Charlotte at Southern Miss College Football Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium
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The Charlotte 49ers travel to Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium to take on the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Southern Miss as 18 point favorites. The 49ers have an ATS record of 5-5-0 while their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Golden Eagles have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 6-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Charlotte 49ers are 5-5-0 against the spread
Important Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 6-4-0 against the spread
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
11/12/17 DB Denzel Irvin Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Southern Miss
10/18/17 LB Karrington King Knee is out for season
09/24/17 RB Robert Washington Left Team out for season
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
11/12/17 DB Cornell Armstrong Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Charlotte
11/12/17 LB Sherrod Ruff Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Charlotte
09/21/17 DB Picasso Nelson Jr. Ankle out for season
09/15/17 WR Chase Whitehead Hand out for season
09/07/17 DB Demetrius Market Personal has left team
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Charlotte 49ers are 127th in Division 1 in points scored with 137. They have run 625 plays this season for 3,145 yards, which ranks them 119th in the nation in total offense. The 49ers average 5 yards per play, which is 112th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 143 1st downs this year, placing them 127th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Charlotte has run for 1,769 yards as a team, which ranks 51st in the country. They've run 360 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 71 times for 710 yards so far this season, which has them 28th in the nation in penalties. Hasaan Klugh has thrown for 1,257 yards this season. He has completed 114 passes on 233 attempts for a completion percentage of 48.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 96.1. He averages 5.4 yards per pass attempt and 4 adjusted yards per throw.
Charlotte is 87th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 296. They have surrendered a total of 4,308 yards on D, which is 97th in Division 1. The 49ers are ranked 86th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 217 passes on 320 attempts against the Charlotte 49ers defense this season, placing them 118th and 85th in the country. The Charlotte pass defense has also given up a total of 2,519 yards through the air, which is 100th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 412 attempts for 1,789 yards this year, putting them in 82nd place in D-1 against the run. The 49ers have committed 54 penalties for 451 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 40th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Charlotte is ranked 53rd in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 75 punt return yards and average 5 yards per return, which is 99th in college football. They have returned 35 kicks for 766 yards on special teams, ranking 21st in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 115th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,986. The Charlotte 49ers have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 4, which is 123rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33%. Charlotte 49ers kickers have made 87% of their extra points, going 13 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,016 yards on 71 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 48th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Eagles have run for 1,704 yards as a team, which ranks 56th in the nation. They've run 383 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Golden Eagles have been penalized on offense 79 times for 709 yards so far this year, which has them 9th in the country in penalties. They are 74th in Division 1 in points scored with 272. They have run 733 plays this year for 4,305 yards, which ranks them 38th in the nation in total offense. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles average 5.9 yards per play, which is 52nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 215 1st downs this season, ranking them 47th overall as an offensive unit. Kwadra Griggs has completed 99 throws while attempting 178 passes for a completion percentage of 55.6%. He has passed for 1,402 yards this year. He averages 8.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 139.9.
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles rush defense has given up 369 attempts for 1,370 yards this season, putting them in 37th place in the country against the run. They have had 47 penalties for 410 yards on defense this year. That places them 19th in Division 1. Southern Miss is 41st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 228. They have given up a total of 3,243 yards on D, which is 23rd in the nation. The Golden Eagles are 24th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 144 throws on 279 attempts against the Southern Miss defense this season, ranking them 15th and 29th in the country. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,873 yards in the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have tried 16 field goals this year and made 14, which is 38th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Southern Miss kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 30 for 31 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,127 yards on 53 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 99th in the NCAA in punting average. Southern Miss is 58th in the country in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 90 punt return yards and average 6 yards per return, which is 84th in D-1. They have returned 28 kicks for 574 yards on special teams, which puts them 66th in kick return yardage. The Golden Eagles average 21 yards per kick return and they are 39th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,969.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Golden Eagles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Eagles -18
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