Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Arkansas State Red Wolves Prediction, 10/7/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Arkansas State Red Wolves
Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Location: Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro, AR
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wolves (+17)
Centennial Bank Stadium is where the Arkansas State Red Wolves (1-4) will meet the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (5-0) on Thursday. Coastal Carolina opens this matchup as 17-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 74.5.
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers step onto the field holding a record of 5-0 this year. In their last game, the Chanticleers played against the UL Monroe Warhawks and took home the win by a score of 59-6. Reese White was the rushing leader for the Chanticleers with 15 attempts for 95 yards (6.3 yards per attempt). Grayson McCall finished 13/13 with 212 yards through the air and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 287.8 and walked away from the game with no interceptions. On the ground, the Chanticleers conceded 72 yds on 31 tries, which calculates to 2.3 yds per run allowed. Coastal Carolina allowed 13 pass completions on 24 tries for 131 yds, and a completion percentage of 54.2%. In the game, they tallied 66 plays which gave them 557 yds. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers ended up running the ball 42 different times and tallied 275 yds, which had them averaging 6.5 yards per carry.
The Chanticleers have attained 2,630 total yards this season. With reference to distribution of touchdowns, Coastal Carolina has compiled 14 passing touchdowns and 17 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the football over 3 times. Coastal Carolina has compiled 132 first downs offensively, and they have been called for 21 infractions for 193 yards. As a team they have an average of 255.4 yards via the ground game ranking them 6th in the country. Concerning putting points on the board, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers hold an average of 48.2 PPG.
When talking about yards through the air, the Chanticleers are allowing 659 yards which puts them in 16th in D-1. They have allowed 131.8 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 56.4%. Over the course of this season, they have surrendered 285.0 yards per contest ranking them 25th in the country. They have yielded 8 touchdowns via the ground game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.9 yards per tote and 153.2 rushing yards per contest so far this year. In total, they have given up 766 rushing yards through 5 games. The Chanticleers are ranked 19th in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, allowing 14.0 PPG.
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The Red Wolves head into this game 1-4 for this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Red Wolves took a loss by a score of 59-33 when they played the Georgia Southern Eagles. James Blackman (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 292 yds on 28/43 through the air while his QB rate was 123.6. He tossed 3 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 6.8. Lincoln Pare carried the football 7 times for 54 yds, finishing the game with 7.7 yds per attempt for Arkansas State. Arkansas State ran the ball for 3.6 yards per attempt, finishing with 91 yds on 25 carries. The Red Wolves finished the game with 534 yards while running 86 plays (6.2 yards per play). The Red Wolves pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 23.1%, surrendering 37 yards on 3 for 13 through the air. Arkansas State gave up 50 running attempts for 503 yds (10.1 yards per rush).
When discussing how much they score, the Red Wolves are ranking 55th in college football holding an average of 32.0 points per game. During this campaign so far, the Red Wolves have thrown for a total of 1,885 passing yards as well as holding an average of 377.0 passing yards per game, which is ranked 5th in the country. The Arkansas State Red Wolves hold an average of 471.2 yards per contest, which ranks them 22nd in college football. The Arkansas State offense has 251 penalty yds on 31 violations, ranking them 66th in D-1 in terms of helping out the other team.
Arkansas State has given up a total of 1,316 yards rushing (263.2 yards per outing) in addition to 15 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. They have surrendered 14 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 300.6 yards/contest, which has them in 133rd in the country. The Red Wolves defense has taken part in 352 plays, which is good for 108th in the country. The Red Wolves are surrendering 45.6 PPG, ranking them 141st in the country. In total, they have surrendered 228 total points.
Who will win tonight's Chanticleers/Red Wolves college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Wolves +17
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