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Game: Chattanooga Mocs vs Furman Paladins
Date: Saturday, March 20, 2021
Location: Paladin Stadium in Greenville, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Chattanooga (+5.5)
The Furman Paladins (3-1) play the Chattanooga Mocs (2-1) at Paladin Stadium on Saturday. The odds on this game have Furman as 5.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 36.5.
The last time the Mocs took the field they took on the The Citadel Bulldogs and notched a win by a score of 25-24. Drayton Arnold went 11/20 with 222 yards through the air and tossed 1 TD. He threw 1 pick on the day. Tyrell Price led the team on the ground during the game. He tore off a long run of 12 yards and he added 2 TD's for the game. He ran for a total of 66 yards via 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. Juwan Tyus led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 88 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 44.0 yards per catch during the game. The Chattanooga Mocs ended up rushing 35 times and added 104 yards earning them an average of 3.0 yards per attempt. In all, they finished with a total of 66 plays which gave them a total of 326 yards. For the game, the Mocs racked up a total of 17 1st downs and they had a total of 3 infractions for 35 yards.
When discussing the defense, Chattanooga allowed 3 catches on 5 attempts totaling 27 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. In the running game, the Mocs allowed 203 yards on 66 attempts which gave them an average of 3.1 yards per rushing attempt allowed. On the day, they allowed 230 yards but weren't able to force a turnover.
Concerning scoring points, the Chattanooga Mocs have an average of 19.7 points per game. Chattanooga has amassed 59 total points and has 7 TDs, while having an average of 30:55 minutes of ball control per outing. When it comes to resetting the downs, Chattanooga has totaled 21 first downs via the pass and 22 first downs via the ground.
The last time they took the field the Paladins took on the East Tennessee State Buccaneers and earned the win by a score of 17-13. Devin Wynn paced the team in rushing in the game. He tore off a long run of 35 yards and he tallied 2 TD's during the game. He rushed for a total of 113 yards on 15 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.5 yards per run. Devin Wynn was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 39 yards on 2 catches. He had an average of 19.5 yards per reception in the game. Hamp Sisson went 15/22 with 120 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He threw 1 interception on the day. The Furman Paladins rushed the ball a total of 33 times and earned a total of 179 yards which gave them an average of 5.4 yards per rush. For the game, the Paladins had a total of 19 first downs and they had 3 infractions for 26 yards. Overall, they ran 56 plays for 298 yards.
When it comes to their defensive performance, Furman allowed 22 completions on 35 tries totaling 207 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. For the game, they allowed a total of 297 yards and earned 1 turnover. In the running game, the Paladins allowed 90 yards on 24 runs which gave them an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
Concerning how much they score, the Paladins are maintaining an average of 27.3 PPG. Sitting with an average of 35:50 minutes per game of ball control, the Paladins have recorded 14 touchdowns in addition to 109 points so far this year. They have a total of 46 first downs via the ground and 39 first downs by way of the pass this season.
Who will win tonight's FCS game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chattanooga (+5.5)
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