Coastal Carolina at Army Prediction - College Football Picks 11/18/23

Army Black Knights (4-6) vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (7-3)

Game Info: Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 12:00 pm (Blaik Field at Michie Stadium)

Betting Odds: Army Black Knights +5 -- Over/Under: 45.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers will head up to West Point to face the Army Black Knights in non-conference action this weekend from Mitchie Stadium on CBS Sports.

Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Preview

Coastal Carolina comes in at 7-3 after defeating Texas State at home, 31-23. The Chanticleers held the Bobcats off down the stretch, and they’ll look pin a six to straight win here. The Coastal offense is scoring 31.5 ppg, while passing for 281.5 ypg, rushing for 133.8 ypg, and converting 50.9% of their third downs.

CCU Player Notes

Ethan Vasko has been behind center with longtime QB Grayson McCall on the shelf, and he’s thrown for 326 passing yards, with three touchdowns to an interception thru two starts. 

Junior back Braydon Bennett found the endzone last week, and he leads CCU with 371 rushing yards on 81 touches..

Senior wideout Sam Pinckney has scored in back-to-back games, and he leads the team in receptions (55) and receiving yards (763).

The CCU defense allows 20.0 points per game.


Army Black Knights Preview

Army moved to 4-6 after defeating Holy Cross at home, 17-14. The Black Knights followed up their season-spoiling victory over Air Force with a win of their own, and they’ll look to tack on a third win here with the Navy game looming. The Army offense is scoring 20.1 ppg, while passing for 132.6 ypg, rushing for 191.4 ypg, and converting 35.2% of their third downs.

Army Player Notes

Bryson Daily leads the Cadets in passing with 859 yards, and six touchdowns to four interceptions after a 79-yard effort against Holy Cross.

Daily also leads Army in rushing with 723 yards on 166 carries, after going for 83 yards versus the Crusaders.

Freshman back Kanye Udoh eads the RB room with 436 rushing yards on 86 carries.

Second-year wideout Noah Short has leads Army in receptions (18), with 252 yards.

The Army defense is allowing 25.5 points per game.


Coastal Carolina vs Army Trends

CCU is 8-2 against the spread, with a 2-8 O/U record. 

ARMY is 2-6-1 ATS, with a 4-5 over/under record.

Corey’s Free Pick

Coastal Carolina has a chance to spoil a pair of seasons, as they face an undefeated JMU team on the blue turf, and a win here over Army could end the Cadets of going to a bowl game. If Grayson McCall was playing, I’d be sold on CCU to win this one, but with the visitors coming with their third-string quarterback, I like leaning on another motivated outing from the Black Knights. Army went to Colorado and left a bad taste in Air Force’s mouth, while blemishing their record, so let’s spot them the points here at home, with going bowling in mind.

Corey’s Pick Army to Cover

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