The Sun Belt has been an attractive stepping stone for good young coaches in recent years and that’s driven the league’s profile up. On Saturday, Coastal Carolina and Georgia Southern will go head-to-head and Chad Lunsford and Jamey Chadwell are both innovative 43-year-old head coaches who have programs performing well. Coastal Carolina is ranked for the first time in school history after a 4-0 start and Georgia Southern is off to a solid 3-1 start as well.
Kickoff is noon ET at Brooks Stadium. Georgia Southern has a 5-1 all-time advantage in the series. This time around, the Chanticleers are three-point favorites, with the over-under for total points set at 51 in the Coastal Carolina vs. Georgia Southern odds from William Hill. Before locking in any Georgia Southern vs. Coastal Carolina picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.