Charlotte 49ers vs Marshall Thundering Herd Prediction, 12/11/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Charlotte 49ers vs Marshall Thundering Herd
Date: Friday, December 11, 2020
Location: Joan C. Edwards Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Charlotte (+22)
Joan C. Edwards Stadium is the site where Grant Wells and the Marshall Thundering Herd (7-1) will take on the Charlotte 49ers (2-4) on Saturday. The spread on this game has Marshall as 22-point favorites. The O/U opens at 52.
In their last outing, the Charlotte 49ers went up against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and went home in defeat by a score of 37-19. Tre Harbison III paced the team on the ground in this contest. He had a long run of 29 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He racked up a total of 80 yards on 16 carries which gave him an average of 5.0 yards per carry. Victor Tucker was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 111 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 13.9 yards per reception in this contest. Chris Reynolds went 14/34 with 205 yards by way of passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
The 49ers have earned 2,267 total yards for the season. As a team they're averaging 155.0 yards on the ground which is 74th in the nation. When it comes to scoring, Charlotte has compiled 10 touchdowns via the pass and 11 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to scoring, the Charlotte 49ers are averaging 27.0 points per game. The 49ers rank 100th in D-1 concerning the opposition scoring, allowing 32.5 points per game. They are allowing 5.9 yards per tote and 214.0 yards on the ground per contest on the year. In total, they have given up 1,284 yards on the ground through 6 contests. Concerning yards through the air, the 49ers are conceding 1,233 yds which has them ranked 48th in college football. During their 6 games played, they have conceded 205.5 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 57.5%. Over the course of this year, they are giving up 419.5 yards per contest ranking them 87th in Division 1.
For his college career, Reynolds has thrown for a total of 5,042 yds with 36 TD's and 15 picks. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 243 times totaling 763 rushing yds. He has a quarterback rating of 143.4 with a TD percentage of 5.8% and an interception rate of 2.4%. He is passing for 201.7 yds per contest. Chris Reynolds has completed 377 of his attempted career 620 passes for a completion percentage of 60.8%.
In their last outing, the Marshall Thundering Herd went up against the Rice Owls and went home in defeat by a score of 20-0. Brenden Knox led the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 16 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 76 yards by way of 20 carries which gave him an average of 3.8 yards per tote. Talik Keaton led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 48 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 6.9 yards per catch for that contest. Grant Wells went 18/35 with 165 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 5 picks for the contest.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Thundering Herd currently have a total of 1,877 passing yards along with an average of 234.6 passing yards per game, ranking them 58th in college football. The Marshall Thundering Herd maintain an average of 424.6 yards per game ranking them 41st in the country. They average 190.0 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 1,520 yards overall. Regarding how much they score, the Thundering Herd rank 34th in the country maintaining an average of 32.8 PPG. The Thundering Herd are allowing 11.4 points per contest, which has them sitting 13th in the country. This season, they have relinquished 91 total points. Marshall has surrendered a total of 584 yards on the ground (73.0 yards per game) as well as 4 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have surrendered 6 touchdowns via the pass as well as 180.9 yards per game, which has them ranked 25th in college football.
Wells has passed for 16 touchdowns while giving up 9 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage is 7.0% and his interception percentage is 4.0%. He has scampered for 160 yds on 45 attempts. He is averaging 204.3 yds per game through the air with a 146.8 quarterback rating. In 9 games in his collegiate career, Grant Wells has been successful on 144 of 227 tries for 1,839 yds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Thundering Herd -22 and over 52 total points
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