Coastal Carolina vs West Virginia Recap - Mountaineers Win 31-0
Coastal Carolina was unable to contain Noel Devine on Saturday and the result was a 31-0 Week 1 loss against the Mountaineers.
The Mountaineers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 42-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 50.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Geno Smith completed 20 of 27 pass attempts for 216 yards for the Mountaineers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Chanticleers defense.
Eric O'Neal rushed for 33 yards for Coastal Carolina, while Jeremy Height added 26 yards. Zach MacDowall threw for 119 yards for the Chanticleers, while receivers David Duran and Brandon Whitley had 64 and 36 yards respectively.
Coastal Carolina was outgained by West Virginia 400-186 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-9 by the Mountaineers.
The time of possession battle favored West Virginia as their offense was on the field for 32:09, longer than the 27:51 of their opponents.