Maryland at Wisconsin College Football Picks & Predictions 10/21/2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Camp Randall Stadium
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The Maryland Terrapins head to Camp Randall Stadium to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Wisconsin as 24 point favorites. The total has been set at 54. The Terrapins are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-1-0. The Badgers are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-2-0.
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Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-1-0 against the over/under
The Maryland Terrapins are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Wisconsin Badgers are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
10/15/17 LB Shane Cockerille Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Wisconsin
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 Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
10/15/17 RB Chris James Leg "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/15/17 WR Danny Davis Knee left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/15/17 WR George Rushing Leg "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/15/17 DE Isaiahh Loudermilk Leg left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/15/17 RB Taiwan Deal Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/15/17 WR Jazz Peavy Leg "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/15/17 DB Madison Cone Leg "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/15/17 OL Micah Kapoi Arm "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/15/17 S Patrick Johnson Arm "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
09/06/17 DE Chikwe Obasih Knee out indefinitely
08/27/17 RB Sam Brodner Knee out for season
08/27/17 LB Zack Baun Foot out for season
08/27/17 LB Mason Stokke Leg out for season
08/10/17 LB Jack Cichy ACL out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Maryland Terrapins are 56th in the country in points scored with 190. They have run 376 plays this year for 2,035 yards, which ranks them 117th in Division 1 in total offense. The Terrapins average 5.4 yards per play, which is 86th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 105 1st downs this season, ranking them 114th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Maryland has run for 1,069 yards as a unit, which ranks 57th in college football. They've run 236 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Terrapins have been penalized on offense 36 times for 327 yards so far this year, which has them 79th in the country in penalties. Max Bortenschlager has passed for 561 yards this year. He's completed 54 throws while attempting 106 passes for a completion percentage of 50.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 110.3. He averages 5.6 adjusted yards per throw and 5.3 yards per pass attempt.
Maryland is 108th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 219. They have given up a total of 2,635 yards on D, which is 85th in D-1. The Terrapins are 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 136 throws on 230 attempts against the Maryland Terrapins defense this season, ranking them 106th and 110th in the nation. The Maryland pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,588 yards in the air, which is 93rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 230 attempts for 1,047 yards this season, putting them in 78th place in the country against the run. The Terrapins have had 45 penalties for 466 yards on defense this year. That places them 118th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Maryland is 34th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 136 punt return yards and average 11.3 yards per return, which is 28th in D-1. They have returned 30 kicks for 721 yards on special teams, which puts them 3rd in kick return yardage. The Terrapins average 24 yards per kick return and they are 77th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,893. The Maryland Terrapins have tried 6 field goals this year and made 3, which is 118th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Maryland Terrapins kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,283 yards on 33 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 106th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Badgers have run for 1,587 yards as a team, which ranks 17th in college football. They've run 284 times, averaging 5.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wisconsin Badgers have been penalized on offense 37 times for 329 yards so far this season, which has them 70th in the country in penalties. They are 36th in the nation in points scored with 218. They have run 411 plays this season for 2,803 yards, which ranks them 91st in Division 1 in total offense. Wisconsin averages 6.8 yards per play, which is 16th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 138 1st downs this year, placing them 46th overall as an offensive unit. Alex Hornibrook averages 9.7 yards per pass attempt and 9.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 82 passes on 125 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 166.4. He has thrown for 1,210 yards this season.
The Wisconsin Badgers rush defense has allowed 174 attempts for 473 yards this year, putting them in 2nd place in D-1 against the run. Wisconsin has committed 38 penalties for 329 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 62nd in college football. They are 4th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 80. They have surrendered a total of 1,590 yards on D, which is 5th in the country. The Badgers are ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opposing offenses have completed 105 passes on 189 attempts against the Wisconsin defense this season, placing them 46th and 50th in Division 1. The Wisconsin Badgers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,117 yards through the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Wisconsin Badgers have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 88th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Wisconsin kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 28 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 871 yards on 21 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 76th in Division 1 in punting average. Wisconsin is ranked 37th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 85 punt return yards and average 7.1 yards per return, which is 64th in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 204 yards on special teams, ranking 119th in kick return yardage. The Wisconsin Badgers average 20 yards per kick return and they are 62nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,092.
Who will win tonight's Terrapins/Badgers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Badgers -24
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