Coastal Carolina at Arkansas State -11/16/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Coastal Carolina at Arkansas State -11/16/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by

Coastal Carolina at Arkansas State

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 3:00 PM (Centennial Bank Stadium)

ARST -10.5    O/U 62.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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Arkansas State is 5-4 and Coastal Carolina is 4-5. Even with similar records the teams appear headed in opposite directions when they play at Arkansas State this weekend.  The Red Wolves of Arkansas State are 3-2 in the league and one win away from being bowl eligible. Coastal Carolina started the season 3-1 but is 1-4 since then.

Arkansas State lost its starting quarterback five games ago and has not skipped a beat with Lance Hatcher. He has passed for 1560 yards, 14 touchdowns, and seven interceptions. The team has 2671 yards passing and 24 touchdowns.  A lot of Arkansas State's success has been due to Omar Bayless, who has 1168 yards receiving and 13 touchdowns. He has a 92-yard reception this year.  Kirk Merritt has 531 yards receiving and eight touchdowns.  Marcel Murray has 647 yards rushing and six touchdowns.

Coastal Carolina has been playing two quarterbacks with similar numbers. Fred Payton and Bryce Carpenter have thrown for about 1800 yards and 15 touchdowns.  Payton has thrown seven interceptions and Carpenter has none.  Coastal does not, however, have the star receiver, with Javon Heleigh having 600 yards and two touchdowns receiving. Three more players have around 200 yards each. CJ Marable has 650 yards rushing for the Chanticleers.

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These teams started playing two years ago and Arkansas State won them both easily, outscoring the Chanticleers 95-33 in two games. Arkansas State is averaging 34.2 points and giving up 36. Coastal Carolina is averaging 30.1 and giving up 30.2.  Arkansas State is averaging 437 yards per game and giving up 487.

The Chanticleers are still unsettled on the way the team has played on the year. However, the Chanticleer are going to have some problems in this game as the Red Wolves have really been able to play some great football on the year and have used their backup quarterback for the past few weeks and have not had any problems at all in the games. Final Score Prediction, Arkansas State Red Wolves win and cover 38-17.

 

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Ben’s Pick Arkansas State Red Wolves -10.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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