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    The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (2-0) will visit the Rice Owls (1-1) on Saturday at 7:30 PM ET.

    The Ragin’ Cajuns are expected to win by at least two scores (currently -11.5) against the Owls. The over/under for this matchup is 50.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Louisiana vs. Rice

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 17, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: Rice Stadium
    Ragin’ Cajuns vs Owls Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Ragin’ Cajuns -11.5 -112 -110 50.5 -111 -112 -484 +349

    Louisiana Betting Insights

    • Louisiana put together a 7-7-0 ATS record last year.
    • Louisiana covered the spread twice when favored by 11.5 points or more last season (in eight opportunities).
    • Last season, the combined scoring went over the point total four times in Louisiana games.

    Louisiana Stats & Insights

    • Louisiana averaged 31.1 points per game last year, 5.1 fewer than Rice gave up per contest (36.2).
    • When Louisiana recorded more than 36.2 points last season, it went 4-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
    • Last season Rice had a 3-2 record against the spread and a 3-2 record overall in games when it held opponents to fewer than 31.1 points.
    • Louisiana racked up 412.5 yards per game last season, 24.0 fewer yards than the 436.5 Rice gave up per outing.
    • When Louisiana amassed over 436.5 yards last year, the team was 2-1 against the spread and 3-0 overall.
    • When Rice held its opponents to less than 412.5 yards last season, it had a 1-5 record ATS and a 1-5 record overall.
    • Last year Louisiana rushed for 31.1 more yards per game (193.9) than Rice allowed per outing (162.8).
    • Louisiana had a 4-3 ATS record and a 7-0 overall record when the team rushed for over 162.8 yards last season.
    • Last season, Rice was 3-6 against the spread and 4-5 overall when holding opponents to less than 193.9 rushing yards.
    • Last year Louisiana had eight turnovers, 11 fewer than Rice had takeaways (19).

    Louisiana’s Best Players

    • Last season Levi Lewis produced 2,917 passing yards (208.4 per game), a 60.5% completion percentage, 20 touchdowns, and four interceptions. He also added 343 rushing yards on 100 carries with five rushing TDs (averaging 24.5 rushing yards per game).
    • Last year, Chris Smith rushed for 855 yards on 153 carries (61.1 yards per game) and scored eight times.
    • Montrell Johnson put up 838 yards on 162 carries (59.9 yards per game), with 12 rushing touchdowns last season.
    • Michael Jefferson reeled in 18 catches for 481 yards (34.4 per game) while being targeted 30 times. He also scored four touchdowns.
    • Peter LeBlanc produced last season, catching 37 passes for 417 yards and one touchdown. He collected 29.8 receiving yards per game.
    • Dontae Fleming grabbed 27 passes on 40 targets for 322 yards and two touchdowns, compiling 23.0 receiving yards per game.
    • Last season Chauncey Manac stacked up 10.5 sacks, 12.0 TFL and 49 tackles.
    • Lorenzo McCaskill was a wrecking ball on the field, collecting 72 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks last year.
    • Last season Eric Garror had a huge stat line of two interceptions, 21 tackles and two passes defended.

    Rice Betting Insights

    • Rice won three games against the spread last year, failing to cover nine times.
    • Rice covered the spread once when an underdog by 11.5 points or more last season (in five opportunities).
    • Rice games went over the point total eight out of 12 times last year.

    Rice Stats & Insights

    • Rice scored 21.5 points per game last year, 3.0 more than Louisiana surrendered (18.5).
    • Rice was 3-5 against the spread and 4-4 overall in games when it recorded over 18.5 points last season.
    • Last season Louisiana had a 5-4 record against the spread and a 9-0 record overall in games when it held opponents to fewer than 21.5 points.
    • Rice collected 22.1 more yards per game (363.0) than Louisiana allowed per contest (340.9) last year.
    • When Rice totaled more than 340.9 yards last year, the team was 2-5 against the spread and 3-4 overall.
    • Louisiana had a 6-2 record ATS and an 8-0 record overall when holding its opponents to less than 363.0 yards last year.
    • Rice rushed for 151.3 yards per game last year, just 2.6 more yards than the 148.7 Louisiana allowed per outing.
    • Rice had a 1-4 ATS record and a 2-3 overall record when the team ran for over 148.7 yards last year.
    • Louisiana was 4-2 against the spread and 6-0 overall when holding opponents to less than 151.3 rushing yards last season.
    • Rice had 22 turnovers last year, equal to the number of takeaways for Louisiana.

    Rice’s Best Players

    • Jake Constantine connected on 61.2% of his passes and threw for 1,622 yards and eight touchdowns last season.
    • Ari Broussard averaged 47.4 rushing yards and scored three rushing touchdowns.
    • Khalan Griffin ran for two touchdowns on 400 yards a year ago.
    • Jake Bailey was targeted seven times per game and racked up 714 receiving yards and two touchdowns over the course of 2021.
    • Cedric Patterson III caught 38 passes last season on his way to 583 yards and six receiving touchdowns.
    • August Pitre III averaged 41.2 receiving yards per game on 4.8 targets per game a season ago.
    • Last year Ikenna Enechukwu put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 5.5 sacks, and added 3.0 TFL and 18 tackles.
    • Josh Pearcy was all over the field last season with 25 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and 4.5 sacks.
    • Last year Naeem Smith intercepted four passes to go along with 18 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and four passes defended.
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