Coastal Carolina vs Georgia Southern NCAA Football Parlay
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Allen E. Paulson Stadium
Fred Payton and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers travel to Allen E. Paulson Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Georgia Southern Eagles. Georgia Southern opens this contest as 6-point favorites. The Chanticleers are 3-3-0 ATS and 3-3-0 when betting on the total. The Eagles are 3-2-0 when wagering on the over/under and 1-4-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers took on the Georgia State Panthers and lost 31-21. Leading the way at QB for the Chanticleers was Bryce Carpenter who went 9/14 with 118 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. Fred Payton paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 37 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He scurried for 31 yards by way of 7 carries which gave him an average of 4.4 yards per run. Jaivon Heiligh was the receiving yardage leader by earning 73 yards on 6 catches. He had an average of 12.2 yards per reception for the game. The Chanticleers ran the ball a total of 26 times and totaled 105 yards earning them an average of 4.0 yards per rush. For the game, they finished with a total of 57 plays for 322 yards. For the game, the Chanticleers totaled 15 1st downs and they totaled 7 penalties for 65 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. On the defensive side of the ball, Coastal Carolina conceded 16 catches on 24 tries for a total of 122 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.7%. In the running game, the Chanticleers conceded 352 yards on 55 carries which means they had an average of 6.4 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they conceded a total of 474 yards and forced 1 turnover.
The Chanticleers head into this game 3-3 this season. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation averaging 33.5 points per contest, which has them at 43rd in D-1. As a unit, they are averaging 206.5 yards on the ground per game which is 6th in the Sun Belt. For total yards, they are currently ranked 5th in the Sun Belt Conference and 55th in D-1 with 2,541 yards. The Chanticleers have one of the middle tier defenses in Division 1, allowing 26.5 points per game putting them 3rd in the Sun Belt Conference. When talking about yards on the ground, Coastal Carolina is giving up 160.5 yards per game which has them at 4th in the Sun Belt Conference and 70th in Division 1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.3 yards per carry ranking them 4th in the Sun Belt and 77th in D-1 overall. Overall, they have allowed 963 yards rushing through 6 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Chanticleers have conceded 1,302 yards. Opponents are completing 69.7% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.6 yards per try.
In their last outing, the Georgia Southern Eagles played the South Alabama Jaguars and ended up getting the win by a score of 20-17. Shai Werts led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 23 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 102 yards on 20 carries which gave him an average of 5.1 yards per tote. Malik Murray led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 27 yards on 4 receptions. He earned an average of 6.8 yards per reception for the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Eagles was Shai Werts who went 9/17 with 78 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception. The Eagles rushed the ball a total of 66 times and earned 310 yards which had them averaging 4.7 yards per run. In the game, they totaled 83 plays for 388 yards. Overall, the Eagles racked up 22 1st downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 35 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. On the defensive side of the ball, Georgia Southern gave up 8 catches on 15 throws for a total of 194 yards, and a completion percentage of 53.3%. For this contest, they allowed a total of 247 yards and forced 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Eagles gave up 53 yards on 24 runs which is an average of 2.2 yards per run allowed.
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The Eagles step onto the field holding a record of 2-3. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Eagles have one of the worst offenses in college football. Georgia Southern is making teams fear their ground game this season by averaging 223.4 yards on the ground per game, putting them 23rd in D-1. As a unit, they have a total of 1,117 rushing yards through 5 games, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Eagles average 278.8 yards per game overall putting them 128th in Division 1 and 11th in the Sun Belt. The Eagles are conceding 32.4 points per game which puts them at 7th in the Sun Belt Conference and 104th in the country. When it comes to points given up, they have allowed 162 points in total. In terms of yards on the ground, they are giving up 119 yards per game which puts them at 34th in college football and 2nd in the Sun Belt. For the 2019 season, they have conceded a total of 595 yards rushing and 8 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre units in Division 1. They are conceding 261 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Eagles are currently ranked 9th in the conference.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Eagles -6 and over the total points
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