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Louisiana-Monroe at LSU (No.10)

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In week 3 the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (2-0 overall) travel to Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to face the LSU Tigers (2-0 overall) Saturday.

Louisiana-Monroe beat Idaho 38-31 last week. The Warhawks were led by quarterback Pete Thomas who had 384 passing yards and 2 TDs but did throw an interception. Centarius Donald led the rushing game with 111 yards and 3 TDs on 20 carries. In addition, Ajalen Holley led the wide receivers with 175 yards and 1 TD on 6 receptions.

The Warhawks defense allowed 442 yards and 31 points last week. In addition, they had 1 fumble recovery and 2 interceptions.

LSU really beat up Sam Houston last week 56-0. The Tigers were led by Anthony Jennings who had 188 passing yards and 3 TDs. Leonard Fournette led the rushing game was 92 yards and 1 TD on 13 carries. Five other running backs combined for 242 and 3 TDs. Travin Dural led the wide receivers with 140 receiving yards and 3 TDs on 3 receptions.

The Tigers’ defense allowed only 206 yards and 0 points. In addition, they had 1 fumble recovery and 2 interceptions.

Keys to Louisiana-Monroe win

Louisiana-Monroe is going to need quarterback Pete Thomas to play another good game and not turn the ball over. In addition, Centarius Donald will need to have another good game as well. The Warhawks defense has to play better and continue forcing turnovers.

Keys to LSU win

LSU is going to need Anthony Jennings to play a great game and not throw any interceptions. The Tigers defense will continue playing well and forcing turnovers.

Key Injuries

Louisiana-Monroe
DeVontae McNeal, Marcus Hubbard

LSU
Travonte Valentine, Trey Lealaimatafao, Jared Foster

Favorite

LSU -30.5

Conclusion

The Tigers should win Saturday against a weaker Louisiana-Monroe defense. In addition, Anthony Jennings should find some open targets down field in the weak UL-Monroe secondary.

About David Campbell

David makes his home in Guatemala and follows the worlds greatest games from there. David contributes on all leagues across the world and had over 25 years experience. He has covered 10 World Cups and will do so again this year in Brazil.

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