Michigan State at Rutgers College Football Picks & Parlay 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
High Point Solutions Stadium
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The Michigan State Spartans travel to High Point Solutions Stadium to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 13.5 point favorites. The Spartans have an ATS record of 6-4-0 while their over/under record is 4-6-0. The Scarlet Knights have an over/under record of 5-5-0 and they are 8-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Michigan State Spartans are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 8-2-0 against the spread
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/12/17 OL AJ Arcuri Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
11/12/17 TE Hussien Kadry Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
11/12/17 DE Jacub Panasiuk Undisclosed left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
11/12/17 G Matt Carrick Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
11/12/17 DE Mufi Hunt Undisclosed left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
11/12/17 RB Weston Bridges Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
09/03/17 WR Brandon Sowards ACL out for season
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
11/12/17 QB Johnathan Lewis Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
11/12/17 DB K.J. Gray Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
11/12/17 WR Rashad Blunt Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/10/17 OL Jonah Jackson Undisclosed expected to miss 3-4 weeks
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 Michigan State Spartans are 110th in Division 1 in points scored with 237. They have run 811 plays this season for 4,109 yards, which ranks them 76th in the nation in total offense. The Spartans average 5.1 yards per play, which is 108th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 229 1st downs this year, placing them 60th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Michigan State has run for 1,746 yards as a team, which ranks 72nd in the country. They've run 440 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Spartans have been penalized on offense 69 times for 638 yards so far this season, which has them 52nd in the nation in penalties. Brian Lewerke has thrown for 2,358 yards this season. He has completed 212 passes on 365 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 123.5. He averages 6.5 yards per pass attempt and 6.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Michigan State is 36th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 237. They have surrendered a total of 3,457 yards on D, which is 19th in Division 1. The Spartans are ranked 20th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 196 passes on 356 attempts against the Michigan State Spartans defense this season, placing them 66th and 94th in the country. The Michigan State pass defense has also given up a total of 2,255 yards through the air, which is 46th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 348 attempts for 1,202 yards this year, putting them in 8th place in D-1 against the run. The Spartans have committed 54 penalties for 502 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 41st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Michigan State is ranked 34th in the nation in punt returns with 20. They've accumulated 61 punt return yards and average 3.1 yards per return, which is 124th in college football. They have returned 30 kicks for 636 yards on special teams, ranking 66th in kick return yardage. The Spartans average 21 yards per kick return and they are 95th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,805. The Michigan State Spartans have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 11, which is 73rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Michigan State Spartans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 28 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,762 yards on 66 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 65th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Scarlet Knights have run for 1,751 yards as a team, which ranks 71st in the nation. They've run 424 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Scarlet Knights have been penalized on offense 66 times for 557 yards so far this year, which has them 65th in the country in penalties. They are 117th in Division 1 in points scored with 209. They have run 680 plays this year for 3,040 yards, which ranks them 124th in the nation in total offense. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights average 4.5 yards per play, which is 128th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 160 1st downs this season, ranking them 126th overall as an offensive unit. Giovanni Rescigno has completed 47 throws while attempting 97 passes for a completion percentage of 48.5%. He has passed for 517 yards this year. He averages 5.3 adjusted yards per throw and 5.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 98.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights rush defense has given up 418 attempts for 1,984 yards this season, putting them in 82nd place in the country against the run. They have had 73 penalties for 607 yards on defense this year. That places them 76th in Division 1. Rutgers is 71st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 300. They have given up a total of 4,352 yards on D, which is 72nd in the nation. The Scarlet Knights are 81st in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 184 throws on 329 attempts against the Rutgers defense this season, ranking them 44th and 57th in the country. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,368 yards in the air, which is 63rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have tried 10 field goals this year and made 7, which is 120th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 70%. Rutgers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,288 yards on 73 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 10th in the NCAA in punting average. Rutgers is 46th in the country in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 121 punt return yards and average 6.7 yards per return, which is 73rd in D-1. They have returned 34 kicks for 592 yards on special teams, which puts them 79th in kick return yardage. The Scarlet Knights average 17 yards per kick return and they are 127th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,753.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Scarlet Knights +13.5 and over 58 total points
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