Charlotte 49ers vs Maryland Terrapins Prediction, 9/9/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Charlotte 49ers vs Maryland Terrapins
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
Location: SECU Stadium in College Park, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Terrapins (-29)
SECU Stadium is where the Maryland Terrapins (1-0) will attempt to beat the Charlotte 49ers (1-0) on Saturday, September 9, 2023. Charlotte opens this game as 29-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total has been set at 50.5.
The Charlotte 49ers come into this game with a record of 1-0 for this year. In their last game, the 49ers took on the South Carolina State Bulldogs and notched a win by a score of 24-3. Jalon Jones went 13/19 with 125 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rate of 120 and walked away from the game with 2 picks. Durell Robinson was the rushing leader for the 49ers with 11 attempts for 71 yds (6.5 yds per attempt). At the end of the game, they had 66 plays which converted into 345 yards. The Charlotte 49ers ran the rock 47 times and tallied 220 yards, which is an average of 4.7 yards per tote. On the ground, the 49ers conceded 109 yds on 38 attempts, which is 2.9 yds per rush surrendered. Charlotte surrendered 6 completions on 17 attempts for a total of 59 yards, and a completion percentage of 35.3%.
When talking about getting in the endzone, the Charlotte 49ers have an average of 24.0 points per outing. As a unit they're averaging 220.0 yards on the ground which has them sitting 28th in college football. The 49ers have tallied 345 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Charlotte has totaled 1 touchdown through the air and 2 rushing touchdowns. Charlotte has a total of 19 first downs, and they have committed 7 penalties for 43 yds. They have turned the ball over 2 times.
The 49ers sit in 8th in Division 1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 3.0 points per game. They are allowing 2.9 yards per rush and 109.0 rushing yards per contest for the year. For the year, they have given up 109 rushing yards through 1 outing. Regarding yards via the pass, the 49ers have given up 59 yds which ranks them 7th in D-1. They are conceding 59.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 35.3%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 168.0 yards per game which ranks them 8th in the country. They have yielded no touchdowns via the pass in addition to no touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Terrapins head into this matchup 1-0 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Terrapins got the victory with a final of 38-6 against the Towson Tigers. Roman Hemby ran the ball 12 times for 58 yards, ending the contest with 4.8 yards per carry for Maryland. Taulia Tagovailoa (3 touchdowns) finished the game with 260 yds on 22/33 passing while his QB rating was 162.8. He didn't throw any picks and his Y/A was 7.9. Maryland gave up 34 run attempts for 148 yds (4.4 yards per rush). The Terrapins passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 51.6%, relinquishing 128 yds on 16 out of 31 passing. The Terrapins finished the contest with 449 yds while running 79 plays (5.7 yds per play). Maryland rushed the football for 4.6 yds per attempt, finishing with a total of 166 yards on 36 carries.
In terms of how much they score, the Terrapins sit 45th in the nation with 38.0 points per game. The Maryland Terrapins average 449.0 yards/outing, which ranks them 46th in the nation. The Maryland offense has compiled 54 penalty yards on 6 violations, which has them ranked 65th in the country in terms of hurting your team. They have given away no interceptions while allowing opponents to recover no fumbles and they have been able to earn 30 first downs.
Maryland has conceded a total of 148 rushing yards as well as no touchdowns rushing on the campaign. They have given up no TDs from the passing game as well as 128.0 yards per contest, which has them sitting 22nd in D-1. They have totaled no fumbles and no interceptions this season. The Terrapins defense has participated in 65 plays, which ranks 57th in the country. The Terrapins are allowing 6.0 points per game, which puts them 13th in D-1. Over the course of the season, they have given up 6 points in total.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Terrapins college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Terrapins -29
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