Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs Old Dominion Monarchs 9-9-23

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs. Old Dominion Monarchs 9/9/23 NCAAF Week 2 Tips, Odds, and Analysis

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs. Old Dominion Monarchs

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs. Old Dominion Monarchs 9/9/23The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (1-0) and Old Dominion Monarchs (0-1) face off on September 9, 2023, in a game set to measure the pulse of their early season. Taking place at 6:00 PM ET at Kornblau Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium, with live coverage on ESP+, this game offers an intriguing match-up between a team off to a flying start and another seeking redemption.


Coming off a win in their opening game, the Ragin’ Cajuns are raring to extend their positive momentum. Running back Dre’lyn Washington is a player to watch, with a remarkable average of 11 yards per carry and a 62-yard long rush to his credit. He has already found the end zone once this season. Wide Receiver Peter LeBlanc is another threat on the field, having secured 2 receptions for a total of 58 yards and one touchdown. LeBlanc brings a big-play capability, averaging a jaw-dropping 29 yards per reception.


On the other side, the Old Dominion Monarchs are searching for their first win of the season. Key player Keshawn Wicks has impressed at running back with 14 rushing attempts for 73 yards, averaging a decent 5.2 yards per carry. Isiah Paige, their wide receiver, has 2 receptions for 17 yards this season but will need to step up his game for the Monarchs to compete effectively in the air. Check out our free winning football picks for more insights.

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs. Old Dominion Monarchs Game Info

When: Saturday, September 9, 2023, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Kornblau Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium
Stream: SofaScore

Ben Wooldridge QB vs. Grant Wilson QB

Quarterbacks often serve as the linchpin in American football, and this game is no exception. Ben Wooldridge for the Ragin’ Cajuns has shown a mixed bag of performances. With 14 completions out of 32 attempts, he’s registered a passer rating of 127, throwing for 223 yards with 3 touchdowns and 1 interception. Although sacked twice, he’s demonstrated resilience and composure.


Old Dominion’s Grant Wilson, meanwhile, has room for improvement. Completing 13 out of 25 attempts for 94 yards, Wilson has a passer rating of 102. Although he’s thrown for 2 touchdowns, his average yard per pass stands at a meager 3.8 yards, and he has been sacked a worrying five times.


Comparatively, Wooldridge takes the edge with higher passing yards, better efficiency, and an ability to stretch the field.


Odds/Point Spread: Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns -240, Total Odds: 51.5

The Ragin’ Cajuns enter this match as favorites with a Spread of -5.5 (-110), Moneyline at -240, and a Total set at 51.5 o (-112). The Monarchs counter with a Spread of +5.5 (-110), Moneyline at +200, and the under at 51.5 u (-108).


Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Betting Trends

The Ragin’ Cajuns have struggled lately, with a 2-5 record ATS in their last seven games. However, they carry a robust 13-7 SU record in their last 20 games, and a strong tendency for the total to go OVER in their last 8 road games. The team has also demonstrated dominance against Sun Belt conference opponents, boasting a 16-4 SU record.


Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends

The betting trends for the Monarchs are not encouraging. Their record stands at 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games and a disturbing 0-7 SU in the same timeframe. When playing at home, they’ve gone 0-5 ATS, and against Sun Belt conference teams, their SU record is 0-6. The Monarchs also have a poor record in September, with a 4-15 SU in their last 19 games.


Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs. Old Dominion Monarchs 9/9/23 Betting Picks

Taking all this data into consideration, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns seem to have the upper hand in almost every facet. Their recent performance, quarterback comparison, and betting trends all lean heavily in their favor. It seems highly likely that not only will the Ragin’ Cajuns win, but they will also cover the spread. Old Dominion’s bleak trends and underwhelming quarterback play further tilt the scales in favor of Louisiana, making them the safer pick for this matchup. For more insights, check out our free winning sports picks today.

Free Pick and Prediction: Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns will win 30-17.


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