The Appalachian State Mountaineers and the Charlotte 49ers will face off at noon ET Sept. 12 at Kidd Brewer Stadium to kick off their 2020 seasons. The Mountaineers ended up 13-1 last so they are on the hunt for another strong season. While Charlotte was not exactly top dog last year, they did wrap up the year with a winning record of 7-6.Charlotte vs Appalachian State
Date/Time: Saturday, September 12th, 12:00 PM ET
TV: ESPN 2
Location: Kidd Brewer Stadium, Boone, NC
Live Stream: Watch live free here
A couple numbers to keep in mind before kickoff: Appalachian State was seventh best in the nation in overall offensive touchdowns, finishing the 2019 season with 65. Less enviably, the , with the team giving up 50 overall (bottom 89%). The good news for Charlotte, of course, is that these forces working against them might not carry over into the new season.
Appalachian State has the odds in their favor, so they’ll need to guard against complacency. These early season matchups can go either way as both teams get back into playing shape.
The Charlotte 49ers will take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers at noon ET on Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium. It’s the third time that the in-state rivals have gone head-to-head . And with Charlotte coming off its first ever bowl appearance and Appalachian State finishing the 2019 season as the No. 19 team in the AP Poll after a 13-1 season, both programs are both trending up.
Appalachian State won the first two meetings of the series, but Charlotte covered last season as a 23.5-point underdog. The Mountaineers are favored by 17 points in the latest Appalachian , and the over-under is set at 59. Before entering any Charlotte vs. Appalachian State picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.