Saturday, October 10, 2015
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The Maryland Terrapins face the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday at Ohio Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 28.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 53.5.
Maryland was led in passing last game by Caleb Rowe, who finished with 47 yards through the air. He went 8 for 27 on the game, good for a 30% completion percentage. Brandon Ross led the Terrapins in rushing with 44 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 14 rushing attempts for the game. Wes Brown was the team leader in receiving with a total of 26 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Maryland had 105 total yards on 62 plays. They gained 1 rushing first downs, 5 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 7 first downs on the game. The Terrapins rushed for 29 yards by way of 26 carries.
Ohio State was led in passing last game by Cardale Jones, who finished with 245 yards through the air. He went 18 for 27 on the game, good for a 67% completion percentage. Ezekiel Elliott led the Buckeyes in rushing with 274 yards. He averaged 12 yards per carry on his 23 rushing attempts for the game. Jalin Marshall was the team leader in receiving with a total of 110 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Ohio State had 517 total yards on 61 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 13 first downs on the game. The Buckeyes rushed for 272 yards by way of 34 carries.
Maryland is averaging 23.6 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 14.6 passes per game on 32.2 attempts for a 45.3 percent completion percentage and average 169.8 yards in the passing department per game. The Terrapins are running for an average of 162.6 yards per game on 32 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. They are also running 64.2 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 332.4 yards per contest. The Terrapins manage 15.8 first downs per contest and they average a total of 76.4 penalty yards on 7.6 penalties.
Maryland gives up an average of 249.6 passing yards and 31.8 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 20.6 completions per game on 35.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.2. The Terrapins allow an average of 199.8 rushing yards per game on 45.2 carries for a 4.4 average. Maryland allows 449.4 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.6 penalties for 76.8 yards per game.
Ohio State is putting 34.4 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 16.8 passes per game on 29 attempts for a 57.9 percent completion percentage and average 212.4 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Buckeyes run for an average of 239.8 yards per game on 38.2 attempts for an average of 6.3 yards per carry this season. They also run 67.2 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 452.2 yards in each contest. The Buckeyes are gaining 19.8 first downs per contest and they average 81.4 penalty yards on 7.8 penalties per game.
Ohio State gives up 150.4 passing yards per outing and 15.2 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 14.4 completions on 30.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 47.7. The Buckeyes allow an average of 132.6 rushing yards per game on 43.6 carries for an average of 3 yards per carry. Ohio State allows 283 total yards per game for an average of 3.8 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 6.2 penalties for 48.2 yards in each contest.
Maryland Betting Trends
Maryland is 3-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Maryland has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Ohio State Betting Trends
Ohio State is 1-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Ohio State has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/05/15 LB Brett Zanotto Ankle out indefinitely
10/05/15 DL David Shaw Elbow out for season
10/05/15 LB Jefferson Ashiru Ankle out for season
09/29/15 OT Mike Minter Shoulder out for season
09/21/15 DB Antwaine Carter Achilles out for season
09/19/15 TE Andrew Isaacs Knee out indefinitely
09/18/15 DL Adam McLean Eligibility out for season
08/13/15 LB Abner Logan Knee out for season
10/05/15 DB Cam Burrows Foot "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/05/15 WR Corey Smith Leg injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Maryland
10/05/15 CB Gareon Conley Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/04/15 RB Mike Weber Knee "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/04/15 WR Parris Campbell Knee "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
09/19/15 DB Damon Webb Suspension out indefinitely
08/26/15 WR Noah Brown Leg out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio State
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