Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Georgia State Panthers Prediction, 10/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Georgia State Panthers
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: Center Parc Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Coastal Carolina (-1.5)
Fred Payton and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (5-0) travel to Center Parc Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Georgia State Panthers (2-2). Coastal Carolina opens this matchup as 1.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 65.5.
The last time they took the field, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers took on the Georgia Southern Eagles and went home with the win by a score of 28-14. Shermari Jones paced the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 15 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 44 yards by way of 5 carries which meant he was running for 8.8 yards per run. Jaivon Heiligh led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 107 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 21.4 yards per reception for that contest. Fred Payton went 15/28 with 252 yards by way of the pass and completed 3 TD's. He threw 2 picks for the contest.
Regarding scoring, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have an average of 38.2 points per contest. As a team they're holding an average of 187.4 yards in the run game which is 30th in D-1. The Chanticleers have racked up 2,119 total yards this season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Coastal Carolina has earned 14 passing touchdowns and 12 rushing touchdowns. The Chanticleers sit in 36th in college football regarding team defense, allowing 21.6 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.4 yards per rush on the ground and 155.6 rushing yards per contest so far this season. Overall, they have conceded 778 rushing yards through 5 games. Regarding passing yards, the Chanticleers are allowing 947 yds which has them ranked 57th in Division 1. In their 5 games played this year, they are giving up 189.4 yards per contest via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 55.3%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 345.0 yards/game which puts them 37th in Division 1.
Fred Payton has completed 183 of his attempted career 291 throws for a completion percentage of 62.9%. He is passing for 130.6 yds per outing. For his career, Payton has thrown for a total of 2,350 yards with 21 TD's and 11 picks. His quarterback rating is 147.0 with a TD rate of 7.2% and an interception rate of 3.8%. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 111 different times for a total of 362 rushing yds.
In their last contest, the Georgia State Panthers went up against the Troy Trojans and added a win to their record by a score of 36-34. Cornelious Brown IV went 20/30 with 169 yards via the pass and tossed 2 TD's. He gave away 1 interception for the contest. Destin Coates paced the team on the ground in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 21 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 115 yards via 25 carries which had him averaging 4.6 yards per run. Roger Carter was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 72 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 10.3 yards per catch in this contest.
During the season to this point, the Panthers currently sit at 917 yards via the pass together with an average of 229.3 throwing yards per outing, which is ranked 54th in the country. The Georgia State Panthers have an average of 468.0 yards per game which ranks them 23rd in the country. They are averaging 238.8 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 955 yards in total. In terms of how much they score, the Panthers rank 12th in Division 1 with an average of 42.0 points per outing. Georgia State has given up a total of 388 yards on the ground (97.0 yards/game) and 4 touchdowns on the ground on the season. The Panthers are allowing 39.0 points per contest, which has them sitting 100th in college football. This season, they have relinquished 156 total points. They have given up 13 touchdowns via the pass as well as 368.3 yards per outing, which has them ranked 111th in the nation.
Brown has thrown 9 touchdowns while giving up 5 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown rate on pass attempts is 5.6% and his interception rate is 3.1%. He has run for 201 yds on 48 tries. He is averaging 149.6 yds per contest through the air with a 122.9 quarterback rating. In the 7 contests in his career, Cornelious Brown has completed 89 of 160 attempts for 1,047 yards.
Who will win tonight's Chanticleers/Panthers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Panthers +1.5
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