Chattanooga Mocs vs The Citadel Bulldogs Prediction, 3/6/2021 FCS Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chattanooga Mocs vs The Citadel Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, March 6, 2021
Location: Johnson Hagood Stadium in Charleston, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Chattanooga (-7.5)
The Chattanooga Mocs (1-1) travel to Johnson Hagood Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the The Citadel Bulldogs (0-5). The line on this contest has Chattanooga as 7.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 45.5.
In their last game the Mocs went up against the Wofford Terriers and ended up getting the victory by a score of 24-13. Drayton Arnold went 15/25 with 223 yards passing and completed 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Tyrell Price led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 7 yards and he notched 1 touchdown in the game. He ran for 47 yards by way of 18 carries which meant he averaged 3.0 yards per carry. Reginald Henderson was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 102 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 14.6 yards per catch for the game. The Chattanooga Mocs ended up rushing 39 times and racked up a total of 78 yards earning them an average of 2.0 yards per rush. In the game, they ran 64 plays for a total of 301 yards. On the day, the Mocs racked up 18 first downs and they had a total of 6 penalties for 63 yards.
In terms of defense, Chattanooga conceded 8 completions on 15 attempts for a total of 51 yards, and a completion percentage of 53.0%. On the ground, the Mocs conceded 148 yards on 39 carries which means they had an average of 3.8 yards per run allowed. On the day, they conceded a total of 199 yards and forced 2 takeaways.
Chattanooga has accrued 10 points in total and is sitting with 1 TD, while averaging 32:21 minutes of ball control per outing. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Chattanooga Mocs have an average of 10.0 points per contest. In terms of resetting the downs, Chattanooga has compiled 3 first downs via the pass and 10 first downs via the ground.
In their last game the Bulldogs took on the Mercer Bears and were beaten 42-28. Adams led the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 35 yards and he notched 1 TD for the game. He racked up a total of 144 yards by way of 27 carries which meant he was running for 5.0 yards per carry. Raleigh Webb led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 35 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 8.8 yards per reception for the game. Jaylan Adams went 9/15 with 75 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He walked away with 1 interception during the game. The Citadel Bulldogs ran the football 58 times and generated 338 yards which gave them an average of 5.8 yards per carry. On the day, the Bulldogs racked up 19 first downs and they had a total of 6 infractions for 40 yards. In the game, they totaled 73 plays which gave them a total of 413 yards.
When it comes to their defensive performance, The Citadel conceded 10 catches on 17 attempts for a total of 208 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.0%. Overall, they allowed 354 yards but didn't add to their total of forced turnovers. On the ground, the Bulldogs conceded 146 yards on 31 tries which is an average of 4.7 yards per run allowed.
With an average of 32:50 minutes per game when it comes to time of possession, the Bulldogs have accumulated 7 touchdowns as well as 57 points so far this year. Regarding their ability to score points, the Bulldogs score 11.4 PPG. They have a tally of 23 first downs via the ground as well as 55 first downs by way of the pass this season.
Who will win tonight's FCS game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Chattanooga (-7.5)
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