Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The Maryland Terrapins take on the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Michigan Stadium. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 26.5 point favorites. This season the Terrapins are 3-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6-0. The Wolverines have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread.
Perry Hills finished with 248 yards through the air for Maryland last week. He completed 22 passes out of 33 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Terrapins were led in rushing by Ty Johnson, who finished with 142 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 11 yards per carry. D.J. Moore was the team leader in receiving with a total of 81 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Maryland got a total of 29 first downs. Of those first downs, 13 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 84 total plays for 517 yards for the game. The Terrapins ran for 269 yards on 50 attempts.
Wilton Speight finished with 244 yards passing for Michigan last week. He went 16 for 25, resulting in a 64% completion percentage. The Wolverines were led on the ground by Eddie McDoom, who finished with 53 yards on 2 carries. He ended the game with an average of 27 yards per rush. Amara Darboh led the team in receiving with 165 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Michigan had 24 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 67 total plays for 436 yards for the contest. The Wolverines ran for 192 yards on 42 carries as a team.
Maryland scores 32.6 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 45th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.6 passes on 25.6 attempts for a 61 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 171.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 110th in college football. The Terrapins run for an average of 252 yards per game on 43.9 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 13th in the nation. They also run 69.5 plays per contest and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 423.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 52nd overall this season. The Terrapins average 20.5 first downs per game which ranks them 78th in the country. They accumulate 57.3 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, which ranks 56th in the nation.
Maryland allows 181.4 passing yards per game, ranking 18th in D-1, and they allow 23.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 36th. They give up 15 completions on 28.9 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.9. The Terrapins allow 220.1 rushing yards per game on 45.9 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 109th in the country. Maryland allows 401.5 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 63rd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.1 penalties for 65.5 yards per game, ranking them 105th among D-1 teams.
Michigan averages 46.6 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 3rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.1 passes per game on 28.4 attempts for a 63.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 228.1 yards through the air per game, ranking them 72nd in Division 1. The Wolverines run for an average of 249 yards per game on 46.4 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 15th on the ground. They also run 74.8 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 477.1 yards per game, ranking them 31st in the country on offense. The Wolverines get an average of 24.3 first downs per game, which ranks 23rd in the nation. They average 43.4 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, ranking them 112th in college football.
Michigan allows an average of 120.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 1st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 11.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 1st in the nation. They give up 10 completions on 24 attempts for a completion percentage of 41.7 per game. The Wolverines allow 111.1 rushing yards per contest on 34.1 carries for a 3.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 14th in the country. Michigan allows 231.3 total yards per game for an average of 4 yards per play, which ranks 1st in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 46 yards in each contest, ranking 26th in the nation.
Maryland Betting Trends
Maryland is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Maryland has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
Michigan Betting Trends
Michigan is 6-2-0 against the over/under this season
Michigan has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 DB Darnell Savage Jr. Leg "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
10/21/16 DB William Likely Knee out for season
10/12/16 RB Trey Edmunds Foot out indefinitely
09/29/16 DB Denzel Conyers ACL out for season
10/30/16 WR Grant Perry Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/30/16 WR Jack Wangler Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/30/16 LB Jared Wangler Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/03/16 OL Grant Newsome Knee out for season
09/26/16 CB Jeremy Clark Knee out for season
09/26/16 RB Kareem Walker Academics out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Michigan
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