Saturday, November 14, 2015
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The Purdue Boilermakers matchup against the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday at Ryan Field. The opening line for this game has Northwestern as 13 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49.
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David Blough finished his last game with 174 yards through the air for Purdue. He completed 29 passes out of 47 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. Markell Jones was the rushing leader for the Boilermakers last game. He carried the ball 14 times for an average of 6 yards per carry and ended with 84 yards. DeAngelo Yancey led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 51 yards. He had an average of 10 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Purdue totaled 263 yards by way of 75 plays. They rushed the ball 28 times for a total of 89 yards on the game and the Boilermakers totaled 17 first downs by getting 8 rushing, 7 passing and 2 by penalty.
Zack Oliver finished his last game with 111 yards through the air for Northwestern. He completed 11 passes out of 24 attempts for a 46% completion percentage. Justin Jackson was the rushing leader for the Wildcats last game. He carried the ball 28 times for an average of 7 yards per carry and ended with 186 yards. Dan Vitale led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 40 yards. He had an average of 10 yards per reception in the contest. Northwestern totaled 396 yards by way of 79 plays. They rushed the ball 47 times for a total of 227 yards on the game and the Wildcats totaled 22 first downs by getting 8 rushing, 12 passing and 2 by penalty.
Purdue is averaging a total of 25.7 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 39.4 passes per game and completing 22.3 of them for a 56.6 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 217.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Boilermakers carry the ball for an average of 135.1 yards per game on 34.8 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season. They run 74.2 plays per game and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 352.4 total yards each outing. The Boilermakers get 18.7 first downs per game and they average 49.4 penalty yards via 5.1 penalties each contest.
Purdue gives up an average of 247.3 passing yards and 35.9 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22.7 completions per game on 35.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.8. The Boilermakers give up 206 rushing yards per contest on 40.1 carries for a 5.1 average per carry. Purdue allows 453.3 total yards per game including 6 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.9 penalties for 65 yards per game.
Northwestern is accumulating 21.1 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 27.8 passes per game and complete 14.2 of them for a 51.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 148.2 yards per game through the air as well. The Wildcats carry the ball for an average of 190.7 yards per game on 45.7 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. They run 73.4 plays per game and average 4.6 yards per play for an average of 338.9 total yards per game. The Wildcats are averaging 18 first downs per outing and accumulate 44.7 penalty yards via 4.8 penalties each game.
Northwestern gives up 172.8 passing yards per outing and 18 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 18 completions on 33.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54. The Wildcats give up 143.2 rushing yards per game on 35.9 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry. Northwestern allows 316 total yards per game for an average of 4.6 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 4.3 penalties for 34.4 yards in each contest.
Purdue Betting Trends
Purdue is 5-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Purdue has an ATS record of 4-5-0 this season
Northwestern Betting Trends
Northwestern is 4-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Northwestern has an ATS record of 6-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/08/15 DE Chazmyn Turner Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
11/08/15 RB D.J. Knox Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
11/08/15 -DT Ra'Zahn Howard Illness "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
11/08/15 LB Wyatt Cook Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Northwestern
10/13/15 WR Trae Hart Collarbone out indefinitely
10/12/15 LB Ja'Whan Bentley ACL out for season
09/28/15 DL Michael Rouse III Knee out indefinitely
09/23/15 LB Markus Bailey ACL out for season
11/08/15 WR Austin Carr Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
11/08/15 DL C.J. Robbins Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
11/08/15 QB Clayton Thorson Lower Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
11/08/15 OL Shane Mertz Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
11/02/15 OL Adam DePietro Leg out for season
10/09/15 WR Flynn Nagel Arm out indefinitely
09/28/15 DB Kyle Queiro Arm out indefinitely
08/29/15 RB Jayme Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Purdue
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