Texas State vs Coastal Carolina NCAA Football Betting Tips 11/30/2019
Game: Texas State Bobcats vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Location: Brooks Stadium in Conway, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Coastal Carolina -8
Brooks Stadium is the site where Bryce Carpenter and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers will play the Texas State Bobcats on Saturday. Texas State opens this matchup as 8-point dogs. The Bobcats are 2-8-1 ATS and 4-6-0 when betting on the total. The Chanticleers are 6-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 7-4-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Texas State Bobcats played the Appalachian State Mountaineers and lost 35-13. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Bobcats was Tyler Vitt who went 18/34 with 154 yards passing and tossed 1 TD. He tossed 1 pick during the game. Robert Brown Jr. led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 11 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 35 yards by way of 8 carries which meant he averaged 4.4 yards per carry. Javen Banks was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 82 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 16.4 yards per reception for the game. The Bobcats ran the football 24 times and racked up 66 yards which had them averaging 2.8 yards per rush. Overall, the Bobcats racked up a total of 11 first downs and they totaled 9 penalties for 76 yards which shows us that this team didn't have their heads in this game. For the game, they totaled 58 plays for a total of 220 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Texas State allowed 9 catches on 17 tries totaling 188 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.9%. In the running game, the Bobcats allowed 280 yards on 49 tries which gave them an average of 5.7 yards per run allowed. Overall, they conceded 468 yards and forced 1 turnover.
The Bobcats come into this game with a record of 3-8 this season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the country averaging 18.2 points per contest, which has them at 122nd in the nation. As a unit, they are averaging 81.5 rushing yards per contest which is 11th in the conference. For total yardage, they rank 10th in the conference and 121st in the nation with 3,496 yards. The Bobcats have one of the most lackluster defenses in D-1, allowing 33.4 points per game putting them 6th in the Sun Belt. When it comes to passing yards, the Bobcats have allowed 2,600 yards. Teams are completing 62.6% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.4 yards per try. In regard to yards rushing, Texas State is allowing 216.2 yards per contest which has them at 8th in the Sun Belt and 120th in college football. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.8 yards per carry which has them at 7th in the Sun Belt Conference and 104th in Division 1 overall. In total, they have allowed 2,378 rushing yards through 11 games.
In their last game, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers faced the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks and took the defeat by a score of 45-42. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Chanticleers was Fred Payton who went 10/16 with 158 yards passing and completed 3 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. CJ Marable paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 75 yards and he notched 2 touchdowns in the game. He ran for 172 yards by way of 18 carries which had him averaging 9.6 yards per carry. Larry Collins Jr. was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 60 yards on 2 catches. He had an average of 30.0 yards per catch for the game. The Chanticleers ended up rushing 45 times and generated 230 yards earning them an average of 5.1 yards per run. For the game, they ran 67 plays for a total of 452 yards. On the day, the Chanticleers totaled 22 first downs and they had 4 penalties for 29 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. In terms of defense, Coastal Carolina allowed 19 catches on 33 tries for a total of 346 yards, and a completion percentage of 57.6%. Overall, they gave up 568 yards and forced 1 takeaway. In the running game, the Chanticleers allowed 222 yards on 33 runs which is an average of 6.7 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
The Chanticleers step onto the field holding a record of 4-7. Coastal Carolina is making teams consider moving more up into the box by averaging 193.5 rushing yards per contest, putting them 38th in Division 1. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 2,129 yards rushing through 11 games, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Chanticleers average 395 yards per game overall putting them 73rd in D-1 and 7th in the Sun Belt Conference. The Chanticleers are conceding 31.4 points per game which puts them at 5th in the Sun Belt Conference and 94th in college football. When talking about points allowed, they have allowed 345 total points. When it comes to rushing yards, they are conceding 172.2 yards per contest ranking them 81st in the nation and 5th in the Sun Belt Conference. For the 2019 season, they have conceded a total of 1,894 yards rushing and 23.1 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the middling groups in the nation. They are conceding 216.9 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Chanticleers are currently ranked 5th in the Sun Belt.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Chanticleers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bobcats +8
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