Southern Illinois at Purdue Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 9/16/2014
Saturday, September 20, 2014
RossAde Stadium in West Lafayette
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Southern Illinois Salukis (3-0), who are undefeated through three games for the first time since 2007, will go on the road on Saturday afternoon to face the Purdue Boilermakers (1-2).
Southern Illinois continued to show why they are an FCS powerhouse over the weekend by beating up on Southeast Missouri State 50-23 at home. The Salukis had 465 total yards in their win and forced Southeast Missouri State into committing five turnovers.
Through his team's first three games, Southern Illinois quarterback Mark Iannotti has completed 71.8 percent of his passes for 639 yards with 10 touchdown passes and three interceptions. Running back Malcolm Agnew has rushed for 450 yards and six touchdowns on just 56 carries this season.
Purdue started off well in their game against Notre Dame over the weekend, but they couldn't put up any points in the second half and lost the game 30-14. The Boilermakers were only able to gain 56 yards on the ground in that game and they turned the ball over three times. Purdue has scored 24.7 points per game this year and has given up 34 points per game.
Boilermakers running back Raheem Mostert has 246 rushing yards with on touchdown through his team's first three games. Sophomore quarterback Danny Etling has completed 57.3 percent of his passes for 541 yards with four touchdowns and four interceptions this year.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
Purdue Boilermakers are 2-1-0 Against the Spread
Purdue Boilermakers are 2-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Southern Illinois Salukis
No injuries to report at this time
Date Pos Player Injury Status
09/16/14 QB Danny Etling Neck probable Saturday vs. So Illinois
09/15/14 LB Jimmy Herman Thumb questionable Saturday vs. So Illinois
Josh's Pick: Take Purdue
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