Georgia Southern Eagles vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Southern Eagles vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Brooks Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia Southern (+4.5)
Shai Werts and the Georgia Southern Eagles (3-1) travel to Brooks Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (4-0). Coastal Carolina opens this game as 4.5-point favorites. The total is set at 55.5.
In their last contest, the Georgia Southern Eagles played the UMass Minutemen and took home the victory by a score of 41-0. Shai Werts went 12/17 with 127 yards through the air and threw 3 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Wesley Kennedy III paced the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 56 yards and he ran for 1 TD for this outing. He ran for a total of 106 yards via 6 carries which means he ran for an average of 17.7 yards per tote. Malik Murray was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 68 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 17.0 yards per catch for that contest.
In terms of scoring, the Georgia Southern Eagles hold an average of 30.3 points per contest. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 281.0 yards via the ground game which ranks them 4th in college football. The Eagles have racked up 1,598 total yards for this campaign. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Georgia Southern has earned 5 touchdowns through the air and 9 touchdowns via the ground. The Eagles sit in 24th in the country when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 19.0 points per contest. They are giving up 4.6 yards per rush on the ground and 120.8 yards on the ground per contest so far this year. In total, they have allowed 483 rushing yards through 4 games. Concerning yards through the air, the Eagles are allowing 941 yds which puts them in 45th in the nation. In their 4 games played this year, they have surrendered 235.3 yards per contest through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 58.2%. In total, they have given up 356.0 yards/game which puts them 36th in Division 1.
Shai Werts has connected on 253 of his attempted career 449 throws for a completion percentage of 56.3%. He is passing for 81.5 yards per contest. For his career, Werts has thrown for a total of 3,180 yards with 31 touchdowns and 7 picks. He has a QB rating of 135.5 with a TD percentage of 6.9% and an interception percentage of 1.6%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the ball 604 times for a total of 2,660 rushing yds.
In their last outing, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers played the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns and went home with the win by a score of 30-27. CJ Marable led the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 15 yards and he notched 1 touchdown in this outing. He ran for 73 yards via 17 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. Jaivon Heiligh was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 108 yards on 8 catches. He earned an average of 13.5 yards per reception for that game. Grayson McCall went 17/24 with 202 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception.
When looking at the points being put on the board, the Chanticleers sit 11th in the country by tallying 40.8 points per game. During this campaign thus far, the Chanticleers have thrown for a total of 930 passing yards along with an average of 232.5 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 41st in Division 1. They maintain an average of 201.8 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 807 yards for this year. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are averaging 434.3 yards per outing which is good for 26th in Division 1. Coastal Carolina has conceded a total of 659 rushing yards (164.8 yards per game) and 7 touchdowns rushing so far this year. The Chanticleers are allowing 23.5 points per game, ranking them 35th in the country. This season, they have allowed 94 points in total. They have surrendered 6 touchdowns through the air and 212.0 yards/game, ranking them 39th in the country.
McCall has passed for 12 TD's while tossing 1 pick in his career. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 13.2% and his interception percentage is 1.1%. He has rushed for 195 yds on 44 tries. He is averaging 159.2 passing yards per contest with a 198.7 quarterback rating. In the 6 games in his college career, Grayson McCall has completed 63 of 91 attempts for a total of 955 yards.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Chanticleers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles +4.5
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