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    On Saturday at 3:30 PM ET, the Troy Trojans (8-2) will host the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (5-5).

    The Trojans are very heavy favorites (currently -16) in their game against the Ragin’ Cajuns, with the over/under being 47.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Trojans are -778 and the Ragin’ Cajuns are +535.)

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    Game Info for Troy vs. Louisiana

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NFL Network
    • Location: Troy, Alabama
    • Stadium: Veterans Memorial Stadium
    Troy vs Louisiana Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Troy -16 -110 -110 47.5 -110 -110 -778 +535

    Troy Pick Insights

    • So far this season, Troy has compiled a 6-3-0 record against the spread.
    • In games it has played as at least 16-point favorites this season, Troy is 1-0 against the spread.
    • Troy has hit the over in two of nine games with a set total (22.2%).

    Troy Stats & Insights

    • Troy owns the 37th-ranked offense this season (427.9 yards per game), and has been even better defensively, ranking 14th-best with only 296.9 yards allowed per game.
    • Defensively, Troy has been a top-25 unit, ranking eighth-best by allowing just 15.9 points per game. The offense ranks 56th (29 points per game).
    • Troy ranks 30th in passing yards this season (274.1 per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 25th-best in the FBS with 195.5 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Troy has the 73rd-ranked offense this season in terms of rushing yards (153.8 per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 16th-best with just 101.4 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Defensively, Troy has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 14th-best by allowing a 29.6% third-down conversion rate. The team’s offense ranks 56th (40.4% third-down conversion rate).
    • Troy has forced 17 total turnovers (29th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 14 times (67th in the FBS) for +3a turnover margin of +3, 36th-ranked in college football.

    Troy’s Best Players

    • Gunnar Watson has thrown for 2,647 yards (264.7 ypg) to lead Troy, completing 61.3% of his passes and tossing 21 touchdown passes compared to four interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Kimani Vidal, has carried the ball 211 times for 1,169 yards (116.9 per game), scoring seven times. He’s also caught 16 passes for 190 yards and one touchdown.
    • Damien Taylor has carried the ball 55 times for 262 yards (26.2 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Jabre Barber’s leads his squad with 695 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 49 catches (out of 77 targets) and scored four touchdowns.
    • Chris Lewis has hauled in 22 passes while averaging 53.4 yards per game and scoring seven touchdowns.
    • Deshon Stoudemire’s 34 catches are good enough for 467 yards and one touchdown.
    • Javon Solomon has 9.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has six TFL and 30 tackles.
    • Jayden McDonald, Troy’s top tackler, has 51 tackles, six TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Reddy Steward leads the team with four interceptions, while also collecting 28 tackles, three TFL, 0.5 sacks, and four passes defended.

    Louisiana Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Louisiana has compiled a 3-7-0 record against the spread.
    • Louisiana has hit the over in five of their 10 games with a set total (50%).

    Louisiana Pick Insights

    • From an offensive standpoint, Louisiana is posting 404.4 total yards per game (51st-ranked). It ranks 77th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (387.2 total yards allowed per game).
    • In terms of points scored Louisiana ranks 41st in the FBS (31.1 points per game), and it is 92nd on defense (28.6 points allowed per game).
    • From an offensive standpoint, Louisiana is compiling 213.4 passing yards per contest (82nd-ranked). It ranks 66th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (225.4 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Louisiana’s run defense ranks 93rd in the FBS with 161.8 rushing yards surrendered per game, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks 25th-best by posting 191 rushing yards per game.
    • With a 40% third-down conversion rate on offense, Louisiana ranks 58th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 103rd, giving up a 42.3% third-down rate.
    • After forcing 17 turnovers (29th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 17 times (104th in the FBS) this season, Louisiana owns the 67th-ranked turnover margin of 0.

    Louisiana’s Best Players

    • Zeon Chriss has been a dual threat for Louisiana this season. He has 1,222 passing yards (122.2 per game) while completing 66.7% of his passes. He’s tossed 11 touchdown passes and five interceptions this season. On the ground, he’s compiled 492 yards (49.2 ypg) on 73 carries with six rushing touchdowns.
    • Jacob Kibodi has run the ball 107 times for 651 yards, with six touchdowns.
    • Peter LeBlanc paces his squad with 399 receiving yards on 26 catches with four touchdowns.
    • Jacob Bernard has 30 receptions (on 35 targets) for a total of 378 yards (37.8 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Robert Williams has racked up 313 reciving yards (31.3 ypg) and three touchdowns this season.
    • Cameron Whitfield has seven sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and 32 tackles.
    • Louisiana’s tackle leader, K.C. Ossai, has 56 tackles, one TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Tyrone Lewis has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 46 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and three passes defended to his name.
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