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Sun Belt: Marshall vs Coastal Carolina 10/29/22 College Football Picks, Predictions, Odds

Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (6-1) vs. Marshall Thundering Herd (4-3)
October 29, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Marshall Thundering Herd -2.5 / Coastal Carolina Chanticleers +2.5; Over/Under: 54.5
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The Marshall Thundering Herd and Coastal Carolina Chanticleers clash Saturday in week 9 Sun Belt college football action at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers look to build on their 6-1 record. The Marshall Thundering Herd look for a win after splitting their last 6 games.

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have won 6 of their last 7 road games. Grayson McCall is completing 70.6 percent of his passes for 1,940 yards, 18 touchdowns and 1 interception. Sam Pinckney and Jared Brown have combined for 1,188 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns, while Tyson Mobley has 20 receptions. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers ground game is averaging 175.6 yards per contest, and CJ Beasley leads the way with 539 yards and 4 touchdowns. Defensively, Coastal Carolina is allowing 29.3 points and 414.1 yards per game. JT Killen leads the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers with 58 tackles, Jahmar Brown has 3 sacks and Lance Boykin has 2 interceptions.

The Marshall Thundering Herd have split their last 8 home games. Henry Colombi is completing 73.2 percent of his passes for 943 yards, 6 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. Corey Gammage and Talik Keaton have combined for 535 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns, while Caleb McMillan has 9 receptions. The Marshall Thundering Herd ground game is averaging 210.2 yards per contest, and Khalan Laborn leads the way with 1,002 yards and 12 touchdowns. Defensively, Marshall is allowing 17.3 points and 290.7 yards per game. Abraham Beauplan leads the Marshall Thundering Herd with 46 tackles, Owen Porter has 6.5 sacks and Micah Abraham has 4 interceptions.

The Chanticleers are 19-9 ATS in their last 28 road games and 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Thundering Herd are 6-20 ATS in their last 26 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 6-1 in Chanticleers last 7 road games. The under is 4-0 in Thundering Herd last 4 games overall.

The Marshall Thundering Herd are probably the more talented team and should be favored, especially at home. However, we’re getting the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in the underdog role, a team that’s done nothing but win and cover numbers dating back to last season. Coastal Carolina is also one of the more balanced offensive teams in the country, so there’s value with the road dog. The Chanticleers will have their chances to win this game outright. Give me Coastal Carolina.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers +2.5

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