Prediction: Texas State vs Coastal Carolina 11/28/20 College Football Picks, Odds

Prediction: Texas State vs Coastal Carolina 11/28/20  College Football Picks, Odds Photo by Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (8-0) at Texas State Bobcats (2-9)

College Football: Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm (Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium)

The Line: Texas State Bobcats +16.5 -- Over/Under: 60 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Texas State Bobcats host the unbeaten Coastal Carolina Chanticleers when they meet inWeek 13 Sun Belt college football action from Bobcat Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers will look to build on the biggest win of their season, improving to 8-0 after a 34-23 win over Appalachian State last time out. Grayson McCall has thrown for 1,593 yards, 18 touchdowns and an interception on 67.9% passing while also rushing for 340 yards and 5 touchdowns. CJ Marable leads the Chanticleers with 435 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns while Reese White has 330 rushing yards and 4 touchdowns and Shermari Jones has 279 rushing yards with 3 TDs this season. Jaivon Heiligh leads Coastal’s receiving corps with 38 catches for 647 yards and a team-high 6 touchdowns while Isaiah Likely has 350 receiving yards with 4 touchdowns. Sam Denmark and Kameron Brown each have 200+ receiving years with Brown recording 3 TD grabs while Marable and Greg Latushko each have 100+ receiving yards with Marable posting 6 touchdown receptions of his own this season. On defense, Silas Kelly leads the Coastal unit with 61 total tackles including 4 sacks while Enock Makonzo has a team-high 34 solo tackles. D’Jordan Strong has a team-high 5 interceptions while C.J. Brewer leads the Chanticleers with 6.5 sacks. Tarron Jackson has 6 sacks and Jeffrey Gunter has 5.5 sacks as well for Coastal Carolina this season.

The Texas State Bobcats will look to finish the season on a high note after a 47-45 win over Arkansas State last time out. Brady McBride has thrown for 1,723 yards, 16 touchdowns and 7 interceptions on 59.8% passing while Tyler Vitt has thrown for 933 yards, 9 touchdowns and 6 picks on 61.2% passing this season. Brock Sturges leads Texas State with 521 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns while Calvin Hill has 501 rushing yards and 5 TDs as well this season. Jahmyl Jeter has 282 rushing yards as well while Marcell Barbee leads Texas State with 38 catches for 540 yards and 10 touchdowns this season. Jeremiah Haydel and Jah’Marae Sheread each have 300+ receiving yards with Haydel adding 4 touchdowns while four more receivers have 200+ receiving yards and an additional three pass-catchers have 100+ receiving yards this season. On defense, Brendon Luper leads the Bobcats with 65 total tackles while Jarron Morris has a team-high 48 solo tackles as part of his 64 total tackles and a team-high 4 interceptions. Nico Ezidore has a team-high 3.5 sacks and 63 total tackles this season while Sione Tupou has 61 total tackles this season.

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Coastal Carolina is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 road games and 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall while the over is 7-1 in their last 8 games against a team with a losing record. Texas State is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against a team with a winning record while the over is 5-2 in their last 7 home games.

I’ve been as high on Coastal as anybody this season, and I was also on the right side of that pick-six late against App State so the Chanticleers have been very nice to me this season. However, this just screams letdown for Coastal after such a massive win over App State. I’m not saying the Chants lose outright, but this is a ton of points to lay on the road against a Texas State team that’s covered numbers against SMU and Boston College to name a few, so the Bobcats have been alright ATS and this is also Texas State’s last game of the season, so you can expect everyone to leave everything out on the field for Texas State. I’ll take my chances with the Bobcats and the points in this one.

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