Louisiana-Monroe vs. Coastal Carolina - 9/30/17 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (1-2) at Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (1-2)
College Football: Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 7:00 pm (Malone Stadium)
The Line: Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks -11 -- Over/Under: 59.5 See the Latest Odds
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers visit Malone Stadium to face the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks in college football on Saturday.
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers look to get in the win column when the team travels to the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks. The Chanticleers found the going tough in week four with a 52-10 loss to the Western Illinois Leathernecks as a field goal favorite. The Leathernecks rolled up a 510-307 yardage advantage while the mistake prone Chanticleers turned the ball over four times and failed to score after the first quarter. Coastal Carolina did have some success on the ground with Marcus Outlow leading the way with 66 yards on four touches but the rushing attack wasn’t consistent and needed help in the air. The quarterback duo of Tyler Keane and Chance Thrasher combined to go 11-21 for 137 yards and overall three signal callers threw three interceptions so the Chanticleers never found any offensive spark.
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The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks will be shooting for back to back wins with the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in town for week five. The Warhawks picked up their first win of the season in a 56-50, overtime shootout victory at the rival Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns on Saturday. Defense was optional as the teams combined for over 1,100 yards with both teams capable of running and throwing as they pleased. UL Monroe quarterback Caleb Evans enjoyed a perfect day in the air as he connected on 28-34 for 334 yards but surprisingly just one touchdown. Marcus Greene was the Warhawks top receiving option with eight receptions for 117 yards while eight players recorded catches overall. Evans also led Louisiana-Monroe on the ground with 129 yards on 16 carries and five touchdowns while Derrick Gore ran for 77 yards and two scores and caught two passes for 49 yards.
The over is 6-0 in Coastal Carolina last 6 games after allowing more than 450 total yards in their previous game and the over is 5-0 in Coastal Carolina last 5 games in September while the over is 4-0 in Coastal Carolina last 4 games overall. The over is 4-0 in UL Monroe last 4 games following a straight up win and UL Monroe are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing more than 280 yards passing in their previous game while the over is 8-1 in UL Monroe last 9 vs. a team with a losing record.
This pick is really based on the spot then better team because taking Coastal Carolina probably doesn’t appeal to the masses…