Louisiana vs. Buffalo: College Football Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – September 23, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 17, 2023

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (2-1) face the Buffalo Bulls (0-3) on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Cajun Field. The Ragin’ Cajuns are notable favorites in this one, with the spread posted at 10 points. The over/under in this outing is 57.5 points.

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Louisiana vs. Buffalo Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Louisiana -10 -110 -110 57.5 -110 -110

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Computer Pick

Computer picks for Louisiana vs Buffalo
ATS Total Score prediction
Buffalo (+10) Over (57.5) Louisiana 35 Buffalo 32

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Comparison

Louisiana Buffalo
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 36.7 (47) 27.0 (85)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 24.0 (71) 44.3 (125)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 6 (98) 3 (33)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 3 (84) 2 (105)

Louisiana vs. Buffalo Betting Insights

Louisiana Stats and Trends

  • Louisiana has won one game against the spread this season.
  • The Ragin’ Cajuns have been favored by 10 points or more this season once, and failed to cover the spread.
  • This season, games featuring the Louisiana have gone over the point total twice.
  • In two games this season, the Ragin’ Cajuns and their opponents have combined to score more than 57.5 points.
  • Louisiana has an average point total of 55.3 in their matchups this year, 2.2 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Buffalo Stats and Trends

  • Buffalo has won one game against the spread this season.
  • The Bulls have won their only game this year when playing as at least 10-point underdogs.
  • Each Buffalo game has hit the over this season.
  • The Bulls and their opponents have combined to score more than 57.5 points twice this season.
  • Buffalo’s games this season have had an average of 54.0 points, 3.5 fewer points than this game’s point total.

Louisiana Players to Watch

  • This campaign, Ben Wooldridge has racked up 508 passing yards (169.3 yards per game) while completing 39 of 69 passes (56.5% completion percentage), with five touchdowns and one interception. He has added 77 rushing yards on 17 carries (plus two touchdowns), averaging 25.7 yards per game.
  • Jacob Kibodi has rushed for a team-leading 211 yards on 26 carries (70.3 yards per game) while scoring one touchdown.
  • Zeon Chriss has rushed for 116 yards on seven carries (58.0 yards per game), with two touchdowns on the ground this year.
  • This season Peter Leblanc has eight catches and leads the team with 120 yards (40.0 per game) while scoring one touchdown.
  • Jacob Bernard has chipped in with 115 yards on eight catches. He averages 38.3 receiving yards per game this year.
  • Harvey Broussard has caught eight passes for 109 yards and one touchdown, averaging 36.3 yards per game this year.

Buffalo Players to Watch

  • This year, Cole Snyder has recorded 735 passing yards (245.0 yards per game) while going 79-for-122 (64.8% completion percentage) and throwing nine touchdowns and two interceptions.
  • Michael Washington has 36 carries for a team-high 146 rushing yards (48.7 per game) and two touchdowns.
  • Ron Cook Jr. has run for 120 yards on 30 carries (40.0 yards per game) this year. He also has eight catches for 70 yards (23.3 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Marlyn Johnson has 13 catches, leading his team with 144 yards (48.0 ypg) while also scoring three touchdowns this season.
  • Nik McMillan has also chipped in with eight receptions for 128 yards and one touchdown.
  • Darrell Harding has collected 125 yards on six receptions with two touchdowns, averaging 41.7 yards per game.

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