Saturday, October 8, 2016
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The Indiana Hoosiers take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Ohio Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 32 point favorites. This season the Hoosiers are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Buckeyes have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 4-0-0 against the spread.
Richard Lagow finished with 276 yards through the air for Indiana last week. He completed 16 passes out of 26 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. The Hoosiers were led in rushing by Devine Redding, who finished with 100 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Ricky Jones was the team leader in receiving with a total of 124 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. As a team in that game Indiana got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 67 total plays for 437 yards for the game. The Hoosiers ran for 156 yards on 39 attempts.
J.T. Barrett finished with 238 yards passing for Ohio State last week. He went 21 for 29, resulting in a 72% completion percentage. The Buckeyes were led on the ground by Mike Weber, who finished with 144 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 10 yards per rush. Curtis Samuel led the team in receiving with 86 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Ohio State had 32 first downs total. 21 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 89 total plays for 669 yards for the contest. The Buckeyes ran for 410 yards on 53 carries as a team.
Indiana scores 29 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 67th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 32.5 attempts for a 61.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 320.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 17th in college football. The Hoosiers run for an average of 177.3 yards per game on 41.8 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 61st in the nation. They also run 74.3 plays per contest and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 498 yards per game, ranking their offense 22nd overall this season. The Hoosiers average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 61st in the country. They accumulate 71.8 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties, which ranks 21st in the nation.
Indiana allows 233.5 passing yards per game, ranking 70th in D-1, and they allow 21.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 40th. They give up 19 completions on 35.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 53.9. The Hoosiers allow 141.3 rushing yards per game on 37.3 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 52nd in the country. Indiana allows 374.8 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 52nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 49.8 yards per game, ranking them 45th among D-1 teams.
Ohio State averages 57 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 3rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20 passes per game on 29.3 attempts for a 68.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 244.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 58th in Division 1. The Buckeyes run for an average of 332 yards per game on 51 attempts for an average of 6.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 3rd on the ground. They also run 80.3 plays per game and average 7.2 yards per play for a total of 576.3 yards per game, ranking them 4th in the country on offense. The Buckeyes get an average of 29.5 first downs per game, which ranks 4th in the nation. They average 68 penalty yards per game via 8.8 penalties, ranking them 28th in college football.
Ohio State allows an average of 140.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 6th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 9.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 1st in the nation. They give up 14 completions on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 45.2 per game. The Buckeyes allow 97.8 rushing yards per contest on 34.5 carries for a 2.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 12th in the country. Ohio State allows 238 total yards per game for an average of 3.6 yards per play, which ranks 3rd in D-1. They force 2.8 turnovers per contest and 4.5 penalties for 35 yards in each contest, ranking 4th in the nation.
Indiana Betting Trends
Indiana is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
Indiana has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Ohio State Betting Trends
Ohio State is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Ohio State has an ATS record of 4-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/02/16 K Aaron Del Grosso Legal problems "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
10/02/16 OL Dan Feeney Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
10/02/16 OL Dimitric Camiel Back "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
09/23/16 RB Kiante Enis Legal problems dismissed from team
09/18/16 WR Simmie Cobbs Jr. Ankle out indefinitely
09/02/16 TE Jordan Fuchs Ankle out indefinitely
09/02/16 DB Wesley Green Suspension out indefinitely
08/19/16 WR J-Shun Harris II Knee out for season
09/30/16 OL Demetrius Knox Foot expected to miss 6-8 weeks
09/26/16 WR K.J. Hill Ankle expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/24/16 LB Justin Hilliard Undisclosed out for season
09/05/16 DL Tracy Sprinkle Leg out for season
08/31/16 DB Cam Burrows Foot out for season
08/29/16 QB Torrence Gibson Suspension out for season
08/19/16 DL Darius Slade Achilles out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State
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