Ohio vs Louisiana-Lafayette Picks and Predictions – Thursday Night College Football Week 3
Ohio Bobcats vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns picks, predictions, and game preview for Thursday, September 16, 2021.
Ohio vs ULL odds
This Thursday Night College Football Week 3 game is set to start at 8:00pm et at the Cajun Field in Lafayette, Louisiana.
The College Football oddsmakers have Louisiana Lafayette currently listed as -21 point favorites against the spread and the over/under at 57 total points.
59% of the betting public have their money behind the Ragin Cajuns as the home favorite.
Ohio vs Louisiana Lafayette betting preview
The Ohio Bobcats come into this game off a horrible start to their 2021 season. They now sit 0-2 after loses to Syracuse, 29-9 in their opener then on Saturday to Duquesne 28-26.
For everyone that’s never heard of the Duquesne Dukes, it’s because they’re an FCS school and they managed to pull off the huge upset as a 29.5 point underdog, so congratulations to them.
Ohio’s offensive line and defense have really looked subpar these past two games. Their run game has put up an average of 134 yards on the ground per game, but they’ve given up an average of 293 rushing yards per game, which is the a recipe for disaster.
Quarterback Kurtis Rourke has completed 70% of his passes but has only put up 1 total touchdown over these past two games.
The Bobcats last season averaged scoring 34.3 points per game against FBS schools, but were only able to put up 9 points against Syracuse in their opener.
Ohio is 8-0 against the spread in their last 8 games played on a Thursday and the total has gone over in 6 of the Bobcats last 9 games.
Louisiana-Lafayette comes into this game 1-1 overall after getting the home win in their opener 27-24 against Nicholls State. Look for the trifecta of Chris Smith, Emani Bailey and Montrell Johnson to put up big numbers on the ground in this game.
Quarterback Levi Lewis over the last two games has went for 64.4% completions for 586 total yards, touchdowns and 0 interceptions.
Ohio has a pretty decent secondary, that’s why the key to covering this spread with be that trifecta in the backfield.
Louisiana-Lafayette is 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games when playing as the favorite and the total has gone under in 5 of the Ragin Cajuns last 5 games at home.
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