Saturday, September 26, 2015
TCF Bank Stadium
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The Ohio Bobcats matchup against the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 13 point favorites and the over/under was set at 46.5.
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Ohio was led in passing last game by Derrius Vick, who finished with 327 yards through the air. He went 17 for 26 on the game, good for a 65% completion percentage. Papi White led the Bobcats in rushing with 66 yards. He averaged 17 yards per carry on his 4 rushing attempts for the game. Brendan Cope led the team in receiving. He had a total of 101 yards on 4 receptions for an average of 25 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Ohio totaled 461 yards by way of 58 plays. They rushed the ball 31 times for a total of 115 yards on the game and the Bobcats totaled 18 first downs by getting 5 rushing, 11 passing and 2 by penalty.
Minnesota was led in passing last game by Mitch Leidner, who finished with 184 yards through the air. He went 17 for 27 on the game, good for a 63% completion percentage. Rodney Smith led the Golden Gophers in rushing with 73 yards. He averaged 2 yards per carry on his 30 rushing attempts for the game. Nate Wozniak led the team in receiving. He had a total of 40 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. Minnesota totaled 288 yards by way of 71 plays. They rushed the ball 44 times for a total of 104 yards on the game and the Golden Gophers totaled 13 first downs by getting 3 rushing, 9 passing and 1 by penalty.
Ohio is averaging 33.7 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 17.7 passes per game on 26.7 attempts for a 66.3 percent completion percentage and average 262 yards in the passing department per game. The Bobcats are averaging 183 rushing yards per game on 40 attempts per contest for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. They run 66.7 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 445 total yards each outing. The Bobcats get 21 first downs per game and they average 102 penalty yards via 10 penalties each contest.
Ohio gives up 17.3 points per contest and an average of 192.3 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 24.3 completed passes on 37.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.6. The Bobcats give up 135 rushing yards per contest on 31 carries for a 4.4 average per carry. Ohio allows 327.3 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9 penalties for 84.7 yards per game.
Minnesota is putting 16.7 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 19.7 passes per game on 35.7 attempts for a 55.1 percent completion percentage and average 204.7 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Golden Gophers rush for an average of 142.7 yards per contest on 41.3 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry for the season. They run 77 plays per game and average 4.5 yards per play for an average of 347.3 total yards per game. The Golden Gophers are averaging 18 first downs per outing and accumulate 68.3 penalty yards via 7.7 penalties each game.
Minnesota surrenders 16.7 points per game and 150.3 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 17.3 completed passes per game on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 51. The Golden Gophers give up 151.3 rushing yards per game on 38.7 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. Minnesota allows 301.7 total yards per game for an average of 4.2 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 8.7 penalties for 75 yards in each contest.
Ohio Betting Trends
Ohio is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Ohio has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Minnesota Betting Trends
Minnesota is 0-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Minnesota has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 TE Connor Brown Wrist "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/20/15 CB Ian Wells Back "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/20/15 OT Jared McCray Knee "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/20/15 OT Joe Lowery Groin "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/20/15 LB Jovon Johnson Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/19/15 QB JD Sprague Shoulder out indefinitely
08/26/15 TE Troy Mangen Knee out for season
09/20/15 DB Ace Rogers Knee "?" Saturday vs. Ohio
09/20/15 TE Brandon Lingen Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Ohio
09/20/15 DB Damarius Travis Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Ohio
09/20/15 DT Gary Moore Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Ohio
09/20/15 DL Robert Ndondo-Lay Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Ohio
09/13/15 OL Jon Christenson Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/10/15 TE Duke Anyanwu Knee out indefinitely
09/10/15 TE Lincoln Plsek Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio
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