Maryland at Rutgers College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
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The Maryland Terrapins head to Yankee Stadium to play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Maryland as 1 point favorites. The Terrapins are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-1-0. The Scarlet Knights are 6-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-4-0.
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Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 7-1-0 against the over/under
The Maryland Terrapins are 4-4-0 against the spread
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 6-2-0 against the spread
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
09/26/17 QB Kasim Hill ACL out for season
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 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
10/29/17 DL Jimmy Hogan Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/29/17 QB Johnathan Lewis Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/29/17 WR Rashad Blunt Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/10/17 OL Jonah Jackson Undisclosed expected to miss 3-4 weeks
10/10/17 DB Saquan Hampton Shoulder out indefinitely
09/25/17 DB Blessuan Austin Knee out for season
09/14/17 DL Eric Wiafe Personal has left team
08/23/17 WR Ahmir Mitchell Dismissed is out for season
08/16/17 LB Tyreek Maddox-Williams ACL out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Maryland Terrapins are 49th in the country in points scored with 245. They have run 494 plays this year for 2,654 yards, which ranks them 114th in Division 1 in total offense. The Terrapins average 5.4 yards per play, which is 82nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 144 1st downs this season, ranking them 108th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Maryland has run for 1,392 yards as a unit, which ranks 56th in college football. They've run 308 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Terrapins have been penalized on offense 52 times for 514 yards so far this year, which has them 52nd in the country in penalties. Max Bortenschlager has passed for 857 yards this year. He's completed 77 throws while attempting 152 passes for a completion percentage of 50.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 112.3. He averages 5.6 adjusted yards per throw and 5.6 yards per pass attempt.
Maryland is 115th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 296. They have given up a total of 3,557 yards on D, which is 97th in D-1. The Terrapins are 73rd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 195 throws on 316 attempts against the Maryland Terrapins defense this season, ranking them 124th and 122nd in the nation. The Maryland pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,223 yards in the air, which is 113th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 307 attempts for 1,334 yards this season, putting them in 69th place in the country against the run. The Terrapins have had 58 penalties for 585 yards on defense this year. That places them 116th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Maryland is 38th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 177 punt return yards and average 12.6 yards per return, which is 17th in D-1. They have returned 36 kicks for 896 yards on special teams, which puts them 1st in kick return yardage. The Terrapins average 25 yards per kick return and they are 73rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,727. The Maryland Terrapins have tried 9 field goals this year and made 5, which is 111th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 56%. Maryland Terrapins kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 32 for 32 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,639 yards on 42 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 108th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Scarlet Knights have run for 1,270 yards as a team, which ranks 70th in college football. They've run 305 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have been penalized on offense 50 times for 418 yards so far this season, which has them 64th in the country in penalties. They are 106th in the nation in points scored with 172. They have run 499 plays this season for 2,306 yards, which ranks them 122nd in Division 1 in total offense. Rutgers averages 4.6 yards per play, which is 124th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 119 1st downs this year, placing them 125th overall as an offensive unit. Kyle Bolin averages 5.3 yards per pass attempt and 3.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 73 passes on 133 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 98.2. He has thrown for 711 yards this season.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights rush defense has allowed 302 attempts for 1,460 yards this year, putting them in 79th place in D-1 against the run. Rutgers has committed 58 penalties for 507 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 93rd in college football. They are 58th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 200. They have surrendered a total of 3,160 yards on D, which is 70th in the country. The Scarlet Knights are ranked 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 132 passes on 248 attempts against the Rutgers defense this season, placing them 38th and 59th in Division 1. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights pass defense has also given up a total of 1,700 yards through the air, which is 59th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 4, which is 120th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Rutgers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,511 yards on 56 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 13th in Division 1 in punting average. Rutgers is ranked 63rd in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 125 punt return yards and average 10.4 yards per return, which is 32nd in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 343 yards on special teams, ranking 110th in kick return yardage. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights average 16 yards per kick return and they are 126th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,774.
Who will win tonight's Terrapins/Scarlet Knights college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Terrapins -1
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