Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Prediction, 11/3/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Date: Thursday, November 3, 2022
Location: Brooks Stadium in Conway, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Chanticleers (-1)
The Appalachian State Mountaineers (5-3) are hitting the road to Brooks Stadium on Thursday where they will try to defeat the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (7-1). Coastal Carolina opens as 1-point favorites. The total comes in at 60.
The Appalachian State Mountaineers step onto the field holding a record of 5-3 for this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Mountaineers played the Robert Morris Colonials and notched a win by a score of 42-3. Chase Brice went 17/23 with 185 yards through the air and 4 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 190.2 and finished the contest with 1 pick. Nate Noel was the leader on the ground for the Mountaineers with 5 attempts for 88 yards (17.6 yards per carry). When the final whistle blew, they ran 72 plays for 512 yds. The Appalachian State Mountaineers ran the rock 43 different times and amassed 287 yards, earning them an average of 6.7 yards per tote. In the running game, the Mountaineers gave up 78 yds on 27 attempts, which is an average of 2.9 yds per run allowed. Appalachian State allowed 10 completions on 30 attempts for 70 yds, and a completion percentage of 33.3%.
The Mountaineers have earned 3,677 yards in total for this campaign. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Appalachian State has earned 23 touchdowns via the pass and 18 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 7 times. Appalachian State has a total of 193 1st downs as a team, and they have committed 49 infractions for 456 yds. As a unit they maintain an average of 208.3 yards on the ground which is 20th in college football. Concerning putting points on the board, the Appalachian State Mountaineers have an average of 36.9 PPG.
When talking about yards through the air, the Mountaineers are giving up 1,435 yds which ranks them 16th in college football. They have surrendered 179.4 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 56.9%. In total, they have allowed 308.5 yards per outing which puts them 17th in college football. They have yielded 8 touchdowns via the pass as well as 13 touchdowns on the ground. The opposition is running for 3.6 yards per rush on the ground and 129.1 rushing yards per game this year. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 1,033 running yards through 8 games. The Mountaineers are ranked 53rd in college football when it comes to team defense, conceding 24.1 PPG.
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The Chanticleers head into this matchup 7-1 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Chanticleers took home the win by a final score of 24-13 when they played the Marshall Thundering Herd. Grayson McCall (1 TD) ended the game with 121 yds on 13/24 through the air while his QB rate was 110.3. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 5.0. Reese White carried the football 6 times for 43 yds, walking away from the contest with 7.2 yds per carry for Coastal Carolina. Coastal Carolina ran the ball for 3.3 yds per carry, finishing the game with 150 yds on 45 attempts. The Chanticleers finished with a total of 271 yds while they ran 69 plays (3.9 yards per play). The Chanticleers secondary gave up a completion percentage of 51.4%, relinquishing 320 yards on 19 for 37 through the air. Coastal Carolina relinquished 37 rush attempts for 87 yds (2.4 yards per carry).
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have an average of 435.0 yards per contest, which has them sitting 36th in the nation. The Coastal Carolina offense has accrued 441 yds of penalties on 47 infractions, which is 79th in the nation in terms of hurting your team. During this campaign so far, the Chanticleers have earned 2,101 yards through the air along with holding an average of 262.6 passing yards per outing, putting them at 46th in Division 1. When it comes to how much they score, the Chanticleers are sitting 50th in Division 1 averaging 31.9 points per game.
The Chanticleers are relinquishing 27.3 points per game, ranking them 73rd in the nation. Coastal Carolina has allowed a total of 1,116 rushing yards (139.5 yards per game) as well as 12 touchdowns via the rush for the season. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 218 pts. They have yielded 13 touchdowns from the passing game and 273.4 yards/contest, ranking them 116th in D-1. The Chanticleers defense has been on the field for 530 plays, which is good for 40th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Chanticleers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chanticleers -1
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