Marshall vs. Louisiana odds, spread, bets: College football picks, predictions for Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 – CBS Sports

  • October 12, 2022

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The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (2-3) and the Marshall Thundering Herd (3-2) are set to square off in a Sun Belt Conference showdown on Wednesday night. After starting the season 2-0, the Ragin’ Cajuns have dropped three straight games. Last week, they fell to South Alabama 20-17. Marshall, meanwhile, snapped its two-game skid, securing a 28-7 win over Gardner-Webb in Week 5. 
Kickoff from Joan C. Edwards Stadium is set for 7:30 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Thundering Herd at -10.5 in the latest Louisiana vs. Marshall odds, while the over/under for total points scored is 47.5. Before making any Marshall vs. Louisiana picks, be sure to check out the college football predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Louisiana vs. Marshall and just locked in its picks and CFB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see its picks. Here are the college football odds and betting lines for Marshall vs. Louisiana:
Marshall has been playing great defense to kick off the season. They are extremely fast and physical as they fly from sideline to sideline. The Thundering Herd ranks second in the Sun Belt Conference in scoring (16.2), total defense (281.2), rushing yards allowed (71.2), and third in passing yards allowed (210). This unit has consistently made things difficult for opposing offenses to get into a rhythm. 
Senior linebacker Abraham Beauplan is all over the field. Beauplan is an effective run defender who plays with outstanding instincts. The Florida native constantly fills run gaps and is a sure tackler. Beauplan is first on the team in total tackles (34) with two pass deflections. In his last outing, he recorded six total stops and one forced fumble. 
Junior running back Chris Smith is the main workhorse in the backfield for the Ragin’ Cajuns. Smith is incredibly shifty and evasive in the open field, making defenders miss on a regular basis. The Mississippi native is also a reliable receiving option for the offense. Smith is leading the team with 47 carries for 264 yards and two touchdowns. He’s also added 15 receptions for 107 yards.
Senior receiver Michael Jefferson is the go-to option through the air for Louisiana. Jefferson has thrived thanks to his precise route running and sure hands. The Alabama native is leading the team in receptions (20), receiving yards (280), touchdowns (2), and yards per reception (14). On Sept. 24, he snagged five passes for 105 yards and a touchdown against Louisiana-Monroe
SportsLine’s model is leaning Under on the total, projecting 45 combined points. It also says one side of the spread hits over 60% of the time. Head to SportsLine to see the picks
So who will win Marshall vs. Louisiana? And which side of the spread hits more than 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its college football picks, and find out.
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