Saturday, October 3, 2015
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The Purdue Boilermakers matchup against the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 24.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 59.
Purdue was led in passing last game by David Blough, who finished with 340 yards through the air. He went 29 for 39 on the game, good for a 74% completion percentage. D.J. Knox led the Boilermakers in rushing with 42 yards. He averaged 2 yards per carry on his 19 rushing attempts for the game. Gregory Phillips led the team in receiving. He had a total of 92 yards on 4 receptions for an average of 23 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Purdue totaled 426 yards by way of 78 plays. They rushed the ball 38 times for a total of 77 yards on the game and the Boilermakers totaled 25 first downs by getting 6 rushing, 15 passing and 4 by penalty.
Michigan State was led in passing last game by Connor Cook, who finished with 143 yards through the air. He went 11 for 19 on the game, good for a 58% completion percentage. Madre London led the Spartans in rushing with 73 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 15 rushing attempts for the game. Macgarrett Kings led the team in receiving. He had a total of 46 yards on 2 receptions for an average of 23 yards per catch in the game. Michigan State totaled 324 yards by way of 55 plays. They rushed the ball 36 times for a total of 181 yards on the game and the Spartans totaled 18 first downs by getting 11 rushing, 6 passing and 1 by penalty.
Purdue is averaging 30.3 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 23.3 passes per game on 39.8 attempts for a 58.5 percent completion percentage and average 257.3 yards in the passing department per game. The Boilermakers are averaging 164 rushing yards per game on 39.8 attempts per contest for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. They run 79.5 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 421.3 total yards each outing. The Boilermakers get 21.5 first downs per game and they average 66.5 penalty yards via 7 penalties each contest.
Purdue gives up 35.3 points per contest and an average of 265.8 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 25 completed passes on 39.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.3. The Boilermakers give up 176.5 rushing yards per contest on 39.8 carries for a 4.4 average per carry. Purdue allows 442.3 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.8 penalties for 76.3 yards per game.
Michigan State is putting 33.3 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 15.3 passes per game on 26.3 attempts for a 58.1 percent completion percentage and average 209.5 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Spartans rush for an average of 162.8 yards per contest on 38.8 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry for the season. They run 65 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 372.3 total yards per game. The Spartans are averaging 21.8 first downs per outing and accumulate 39 penalty yards via 4.8 penalties each game.
Michigan State surrenders 20.8 points per game and 277 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 21.8 completed passes per game on 34.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.5. The Spartans give up 118.8 rushing yards per game on 35.8 carries for an average of 3.3 yards per carry. Michigan State allows 395.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 8.3 penalties for 74.5 yards in each contest.
Purdue Betting Trends
Purdue is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Purdue has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Michigan State Betting Trends
Michigan State is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Michigan State has an ATS record of 0-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 DB David Rose Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
09/27/15 DB Evyn Cooper Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
09/27/15 OL J.J. Prince Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
09/27/15 LB Jimmy Herman Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
09/27/15 OL Martesse Patterson Illness "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
09/23/15 LB Markus Bailey ACL out for season
09/27/15 OT Jack Conklin Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
09/27/15 DE Montez Sweat Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
09/21/15 LB Drake Martinez Foot out indefinitely
09/21/15 OT Kodi Kieler Leg out indefinitely
09/19/15 CB Vayante Copeland Neck out for season
09/07/15 DB Mark Meyers Suspension out indefinitely
08/13/15 LB Ed Davis Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Michigan State
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