Charlotte at Appalachian State College Football Betting Tips 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Kidd Brewer Stadium
Kidd Brewer Stadium is the site where Zac Thomas and the Appalachian State Mountaineers will play the Charlotte 49ers on Saturday. Appalachian State opens this matchup as 21-point favorites. The over/under opens at 51.5.
In their last outing, the Charlotte 49ers played the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs and went home with the win by a score of 49-28. Benny LeMay led the team in rushing in this contest. He had a long run of 65 yards and he ran for 2 touchdowns for this game. He ran for 120 yards by way of 16 carries which meant he was running for 7.5 yards per run. Cameron Dollar was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 58 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 11.6 yards per reception in this contest. Taking the lead at quarterback for the 49ers was Chris Reynolds who went 14/20 with 136 yards via the pass and added 1 touchdown. He tossed 1 pick in this game.
The 49ers step onto the field holding a record of 1-0 for this season. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in C-USA and they are capable of putting up big points on any given night. For total yards, they sit in 3rd in Conference USA and 31st in Division 1 with 508 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the 49ers currently have a total of 2 passing TDs and 4 rushing touchdowns. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation averaging 49 points per contest, putting them 17th in Division 1. As a unit, they are averaging 322 rushing yards per contest which is 1st in Conference USA.
The 49ers have one of the middle tier defenses in the country giving up 28 points per game, ranking them 7th in C-USA and 78th in D-1. When it comes to yards through the air, the 49ers have allowed 186 yards. Teams are completing 35.3% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 3.5 yards per attempt. They have allowed 0 passing TDs and 3 rushing touchdowns. In terms of yards on the ground, Charlotte is allowing 159 yards per game ranking them 9th in the conference and 86th in Division 1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.5 yards per carry ranking them 8th in the conference and 89th in college football overall. Overall, they have allowed 159 yards rushing through 1 contest.
In their last contest, the Appalachian State Mountaineers took the field against the East Tennessee State Buccaneers and left there with a win by a score of 42-7. Darrynton Evans paced the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 23 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this game. He ran for a total of 99 yards by way of 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.1 yards per tote. Thomas Hennigan was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 79 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 11.3 yards per catch in this outing. Running the show from under center for the Mountaineers was Zac Thomas who went 16/24 with 150 yards by way of passing and completed 2 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions.
The Mountaineers head into this game 1-0. In discussing the offensive production, the Mountaineers have one of the top tier offenses in the country. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Mountaineers sit in 2nd in the conference and 32nd out of all the teams in the country averaging 42 points per contest. Appalachian State has made teams game plan around their running game by averaging 277 yards per contest, putting them 21st in D-1. As a unit, they have a total of 277 rushing yards through 1 game, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Mountaineers average 444 yards per game overall which has them at 60th in D-1 and 3rd in the conference.
The Mountaineers are conceding 7 points per contest ranking them 1st in the Sun Belt Conference and 22nd in D-1. In regard to points allowed, they have given up 7 total points. When it comes to rushing yards, they are allowing 131 yards per game which puts them at 74th in the nation and 7th in the conference. In 2019, they have allowed a total of 131 yards rushing and 0 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the most dominate units in the country. They are conceding 161 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Mountaineers sit in 2nd in the Sun Belt Conference. They have conceded 1 passing touchdown for the 2019 season.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Mountaineers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mountaineers -21
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