Indiana at Michigan State College Football Picks & Predictions 10/21/2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Spartan Stadium to take on the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 47. The Hoosiers have an ATS record of 2-3-1 while their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Spartans have an over/under record of 2-4-0 and they are 4-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Indiana Hoosiers are 2-3-1 against the spread
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Michigan State Spartans are 4-2-0 against the spread
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
10/15/17 DB A'Shon Riggins Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/15/17 WR Donavan Hale Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/15/17 DB Marcelino Ball Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/15/17 DL Nate Hoff Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
10/15/17 QB Richard Lagow Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan State
09/30/17 DB Kiante Walton Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/04/17 WR Nick Westbrook Knee out for season
08/28/17 QB Austin King Transferred has left team
08/28/17 DL Omari Stringer Illness out for season
08/01/17 DL Nile Sykes Undisclosed out for season
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
10/15/17 G David Beedle Ribs "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/15/17 TE Hussien Kadry Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/15/17 G Matt Carrick Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/15/17 RB Weston Bridges Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
09/21/17 OL AJ Arcuri Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/03/17 WR Brandon Sowards ACL out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Indiana Hoosiers are 77th in Division 1 in points scored with 168. They have run 472 plays this season for 2,331 yards, which ranks them 64th in the nation in total offense. The Hoosiers average 4.9 yards per play, which is 116th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 124 1st downs this year, placing them 82nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Indiana has run for 835 yards as a team, which ranks 96th in the country. They've run 236 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Hoosiers have been penalized on offense 31 times for 276 yards so far this season, which has them 103rd in the nation in penalties. Richard Lagow has thrown for 681 yards this season. He has completed 59 passes on 104 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 118.7. He averages 6.5 yards per pass attempt and 6 adjusted yards per throw.
Indiana is 61st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 155. They have surrendered a total of 2,118 yards on D, which is 36th in Division 1. The Hoosiers are ranked 16th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opposing offenses have completed 100 passes on 184 attempts against the Indiana Hoosiers defense this season, placing them 29th and 42nd in the country. The Indiana pass defense has also given up a total of 1,085 yards through the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 255 attempts for 1,033 yards this year, putting them in 72nd place in D-1 against the run. The Hoosiers have committed 52 penalties for 417 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 95th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Indiana is ranked 8th in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 304 punt return yards and average 19 yards per return, which is 6th in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 287 yards on special teams, ranking 90th in kick return yardage. The Hoosiers average 17 yards per kick return and they are 74th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,922. The Indiana Hoosiers have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 7, which is 57th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Indiana Hoosiers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 21 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,803 yards on 44 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 82nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Spartans have run for 1,157 yards as a team, which ranks 42nd in the nation. They've run 255 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Spartans have been penalized on offense 41 times for 338 yards so far this year, which has them 57th in the country in penalties. They are 108th in Division 1 in points scored with 142. They have run 433 plays this year for 2,339 yards, which ranks them 98th in the nation in total offense. The Michigan State Spartans average 5.4 yards per play, which is 87th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 125 1st downs this season, ranking them 78th overall as an offensive unit. Brian Lewerke has completed 104 throws while attempting 173 passes for a completion percentage of 60.1%. He has passed for 1,177 yards this year. He averages 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 6.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 131.
The Michigan State Spartans rush defense has given up 191 attempts for 560 yards this season, putting them in 7th place in the country against the run. They have had 28 penalties for 220 yards on defense this year. That places them 9th in Division 1. Michigan State is 22nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 109. They have given up a total of 1,578 yards on D, which is 4th in the nation. The Spartans are 10th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opponent offenses have completed 85 throws on 177 attempts against the Michigan State defense this season, ranking them 10th and 27th in the country. The Michigan State Spartans pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,018 yards in the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Michigan State Spartans have tried 7 field goals this year and made 5, which is 95th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Michigan State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 17 for 17 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,368 yards on 33 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 75th in the NCAA in punting average. Michigan State is 28th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 55 punt return yards and average 4.2 yards per return, which is 99th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 340 yards on special teams, which puts them 67th in kick return yardage. The Spartans average 24 yards per kick return and they are 91st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,734.
Who will win tonight's Hoosiers/Spartans college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Spartans -7
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