The Sun Belt Championship Game is between the Troy Trojans (10-2) and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (9-2).
Troy vs. Coastal Carolina Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with sportsbooks listing Troy as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Troy has -284 odds to pick up the win, while Coastal Carolina is listed at +218 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 48 points.
How to Watch Troy vs. Coastal Carolina Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, December 3, 2022
- Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Troy, Alabama
- Stadium: Veterans Memorial Stadium
Troy has the 81st-ranked offense this season (372.3 yards per game), and has been even more effective defensively, ranking 16th-best with only 316.0 yards allowed per game. Troy ranks 88th in points scored this season (24.6 points per game), but has been thriving on defense, ranking eighth-best in the FBS with 16.8 points allowed per game. Troy ranks 52nd in pass offense (247.0 passing yards per game) and 27th in pass defense (198.1 passing yards allowed per game) this year. Troy ranks 98th in rushing yards this year (125.3 rushing yards per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS with 117.9 rushing yards allowed per game. Troy ranks 22nd-worst in third-down percentage (34.0%), but has played better on defense, ranking 95th with a 41.7% third-down percentage allowed. Troy ranks 100th in college football with a -1 turnover margin after forcing 18 turnovers (47th in the FBS) and committing 19 (87th in the FBS).
With 408.9 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, Coastal Carolina ranks 49th in the FBS in 2022. On defense, it ranks 97th, surrendering 412.5 total yards per game. Coastal Carolina ranks 59th in the FBS with 29.4 points per game on offense, and it ranks 89th with 28.7 points surrendered per game on the defensive side of the ball. Coastal Carolina has been struggling against the pass, ranking 10th-worst with 278.4 passing yards given up per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, generating 242.6 passing yards per contest (54th-ranked). Coastal Carolina ranks 57th in the FBS with 166.3 rushing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 39th with 134.1 rushing yards surrendered per contest on defense. With a 43.9% third-down conversion rate on offense, Coastal Carolina ranks 33rd in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 90th, surrendering a 41.1% third-down rate. Coastal Carolina has a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking 16th-best at +8.
Troy vs. Coastal Carolina Betting Analysis
Troy Betting Insights
Troy has compiled a 9-3-0 record against the spread this season. In games it is played as 7-point favorites or more, Troy has an ATS record of 3-3. Games involving Troy have hit the over five times this season. The Trojans have won all six of the games they have been listed as the moneyline favorite this season. The Trojans have played five times as a moneyline favorite with odds of -284 or shorter, and won in each game.
Chanticleers Betting Insights
Coastal Carolina has covered the spread four times over 11 games with a set total. Coastal Carolina has not covered the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 7-point underdogs. Games involving Coastal Carolina have hit the over on six occasions this season. This season, the Chanticleers have been the underdog three times and won two of those games. This season, the Chanticleers have won one of their two games when they’re the underdog by at least +218 on the moneyline.
Troy vs. Coastal Carolina Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||49.0||48.3||49.6|
|Implied Total AVG||30.8||31.8||29.8|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||6-0||4-0||2-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||3-2||1-0||2-2|
|Point Total AVG||59.1||60.1||57.3|
|Implied Total AVG||34.5||35.6||32.8|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||6-1||4-1||2-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||2-1||1-0||1-1|
Players to Watch
- As part of the Trojans’ defensive unit, T.J. Jackson has totaled 45 tackles, 9.0 TFL, and eight sacks in 12 games.
- As part of the Trojans’ defense, Carlton Martial has registered 0.5 sacks to go with 1.0 TFL, 82 tackles, and one interception in 12 games.
- As part of the Trojans’ defense, Craig Slocum has registered one interception to go along with 66 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one pass defended in 12 games.
- An important contributor to the Trojans’ defensive unit, Richard Jibunor has 32 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and 5.5 sacks in 12 games.
- In 11 games for the Chanticleers, JT Killen has totaled 2.5 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 43 tackles.
- Josaiah Stewart has been wreaking havoc on defense, recording 21 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and 3.5 sacks for the Chanticleers.
- Adrian Hope has been causing chaos on defense, amassing 5.0 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL, 17 tackles, and one interception for the Chanticleers.
- On defense, Jarrod Clark has supplied 20 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks in 11 games.
Troy vs. Coastal Carolina Predictions and Pick
Troy vs. Coastal Carolina betting card
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Our pick to win this contest is Troy, and we project that Troy will cover the spread (Troy -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 48 points.