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The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns are 6-0 against the Texas State Bobcats since October of 2015, and they’ll have a chance to extend that success Saturday. Louisiana and Texas State will face off in a Sun Belt battle at noon ET at Cajun Field. The Ragin’ Cajuns are out to keep their three-game home win streak alive.

Louisiana slipped by the Arkansas State Red Wolves 28-27 last week.

Meanwhile, Texas State was first on the board but had to settle for second at the end of their matchup against the Georgia State Panthers last week. Texas State fell to Georgia State 28-16. The Bobcats’ only offensive touchdown came on a rush from QB Brady McBride.

Most of the squad’s points came courtesy of special teams, which contributed ten. K Seth Keller delivered a perfect 3-for-3 game.

The Ragin’ Cajuns are the favorite in this one, with an expected 21-point margin of victory. But bettors beware: they are only 1-3 against the spread when favored.

Louisiana’s win brought them up to 6-1 while Texas State’s loss pulled them down to 2-5. Two defensive stats to keep an eye on: Louisiana is stumbling into the contest with the 197th most passing touchdowns allowed in the nation, having given up 11 on the season. The Bobcats have experienced some struggles of their own as they are 220th worst in the nation in touchdowns allowed, with 25 on the season. It’s possible one of these Achilles’ heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.

 

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 12 p.m. ET
  • Where: Cajun Field — Lafayette, Louisiana
  • TV: ESPN University
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Ragin’ Cajuns are a big 21-point favorite against the Bobcats, according to the latest college football odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Ragin’ Cajuns as a 20-point favorite.

Over/Under: -107

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Series History

Louisiana have won all of the games they’ve played against Texas State in the last seven years.

  • Oct 31, 2020 – Louisiana 44 vs. Texas State 34
  • Nov 02, 2019 – Louisiana 31 vs. Texas State 3
  • Oct 06, 2018 – Louisiana 42 vs. Texas State 27
  • Oct 12, 2017 – Louisiana 24 vs. Texas State 7
  • Oct 22, 2016 – Louisiana 27 vs. Texas State 3
  • Oct 10, 2015 – Louisiana 49 vs. Texas State 27

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