| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 | OHIO BOBCATS VS. LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE RAGIN' CAJUNS

The Ohio Bobcats and the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Cajun Field.

Ohio:

Team record: 0-2 SU,0-2 ATS

Ohio is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Ohio's last 9 games

Ohio is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road

Louisiana-Lafayette:

Team record: 1-1 SU,0-2 ATS

Louisiana-Lafayette is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games

Louisiana-Lafayette is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Louisiana-Lafayette's last 11 games

Next up:

Ohio at Northwestern Saturday, September 25

Louisiana-Lafayette at Georgia Southern Saturday, September 25

The Ohio Bobcats hope to avoid their first 0-3 start since the 2008 CFB season. Kurtis Rourke is completing 70 percent of his passes for 310 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Jerome Buckner and Cameron Odom have combined for 194 receiving yards on 12 catches while Ty Walton has nine receptions. The Ohio Bobcats ground game is averaging 136.5 yards per contest, and O’Shaan Allison leads the way with 119 yards on 21 carries. Defensively, Ohio is allowing 28.5 points and 376.5 yards per game. Bryce Houston leads the Ohio Bobcats with 20 tackles, Will Evans has 1.5 sacks and Jett Elad has two pass deflections.

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The week three college football schedule will kickoff with a matchup between the Ohio Bobcats and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns from Cajun Field. The Bobcats (0-2) had veteran head coach Frank Solich step down before the season due to health issues and are averaging a measly 17.5 points per game. On Saturday, Ohio was unable to convert a two-point conversion with nine seconds remaining during a 28-26 home loss versus FCS Duquesne.

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The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (1-1) take the field against the Ohio Bobcats (0-2) in college football play at Cajun Field in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Bobcats (+850 on the moneyline to win) and the Ragin’ Cajuns (-19.5) kick off the action on September 16, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN. An over/under of 54.5 points has been set for the game by bookmakers.

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KEY INJURIES

Ohio Injuries

Keye Thompson LB 9/12 Knee QUESTIONABLE Thompson has missed the previous two games due to a knee injury, and it is unknown if he will suit up against Louisiana on Thursday.

Isiah Cox WR 9/12 Disciplinary QUESTIONABLE Cox sat out the previous game while facing potential disciplinary actions, and it remains to be seen if he will take the field against Louisiana on Thursday.

LA Lafayette Injuries

Tyler Brown OL 9/12 Upper Body QUESTIONABLE Brown has sat out the last two games with an upper-body injury, and it is unclear if he will be active for Thursday's contest versus Ohio.

Ferrod Gardner LB 9/12 Undisclosed QUESTIONABLE Gardner missed the last game due to an unspecified ailment, and it is unclear if he will face Ohio on Thursday.

Jamal Bell WR 9/12 Knee QUESTIONABLE Bell was absent from the previous game due to a knee injury, leaving his status against Ohio on Thursday clouded.

Errol Rogers Jr. WR 9/12 Lower Body QUESTIONABLE Rogers Jr. sat out the last contest with a lower-body injury, and it is unknown if he will take on Ohio on Thursday.

Carlos Rubio OL 9/12 Lower Body QUESTIONABLE Rubio is nursing a lower-body injury, and it has yet to be determined if he will be available for Thursday's tilt against Ohio.

Andre Landry DL 9/1 Undisclosed OUT Landry is out for the entire season with an unknown injury.

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