A rare unranked Power Five team vs a ranked lower league team is on the schedule Friday, September 10, 2021, when the Kansas Jayhawks (1-0) visit the #22 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (1-0). Both teams are coming off successful first games and will be looking for that 2-0 start. This game will air live on ESPN2 at 7:30 p.m. EST.
Through one game, Kansas is averaging 17.0 points per game and 245.0 total yards, 163.0 though the air and 82.0 on the ground. Defensively, the Jayhawks are allowing 14.0 points and 263.0 total yards, 98.0 passing and 165.0 rushing.
Coastal Carolina is much more explosive as they are averaging 52.0 points per game and 614.0 total yards, 348.0 passing and 266.0 rushing. Defensively, the Chanticleers are allowing 14.0 points and 237.0 yards, 14.0 through the air and 223.0 on the ground.
Below is the pick, and betting preview, for the battle between the Kansas Jayhawks and #22 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers.
Date: Friday, September 10, 2021
Game Time: 7:30 ET
Venue: Brooks Stadium, Conway, SC
Kansas vs Coastal Carolina Betting Trends
- Kansas is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
- The total has gone OVER in 9 of Kansas’ last 12 games.
- Kansas is 1-13 SU in their last 14 games.
- Kansas is 0-9 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
- Kansas is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Sun Belt conference.
- Kansas is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games played in September.
- Kansas is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games played in week 2.
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas’ last 7 games when playing as the underdog.
- Coastal Carolina is 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games.
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Coastal Carolina’s last 6 games.
- Coastal Carolina is 13-1 SU in their last 14 games.
- Coastal Carolina is 8-0 SU in their last 8 games at home.
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Coastal Carolina’s last 5 games played in September.
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Coastal Carolina’s last 5 games when playing as the favourite.
Kansas hosted the South Dakota Coyotes, of the Missouri Valley Conference, and needed a late fourth quarter touchdown to come away with the 17-14 win. South Dakota took a 14-10 lead with five minutes remaining, but a Lawrence Arnold 16-yard touchdown reception with just over a minute left gave Kansas the lead for good. QB Jason Bean was solid on the night as he went 17/26 for 163 yards, two touchdowns, and zero interceptions, and led the team with 54 rushing yards. Lawrence Arnold hauled in three balls for 33 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, the Jayhawks allowed 263 total yards, but did not force any Coyotes turnovers.
Coastal Carolina opened their season against FCS Citadel Bulldogs and easily won 52-14. The Chanticleers led 31-0 at the half, and 38-0 early in the third quarter, before being able to rest their starters. Star quarterback Grayson McCall went 16/19 for 262 yards one touchdown and zero interceptions. Wide receiver Jaivon Heiligh hauled in six receptions for 133 yards and one touchdown on the night. Coastal ran all over the Bulldogs as six rushers combined for 268 yards and five touchdowns on 30 carries. Defensively, the Chanticleers allowed 237 total yards, 223 on the ground, and were not able to force a Citadel turnover.
Series History: This is the third consecutive season these two schools are playing, and Coastal Carolina has come away with the win in the first two meetings.