Saturday, November 5, 2016
High Point Solutions Stadium
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The Indiana Hoosiers take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at High Point Solutions Stadium. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 13 point favorites. This season the Hoosiers are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6-0. The Scarlet Knights have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 3-5-0 against the spread.
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Richard Lagow finished with 207 yards through the air for Indiana last week. He completed 16 passes out of 25 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Hoosiers were led in rushing by Devine Redding, who finished with 130 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Ricky Jones was the team leader in receiving with a total of 77 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Indiana got a total of 34 first downs. Of those first downs, 18 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 83 total plays for 650 yards for the game. The Hoosiers ran for 414 yards on 57 attempts.
Giovanni Rescigno finished with 220 yards passing for Rutgers last week. He went 22 for 38, resulting in a 58% completion percentage. The Scarlet Knights were led on the ground by Justin Goodwin, who finished with 97 yards on 19 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Andre Patton led the team in receiving with 73 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Rutgers had 22 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 372 yards for the contest. The Scarlet Knights ran for 150 yards on 36 carries as a team.
Indiana scores 26.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 85th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21.3 passes on 35.3 attempts for a 60.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 283.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 25th in college football. The Hoosiers run for an average of 173.6 yards per game on 40.3 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 63rd in the nation. They also run 75.5 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 456.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 39th overall this season. The Hoosiers average 22.3 first downs per game which ranks them 49th in the country. They accumulate 57.1 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, which ranks 57th in the nation.
Indiana allows 221 passing yards per game, ranking 56th in D-1, and they allow 26.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 56th. They give up 17.6 completions on 33.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 53. The Hoosiers allow 174 rushing yards per game on 42.4 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 71st in the country. Indiana allows 395 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 58th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 54.8 yards per game, ranking them 68th among D-1 teams.
Rutgers averages 18.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 125th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 13.1 passes per game on 27.6 attempts for a 47.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 138.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 124th in Division 1. The Scarlet Knights run for an average of 169.4 yards per game on 43.1 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 70th on the ground. They also run 70.8 plays per game and average 4.4 yards per play for a total of 308.1 yards per game, ranking them 125th in the country on offense. The Scarlet Knights get an average of 17.3 first downs per game, which ranks 121st in the nation. They average 38.9 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 117th in college football.
Rutgers allows an average of 168.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 7th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 37.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 117th in the nation. They give up 13.1 completions on 23.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.5 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 261.1 rushing yards per contest on 46 carries for a 5.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 123rd in the country. Rutgers allows 429.8 total yards per game for an average of 6.2 yards per play, which ranks 88th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 52.3 yards in each contest, ranking 55th in the nation.
Indiana Betting Trends
Indiana is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Indiana has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Rutgers Betting Trends
Rutgers is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Rutgers has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 RB Cole Gest Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
10/13/16 K Aaron Del Grosso Legal problems out indefinitely
10/03/16 OL Dimitric Camiel Back out indefinitely
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
10/30/16 RB Josh Hicks Personal "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/30/16 DB Kiy Hester Leg "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/15/16 LB Najee Clayton Personal has left team
10/07/16 LB Greg Jones Neck out for season
09/26/16 WR Janarion Grant Ankle out for season
09/26/16 DL Quanzell Lambert Knee out for season
09/09/16 WR Dontae Owens Dismissed has been dismissed
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana
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