Free College Football Picks Today: Florida State Seminoles vs University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin Cajuns 11/19/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Florida State Seminoles vs University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin Cajuns 11/19/22
Sat 19th November 2022

The University of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (5-5, 1-3 Away) are on the road to take on the No. 20 Florida State University Seminoles (7-3, 3-2 Home), who will be out to add to their winning run, at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday. The Seminoles are 24-point favorites, and the total is 52.

Louisiana is coming off an impressive 36-17 win over Georgia Southern at Cajun Field last Thursday. Ben Wooldridge threw for 193 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. Chris Smith ran 17 times for 80 yards. Michael Jefferson caught three passes for 53 yards and a touchdown.

Florida State won for the third straight game last Saturday, beating No. 22 Syracuse 38-3 at JMA Wireless Dome. Jordan Travis was 21 of 23 for 190 yards and three touchdowns. Trey Benson carried 18 times for 163 yards. Ja’Khi Douglas had three receptions for 43 yards.


The Ragin’ Cajuns are averaging 26.6 points per game for the season, 81st in FBS, and they are facing a Seminoles defense that has surrendered 18.1 PPG (13th). Meanwhile, Florida State has scored 34.0 points a game this season, 29th in the country, and Louisiana is allowing 21.2 PPG (31st).

The Ragin’ Cajuns rank 75th in the country in passing yards per game (226.9) and 78th in rushing (141.8). They will face a tough test through the air, as the Seminoles are second in the country in passing yards allowed per game (155.0). Against the run, Florida State is 54th (138.6).

Florida State has been one of the nation’s top rushing teams, averaging 213.6 yards per game (16th), while ranking 38th in passing yards (263.5). The Ragin’ Cajuns are allowing 231.0 passing yards (74th) and 123.3 rushing yards per game (30th).


Through 10 games, Ben Wooldridge has thrown for 15 touchdowns (5 INT) and 166.1 yards per game to lead Louisiana in passing. In four away games this season, he has four TDs (3 INT) and an average of 178.2 yards passing. Chris Smith leads the team in rushing with an average of 61.1 yards a game over eight games.

He has two touchdowns on the ground and one through the air. Michael Jefferson is the Ragin’ Cajuns’ leading receiver with 66.9 yards a game and six TDs. Jordan Travis has 20 passing touchdowns (4 INT) with 241.4 yards per game through 10 games to lead Florida State. In five home games this season, he has thrown for nine TDs and an average of 291.8 yards.

Trey Benson has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 77.4 yards a game through 10 games. He has five touchdowns. Johnny Wilson has been a key target in the Seminoles’ passing game. He has five touchdowns and a 64.9 yard per game average through 10 appearances.

SportsTips’ College Foottball Pick:

Louisiana +24 (-110)

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