Coastal Carolina vs. South Alabama Betting Odds & Game Analysis | College Football Week 13 Predictions

By Dan Watson | November 21, 2021, 4:41 pm

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (9-2, 0-0 Sun Belt) and South Alabama Jaguars (5-6, 0-0 Sun Belt) will face off in a matchup of two conference rivals. The Chanticleers are big favorites, expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -15.5). The game has an over/under of 56.5 points.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Coastal Carolina stats and betting info

Betting trends for Coastal Carolina

  • Coastal Carolina has gone 5-5-0 ATS this season.
  • In games this season they were favored by 15.5 points or more, the Chanticleers have a 5-2 record against the spread.
  • The teams have hit the over in four of Coastal Carolina’s 10 games with a set total .
  • Coastal Carolina and its opponents have combined to exceed Friday’s over/under of 56.5 points six times this season.
  • This season, the average total for Chanticleers games is 58.9 points, 2.4 more than the over/under of 56.5 points for this contest.
  • The Chanticleers rack up 149.6 more yards per game (492.3) than the Jaguars allow per contest (342.7).
  • Coastal Carolina is 8-2 overall when the team totals more than 342.7 yards.
  • The Chanticleers have seven giveaways this season, while the Jaguars have 22 takeaways .
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 269.6 (2966) 27
Rush yards 222.6 (2449) 14
Points scored 41.6 (458) 6
Pass yards against 176.1 (1937) 7
Rush yards against 147.7 (1625) 64
Points allowed 19.9 (219) 20

Key players for Coastal Carolina

  • Grayson McCall has thrown for 2,382 yards (216.5 ypg) to lead Coastal Carolina, completing 74.2% of his passes and tossing 22 touchdown passes and two interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 188 rushing yards (17.1 ypg) on 66 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
  • The team’s top rusher, Shermari Jones, has carried the ball 128 times for 781 yards (71.0 per game), with 12 touchdowns this year.
  • Jaivon Heiligh’s 947 receiving yards (86.1 yards per game) lead the team. He has 53 receptions with six touchdowns.
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South Alabama stats and betting info

Betting trends for South Alabama

  • South Alabama is 4-7-0 ATS this year.
  • The Jaguars are 0-2 against the spread when an underdog by 15.5 points or greater this year.
  • Six of South Alabama’s 11 games with a set total have hit the over (54.5%).
  • In South Alabama’s 11 games this season, three have finished with more combined scoring than Friday’s point total of 56.5.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.8 points more than the average over/under in Jaguars’ games this season (52.7 points).
  • The Jaguars average 47.6 more yards per game (371.4) than the Chanticleers give up per outing (323.8).
  • South Alabama is 4-4 overall when the team churns out over 323.8 yards.
  • The Jaguars have turned the ball over 17 times this season, eight more turnovers than the Chanticleers have forced (9).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 247.3 (2720) 54
Rush yards 124.1 (1365) 102
Points scored 25.3 (278) 92
Pass yards against 211.5 (2326) 41
Rush yards against 131.3 (1444) 33
Points allowed 26.4 (290) 69

Key players for South Alabama

  • Jake Bentley has 2,124 passing yards (193.1 ypg) to lead South Alabama, completing 70.2% of his passes and throwing 15 touchdown passes and five interceptions this season.
  • Terrion Avery has carried the ball 132 times for a team-high 505 yards (45.9 per game), with one touchdown this year.
  • Jalen Tolbert’s 1,281 receiving yards (116.5 yards per game) lead the team. He has 72 receptions with seven touchdowns.

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