Free College Football Picks Today: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles 11/12/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles 11/12/22
Sat 12th November 2022

The Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers (8-1, 5-1 SBC), one of the Sun Belt Conference’s most potent passing offenses, play host to the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (5-4, 3-2 SBC), one of the conference’s softest aerial defenses, at Brooks Stadium on Saturday.

The Chanticleers are five-point favorites, and the total is 49. Southern Miss is coming off a tough 42-14 loss to Georgia State at Carlisle-Faulkner Field at M.M. Roberts Stadium last Saturday. Trey Lowe was 6 of 14 for 84 yards and a touchdown. Frank Gore Jr. ran 11 times for 87 yards and a touchdown.

Tiaquelin Mims caught four passes for 68 yards. Coastal Carolina beat Appalachian State 35-28 at Brooks Stadium last Thursday. Grayson McCall threw for 284 yards and two touchdowns. Jared Brown carried three times for 84 yards and a touchdown and added five catches for 79 yards. Sam Pinckney also scored once. He had four receptions for 80 yards.


The Golden Eagles are averaging 25.3 points per game for the season, ninth in the SBC, and they are facing a Chanticleers defense that has surrendered 27.3 PPG (10th). Meanwhile, Coastal Carolina has scored 32.2 points a game this season, fifth in the conference, and Southern Miss is allowing 24.3 PPG (6th).

The Golden Eagles rank 103rd in the country in passing yards per game (202.1) and 106th in rushing (117.9). The best opportunities are likely to come through the air, as the Chanticleers are 113th in the nation in passing yards allowed per game (274.0). Against the run, Coastal Carolina is 47th (134.1).

Coastal Carolina is 41st in the nation in passing yards per game (265.0) and 50th in rushing (174.3), while the Golden Eagles are allowing 240.1 passing yards (87th) and 138.1 rushing yards per game (55th).


Through eight games, Zach Wilcke has thrown for nine touchdowns (9 INT) and 145.4 yards per game to lead Southern Miss in passing. In four away games this season, he has five TDs (6 INT) and an average of 186.2 yards passing. Frank Gore Jr. leads the team in rushing with an average of 82.4 yards a game over nine games. He has five touchdowns on the ground and one through the air.

Jason Brownlee is the Golden Eagles’ leading receiver with 62.7 yards a game and six TDs. Grayson McCall has 21 passing touchdowns (1 INT) with 257.1 yards per game through nine games to lead Coastal Carolina. In six home games this season, he has thrown for 17 TDs (1 INT) and an average of 279.8 yards.

CJ Beasley has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 65.0 yards a game through nine games. He has five total touchdowns, four rushing and one receiving. Sam Pinckney has been the primary target in the Chanticleers’ passing game. He has two touchdowns and a 78.7 yard per game average through nine appearances.

SportsTips’ College Football Pick:

Coastal -4.5 (-110)

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