South Alabama Jaguars vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: South Alabama Jaguars vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Brooks Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: South Alabama (+15.5)
Desmond Trotter and the South Alabama Jaguars (3-3) travel to Brooks Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (6-0). Coastal Carolina opens this contest as 15.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 56.5.
The last time they took the field, the South Alabama Jaguars took on the Georgia Southern Eagles and took the loss by a score of 24-17. Carlos Davis led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 15 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He scurried for 70 yards via 20 carries which meant he was running for 3.5 yards per run. Kawaan Baker was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 65 yards on 5 catches. He had an average of 13.0 yards per catch for the game. Desmond Trotter went 20/27 with 200 yards via the pass and added 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
The Jaguars have earned 2,298 total yards for this campaign. As a unit they are averaging 124.5 yards rushing which ranks them 78th in college football. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, South Alabama has totaled 13 touchdowns through the air and 4 touchdowns on the ground. When it comes to scoring points, the South Alabama Jaguars hold an average of 25.2 PPG. Regarding passing yards, the Jaguars are giving up 1,461 yards which ranks them 87th in Division 1. In total, they have yielded 398.0 yards/outing which puts them 67th in D-1. The Jaguars rank 47th in D-1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 24.7 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.3 yards per attempt on the ground and 154.5 rushing yards per game on the season. During their 6 games played, they have yielded 243.5 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 63.4%. For the year, they have given up 927 running yards through 6 games.
Desmond Trotter has completed 122 of his attempted career 193 passes for a completion percentage of 63.2%. He is averaging 147.0 yards per game. For his career, Trotter has passed for 1,764 yards with 16 touchdowns and 4 picks. He has a QB rating of 163.2 with a touchdown rate of 8.3% and an interception rate of 2.1%. Since he has been in college, he has left the pocket to run 100 times for a total of 274 yards.
In their last outing, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers played the Georgia State Panthers and left there with a win by a score of 51-0. CJ Marable led the team in rushing in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 34 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in this game. He racked up a total of 71 yards via 10 carries which had him averaging 7.1 yards per carry. Jaivon Heiligh led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 81 yards on 5 receptions. He averaged 16.2 yards per catch in this contest. Grayson McCall went 18/24 with 254 yards by way of passing and tossed 4 TD's. He walked away with no picks.
For the season thus far, the Chanticleers have a total of 1,462 yards via the pass not to mention holding an average of 243.7 passing yards per outing, which ranks 42nd in the nation. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are averaging 441.5 yards/outing which is good for 26th in D-1. They average 197.8 run yards per game and have rushed for 1,187 yards in total. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Chanticleers rank 11th in college football by scoring 40.3 PPG. Coastal Carolina has given up a total of 854 yards on the ground (142.3 yards per game) as well as 8 touchdowns via the rush this season. The Chanticleers are conceding 18.0 points per contest, ranking them 28th in D-1. In total, they have surrendered 108 points. They have surrendered 6 touchdowns via the pass and 162.8 yards per contest, ranking them 19th in D-1.
McCall has thrown 16 touchdowns while tossing 1 interception in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 13.9% and his interception rate is 0.9%. He has run for 210 yards on 50 attempts. He averages 172.7 yds per game through the air with a 202.9 quarterback rating. During the 7 contests in his career, Grayson McCall has been successful on 81 of 115 attempts for 1,209 yds.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Chanticleers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Chanticleers -15.5
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