Fordham Rams (0-0) vs Charlotte 49ers (0-0)Date : 09/01/2018
Time : 6:00 PM ET
Location : Jerry Richardson Stadium
Pick, Prediction, & Preview:
Fordham Rams vs Charlotte 49ers
Charlotte will welcome the Rams to Jerry Richardson Stadium as both teams will start off their season on Saturday. Charlotte ended their 2017 campaign with a 1-11 record while the Rams ended with a 4-7 record.
Fordham Rams 's Latest Performance :
The new look Rams will be led by new coach Joe Conlin, the Rams went 3-3 in the Patriot League with that record earned them a three-way tie for third place. Conlin will be joined by first-year OC Mike Burchett and first-year co-defensive coordinators Paul Rice and Darrell Perkins, who will help Fordham try to improve their chances this year. They finished last season with a 4-7 record it will be a long season for the Rams adjusting to the coach new system.
Charlotte 49ers's Latest Performance :
The 49ers will look to improve after a dreadful 2017 campaign, Brad Lambert will be returning for the sixth season as their head coach. He is a long way away from making this 49ers team into a great team. The Niners also get QB Hasaan Klugh back, as well as RB Benny LeMay, who put up 732 yards and a pair of TDs on 137 carries last year. There are some experienced weapons in the passing game with seniors Mark Quattlebaum and R.J. Tyler back, but the 49ers will look to younger players to make an impact. The Niners are a really young team and it will take some time for them to become relevant again. On the defensive side, the Niners are likely to integrate a 4-3 scheme. Senior Zach Duncan is back after leading the team with three sacks in 2017. He’ll be joined by 2016 Conference USA All-Freshman selection Tyriq Harris, who had 4.5 tackles for a loss last season. With Lambert leading the way the Niners are destined towards a much improved season.
How Fordham Rams & Charlotte 49ers Matchup.
Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:
Charlotte is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Fordham is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games
Against The Spread Selection: Fordham Rams
My reason for the pick :
The Rams should be able to grind out a win on the road against the Niners, both teams are looking to improve after a last bad year. Charlotte has some players returning from last season that could really help the team out because they already know the coaches playbook. the bad news is that those players had some difficulties stats-wise in 2017. The game will go down to the wire but I am giving Fordham the edge here.
Betting trends for Fordham Rams :
- Fordham is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Betting trends for Charlotte 49ers:
- Charlotte is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home