Appalachian State at Charlotte College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Jerry Richardson Stadium
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Jerry Richardson Stadium is the venue for the game between the Appalachian State Mountaineers and the Charlotte 49ers on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Appalachian State as 13 point favorites. The 49ers are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 0-1-0. The Mountaineers are 1-0-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-0-0.
Valuable Appalachian State Mountaineers Betting Trends
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Charlotte 49ers are 1-0-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Appalachian State Mountaineers have run for 159 yards as a unit, which ranks 79th in the nation. They've run 37 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Mountaineers have been penalized on offense 9 times for 100 yards so far this year, which has them 23rd in the country in penalties. They are 53rd in Division 1 in points scored with 38. They have run 76 plays this year for 451 yards, which ranks them 44th in the nation in total offense. The Mountaineers average 5.9 yards per play, which is 61st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 22 1st downs this season, ranking them 70th overall as an offensive unit. Zac Thomas has completed 25 throws while attempting 38 passes for a completion percentage of 65.8%. He has passed for 270 yards this year. He averages 7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 137.6.
The Mountaineers rush defense has given up 43 attempts for 204 yards this season, putting them in 100th place in the country against the run. They have had 2 penalties for 10 yards on defense this year. That places them 12th in Division 1. Appalachian State is 111th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 45. They have given up a total of 434 yards on D, which is 89th in the nation. The Mountaineers are 79th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 21 throws on 36 attempts against the Appalachian State Mountaineers defense this season, ranking them 80th and 84th in the country. The Appalachian State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 230 yards in the air, which is 70th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Appalachian State Mountaineers have tried 2 field goals this year and made 1, which is 38th in college football. Appalachian State Mountaineers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 261 yards on 6 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 42nd in the NCAA in punting average. Appalachian State is 65th in the country in punt returns with 1. They've totaled 11 punt return yards and average 11 yards per return, which is 34th in D-1. They have returned 3 kicks for 130 yards on special teams, which puts them 9th in kick return yardage. The Mountaineers average 43 yards per kick return and they are 43rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 592.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The 49ers are 64th in Division 1 in points scored with 34. They have run 66 plays this season for 493 yards, which ranks them 55th in the nation in total offense. The Charlotte 49ers average 7.5 yards per play, which is 26th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 20 1st downs this year, placing them 87th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Charlotte has run for 226 yards as a team, which ranks 42nd in the country. They've run 46 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 4 times for 45 yards so far this season, which has them 94th in the nation in penalties. Chris Reynolds has thrown for 267 yards this season. He has completed 13 passes on 20 attempts for a completion percentage of 65%. His quarterback rating this year is 193.6. He averages 13.4 yards per pass attempt and 14.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Charlotte is 29th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 10. They have surrendered a total of 302 yards on D, which is 47th in Division 1. The 49ers are ranked 63rd in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 22 passes on 47 attempts against the Charlotte defense this season, placing them 85th and 116th in the country. The Charlotte 49ers pass defense has also given up a total of 296 yards through the air, which is 104th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 15 attempts for 6 yards this year, putting them in 11th place in D-1 against the run. The 49ers have committed 6 penalties for 30 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 28th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Charlotte is ranked 45th in the nation in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 20 punt return yards and average 10 yards per return, which is 40th in college football. They have returned 2 kicks for 29 yards on special teams, ranking 78th in kick return yardage. The Charlotte 49ers average 15 yards per kick return and they are 55th in the country in all-purpose yards with 542. The 49ers have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 2, which is 17th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Charlotte kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this year. Their punters have totaled 170 yards on 5 punts, averaging 34 yards per punt. That places them 108th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/49ers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mountaineers -13
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