Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Brooks Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Appalachian State (+4.5)
Brooks Stadium is the venue where Grayson McCall and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (7-0) will play the Appalachian State Mountaineers (6-1) on Saturday. The odds on this game have Coastal Carolina as 4.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 50.
The last time they played, the Appalachian State Mountaineers went up against the Georgia State Panthers and left there with a win by a score of 17-13. Zac Thomas went 16/22 with 146 yards by way of the pass and threw 1 touchdown. He walked away with 1 interception on the day. Camerun Peoples led the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 12 yards and he added 1 TD in this game. He ran for 67 yards by way of 17 carries which gave him an average of 3.9 yards per run. Malik Williams was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 60 yards on 3 receptions. He earned an average of 20.0 yards per reception for that contest.
When talking about getting in the endzone, the Appalachian State Mountaineers are averaging 32.1 points per game. As a team they're averaging 261.4 yards on the ground ranking them 9th in Division 1. The Mountaineers have attained 3,148 total yards for the year. With reference to distribution of touchdowns, Appalachian State has earned 12 touchdowns via the pass and 17 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning yards via the pass, the Mountaineers have given up 1,297 yds which has them ranked 74th in the country. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 325.7 yards/game which has them ranked 35th in the nation. The Mountaineers are sitting in 26th in D-1 regarding team defense, allowing 16.9 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.2 yards per rushing attempt and 140.4 rushing yards per contest this season. In their 7 games played, they have relinquished 185.3 yards per outing via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 46.2%. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 983 rushing yards through 7 games.
Zac Thomas has completed 501 of his career 790 throws for a completion percentage of 63.4%. He is averaging 168.8 yds per outing. For his career, Thomas has thrown for 6,075 yards with 61 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 149.2 with a touchdown rate of 7.7% and an interception rate of 2.2%. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 258 times for a total of 1,264 rushing yds.
In the last game they played, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers faced the South Alabama Jaguars and went home with the win by a score of 23-6. Grayson McCall went 17/24 with 209 yards by way of the pass and completed 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. Reese White paced the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 46 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He racked up a total of 81 yards via 9 carries which had him averaging 9.0 yards per carry. Jaivon Heiligh led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 95 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 19.0 yards per catch for that contest.
Over the course of the season to this point, the Chanticleers have compiled 1,671 yards through the air in addition to an average of 238.7 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 60th in the country. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers hold an average of 442.0 yards per game which has them ranked 37th in the country. They maintain an average of 203.3 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 1,423 yards for the season. In relation to their ability to score points, the Chanticleers are sitting 25th in D-1 by scoring 37.9 points per game. Coastal Carolina has yielded a total of 947 yards on the ground (135.3 yards per contest) in addition to 8 touchdowns via the rush on the year. The Chanticleers are surrendering 16.3 points per contest, which puts them 24th in college football. In total, they have given up 114 points in total. They have allowed the opposition 6 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 174.3 yards per game, which has them in 23rd in the country.
In 8 games in his career, Grayson McCall has been successful on 98 of 139 attempts for a total of 1,418 yards. He averages 177.3 passing yards per contest with a 195.1 quarterback rating. McCall has thrown for 17 touchdowns while giving up 1 interception in his collegiate career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 282 yds on 58 attempts. His touchdown percentage is 12.2% and his interception percentage is 0.7%.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Chanticleers NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Chanticleers -4.5
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