UAB at Coastal Carolina College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
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The UAB Blazers head to Brooks Stadium to play the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has UAB as 9.5 point favorites. The Blazers are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Chanticleers are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0.
Valuable UAB Blazers Betting Trends
The UAB Blazers are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The UAB Blazers are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Betting Trends
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are 0-1-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UAB Blazers are 24th in the country in points scored with 52. They have run 82 plays this year for 550 yards, which ranks them 60th in Division 1 in total offense. The Blazers average 6.7 yards per play, which is 43rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 38 1st downs this season, ranking them 6th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UAB has run for 287 yards as a unit, which ranks 26th in college football. They've run 53 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Blazers have been penalized on offense 4 times for 55 yards so far this year, which has them 105th in the country in penalties. A.J. Erdely has passed for 228 yards this year. He's completed 22 throws while attempting 28 passes for a completion percentage of 78.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 163.4. He averages 8 adjusted yards per throw and 8.1 yards per pass attempt.
UAB is 12th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 0. They have given up a total of 178 yards on D, which is 17th in D-1. The Blazers are 17th in yards per play allowed with 3.2. Opponent offenses have completed 1 throws on 17 attempts against the UAB Blazers defense this season, ranking them 9th and 16th in the nation. The UAB pass defense has also surrendered a total of 23 yards in the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 38 attempts for 155 yards this season, putting them in 74th place in the country against the run. The Blazers have had 10 penalties for 94 yards on defense this year. That places them 109th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
UAB is 63rd in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 24 punt return yards and average 12 yards per return, which is 30th in D-1. The Blazers average 26 yards per kick return and they are 38th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 600. UAB Blazers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 97 yards on 2 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That ranks them 15th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chanticleers have run for 131 yards as a team, which ranks 93rd in college football. They've run 38 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have been penalized on offense 4 times for 36 yards so far this season, which has them 106th in the country in penalties. They are 110th in the nation in points scored with 15. They have run 56 plays this season for 243 yards, which ranks them 113th in Division 1 in total offense. Coastal Carolina averages 4.3 yards per play, which is 108th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 20 1st downs this year, placing them 92nd overall as an offensive unit. Kilton Anderson averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 11 passes on 13 attempts for a completion percentage of 84.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 143.4. He has thrown for 91 yards this season.
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers rush defense has allowed 37 attempts for 267 yards this year, putting them in 118th place in D-1 against the run. Coastal Carolina has committed 9 penalties for 99 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 114th in college football. They are 116th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 49. They have surrendered a total of 561 yards on D, which is 117th in the country. The Chanticleers are ranked 120th in yards per play allowed with 7.8. Opposing offenses have completed 25 passes on 35 attempts against the Coastal Carolina defense this season, placing them 102nd and 83rd in Division 1. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers pass defense has also given up a total of 294 yards through the air, which is 102nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 13th in D-1. Their punters have totaled 160 yards on 4 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 73rd in Division 1 in punting average. Coastal Carolina is 121st in the country in all-purpose yards with 243.
Who will win tonight's Blazers/Chanticleers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blazers -9.5
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