Saturday, September 24, 2016
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons take on the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 5.5 point favorites. This season the Demon Deacons are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Hoosiers have an over/under record of 0-2-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
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John Wolford finished with 155 yards through the air for Wake Forest last week. He completed 13 passes out of 24 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. The Demon Deacons were led in rushing by Matt Colburn, who finished with 118 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Tabari Hines was the team leader in receiving with a total of 40 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Wake Forest got a total of 29 first downs. Of those first downs, 19 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 87 total plays for 481 yards for the game. The Demon Deacons ran for 302 yards on 59 attempts.
Richard Lagow finished with 266 yards passing for Indiana last week. He went 17 for 28, resulting in a 61% completion percentage. The Hoosiers were led on the ground by Devine Redding, who finished with 110 yards on 26 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Nick Westbrook led the team in receiving with 133 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 44 yards per reception. Indiana had 19 first downs total. 11 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 72 total plays for 463 yards for the contest. The Hoosiers ran for 197 yards on 44 carries as a team.
Wake Forest scores 23 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 101st in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 12 passes on 21.7 attempts for a 55.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 141.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 116th in college football. The Demon Deacons run for an average of 207.7 yards per game on 46.7 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 47th in the nation. They also run 68.3 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 349.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 102nd overall this season. The Demon Deacons average 17.3 first downs per game which ranks them 108th in the country. They accumulate 43 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 106th in the nation.
Wake Forest allows 168 passing yards per game, ranking 21st in D-1, and they allow 12.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 13th. They give up 16.3 completions on 30.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 53.8. The Demon Deacons allow 79.7 rushing yards per game on 33 carries for an average of 2.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 12th in the country. Wake Forest allows 247.7 total yards per game including 3.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 6th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 3.3 penalties for 19 yards per game, ranking them 1st among D-1 teams.
Indiana averages 32 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 64th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.5 passes per game on 27.5 attempts for a 63.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 253 yards through the air per game, ranking them 49th in Division 1. The Hoosiers run for an average of 216.5 yards per game on 48.5 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 38th on the ground. They also run 76 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 469.5 yards per game, ranking them 38th in the country on offense. The Hoosiers get an average of 22.5 first downs per game, which ranks 55th in the nation. They average 71.5 penalty yards per game via 8.5 penalties, ranking them 32nd in college football.
Indiana allows an average of 249.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 92nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 16.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 24th in the nation. They give up 19.5 completions on 38.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.6 per game. The Hoosiers allow 101.5 rushing yards per contest on 29.5 carries for a 3.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 23rd in the country. Indiana allows 351 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 50th in D-1. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 30.5 yards in each contest, ranking 4th in the nation.
Wake Forest Betting Trends
Wake Forest is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Wake Forest has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Indiana Betting Trends
Indiana is 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Indiana has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/18/16 LB Demetrius Kemp Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
09/18/16 QB Kendall Hinton None "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
09/18/16 RB Camion Patrick Knee out indefinitely
09/18/16 OL Dan Feeney Concussion injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
09/18/16 WR Jonah Morris Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
09/18/16 WR Luke Timian Knee "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
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
Guy's Pick: Take Wake Forest
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