UL Monroe Warhawks vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Prediction, 10/2/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UL Monroe Warhawks vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Brooks Stadium in Conway, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Chanticleers (-31.5)
The UL Monroe Warhawks (2-1) are hitting the road to Brooks Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (4-0). Coastal Carolina opens this contest as 31.5-point favorites. The total is 54.5.
The UL Monroe Warhawks come into this matchup with a record of 2-1 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Warhawks played against the Troy Trojans and went home with a win by a final score of 29-16. Rhett Rodriguez went 10/16 with 131 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 151.9 and ended the contest with no interceptions. Andrew Henry was the rushing leader for the Warhawks with 19 carries for 108 yards (5.7 yds per carry). The UL Monroe Warhawks ran the ball a total of 41 different times and tallied 122 yards, which is an average of 3.0 yards per carry. Once the final whistle blew, they ran 60 plays which totaled 290 yards. UL Monroe allowed 35 pass completions on 49 attempts for a total of 311 yds, and a completion percentage of 71.4%. Against the run, the Warhawks gave up 67 yards on 23 attempts, which is 2.9 yards per run allowed.
When talking about getting in the endzone, the UL Monroe Warhawks have an average of 17.0 PPG. As a team they are averaging 78.0 yards on the ground ranking them 125th in the country. The Warhawks have tallied 628 total yards this season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, UL Monroe has compiled 1 touchdown through the air and 2 rushing touchdowns. UL Monroe has a total of 44 first downs as an offense, and they have committed 13 infractions for 100 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 1 time.
The Warhawks rank 74th in Division 1 in terms of the opposition scoring, giving up 22.7 points per game. The opposition is running for 3.3 yards per attempt on the ground and 79.3 yards on the ground per game for the year. Over the course of this year, they have given up 238 yards via the ground game in 3 outings. Regarding passing yards, the Warhawks are giving up 989 yds which has them sitting in 105th in the nation. They have surrendered 329.7 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 68.5%. Over the course of this season, they have surrendered 409.0 yards/outing which ranks them 100th in college football. They have allowed 7 touchdowns by air and 2 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Chanticleers head into this matchup 4-0 for this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Chanticleers got the win with a final of 53-3 against the UMass Minutemen. Reese White carried the rock 9 times for 69 yards, ending the contest with 7.7 yards per attempt for Coastal Carolina. Grayson McCall (2 TDs) finished the contest with 162 yds on 10/14 through the air while his quarterback rating was 215.8. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 11.6. Coastal Carolina relinquished 23 rushing attempts for 35 yards (1.5 yds per rush). The Chanticleers pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 60.0%, relinquishing 130 yds on 18 for 30 passing. The Chanticleers finished the game with 559 yards and they ran 69 plays (8.1 yds per play). Coastal Carolina ran the ball for 7.1 yards per attempt, finishing with 313 yards on 44 attempts.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Chanticleers are 5th in D-1 by tallying 45.5 PPG. Over the course of the season to this point, the Chanticleers have a total of 1,071 yards through the air as well as an average of 267.8 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 44th in the country. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers average 518.3 yards/outing, which has them sitting 13th in Division 1. The Coastal Carolina offense has racked up 158 penalty yds on 16 violations, ranking them 121st in the nation in terms of making mistakes.
Coastal Carolina has conceded a total of 694 yards rushing (173.5 yards/game) and 8 touchdowns via the rush this season. They have conceded 0 TDs from the passing game as well as 132.0 yards/game, ranking them 18th in the country. The Chanticleers defense has been on the field for 249 plays, ranking them 44th in college football. The Chanticleers are conceding 16.0 points per game, which has them sitting 33rd in college football. In total, they have given up 64 total points.
Who will win tonight's Warhawks/Chanticleers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Chanticleers -31.5
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