Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Troy Trojans Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Troy Trojans
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Veterans Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Coastal Carolina (-7.5)
Veterans Memorial Stadium is the venue where Jacob Free and the Troy Trojans (4-3) will play the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (7-0) on Saturday. Coastal Carolina opens this matchup as 7.5-point favorites. The total is set at 52.5.
In their last game, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers took on the South Alabama Jaguars and earned the win by a score of 23-6. Grayson McCall went 17/24 with 209 yards by way of the pass and tossed 1 TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Reese White paced the team on the ground in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 46 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 81 yards on 9 carries which meant he was running for 9.0 yards per carry. Jaivon Heiligh led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 95 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 19.0 yards per reception in this outing.
When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have an average of 37.9 points per contest. Offensively they maintain an average of 203.3 yards rushing which has them sitting 30th in the country. The Chanticleers have earned 3,094 total yards this season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Coastal Carolina has totaled 19 passing touchdowns and 16 rushing touchdowns. The Chanticleers are ranked 27th in college football regarding team defense, giving up 16.3 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.9 yards per rush and 135.3 rushing yards per contest so far this year. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 947 yards on the ground through 7 games. When talking about passing yardage, the Chanticleers are giving up 1,220 yds which ranks them 73rd in college football. During their 7 games played this year, they have relinquished 174.3 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 58.0%. For the season, they have allowed 309.6 yards per outing putting them 28th in the country.
Grayson McCall has connected on 98 of his attempted career 139 throws for a completion percentage of 70.5%. He is throwing for 177.3 yards per game. For his collegiate career, McCall has passed for 1,418 yards with 17 TD's and 1 interception. He has a quarterback rating of 195.1 with a touchdown percentage of 12.2% and an interception rate of 0.7%. Over the course of his time in college, he has taken off and run 58 different times totaling 282 yards.
In the last game they played, the Troy Trojans took the field against the Georgia Southern Eagles and added a loss to their record by a score of 20-13. Jacob Free went 21/47 with 201 yards via the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He walked away with 2 interceptions on the day. Jamontez Woods led the team in rushing in this outing. He broke a long run for 22 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 23 yards via 3 carries which gave him an average of 7.7 yards per tote. Kaylon Geiger led the team in receiving yardage by earning 49 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 8.2 yards per catch in this outing.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Trojans are ranked 58th in the country by scoring 29.6 points per game. For the season to this point, the Trojans currently have a total of 2,116 yards through the air in addition to holding an average of 302.3 passing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 21st in Division 1. They hold an average of 103.6 yards via the ground game and have rushed for 725 yards for the year. The Troy Trojans average 405.9 yards/contest ranking them 64th in the country. The Trojans are giving up 24.9 points per contest, ranking them 53rd in D-1. Overall, they have surrendered 174 points in total. Troy has conceded a total of 1,141 yards via the ground game (163.0 yards per game) in addition to 11 touchdowns rushing for the campaign. They have given up 9 touchdowns from the passing game and 230.6 yards/contest, which has them ranked 69th in the nation.
Free has thrown 5 touchdowns while giving up 4 picks in his career. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 3.7% and his interception rate is 3.0%. He has left the pocket and rushed for -56 yards on 11 tries. He averages 191.4 yds per contest through the air with a 125.3 quarterback rating. In 5 games in his career, Jacob Free has connected on 79 of 134 attempts for a total of 957 yds.
Who will win tonight's Chanticleers/Trojans college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Trojans +7.5
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