Louisiana Vs. Ohio: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – September 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on September 17, 2021

The Ohio Bobcats (0-2) take a three-game losing streak into matchup against the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (1-1). The Ragin’ Cajuns, listed at -19.5 on the spread, take to their home field on September 16, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN against the Bobcats, +750 on the moneyline to win. Oddsmakers have set the matchup’s total at 56.

Before making a bet on this game, take a look at this article to see the best available odds and everything else you need to know about the matchup — including key metrics, betting trends, team and player stats and more.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 16, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Louisiana Vs. Ohio Betting Odds

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Louisiana Offense Vs. Ohio Defense

Ragin’ Cajuns Offense Stats (Rank) Bobcats Defense
22.5 (97) Points/Gm 28.5 (94)
387.5 (71) Yards/Gm 374.5 (81)
293.0 (28) Pass Yards/Gm 147.0 (25)
94.5 (111) Rush Yards/Gm 227.5 (118)
8.0 (55) Yards/Pass 5.7 (37)
3.2 (101) Yards/Rush 5.2 (109)
33.3% (95) 3rd Down % 50.0% (113)
1 (20) Turnovers 0 (113)
4 (102) Sacks 1 (86)

Ohio Offense Vs. Louisiana Defense

Ohio Offense Stats (Rank) Louisiana Defense
17.5 (116) Points/Gm 31.0 (104)
325.0 (101) Yards/Gm 473.0 (116)
188.5 (93) Pass Yards/Gm 312.0 (124)
136.5 (87) Rush Yards/Gm 161.0 (86)
7.3 (74) Yards/Pass 9.9 (123)
4.9 (48) Yards/Rush 4.1 (76)
31.6% (104) 3rd Down % 61.3% (128)
1 (20) Turnovers 0 (113)
0 (1) Sacks 3 (38)

When Louisiana Has The Ball

  • The Ragin’ Cajuns have committed only 1 turnover this season (20th in college football). The Bobcats have forced 0, which ranks 113th.
  • Louisiana is 95th in the FBS in third-down percentage (33.3%) and will be up against the 113th-ranked Ohio defense in that category (50.0%).
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns average 8.0 yards per pass attempt (55th in the FBS) compared to the 5.7 per pass the Bobcats give up (37th in college football).
  • Louisiana is 102nd-ranked in college football in sacks conceded (four), and is playing the team ranked 86th in bringing down opposing quarterbacks, Ohio (one).

When Ohio Has The Ball

  • The Bobcats have committed one turnover, 20th-lowest in the FBS, while the Ragin’ Cajuns have forced zero turnovers (15th-fewest in college football).
  • Ohio’s passing attack averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt (74th in the FBS). Louisiana allows 9.9 per pass (123rd in college football).
  • The Bobcats are No. 1 ranked in college football in sacks allowed (zero), facing the pass rush ranked 38th, the Ragin’ Cajuns (three).
  • Louisiana’s defense allows 312.0 yards through the air per game (124th in the FBS). Ohio’s 188.5 passing yards per game is 93rd in college football.

Louisiana Betting Trends And Insights

  • Louisiana is winless against the spread this season (0-2-0).
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns have not covered the spread when favored by 19.5 points or more this season (in one opportunity).
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns have not been the moneyline favorite so far this season.

Ohio Betting Trends And Insights

  • Ohio is winless against the spread this year (0-2-0).
  • This is the first time the Bobcats will play as underdogs this season.

Louisiana Players To Watch

  • This year, Levi Lewis has recorded 586 passing yards (293.0 yards per game) while going 47-for-73 (64.4% completion percentage) and throwing three touchdowns and zero interceptions.
  • Chris Smith has churned out a team-best 100 rushing yards (50.0 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Emani Bailey has rushed for 41 yards on 11 carries (20.5 yards per game) this year.
  • Michael Jefferson has hauled in three receptions for 84 yards, best on his team, and one touchdown. He averages 84.0 receiving yards per game.
  • Jalen Williams has added 71 yards (on five catches).
  • Kyren Lacy has racked up 67 yards on six receptions with one touchdown, averaging 33.5 yards per game.

Ohio Players To Watch

  • Kurtis Rourke leads the team with 307 passing yards (153.5 yards per game) and has a 69.4% completion percentage this year (34-of-49) with one interception. He also has 49 rushing yards on 10 carries with one touchdown, averaging 24.5 yards per game.
  • O’Shaan Allison has rushed for a team-leading 119 yards on 21 carries (59.5 yards per game).
  • De’Montre Tuggle has rushed for 109 yards on 23 carries (54.5 yards per game), with one touchdown on the ground this year.
  • Jerome Buckner has seven catches and paces his team with 102 receiving yards (51.0 ypg).
  • Cameron Odom has tacked on five catches for 92 yards this year. He averages 46.0 receiving yards per game.
  • This season Tyler Walton is averaging 32.5 yards per game, with eight catches for 65 yards.

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