Texas State Bobcats vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas State Bobcats vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Brooks Stadium in Conway, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Chanticleers (-21.5)
Brooks Stadium is the location where the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (8-2) will play the Texas State Bobcats (3-7) on Saturday. Texas State opens this matchup as 21.5-point dogs. The total is set at 59.
The Texas State Bobcats head into this matchup 3-7 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Bobcats played the Georgia Southern Eagles and took home the win by a score of 30-19. Tyler Vitt went 29/46 with 276 yards passing. He had a quarterback rate of 131.7 and finished the contest with no picks. Calvin Hill was the best rusher for the Bobcats with 20 carries for 123 yds (6.2 yds per attempt). In all, they ran 98 plays which converted into 517 yards. The Texas State Bobcats ran the football 52 different times and totaled 241 yards, which had them averaging 4.6 yards per carry. When it came to stopping the run, the Bobcats gave up 170 yds on 54 attempts, which averages out to 3.1 yards per rush allowed. Texas State conceded 28 completions on 44 attempts for a total of 262 yds, and a completion rate of 63.6%.
The Bobcats have earned 3,649 total yards this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Texas State has compiled 13 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 19 times. Texas State has accounted for 212 1st downs, and they have been flagged for 63 penalties for 621 yds. As a unit they maintain an average of 156.2 yards on the ground which has them sitting 73rd in the country. Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Texas State Bobcats are averaging 23.2 points per contest.
When it comes to yards through the air, the Bobcats are giving up 2,366 yards which has them ranked 89th in D-1. They are conceding 236.6 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 64.2%. Over the course of this year, they are conceding 421.5 yards/game which has them ranked 106th in Division 1. They have yielded 20 touchdowns by air and 20 touchdowns on the ground. They are giving up 4.5 yards per rushing attempt and 184.9 rushing yards per game this season. During this campaign, they have given up 1,849 running yards through 10 outings. The Bobcats sit in 125th in the country in terms of team defense, allowing 33.9 PPG.
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The Chanticleers come into this game with a record of 8-2 for this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Chanticleers went home victorious with a score of 40-8 when they faced the Georgia State Panthers. Bryce Carpenter (1 touchdown) finished the game with 233 yards on 17/29 through the air while his QB rate was 211.9. He had 1 interception and his Y/A was 8.0. Shermari Jones ran the football 16 times for 65 yds, finishing the game with 4.1 yards per carry for Coastal Carolina. Coastal Carolina ran the ball for 4.8 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 209 yds on 44 attempts. The Chanticleers ended up finishing with 442 yards while running 73 plays (6.1 yds per play). The Chanticleers pass defense gave up a completion rate of 47.8%, surrendering 147 yards on 11 out of 23 passing. Coastal Carolina allowed 36 running attempts for 86 yards (2.4 yards per rush).
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers hold an average of 491.8 yards/contest, which is good for 9th in D-1. The Coastal Carolina offense has accrued 478 yds of penalties on 53 infractions, which is 93rd in college football in terms of helping out the other team. During the season to this point, the Chanticleers currently have a total of 2,647 passing yards as well as holding an average of 264.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 35th in D-1. In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Chanticleers are ranked 5th in the country scoring 42.3 points per contest.
The Chanticleers are giving up 19.8 points per contest, ranking them 31st in Division 1. Coastal Carolina has surrendered a total of 1,437 yards rushing (143.7 yards/game) as well as 16 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. In total, they have surrendered 198 pts. They have given up 10 touchdowns via the pass and 183.1 yards per game, which has them ranked 24th in Division 1. The Chanticleers defense has taken part in 623 plays, which ranks 28th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Chanticleers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Chanticleers -21.5
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