Coastal Carolina vs. Georgia Southern - 12/2/17 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Coastal Carolina vs. Georgia Southern - 12/2/17 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by USA TODAY Sports

Georgia Southern Eagles (2-9) at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (2-9)

College Football: Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 1:00 pm (Brooks Stadium)

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The Georgia Southern Eagles visit the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in Sun Belt college football.

The Georgia Southern  Eagles have had a dismal season for a program that has generally been strong. Georgia Southern had lost nine straight to begin the year before winning back to back contests capped off by a 34-24 decision at the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns as a five point underdog. GSU looked like the team of recent years with a 464-379 yardage advantage with a 3-0 turnover margin.

Georgia Southern quarterback Shai Werts completed 6-11 for 75 yards and a touchdown with Ellis Richardson hauling in a 55 yard scoring strike. The Eagles rushing attack was decisive with Wesley Fields amassing 186 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries while LA Ramsby and Wesley Kennedy III added 87 yards and 77 yards for ground game that averaged 6.2 yards per try. 

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The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers first season in the FBS has been challenging as most expected. Coastal Carolina heads in to the final game of their schedule at 2-9 following a 13-7 victory at the Idaho Vandals as a touchdown underdog. This wasn’t pretty from an offensive perspective with each team totaling 276 yards with a turnover. 

The Chanticleers passing game was hit or miss with backup quarterback Kilton Anderson connecting on 11-20 for 100 yards. Chris Jones and Malcolm Williams paced the Chanticleers receiving corps with a combined 72 yards on seven receptions. Seven players ran the ball for Coastal Carolina Alex James topping the group with 81 yards on ten touches with a 42 yard scoring jaunt.

Georgia Southern are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record and over is 7-0 in Georgia Southern last 7 vs. a team with a losing record and Georgia Southern are 1-5 ATS vs. a team with a losing record. Coastal Carolina are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and Coastal Carolina are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games on grass and over is 7-1 in Coastal Carolina last 8 games after accumulating less than 170 yards passing in their previous game. 

No line has ben released yet because Tyler Keane is listed as questionable at quarterback for Coastal Carolina. I will be looking at Georgia Southern if the spread isn’t crazy…

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