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    Khalan Laborn will lead the Marshall Thundering Herd (3-2) into their battle versus the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (2-3) at Joan C. Edwards Stadium on Wednesday at 7:30 PM ET.

    The Ragin’ Cajuns are expected to lose (currently +8) versus the Thundering Herd (with an over/under of 48 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Marshall vs. Louisiana

    • Game Day: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: Huntington, West Virginia
    • Stadium: Joan C. Edwards Stadium
    Thundering Herd vs Ragin’ Cajuns Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Thundering Herd -8 -110 -110 48 -110 -110 -332 +245

    Marshall Betting Insights

    • Louisiana is 3-2-0 against the spread this year.
    • Louisiana is a perfect 1-0 against the spread when an underdog by 8 points or more this year.
    • Out of Louisiana’s five games with a set total, two have hit the over (40%).

    Marshall Stats & Insights

    • Marshall ranks 58th in total offense this season (423.6 yards per game), but has been thriving on defense, ranking 16th-best in the FBS with 423.6 yards allowed per game.
    • Marshall ranks 78th in points scored this season (29.4 points per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking 19th-best in the FBS with 16.2 points allowed per game.
    • Marshall has been a bottom-25 pass offense this season, ranking 24th-worst with 199.2 passing yards per game. The defense is ranked 48th in the FBS (210.0 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Marshall has been firing on all cylinders in the running game this season, ranking 15th-best in rushing offense (224.4 rushing yards per game) and fourth-best in rushing defense (71.2 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Marshall sports the 49th-ranked offense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (43.8% percentage), and has been better defensively, ranking fifth-best with a 24.6% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Marshall has forced 12 total turnovers (12th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over six times (38th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +6, the 14th-best in college football.

    Marshall’s Best Players

    • Henry Colombi has thrown for 875 yards (175.0 ypg) to lead Marshall, completing 73.7% of his passes and collecting six touchdown passes compared to three interceptions this season.
    • Laborn has 731 rushing yards on 132 carries with eight touchdowns.
    • Ethan Payne has piled up 129 yards on 19 carries, scoring two times.
    • Corey Gammage’s team-leading 196 yards as a receiver have come on 19 catches (out of 25 targets) with three touchdowns.
    • Caleb McMillan has put together a 171-yard season so far with one touchdown, reeling in nine passes on 13 targets.
    • Talik Keaton’s 16 catches have turned into 161 yards.
    • Owen Porter has racked up 3.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 3.0 TFL, seven tackles, and one interception.
    • Eli Neal, Marshall’s tackle leader, has 21 tackles this year.
    • Steven Gilmore has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has four tackles and four passes defended to his name.

    Louisiana Betting Insights

    • Louisiana’s ATS record is 3-2-0 this season.
    • When it has played as at least 8-point underdogs this season, Louisiana is 1-0 against the spread.
    • Louisiana hase hit the over in two of five games with a set total (40%).

    Louisiana Stats & Insights

    • Louisiana ranks 20th-worst in total yards per game (327.0), but it has been more effective defensively, ranking 65th in the FBS with 371.0 total yards ceded per contest.
    • From an offensive angle, Louisiana is generating 25.6 points per game (94th-ranked). It ranks 34th in the FBS defensively (20.4 points surrendered per game).
    • In terms of passing, Louisiana ranks 99th in the FBS (209.6 passing yards per game) and 86th defensively (242.4 passing yards allowed per game).
    • In terms of rushing, Louisiana ranks 105th in the FBS on offense (117.4 rushing yards per game) and 47th on defense (128.6 rushing yards allowed per contest).
    • Louisiana ranks 63rd in third-down conversion rate (40.3%) on offense, but it has been less productive defensively, ranking 10th-worst in the FBS with a 48.1% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Louisiana has a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking sixth-best at +8.

    Louisiana’s Best Players

    • Chandler Fields has recored 608 passing yards, or 121.6 per game, so far this season. He has completed 56.2% of his passes and has collected seven touchdowns with three interceptions.
    • Chris Smith’s team-high 261 rushing yards have come on 46 carries, with two touchdowns. He also leads the team with 107 receiving yards (21.4 per game) on 15 catches.
    • Terrence Williams has been given 35 carries and totaled 119 yards.
    • Michael Jefferson has collected 20 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 280 (56.0 yards per game). He’s been targeted 37 times and has two touchdowns.
    • Neal Johnson’s 11 receptions (on 19 targets) have netted him 104 yards (20.8 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • Andre Jones paces the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has 3.0 TFL, 18 tackles, and one interception.
    • Louisiana’s tackle leader, Jourdon Quibodeaux, has 28 tackles and 2.0 TFL this year.
    • Jones has a team-high one interception to go along with 18 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 3.5 sacks, and one pass defended.

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