UMass Minutemen At Coastal Carolina Chanticleers: College Football Betting Preview And Lines – September 25, 2021

Written By Staff on September 22, 2021 - Last Updated on November 6, 2021

Having won three straight, the No. 17 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (3-0) will play the UMass Minutemen (0-3). The Chanticleers are big favorites, expected to win by two touchdowns or more (currently -36). The expected point total for the matchup is set at 65.5.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Coastal Carolina -36 -113 -108 65.5 -108 -113

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from 888Sports as of September 25, 2021, 12:00 AM ET.

Game Information

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 25, 2021
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • Location: Conway, South Carolina
  • Stadium: Brooks Stadium

Minutemen Player Insights

  • Brady Olson leads UMass with 502 passing yards (251 ypg) on 36-of-67 passing with five touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season. He also adds 33 rushing yards (16.5 ypg) on 10 carries.
  • Ellis Merriweather’s team-high 201 rushing yards (67 per game) have come on 37 carries this year. He’s also added five catches for 49 yards (16.3 per game) and one touchdown.
  • This season Kay’Ron Adams has piled up 66 yards (33 per game) on 21 attempts with one touchdown.
  • Rico Arnold’s 143 receiving yards (71.5 yards per game) lead all receivers on the team. He’s totaled eight receptions and one touchdown.
  • Melvin Hill has grabbed five passes for 86 yards (43 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
  • Tray Pettway’s six receptions have netted him 74 yards (37 ypg).

Minutemen Team Stats

  • The Minutemen have put roughly the same amount of points on the board per game this year (21) as the Chanticleers have allowed (20.3).
  • When it exceeds what Coastal Carolina gives up this season (20.3 points per game), UMass is 0-2.
  • This year, the Chanticleers rack up three fewer points per game (43) than the Minutemen give up (46).
  • The Minutemen offense has averaged 354.3 yards per game this year, within two yards of the 352.3 the Chanticleers defense has allowed.
  • The Minutemen’s offense ranks 108th in the FBS at 21 points per game. The Chanticleers give up 20.3 per game (53rd in college football).

Minutemen Betting Insights

  • UMass has covered the spread in a game two times this season (2-1-0).
  • The Minutemen have an ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 36-point underdogs.
  • Every game involving UMass has hit the over so far this season.
  • In their most recent outing against the Eastern Michigan Eagles, the Minutemen fell short by a final score of 42-28, covering the spread as 21.5-point underdogs.
  • Sportsbooks posted an over/under of 57 for the matchup, and the teams went over.

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