Check out our free Chanticleers vs Dukes pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Harrisonburg. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Chanticleers vs Dukes Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers travel to take on the James Madison Dukes, at Bridgeforth Stadium/Zane Showker Field in Harrisonburg, VA. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 12:00 PM ET and will be televised on ESNU. In a matchup between two Sun Belt teams, the Dukes are 13.5 point favorites at home. The over-under point total is currently set at 53.5.

Chanticleers vs Dukes Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers at James Madison Dukes
  • Where: Harrisonburg at Bridgeforth Stadium/Zane Showker Field
  • Date: Saturday, November 26th
  • Betting Odds:
  • JMAD -13.5, COAST +422 | JMAD -598 O/U 53.5

Chanticleers Preview:

As the Chanticleers travel to take on the James Madison Dukes, they have an overall record of 9-1. This includes going 6-1 in Sun Belt action.

In their last contest, The two team’s combined to score 49 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 48.0. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 365 yards, with 52 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 58th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Coastal Carolina is ranked 148th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 313 yards through the air.

A matchup to keep an eye on in this game is if the Coastal Carolina offense will continue to rack up explosive plays against a Coastal Carolina defense that ranks well in several advanced analytics. Currently, the Dukes are 8th in defensive EPA. On the other side, Chanticleers heads into action averaging 31.6 points per game. Look for the Chanticleers offense to struggle on the ground, as they are facing a James Madison defense that is tough up front. This season, the Dukes are averaging 174.1 yards per game and have a below average rush rate compared to other teams. Heading into the game, the Chanticleers will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 257.6 yards places them 54th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 169th ranked team in attempts per contest (26.9).

Dukes Preview:

As the Dukes travel to take on the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, they have an overall record of 7-3. This includes going 5-2 in Sun Belt action.

Last week, James Madison beat Georgia State by a score of 42-40. Leading into the matchup, the Dukes were 9.5 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 82 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 51.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 257 yards, with 81 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 6th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, James Madison is ranked 86th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 176 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the James Madison offense is averaging 36.0. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Coastal Carolina defense ranked 125th in EPA. Throughout the season, the James Madison offense has leaned on their rushing attack, but comes into the game with a below average success rate. This week could be an opportunity to improve their overall rushing numbers Coastal Carolina is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Dukes will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 263.6 yards places them 52nd in the NCAA. So far, they are the 141st ranked team in attempts per contest (29.6).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Chanticleers have an ATS record of 4-5-0. Their current over-under record sits at 5-4-0. Coastal Carolina has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 5-0-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 29.6 points per game while allowing 17.4. The team’s also performed well vs the spread at 3-2-0.

In terms of betting, the Dukes have an ATS record of 5-4-0. Their current over-under record sits at 5-4-0. Across their last 5 home contests, James Madison has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2-0. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1-0, while averaging 40.2 points per game.

Chanticleers vs Dukes Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 13.5

Free Total Prediction: Over 53.5

 


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