWR for 113 receiving yards against the Bisons in a 24-21 loss at Snyder Family Stadium.

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin` Cajuns Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing in September are 10-0
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

A few Ragin` Cajuns at Wildcats trends to consider:
Louisiana-Lafayette is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 5 games on the road
Louisiana-Lafayette is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Kansas State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas State's last 7 games at home
Kansas State is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games

Next up:
Louisiana-Lafayette home to Nicholls State, Saturday, September 14
Kansas State home to Massachusetts, Saturday, September 14