Coastal Carolina at Kansas College Football Betting Tips and Predictions 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium
Fred Payton and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers head to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Kansas Jayhawks. Coastal Carolina opens this matchup as 10-point underdogs. The O/U has been set at 52.5.
In their last game, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers took on the Eastern Michigan Eagles and went home in defeat by a score of 30-23. CJ Marable paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 7 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 49 yards on 18 carries which gave him an average of 2.7 yards per run. CJ Marable was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 84 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 12.0 yards per reception for the game. Running the show from under center for the Chanticleers was Fred Payton who went 29/43 with 304 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 4 picks for this game.
The Chanticleers step onto the field holding a record of 0-1 this season. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the nation with an average of 23 points per contest, which has them at 95th in college football. As a team, they have an average of 74 rushing yards per contest which is 9th in the Sun Belt Conference. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 6th in the Sun Belt Conference and 84th in college football with 378 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Chanticleers currently have a total of 2 passing touchdowns and 0 rushing touchdowns. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring in the conference and I wouldn't expect it to change too much in this matchup.
The Chanticleers have one of the middle tier defenses in Division 1 allowing 30 points per contest, ranking them 4th in the Sun Belt and 84th in D-1. When it comes to passing yards, the Chanticleers have allowed 304 yards. Teams are completing 90.9% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 8.5 yards per attempt. They have conceded 3 passing touchdowns and 1 rushing TD. When it comes to rushing yards, Coastal Carolina is allowing 103 yards per contest putting them 4th in the Sun Belt Conference and 55th in the nation. Opposing teams are running for an average of 2.9 yards per rush which has them at 3rd in the Sun Belt and 48th in Division 1 overall. In total, they have conceded 103 rushing yards through 1 game.
In their last game, the Kansas Jayhawks played the Indiana State Sycamores and notched a win by a score of 24-17. Khalil Herbert led the team on the ground in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 33 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for a total of 88 yards via 17 carries which meant he was running for 5.2 yards per run. Andrew Parchment was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 121 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 15.1 yards per catch in this contest. Running the show from under center for the Jayhawks was Carter Stanley who went 20/29 with 241 yards through the air and tossed 2 TD's. He ended the game without an interception.
The Jayhawks come into this game with a record of 1-0. Kansas is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 103 yards per game, putting them 95th in college football. As a team, they have a total of 103 rushing yards through 1 contest, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the nation. The Jayhawks average 344 yards per contest overall ranking them 92nd in the nation and 9th in the Big 12 Conference. When looking at their ability to score points, the Jayhawks sit in 9th in the Big 12 Conference and 87th out of all the teams in the country averaging 24 points per contest.
The Jayhawks are giving up 17 points per game which puts them at 7th in the Big 12 and 48th in college football. Their passing defense is one of the middling groups in college football. They are allowing 219 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Jayhawks are currently ranked 7th in the Big 12 Conference. They have conceded 1 passing touchdown for this season. In terms of points given up, they have given up 17 points in total. In regard to yards on the ground, they are giving up 146 yards per game which puts them at 78th in the nation and 6th in the Big 12 Conference. This season, they have allowed a total of 146 rushing yards and 0 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Chanticleers/Jayhawks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jayhawks -10
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