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East Tennessee State vs. Charleston Southern - 9/17/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Charleston Southern (1-1) vs. East Tennessee State (0-2)
Date & Time Thursday September 17, 2015, 7:00 PM (EDT)
The Line
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TV Channel
http://www.bigsouthsports.com/
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CFB | Charleston Southern (1-1) vs. East Tennessee State (0-2)
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The East Tennessee State Buccaneers and Charleston Southern Buccaneers meet Thursday at Buccaneer Field.

The East Tennessee State Buccaneers look to get on the board with a victory after an 0-2 start. Austin Herink is completing 67.6 percent of his passes for 210 yards, one touchdown and zero interceptions. Herink and Nick Sexton have combined for two touchdowns. Drake Powell and D. Anthony have combined for close to 200 receiving yards and one touchdown while Hunter Wike has five receptions. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers ground game is averaging 182.5 yards per contest, and Jajuan Stinson leads the way with 148 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, ETSU is allowing 42 points and 432.5 yards per game. Dylan Weigel leads the Bucs with 19 tackles, Trey Quillin has a sack and Tavian Lott has an interception.

The Charleston Southern Buccaneers look to get a game above .500 after last week’s loss to Troy. Kyle Copeland is completing 40 percent of his passes for 114 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions. Copeland and Austin Brown have combined for three touchdowns. Larry Jones III and Darius Hammond have combined for more than 70 receiving yards and one touchdown while Colton Korn has three receptions. The Charleston Southern Buccaneers ground game is averaging 280 yards per contest, and Hammond leads the way with 275 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Charleston Southern is allowing 29 points and 321 yards per game. Aaron Brown leads the Bucs with 13 tackles, Solomon Brown has three sacks and Davion Anderson has a forced fumble.

East Tennessee State has looked awful against far less comp teams than Charleston Southern. Meanwhile, Charleston Southern has a decent defense and has been rather tough to beat at home the past couple of years.

Charleston Southern rolls in this game and improves to 2-1 on the season. 

Pick:
Charleston Southern Buccaneers

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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