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    Marcus Carroll will lead the Georgia State Panthers (5-1) into their battle versus the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (4-2) at Cajun Field, on Saturday at 8:00 PM ET.

    The Ragin’ Cajuns are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3), against the Panthers. The over/under for this matchup is 63 points.

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    Game Info for Louisiana vs. Georgia State

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPNU
    • Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
    • Stadium: Cajun Field
    Louisiana vs Georgia State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Louisiana -3 -110 -110 63 -110 -110 -158 +133

    Louisiana Pick Insights

    • Louisiana has covered the spread twice in six games this season.
    • Louisiana is winless against the spread (0-3) when playing as at least 3-point favorites.
    • Louisiana games have hit the over on four of six occasions (66.7%).

    Louisiana Stats & Insights

    • Louisiana owns the 61st-ranked defense this season (369.2 yards allowed per game), and has been better offensively, ranking 25th-best with a tally of 448.3 yards per game.
    • Louisiana owns the 94th-ranked defense this year (29.2 points allowed per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 24th-best with 35.5 points per game.
    • Louisiana ranks 78th in pass offense (223.7 passing yards per game) and 55th in pass defense (217.3 passing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Offensively, Louisiana has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking seventh-best in the FBS by putting up 224.7 per game. The Ragin’ Cajuns rank 84th on defense (151.8 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Louisiana is averaging a 44.4% third-down percentage on offense (37th in the FBS), and ranks 30th on defense with a 33.7% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Louisiana has forced eight total turnovers (80th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 12 times (102nd in the FBS) to record a turnover margin of -4, the 22nd-worst in college football.

    Louisiana’s Best Players

    • Zeon Chriss has been a dual threat for Louisiana so far this season. He has 800 passing yards, completing 69.2% of his passes and recording seven touchdown passes and four interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 327 yards (54.5 ypg) on 40 carries with five rushing touchdowns.
    • Jacob Kibodi has 439 rushing yards on 51 carries with four touchdowns.
    • Robert Williams’ team-leading 267 yards as a receiver have come on 20 receptions (out of 27 targets) with three touchdowns.
    • Jacob Bernard has reeled in 16 passes while averaging 35.2 yards per game.
    • Peter LeBlanc has been the target of 24 passes and hauled in 15 grabs for 209 yards, an average of 34.8 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone three times through the air this season.
    • Jordan Lawson has four sacks to pace the team, and also has three TFL and 18 tackles.
    • Louisiana’s tackle leader, K.C. Ossai, has 39 tackles, one TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Tyree Skipper has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 20 tackles and two passes defended.

    Georgia State Betting Insights

    • Georgia State is 4-1-0 against the spread this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 3-point underdogs this year, Georgia State is 1-0 against the spread.
    • Two of Georgia State’s five games with a set total have hit the over (40%).

    Georgia State Pick Insights

    • In terms of total yards, Georgia State ranks 47th in the FBS (421.8 total yards per game) and 107th on the other side of the ball (411.8 total yards allowed per game).
    • In terms of points scored Georgia State ranks 41st in the FBS (32.7 points per game), and it is 59th defensively (23.8 points allowed per contest).
    • Georgia State has been struggling against the pass, ranking eighth-worst with 300.7 passing yards surrendered per game. It has been better on offense, posting 236.8 passing yards per contest (64th-ranked).
    • With 185 rushing yards per game on offense, Georgia State ranks 36th in the FBS. Defensively it ranks 27th, allowing 111.2 rushing yards per contest.
    • While Georgia State’s third-down defense has had trouble stopping opposing offenses, ranking 13th-worst by allowing a 46.7% third-down conversion rate, its offense ranks 13th-best with a 50% third-down rate.
    • Georgia State has a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking 24th-best at +4.

    Georgia State’s Best Players

    • Darren Grainger has been a dual threat for Georgia State this season. He has 1,421 passing yards (236.8 per game) while completing 68.5% of his passes. He’s tossed eight touchdown passes and two interceptions this season. On the ground, he’s compiled 350 yards (58.3 ypg) on 70 carries with five rushing touchdowns.
    • Carroll has carried the ball 143 times for 742 yards, with 10 touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 11 catches for 91 yards.
    • Robert Lewis paces his squad with 536 receiving yards on 30 catches with five touchdowns.
    • Tailique Williams has caught 21 passes and compiled 397 receiving yards (66.2 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Jacari Carter’s 21 receptions (on 27 targets) have netted him 155 yards (25.8 ypg).
    • Kevin Swint has four sacks to pace the team, and also has six TFL and 21 tackles.
    • Jontrey Hunter, Georgia State’s tackle leader, has 47 tackles and one TFL this year.
    • Gavin Pringle has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 23 tackles, three TFL, 1.5 sacks, and two passes defended to his name.
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