Indiana at Minnesota College Football Picks and Predictions 10/26/2018
Friday, October 26, 2018
TCF Bank Stadium
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers host the Indiana Hoosiers at TCF Bank Stadium on Friday, October 26, 2018. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 3 point favorites. The Golden Gophers have an over/under record of 4-3-0 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread. The Hoosiers have an ATS record of 3-5-0 while their over/under record is 5-3-0.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Indiana Hoosiers are 3-5-0 against the spread
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 4-3-0 against the spread
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
10/21/18 DB Devon Matthews Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Minnesota U
10/21/18 QB Michael Penix Jr. Leg left last game, is OUT Friday vs Minnesota U
09/03/18 RB Cole Gest ACL is out for season
08/24/18 RB Morgan Ellison Suspension is out for season
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
10/21/18 DB Antonio Shenault Head left last game, is questionable Friday vs Indiana
10/21/18 DL O.J. Smith Head is questionable Friday vs Indiana
10/21/18 QB Zack Annexstad Undisclosed left last game, is questionable Friday vs Indiana
10/17/18 RB Shannon Brooks Disciplinary is out indefinitely
09/24/18 DB Antoine Winfield Jr. Undisclosed is out for season
09/10/18 RB Rodney Smith Leg is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Indiana Hoosiers have run for 1,272 yards as a team, which ranks 66th in college football. They've run 298 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Hoosiers have been penalized on offense 50 times for 511 yards so far this season, which has them 45th in the country in penalties. They are 64th in the nation in points scored with 211. They have run 620 plays this season for 3,346 yards, which ranks them 19th in Division 1 in total offense. The Hoosiers average 5.4 yards per play, which is 88th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 198 1st downs this year, placing them 7th overall as an offensive unit. Peyton Ramsey averages 6.4 yards per pass attempt and 6.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 197 passes on 288 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 131.8. He has thrown for 1,855 yards this season.
The Hoosiers rush defense has allowed 296 attempts for 1,278 yards this year, putting them in 88th place in D-1 against the run. Indiana has committed 57 penalties for 568 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 116th in college football. They are 98th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 230. They have surrendered a total of 3,114 yards on D, which is 96th in the country. The Hoosiers are ranked 72nd in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 151 passes on 257 attempts against the Indiana Hoosiers defense this season, placing them 99th and 107th in Division 1. The Indiana pass defense has also given up a total of 1,836 yards through the air, which is 100th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Indiana Hoosiers have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 8, which is 53rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Indiana Hoosiers kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 23 for 24 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,422 yards on 35 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 84th in Division 1 in punting average. Indiana is ranked 32nd in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 148 punt return yards and average 10.6 yards per return, which is 44th in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 146 yards on special teams, ranking 119th in kick return yardage. The Hoosiers average 15 yards per kick return and they are 45th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,641.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Gophers are 93rd in the country in points scored with 181. They have run 488 plays this year for 2,582 yards, which ranks them 80th in Division 1 in total offense. The Minnesota Golden Gophers average 5.3 yards per play, which is 99th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 149 1st downs this season, ranking them 70th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Minnesota has run for 1,033 yards as a unit, which ranks 96th in college football. They've run 275 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. Minnesota has been penalized on offense 32 times for 339 yards so far this year, which has them 115th in the country in penalties. Zack Annexstad has passed for 1,277 yards this year. He's completed 97 throws while attempting 187 passes for a completion percentage of 51.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 117.6. He averages 6.1 adjusted yards per throw and 6.8 yards per pass attempt.
Minnesota is 75th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 200. They have given up a total of 2,784 yards on D, which is 69th in D-1. The Golden Gophers are 90th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 155 throws on 242 attempts against the Minnesota defense this season, ranking them 107th and 89th in the nation. The Minnesota Golden Gophers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,672 yards in the air, which is 79th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 227 attempts for 1,112 yards this season, putting them in 65th place in the country against the run. The Golden Gophers have had 41 penalties for 387 yards on defense this year. That places them 54th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Minnesota is 106th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 179 punt return yards and average 25.6 yards per return, which is 1st in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 385 yards on special teams, which puts them 43rd in kick return yardage. The Minnesota Golden Gophers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 81st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,147. The Golden Gophers have tried 11 field goals this year and made 8, which is 64th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Minnesota kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,415 yards on 34 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 67th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Hoosiers/Golden Gophers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Hoosiers -3
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