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Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
Marshall Thundering Herd

Louisiana-Lafayette at Marshall 12/18/21 - New Orleans Bowl Picks and Predictions

Marshall Thundering Herd vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns Odds & Info

Game Marshall Thundering Herd vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
Date & Time Saturday December 18, 2021, 9:15 PM (EST)
Mercedes-Benz Superdome Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, USA
Latest odds
ULL -5 ; O/U 53.5
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The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns get set for the New Orleans Bowl as the Marshall Thundering Herd come to town. The Ragin' Cajuns finished the season with a 12-1 record. Louisiana-Lafayette finished the season ranked as the #23 team in the land. 

The Ragin' Cajuns have won twelve straight games heading into the New Orleans Bowl. Louisiana-Lafayette have played in 10 bowl games and are 7-3 in them. QB Levi Lewis has led the Ragin' Cajuns on the season with 19 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. Louisiana-Lafayette has averaged 30.7 points per game this season. 

The Marshall Thundering Herd head into the New Orleans Bowl with a 7-5 season record. Marshall lost their last game of the season to Western Kentucky 53-21. The Thundering Herd allowed 4 touchdowns passes and 328 yards passing allowed in the loss. 

Marshall has played in 17 bowl games. The Thundering Herd carry a 12-5 straight up record in bowl games and will be an underdog in this game. Marshall is averaging 479 yards per game this season which ranks 19th in the nation. QB Grant Well has thrown 16 touchdowns on the season but has also thrown 12 interceptions. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Ragin' Cajuns are 4-0 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Thundering Herd are 2-6 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Thundering Herd are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games following a straight up loss.
  • Thundering Herd are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games in December.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns -5

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns defense has played well against the pass all season. The Ragin' Cajuns have not lost a game since their season opener and will be a small favorite in this game. Both Marshall and Louisiana-Lafayette have covered the spread in six games this season. Back the Cajuns to grab their 13th straight win. Final Score Prediction, Louisiana-Lafayette wins and covers ATS 38-31.

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