Michigan at Indiana College Football Picks & Predictions 10/14/2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
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The Michigan Wolverines travel to Memorial Stadium to take on the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 6.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46. The Wolverines have an ATS record of 2-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-3-1. The Hoosiers have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 1-3-1 against the over/under
The Michigan Wolverines are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Indiana Hoosiers are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
10/08/17 DL Luiji Vilain Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/08/17 WR Nate Schoenle Foot "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/08/17 TE Nick Eubanks Head "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/08/17 WR Oliver Martin Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/04/17 DB Nate Johnson Dismissed out for season
10/02/17 QB Wilton Speight Back out indefinitely
09/18/17 WR Tarik Black Foot out indefinitely
09/11/17 DL Donovan Jeter Undisclosed out for season
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
10/08/17 DB A'Shon Riggins Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
10/08/17 WR Donavan Hale Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
10/08/17 TE Ian Thomas Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
10/08/17 WR J-Shun Harris II Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
10/08/17 DB Marcelino Ball Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Michigan
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Michigan Wolverines are 92nd in Division 1 in points scored with 136. They have run 355 plays this season for 1,929 yards, which ranks them 84th in the nation in total offense. The Wolverines average 5.4 yards per play, which is 89th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 93 1st downs this year, placing them 110th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Michigan has run for 839 yards as a team, which ranks 74th in the country. They've run 211 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wolverines have been penalized on offense 35 times for 305 yards so far this season, which has them 54th in the nation in penalties. John O'Corn has thrown for 505 yards this season. He has completed 35 passes on 62 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 117.3. He averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 5.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Michigan is 7th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 68. They have surrendered a total of 1,065 yards on D, which is 2nd in Division 1. The Wolverines are ranked 2nd in yards per play allowed with 3.6. Opposing offenses have completed 54 passes on 127 attempts against the Michigan Wolverines defense this season, placing them 7th and 13th in the country. The Michigan pass defense has also given up a total of 630 yards through the air, which is 3rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 166 attempts for 435 yards this year, putting them in 5th place in D-1 against the run. The Wolverines have committed 33 penalties for 267 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 53rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Michigan is ranked 6th in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 168 punt return yards and average 11.2 yards per return, which is 32nd in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 185 yards on special teams, ranking 113th in kick return yardage. The Wolverines average 19 yards per kick return and they are 97th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,282. The Michigan Wolverines have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 12, which is 5th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Michigan Wolverines kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,037 yards on 26 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 93rd in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hoosiers have run for 755 yards as a team, which ranks 94th in the nation. They've run 207 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Hoosiers have been penalized on offense 26 times for 221 yards so far this year, which has them 105th in the country in penalties. They are 77th in Division 1 in points scored with 148. They have run 400 plays this year for 2,053 yards, which ranks them 63rd in the nation in total offense. The Indiana Hoosiers average 5.1 yards per play, which is 103rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 108 1st downs this season, ranking them 75th overall as an offensive unit. Richard Lagow has completed 58 throws while attempting 103 passes for a completion percentage of 56.3%. He has passed for 661 yards this year. He averages 5.9 adjusted yards per throw and 6.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 117.2.
The Indiana Hoosiers rush defense has given up 211 attempts for 762 yards this season, putting them in 54th place in the country against the run. They have had 36 penalties for 276 yards on defense this year. That places them 55th in Division 1. Indiana is 52nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 128. They have given up a total of 1,789 yards on D, which is 40th in the nation. The Hoosiers are 21st in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opponent offenses have completed 90 throws on 164 attempts against the Indiana defense this season, ranking them 40th and 50th in the country. The Indiana Hoosiers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,027 yards in the air, which is 34th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Indiana Hoosiers have tried 5 field goals this year and made 5, which is 75th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Indiana kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,449 yards on 36 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 91st in the NCAA in punting average. Indiana is 17th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 230 punt return yards and average 17.7 yards per return, which is 6th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 258 yards on special teams, which puts them 80th in kick return yardage. The Hoosiers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 75th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,541.
Who will win tonight's Wolverines/Hoosiers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wolverines -6.5
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