Rutgers at Indiana College Football Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Indiana Hoosiers host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 10.5 point favorites. The Hoosiers have an over/under record of 5-5-0 and they are 2-7-1 against the spread. The Scarlet Knights have an ATS record of 8-2-0 while their over/under record is 5-5-0.
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Valuable 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
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Indiana Hoosiers are 2-7-1 against the spread
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
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/12/17 DB A'Shon Riggins Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
11/12/17 DB Marcelino Ball Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
11/12/17 RB Mike Majette Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
11/12/17 TE Peyton Hendershot Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
11/12/17 QB Peyton Ramsey Lower Body is "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
10/30/17 WR J-Shun Harris II ACL is out for season
10/28/17 WR Donavan Hale Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/20/17 DL Juan Harris Arm is 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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have run for 1,664 yards as a team, which ranks 60th in college football. They've run 391 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Scarlet Knights have been penalized on offense 60 times for 508 yards so far this season, which has them 69th in the country in penalties. They are 112th in the nation in points scored with 209. They have run 623 plays this season for 2,850 yards, which ranks them 123rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Scarlet Knights average 4.6 yards per play, which is 124th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 149 1st downs this year, placing them 123rd overall as an offensive unit. Giovanni Rescigno averages 5.4 yards per pass attempt and 5.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 39 passes on 83 attempts for a completion percentage of 47%. His quarterback rating this year is 98.1. He has thrown for 450 yards this season.
The Scarlet Knights rush defense has allowed 370 attempts for 1,717 yards this year, putting them in 72nd place in D-1 against the run. Rutgers has committed 72 penalties for 592 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 85th in college football. They are 62nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 259. They have surrendered a total of 3,849 yards on D, which is 63rd in the country. The Scarlet Knights are ranked 74th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 167 passes on 301 attempts against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights defense this season, placing them 44th and 54th in Division 1. The Rutgers pass defense has also given up a total of 2,132 yards through the air, which is 60th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 7, which is 114th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 70%. Rutgers Scarlet Knights kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,832 yards on 64 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 15th in Division 1 in punting average. Rutgers is ranked 56th in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 130 punt return yards and average 8.7 yards per return, which is 45th in college football. They have returned 31 kicks for 527 yards on special teams, ranking 80th in kick return yardage. The Scarlet Knights average 17 yards per kick return and they are 125th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,507.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hoosiers are 84th in the country in points scored with 257. They have run 783 plays this year for 3,761 yards, which ranks them 39th in Division 1 in total offense. The Indiana Hoosiers average 4.8 yards per play, which is 120th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 209 1st downs this season, ranking them 60th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Indiana has run for 1,182 yards as a unit, which ranks 110th in college football. They've run 369 times, averaging 3.2 yards per rush as a unit. Indiana has been penalized on offense 63 times for 608 yards so far this year, which has them 51st in the country in penalties. Peyton Ramsey has passed for 1,252 yards this year. He's completed 134 throws while attempting 205 passes for a completion percentage of 65.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 127.9. He averages 6 adjusted yards per throw and 6.1 yards per pass attempt.
Indiana is 69th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 273. They have given up a total of 3,438 yards on D, which is 34th in D-1. The Hoosiers are 19th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 154 throws on 278 attempts against the Indiana defense this season, ranking them 20th and 27th in the nation. The Indiana Hoosiers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,872 yards in the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 421 attempts for 1,566 yards this season, putting them in 62nd place in the country against the run. The Hoosiers have had 81 penalties for 720 yards on defense this year. That places them 121st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Indiana is 5th in the country in punt returns with 26. They've totaled 351 punt return yards and average 13.5 yards per return, which is 15th in D-1. They have returned 29 kicks for 542 yards on special teams, which puts them 75th in kick return yardage. The Indiana Hoosiers average 19 yards per kick return and they are 69th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,654. The Hoosiers have tried 14 field goals this year and made 13, which is 42nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 93%. Indiana kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 30 for 31 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,961 yards on 72 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 83rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Scarlet Knights/Hoosiers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Scarlet Knights +10.5
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