Saturday, September 17, 2016
Bright House Networks Stadium
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The Maryland Terrapins take on the UCF Knights on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Bright House Networks Stadium. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 9.5 point favorites. This season the Terrapins are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Knights have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
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Perry Hills finished with 210 yards through the air for Maryland last week. He completed 13 passes out of 18 attempts for a 72% completion percentage. The Terrapins were led in rushing by Trey Edmunds, who finished with 78 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. D.J. Moore was the team leader in receiving with a total of 147 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. As a team in that game Maryland got a total of 22 first downs by way of 11 rushing, 11 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 66 total plays for 477 yards for the game. The Terrapins ran for 239 yards on 45 attempts.
Nick Patti finished with 37 yards through the air for UCF last week. He completed 3 passes out of 11 attempts for a 27% completion percentage. The Knights were led in rushing by Adrian Killins, who finished with 87 yards on 2 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 44 yards per carry. Taylor Oldham was the team leader in receiving with a total of 29 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. UCF got a total of 15 first downs by way of 12 rushing, 2 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 68 total plays for 331 yards for the game. The Knights ran for 275 yards on 46 attempts.
Maryland scores 46.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 19th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.5 passes on 25 attempts for a 70 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 221 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 69th in college football. The Terrapins run for an average of 277 yards per game on 44.5 attempts for an average of 6.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 14th in the nation. They also run 69.5 plays per contest and average 7.2 yards per play for an average of 498 yards per game, ranking their offense 32nd overall this season. The Terrapins average 23.5 first downs per game which ranks them 40th in the country. They accumulate 55 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 64th in the nation.
Maryland allows 185 passing yards per game, ranking 44th in D-1, and they allow 13.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 24th. They give up 16 completions on 28.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.1. The Terrapins allow 135.5 rushing yards per game on 37.5 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 60th in the country. Maryland allows 320.5 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 46th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8 penalties for 77.5 yards per game, ranking them 111th among D-1 teams.
UCF averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 83rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 13 passes per game on 29 attempts for a 44.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 160.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 109th in Division 1. The Knights run for an average of 236 yards per game on 50.5 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 29th on the ground. They also run 79.5 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for a total of 396.5 yards per game, ranking them 77th in the country on offense. The Knights get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 68th in the nation. They average 58 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 56th in college football.
UCF allows an average of 233 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 80th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 25.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 71st in the nation. They give up 21.5 completions on 39.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.4 per game. The Knights allow 102 rushing yards per contest on 36.5 carries for a 2.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 33rd in the country. UCF allows 335 total yards per game for an average of 4.4 yards per play, which ranks 54th in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 79 yards in each contest, ranking 116th in the nation.
Maryland Betting Trends
Maryland is 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Maryland has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
UCF Betting Trends
UCF is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
UCF has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/11/16 RB Wes Brown Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Central Florida
09/11/16 DB D.J. Killings Back injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
09/11/16 QB Justin Holman Hamstring injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
Josh's Pick: Take UCF
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