Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (4-3) vs. South Alabama Jaguars (4-3)
Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs South Alabama Jaguars 10/28/23 – As we head into Week 9 of NCAAF action, two rival squads — Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns and South Alabama Jaguars — share equal 4-3 records. Though each season has had its highs and lows for both squads, this match promises to be one of the most anticipated battles yet; offering those searching for NCAAF free picks an array of possibilities.
Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns have showcased remarkable talent in Jacob Kibodi. As running back, he amassed 466 yards from 64 attempts averaging 7.33 yards per rush and scoring 5 touchdowns; another asset to note has been Robert Williams at wide receiver; 22 receptions totalling 289 receiving yards with three touchdowns are testament to his value to the team.
South Alabama Jaguars players have not fallen behind their opponents when it comes to player prowess. Running back La’Damian Webb stands out with 578 rushing yards from just 103 attempts and 12 touchdowns scored, while Caullin Lacy has secured 48 receptions, amassing 826 receiving yards, and 6 touchdowns!
Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs South Alabama Jaguars 10/28/23 Game Info
|When:||Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 5:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Hancock Whitney Stadium|
Zeon Chriss QB vs. Carter Bradley QB
Zeon Chriss, the linchpin for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, has truly made his mark this season. His stats present a compelling case with 77 completions out of 119 attempts, amassing 906 passing yards and a commendable completion percentage of 64.7%. But beyond the numbers, Chriss exhibits exceptional field awareness, with his passes often displaying precision and foresight. However, some chinks in his armor appear when we delve into the 5 interceptions and 7 sacks he has taken. These numbers hint at a potential vulnerability under duress, a concern that the team’s coaching staff surely has been working on. His performance, especially under pressure situations, could be the game-changer in the upcoming match.
Carter Bradley, in contrast, has been the beacon for the South Alabama Jaguars’ success. His impressive resume for this season stands at 1,775 passing yards from a 67.3% completion rate, a testament to his skill and efficacy. Bradley’s gameplay is characterized by his ability to read defenses astutely and execute plays with clinical precision. However, the 14 sacks against him do indicate some challenges, perhaps in the offensive line’s protection or his own decision-making delays. Nonetheless, Bradley’s resilience, even after being sacked multiple times, underscores his indomitable spirit. His head-to-head against Chriss is eagerly anticipated, with each quarterback’s strategies and adaptability likely to dictate the tempo and outcome of the game.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: South Alabama Jaguars -370, Total Odds: 55
Analyzing the current betting odds, the South Alabama Jaguars are clear favorites with a Moneyline of -370. The spread leans toward the Jaguars as well with a -10.5, suggesting the confidence bettors have in their performance.
Louisiana-Lafayette Betting Trends
The Louisiana-Lafayette have faced challenges, reflected in their 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games. However, the trend of overs in 4 of their last 6 games indicates a strong offensive strategy. Their past record of 6-1 SU in the last 7 games against South Alabama could be a psychological advantage, but their 1-4 ATS on the road against South Alabama could be a potential worry for supporters.
South Alabama Betting Trends
The South Alabama Jaguars, though having an inconsistent 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games, have shown a strong tendency to score, with the total going OVER in 4 of their last 5 games. Their 4-1 ATS in the last 5 games when playing at home against Louisiana-Lafayette is a clear indicator of their strong home advantage.
Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs South Alabama Jaguars 10/28/23 Betting Picks
Considering both teams’ performances and trends, this clash promises to be electrifying. While Louisiana has some strong players in key positions, South Alabama’s home advantage and superior stats place them slightly ahead.
However, in games of such intensity, surprises can be on the cards. Given the betting odds and both teams’ form, an over bet might be the safer option for those looking to make a pick. For premium sports predictions, South Alabama might have the edge, but don’t be shocked if Louisiana pulls out something special.
Free Pick and Prediction: South Alabama Jaguars 28, 20 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns.