Georgia Southern at Coastal Carolina College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Brooks Stadium is the venue for the game between the Georgia Southern Eagles and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia Southern as 6.5 point favorites. The Chanticleers are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-5-0. The Eagles are 7-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 5-5-0.
Valuable Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Trends
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Georgia Southern Eagles are 7-3-0 against the spread
Important Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Betting Trends
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
11/11/18 LB Todd Bradley Leg is questionable Saturday vs Coastal Carolina
Key Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Injuries
11/11/18 QB Bryce Carpenter Knee is questionable Saturday vs Georgia Southern
10/12/18 PK Evan Rabon Back is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Georgia Southern Eagles have run for 2,453 yards as a unit, which ranks 11th in the nation. They've run 485 times, averaging 5.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 47 times for 413 yards so far this year, which has them 113th in the country in penalties. They are 62nd in Division 1 in points scored with 297. They have run 578 plays this year for 3,309 yards, which ranks them 128th in the nation in total offense. The Eagles average 5.7 yards per play, which is 70th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 166 1st downs this season, ranking them 121st overall as an offensive unit. Shai Werts has completed 53 throws while attempting 92 passes for a completion percentage of 57.6%. He has passed for 816 yards this year. He averages 10.6 adjusted yards per throw and 8.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 160.8.
The Eagles rush defense has given up 374 attempts for 1,563 yards this season, putting them in 61st place in the country against the run. They have had 64 penalties for 558 yards on defense this year. That places them 73rd in Division 1. Georgia Southern is 40th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 228. They have given up a total of 3,889 yards on D, which is 69th in the nation. The Eagles are 68th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 190 throws on 303 attempts against the Georgia Southern Eagles defense this season, ranking them 78th and 62nd in the country. The Georgia Southern pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,326 yards in the air, which is 79th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Georgia Southern Eagles have tried 14 field goals this year and made 12, which is 45th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Georgia Southern Eagles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 35 for 35 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,945 yards on 49 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 94th in the NCAA in punting average. Georgia Southern is 101st in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 137 punt return yards and average 13.7 yards per return, which is 22nd in D-1. They have returned 25 kicks for 483 yards on special teams, which puts them 60th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 19 yards per kick return and they are 113th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,929.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chanticleers are 78th in Division 1 in points scored with 275. They have run 658 plays this season for 3,978 yards, which ranks them 108th in the nation in total offense. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers average 6 yards per play, which is 57th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 215 1st downs this year, placing them 51st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Coastal Carolina has run for 2,218 yards as a team, which ranks 23rd in the country. They've run 450 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chanticleers have been penalized on offense 48 times for 453 yards so far this season, which has them 110th in the nation in penalties. Kilton Anderson has thrown for 722 yards this season. He has completed 52 passes on 89 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 144.3. He averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 8.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Coastal Carolina is 99th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 326. They have surrendered a total of 4,449 yards on D, which is 107th in Division 1. The Chanticleers are ranked 126th in yards per play allowed with 7.2. Opposing offenses have completed 164 passes on 271 attempts against the Coastal Carolina defense this season, placing them 33rd and 28th in the country. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers pass defense has also given up a total of 2,242 yards through the air, which is 66th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 344 attempts for 2,207 yards this year, putting them in 116th place in D-1 against the run. The Chanticleers have committed 74 penalties for 714 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 118th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Coastal Carolina is ranked 108th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 49 punt return yards and average 4.9 yards per return, which is 114th in college football. They have returned 26 kicks for 446 yards on special teams, ranking 70th in kick return yardage. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers average 17 yards per kick return and they are 75th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,473. The Chanticleers have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 12, which is 50th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Coastal Carolina kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 29 for 32 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,537 yards on 36 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 41st in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Chanticleers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles -6.5
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