Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Prediction, 10/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Appalachian State Mountaineers
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Location: Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Mountaineers (+4)
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (6-0) are headed to Kidd Brewer Stadium on Wednesday where they will meet the Appalachian State Mountaineers (4-2). Appalachian State opens as 4-point underdogs. The total is set at 59.5.
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers head into this game 6-0 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Chanticleers played against the Arkansas State Red Wolves and notched a win by a score of 52-20. Shermari Jones was the rushing leader for the Chanticleers with 10 attempts for 113 yds (11.3 yards per carry). Grayson McCall finished 18/23 with 365 yards through the air and 4 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 269.0 and finished the contest with no picks. Against the run, the Chanticleers conceded 18 yds on 17 attempts, which is 1.1 yards per run allowed. Coastal Carolina allowed 20 pass completions on 41 attempts for a total of 255 yards, and a completion rate of 48.8%. In all, they had 63 plays which converted into 685 yds. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers ended up running the ball 36 times and totaled 294 yards, which came out to an average of 8.2 yards per tote.
The Chanticleers have earned 3,315 total yards for this campaign. In terms of scoring, Coastal Carolina has compiled 18 passing touchdowns and 20 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the ball 3 times. Coastal Carolina has recorded 155 1st downs as a team, and they have been called for 31 infractions for 283 yds. Offensively they're averaging 261.8 yards in the run game ranking them 4th in the country. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers hold an average of 48.8 points per contest.
Regarding passing yards, the Chanticleers have conceded 914 yards which puts them in 13th in D-1. They have yielded 152.3 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 54.4%. During this campaign, they have given up 283.0 yards/outing which has them ranked 20th in D-1. They have yielded 2 touchdowns by air as well as 9 touchdowns running the ball. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.7 yards per rush and 130.7 rushing yards per game on the year. Overall, they have allowed 784 rushing yards through 6 contests. The Chanticleers rank 20th in Division 1 regarding their opponents scoring, giving up 15.0 points per game.
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The Mountaineers head into this game 4-2 for this season. In their last game, the Mountaineers took a defeat with a final score of 41-13 against the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns. Chase Brice ended the contest with 135 yds on 15/27 passing while his quarterback rating was 82.7. He threw 2 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 5.0. Nate Noel carried the football 17 times for 40 yards, ending the contest with 2.4 yds per carry for Appalachian State. The Mountaineers finished the game with 211 yds while they ran 56 plays (3.8 yds per play). Appalachian State rushed the ball for 2.6 yds per carry, finishing with 76 yds on 29 attempts. Appalachian State allowed 44 run attempts for 246 yards (5.6 yards per carry). The Mountaineers secondary gave up a completion percentage of 60.0%, relinquishing 209 yds on 15 out of 25 passing.
The Appalachian State Mountaineers maintain an average of 436.3 yards/contest, which has them ranked 44th in Division 1. The Appalachian State offense has accrued 258 yds of penalties on 31 violations, which ranks 109th in the nation in terms of making mistakes. For the season so far, the Mountaineers have compiled 1,556 yards via the pass along with an average of 259.3 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 43rd in the country. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Mountaineers sit 44th in the country with 31.5 points per outing.
Appalachian State has allowed a total of 834 yards via the ground game (139.0 yards/game) in addition to 9 touchdowns rushing so far this year. They have allowed the opposition 5 touchdowns via the pass and 240.8 yards/contest, which puts them in 103rd in D-1. The Mountaineers defense has participated in 411 plays, ranking them 50th in college football. The Mountaineers are allowing 23.5 points per game, which puts them 72nd in the country. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 141 total points.
Who will win tonight's Chanticleers/Mountaineers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Chanticleers -4
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