Maryland at Minnesota College Football Picks & Parlay 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
TCF Bank Stadium
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The Maryland Terrapins head to TCF Bank Stadium to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota as 11.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 48. The Terrapins are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Golden Gophers are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Maryland Terrapins are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
09/24/17 QB Caleb Henderson Foot "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/24/17 QB Kasim Hill Leg injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/06/17 DL Jesse Aniebonam Ankle out indefinitely
09/05/17 QB Tyrell Pigrome Knee out for season
08/30/17 DB Alex Woods Disciplinary out indefinitely
08/26/17 DB Markquese Bell Disciplinary out indefinitely
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
09/24/17 QB Demry Croft Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
09/24/17 OL Jared Weyler Foot "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
09/24/17 RB Rodney Smith Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
09/24/17 RB Shannon Brooks Shoulder probable Saturday vs. Maryland
08/30/17 WR Chris Autman-Bell Leg out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Maryland Terrapins are 47th in the country in points scored with 124. They have run 177 plays this year for 1,213 yards, which ranks them 116th in Division 1 in total offense. The Terrapins average 6.9 yards per play, which is 21st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 58 1st downs this season, ranking them 111th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Maryland has run for 672 yards as a unit, which ranks 54th in college football. They've run 116 times, averaging 5.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Terrapins have been penalized on offense 22 times for 161 yards so far this year, which has them 75th in the country in penalties. Max Bortenschlager has passed for 136 yards this year. He's completed 16 throws while attempting 28 passes for a completion percentage of 57.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 95.4. He averages 2.4 adjusted yards per throw and 4.9 yards per pass attempt.
Maryland is 74th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 96. They have given up a total of 1,210 yards on D, which is 39th in D-1. The Terrapins are 65th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 73 throws on 119 attempts against the Maryland Terrapins defense this season, ranking them 67th and 59th in the nation. The Maryland pass defense has also surrendered a total of 763 yards in the air, which is 52nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 106 attempts for 447 yards this season, putting them in 39th place in the country against the run. The Terrapins have had 27 penalties for 262 yards on defense this year. That places them 101st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Maryland is 23rd in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 101 punt return yards and average 12.6 yards per return, which is 28th in D-1. They have returned 16 kicks for 363 yards on special teams, which puts them 15th in kick return yardage. The Terrapins average 23 yards per kick return and they are 82nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,677. The Maryland Terrapins have tried 5 field goals this year and made 2, which is 97th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 40%. Maryland Terrapins kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 563 yards on 13 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 46th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Gophers have run for 643 yards as a team, which ranks 63rd in college football. They've run 156 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Minnesota Golden Gophers have been penalized on offense 13 times for 127 yards so far this season, which has them 125th in the country in penalties. They are 88th in the nation in points scored with 99. They have run 214 plays this season for 1,162 yards, which ranks them 119th in Division 1 in total offense. Minnesota averages 5.4 yards per play, which is 96th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 60 1st downs this year, placing them 110th overall as an offensive unit. Conor Rhoda averages 9.7 yards per pass attempt and 9.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 30 passes on 47 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 155.1. He has thrown for 456 yards this season.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers rush defense has allowed 63 attempts for 177 yards this year, putting them in 2nd place in D-1 against the run. Minnesota has committed 17 penalties for 171 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 41st in college football. They are 1st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 24. They have surrendered a total of 717 yards on D, which is 4th in the country. The Golden Gophers are ranked 10th in yards per play allowed with 4.1. Opposing offenses have completed 64 passes on 113 attempts against the Minnesota defense this season, placing them 51st and 49th in Division 1. The Minnesota Golden Gophers pass defense has also given up a total of 540 yards through the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Minnesota Golden Gophers have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 5, which is 50th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Minnesota kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this year. Their punters have totaled 590 yards on 13 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 19th in Division 1 in punting average. Minnesota is ranked 106th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 11 punt return yards and average 2.8 yards per return, which is 109th in college football. They have returned 5 kicks for 126 yards on special teams, ranking 109th in kick return yardage. The Minnesota Golden Gophers average 25 yards per kick return and they are 113th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,299.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Golden Gophers -11.5 and over 48 total points
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