Liberty Vs. Louisiana: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 20, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

Two of the nation’s toughest defenses square off when the Liberty Flames (7-3) bring college football’s 12th-ranked scoring defense into a matchup with the No. 22 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (9-1), who have the No. 15 scoring defense. The Flames (-4) play host to the Ragin’ Cajuns (+161 on the moneyline to win) on November 20, 2021 at 4:00 PM ET. The total for the contest is set at 54 points.

In this article we surface key metrics, betting trends, top players and updated odds — everything you need before making a bet on the game.

The betting trends in this article are based off odds valid as of November 20, 2021 at 4:05 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this outing and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Liberty Vs. Louisiana Betting Odds

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Liberty Offense Vs. Louisiana Defense

Flames Offense Stats (Rank) Ragin’ Cajuns Defense
35.1 (24) Points/Gm 19.2 (15)
446.2 (22) Yards/Gm 319.1 (21)
251.4 (48) Pass Yards/Gm 185.8 (20)
194.8 (27) Rush Yards/Gm 133.3 (46)
9.3 (7) Yards/Pass 7.2 (60)
4.7 (43) Yards/Rush 3.9 (50)
45.4% (28) 3rd Down % 38.9% (62)
11 (77) Turnovers 5 (117)
12 (100) Sacks 7 (78)

Louisiana Offense Vs. Liberty Defense

Louisiana Offense Stats (Rank) Liberty Defense
31.2 (51) Points/Gm 18.7 (12)
394.1 (65) Yards/Gm 316.6 (20)
213.1 (81) Pass Yards/Gm 182.2 (17)
181.0 (46) Rush Yards/Gm 134.4 (51)
7.9 (52) Yards/Pass 6.5 (23)
5.0 (28) Yards/Rush 3.5 (23)
41.8% (54) 3rd Down % 33.3% (22)
5 (9) Turnovers 8 (86)
6 (43) Sacks 9 (54)

When Liberty Has The Ball

  • The Flames average 9.3 yards per pass attempt (seventh in the FBS), and the Ragin’ Cajuns allow 7.2 per pass (60th in college football).
  • Liberty’s offense is 77th-ranked in college football in terms of turnovers allowed (11), and is facing the 117th-ranked team in turnovers forced, Louisiana (5).
  • The Flames convert 45.4% of their third downs (28th in college football), while the Ragin’ Cajuns’ defense ranks 62nd in that category (38.9%)
  • Liberty’s 251.4 passing yards per game ranks 48th in the FBS. Louisiana’s defense allows 185.8 through the air (20th in college football).

When Louisiana Has The Ball

  • The Ragin’ Cajuns offense is ninth-ranked in college football in terms of turnovers allowed (5), and are playing the 86th-ranked team in turnovers forced, the Flames (8).
  • Louisiana averages 213.1 passing yards per game (81st in the FBS). It plays the Flames’ defense which ranks 17th, giving up 182.2 yards per game through the air.
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns average 394.1 yards per game to rank 65th in the FBS. They take on a Flames defense ranked 20th, allowing 316.6 yards per game.
  • Liberty has the 12th-ranked scoring defense (18.7 points per game). Louisiana’s 51st-ranked scoring offense puts up 31.2 points per game.
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Liberty Betting Trends And Insights

  • Liberty has compiled a 5-4-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Flames have been favored by 4 points or more six times this season, and covered the spread in three of those matchups.
  • A total of three out of Liberty’s nine games this season have gone over the point total.
  • In five games this season, Liberty and its opponents have scored more than 54 total points.
  • The Flames have been the moneyline favorite six total times this season. They’ve gone 4-2 in those games.

Louisiana Betting Trends And Insights

  • Louisiana has covered four times in 10 chances against the spread this year.
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns have covered the spread once when an underdog by 4 points or more this year (in two opportunities).
  • This year, games featuring Louisiana have hit the over just twice.
  • Louisiana has played five games this season that finished with a combined score higher than 54 points.
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns have split the two games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Liberty Players To Watch

  • Malik Willis has thrown for 2,164 yards while completing 66.4% of his passes (156-of-235), with 21 touchdowns and nine interceptions this year (216.4 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 153 times for 755 yards and 10 touchdowns, averaging 75.5 yards per game.
  • Josh Mack has run for 406 yards on 100 carries (45.1 yards per game), with three touchdowns on the ground this year.
  • Demario Douglas has 42 catches and paces his team with 623 receiving yards (69.2 ypg) while scoring five touchdowns.
  • C.J. Daniels has tacked on 27 catches for 468 yards and seven touchdowns this year. He averages 46.8 receiving yards per game.
  • Kevin Shaa has caught 18 passes for 274 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 34.3 yards per game this year.

Louisiana Players To Watch

  • Levi Lewis has thrown for 2,059 yards while completing 63.4% of his passes (166-of-262), with 15 touchdowns and four interceptions this year (205.9 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 58 times for 172 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 17.2 yards per game.
  • Chris Smith has run for a team-leading 722 yards on 116 carries (72.2 yards per game) while scoring seven touchdowns.
  • So far this year Montrell Johnson has rushed for 628 yards on 115 carries (69.8 ypg), with 10 rushing touchdowns.
  • Michael Jefferson has hauled in 11 receptions for 319 yards, best on his team, and three touchdowns. He averages 53.2 receiving yards per game.
  • Peter Leblanc has contributed with 285 yards on 28 catches and one touchdown. He averages 35.6 receiving yards per game this year.
  • Dontae Fleming has collected 271 yards on 20 receptions with two touchdowns, averaging 30.1 yards per game.

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