Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Old Dominion Monarchs Prediction, 11/4/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Old Dominion Monarchs
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
Location: S.B. Ballard Stadium in Norfolk, VA
Odds/Point Spread: Monarchs (+2)
The Old Dominion Monarchs (4-4) host the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (5-3) at S.B. Ballard Stadium on Saturday, November 4, 2023. Old Dominion opens as 2-point dogs. The betting total comes in at 52.
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers come into this game with a record of 5-3 for this season. In their last contest, the Chanticleers took the field against the Marshall Thundering Herd and took home the win by a score of 34-6. Jarrett Guest connected on 14/20 with 289 yards through the air and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rate of 230.9 and ended the contest with 1 pick. Ethan Vasko was the rushing leader for the Chanticleers with 5 carries for 37 yards (7.4 yards per attempt). The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers ended up rushing 40 times and had 145 yds, which is an average of 3.6 yards per carry. In the game, they ran 62 plays for 427 yards. Coastal Carolina conceded 23 pass completions on 45 attempts for a total of 202 yds, and a completion percentage of 51.1%. On the ground, the Chanticleers conceded 81 yds on 26 tries, which is an average of 3.1 yds per rush surrendered.
In terms of scoring points, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are averaging 30.3 points per game. As a unit they average 153.5 yards on the ground ranking them 70th in college football. The Chanticleers have racked up 3,558 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Coastal Carolina has compiled 14 passing touchdowns and 12 rushing touchdowns. Coastal Carolina has earned 170 first downs as a team, and they have committed 48 penalties for 495 yards. They have turned the ball over 11 times.
The Chanticleers sit in 34th in D-1 when it comes to team defense, giving up 20.6 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 4.4 yards per run and 141.0 yards on the ground per game on the campaign. In total, they have conceded 1,128 rushing yards through 8 games. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Chanticleers have given up 1,961 yards which has them sitting in 95th in college football. They have relinquished 245.1 yards per outing via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 56.1%. During the season, they have given up 386.1 yards/game putting them at 82nd in Division 1. They have yielded 12 touchdowns via the pass as well as 5 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Monarchs come into this matchup with a record of 4-4 for this year. In their last game, the Monarchs went home defeated by a final of 30-27 against the James Madison Dukes. Grant Wilson (2 touchdowns) finished the game with 277 yards on 26/36 passing while his quarterback rating was 155.2. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 7.7. Keshawn Wicks carried the rock 11 times for 74 yards, ending the contest with 6.7 yards per attempt for Old Dominion. The Monarchs finished the game with a total of 415 yards and they ran 79 plays (5.3 yards per play). Old Dominion ran for 3.2 yards per carry, finishing the game with 138 yds on 43 attempts. Old Dominion allowed 33 run attempts for 123 yds (3.7 yards per rush). The Monarchs passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 67.5%, relinquishing 340 yards on 27 for 40 through the air.
The Old Dominion Monarchs hold an average of 365.4 yards/outing, ranking them 83rd in college football. The Old Dominion offense has compiled 416 penalty yds on 47 violations, which ranks them 74th in the nation in terms of hurting your team. They hold an average of 158.4 yards per game via the ground game and have toted the ball for 1,267 yards for this season. They have given away 8 interceptions while surrendering 6 fumbles and they have recorded 133 1st downs. Regarding how much they score, the Monarchs rank 90th in Division 1 by scoring 24.5 points per outing. During this campaign so far, the Monarchs have a total of 1,656 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 207.0 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 95th in Division 1.
The Monarchs are surrendering 26.0 points per game, which has them 72nd in the nation. Old Dominion has given up a total of 1,043 yards on the ground (130.4 yards per game) as well as 7 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. In total, they have conceded 208 points in total. They have given up 16 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 252.0 yards/game, which has them ranked 110th in D-1. The Monarchs defense has participated in 596 plays, which is good for 117th in college football. Their defense has 5 fumbles and 5 interceptions on the season.
Who will win tonight's Chanticleers/Monarchs college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chanticleers -2
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