Ohio vs. Louisiana odds, line, spread: 2021 college football picks, predictions, bets from model on 67-50 run
The Ohio Bobcats travel to face the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns on Thursday, September 16. The Bobcats (0-2) look to bounce back from their two-point loss to Duquesne last week. The Ragin’ Cajuns, meanwhile, are coming off a 27-24 home victory against Nicholls State.
Kickoff from Cajun Field is set for 8 p.m. ET. The Ragin’ Cajuns are 20-point favorites in the latest Ohio vs. Louisiana odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is set at 57. Before locking in your Louisiana vs. Ohio picks, make sure to check out the college football predictions and analysis from the SportsLine Projection Model.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $3,500 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It also enters Week 3 of the 2021 season on a 67-50 run on all top-rated college football picks. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on Ohio vs. Louisiana and just revealed its picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several college football odds and betting trends for Ohio vs. Louisiana:
Ohio vs. Louisiana spread: Ohio +20 Ohio vs. Louisiana over-under: 57 points Ohio vs. Louisiana money line: Ohio +800, Louisiana -1400 OHIO: The Over is 5-1-2 in Bobcats last eight Thursday games ULL: The Ragin’ Cajuns are 4-1 against the spread in their last five Thursday games
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Why Ohio can cover
Ohio has a solid rushing attack led by redshirt senior De’Montre Tuggle and redshirt junior O’Shaan Allison. Tuggle also flashed as a kickoff returner this past week, with the fifth-year running back returning the opening kickoff for 83 yards to give the Bobcats an early 7-0 lead. Ohio has averaged 136.5 rushing yards per game in 2021.
Defensively, Ohio has been stout against the pass, allowing just 147 yards per game through two weeks. In addition, the Bobcats are 4-1 in their last five games on the road and 8-0 against the spread in their last eight games played on a Thursday.
Why Louisiana can cover
Louisiana has been a pass-first offense, averaging 293 passing yards per game in 2021. Quarterback Levi Lewis was named to the Second Team All-Sun Belt Conference following the 2020 campaign. In 2020, Lewis threw for 2,274 yards and 19 touchdowns. Both numbers ranked third in the Sun Belt Conference.
Throughout his college career, Lewis has shown the ability to put up big numbers. He has thrown 57 career passing touchdowns, ranking second in school history behind former Carolina Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme. Louisiana is also 4-1 against the spread in its last five games played on a Thursday.
How to make Ohio vs. Louisiana picks
SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the point total, projecting teams to combine for 62 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
So who wins Ohio vs. Louisiana? And which side of the spread hits in over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on Thursday, all from the model that has crushed its college football picks, and find out.