Appalachian St vs UL Lafayette CFB Pick & Prediction – Sports Investor Central
Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns
Odds: UL Lafayette +10
Game Time: 8:00pm EST, Wednesday Oct 12th
Handicapper: Dylan Miles | Sports Investor Central
The Appalachian State Mountaineers will head to Lafayette to take on the Ragin’ Cajuns in a Sun Belt battle Wednesday night from Cajun Field. UL Lafayette has lost their past 2 games in overtime to Tulane and New Mexico State. Appalachian State should be fresh coming off a BYE week.
The Mountaineers gave Tennessee all they could handle in Week 1 of the college football season and it has set the tone for the season. Appalachian State has averaged 213 yards per game on the ground, which ranks 36th in the nation but their top RB Marcus Cox is questionable for Wednesday’s game. Cox missed their last game vs Georgia State with a leg injury.
The Louisiana Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns lost a heartbreaker in overtime for the second straight week, as they fell 37-31 to New Mexico in double overtime in their latest game in week five. The Ragin Cajuns have struggled a bit on offense scoring an average of 27.6 points per game ranking them 77th overall.
The Louisiana Lafayette defense has not been good due to their inability defending down field, allowing an average of 298 passing yards per game, and they have faced some weak competition. Overall the Ragin’ Cajuns have allowed on average of 33.6 points per game, placing them way down at 105th overall.
Appalachian State vs UL Lafayette CFB Betting Trends
Mountaineers are 1-4 ATS vs. a team with a losing record
Mountaineers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 conference games
Ragin’ Cajuns are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 conference games
Ragin’ Cajuns are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games in October
Appalachian State vs UL Lafayette Free CFB Prediction
The Sun Belt weekday games always prove to be close with some late drama which is why the +10 points are too much to pass up with the home team. UL Lafayette has been descent against the run and Appalachian State is a running team which sets up perfectly for this defense. The Ragin Cajuns are desperate for a win so expect a tight game with the Cajuns covering the spread.
Appalachian State vs UL Lafayette Free CFB Pick: UL Lafayette +10