Buffalo Bulls vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Prediction, 9/17/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Buffalo Bulls vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Location: Brooks Stadium in Conway, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Chanticleers (-20)
Brooks Stadium is where the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (2-0) will go up against the Buffalo Bulls (0-2) on Saturday. Coastal Carolina opens this contest as 20-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 59.
The Buffalo Bulls come into this matchup with a record of 0-2 for this year. In their last game, the Bulls faced off with the Holy Cross Crusaders and went home with a loss by a final score of 37-31. Cole Snyder connected on 23/34 with 305 yds passing and 3 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 172.1 and ended the contest with no picks. Mike Washington was the leader on the ground for the Bulls with 12 attempts for 55 yds (4.6 yards per attempt). The Buffalo Bulls ended up rushing 31 times and had 159 yds, earning them an average of 5.1 yards per attempt. In the game, they had 65 plays which totaled 464 yds. Buffalo conceded 13 completions on 22 attempts for a total of 238 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.1%. On the ground, the Bulls gave up 219 yds on 45 tries, which calculates to 4.9 yards per rush allowed.
The Bulls have earned 732 yards in total for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Buffalo has earned 3 touchdowns via the pass and 2 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 0 different times. Buffalo has amassed 43 1st downs, and they have been flagged for 13 infractions for 121 yards. As a team they're holding an average of 133.5 yards on the ground ranking them 90th in the country. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Buffalo Bulls are sitting at 20.5 points per game.
The Bulls are sitting in 107th in the nation concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 34.0 PPG. They are allowing an average of 5.2 yards per rush and 184.0 rushing yards per game on the campaign. Overall, they have given up 368 yards via the running game in 2 outings. Regarding yards through the air, the Bulls have allowed 535 yards which puts them in 97th in the country. They are conceding 267.5 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 66.7%. In total, they have surrendered 451.5 yards per game which puts them 114th in college football. They have yielded 3 touchdowns by air in addition to 6 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Chanticleers come into this matchup with a record of 2-0 for this year. For their last game, the Chanticleers went home victorious with a score of 31-27 against the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs. Grayson McCall (3 TDs) finished the contest with 308 yds on 22/30 passing while his QB rate was 185.9. He threw 1 interception and his average yards per attempt was 10.3. Reese White ran the football 13 times for 35 yards, finishing the contest with 2.7 yards per carry for Coastal Carolina. The Chanticleers finished the game with a total of 354 yards and they ran 67 plays (5.3 yards per play). Coastal Carolina ran the ball for 1.2 yards per carry, finishing with a total of 46 yds on 37 carries. Coastal Carolina conceded 28 rush attempts for 47 yds (1.7 yards per rush). The Chanticleers secondary gave up a completion rate of 73.7%, surrendering 448 yards on 28 for 38 through the air.
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers average 395.5 yards/game, which has them sitting 74th in college football. The Coastal Carolina offense has accrued 83 yards of penalties on 11 violations, which has them ranked 92nd in the country in terms of helping out the other team. Over the course of the season so far, the Chanticleers have a total of 482 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 241.0 passing yards per outing, which has them sitting 70th in D-1. In relation to how much they score, the Chanticleers rank 59th in the nation averaging 34.5 points per game.
The Chanticleers are allowing 27.5 points per game, which has them 85th in the nation. Coastal Carolina has surrendered a total of 249 yards rushing (124.5 yards/game) and 4 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. In total, they have given up 55 total points. They have allowed 3 touchdowns through the air and 295.0 yards/outing, which has them in 116th in Division 1. The Chanticleers defense has taken the field for 113 plays, which ranks 16th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Bulls/Chanticleers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Chanticleers -20
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