Indiana at Rutgers College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
High Point Solutions Stadium
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High Point Solutions Stadium is the venue for the game between the Indiana Hoosiers and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 13.5 point favorites. The Scarlet Knights are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-2-0. The Hoosiers are 1-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-2-0.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Indiana Hoosiers are 1-3-0 against the spread
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 1-3-0 against the spread
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
09/23/18 WR Jacolby Hewitt Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Rutgers
09/20/18 LB James Miller Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Michigan State
09/17/18 OL Mackenzie Nworah Lower Body is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Michigan State
09/16/18 TE Ryan Watercutter Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Michigan State
09/16/18 TE TJ Ivy Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Michigan State
09/03/18 RB Cole Gest ACL is out for season
08/24/18 RB Morgan Ellison Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
09/22/18 LB CJ Onyechi Suspension is questionable
09/22/18 OL Mike Lonsdorf Undisclosed is questionable
09/09/18 DB Blessuan Austin Knee is out indefinitely
09/02/18 DL Tijuan Mason Leg is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Indiana Hoosiers have run for 734 yards as a unit, which ranks 56th in the nation. They've run 165 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Hoosiers have been penalized on offense 25 times for 262 yards so far this year, which has them 59th in the country in penalties. They are 63rd in Division 1 in points scored with 117. They have run 302 plays this year for 1,610 yards, which ranks them 61st in the nation in total offense. The Hoosiers average 5.3 yards per play, which is 96th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 96 1st downs this season, ranking them 25th overall as an offensive unit. Peyton Ramsey has completed 88 throws while attempting 122 passes for a completion percentage of 72.1%. He has passed for 751 yards this year. He averages 5.8 adjusted yards per throw and 6.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 136.2.
The Hoosiers rush defense has given up 157 attempts for 693 yards this season, putting them in 89th place in the country against the run. They have had 28 penalties for 273 yards on defense this year. That places them 104th in Division 1. Indiana is 57th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 89. They have given up a total of 1,318 yards on D, which is 48th in the nation. The Hoosiers are 42nd in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 58 throws on 107 attempts against the Indiana Hoosiers defense this season, ranking them 31st and 45th in the country. The Indiana pass defense has also surrendered a total of 625 yards in the air, which is 24th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Scarlet Knights are 121st in Division 1 in points scored with 65. They have run 275 plays this season for 1,115 yards, which ranks them 119th in the nation in total offense. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights average 4.1 yards per play, which is 126th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 66 1st downs this year, placing them 106th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Rutgers has run for 553 yards as a team, which ranks 91st in the country. They've run 148 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Scarlet Knights have been penalized on offense 28 times for 279 yards so far this season, which has them 41st in the nation in penalties. Artur Sitkowski has thrown for 329 yards this season. He has completed 39 passes on 79 attempts for a completion percentage of 49.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 70.8. He averages 4.2 yards per pass attempt and 0.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Rutgers is 119th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 156. They have surrendered a total of 1,744 yards on D, which is 107th in Division 1. The Scarlet Knights are ranked 112th in yards per play allowed with 6.6. Opposing offenses have completed 68 passes on 110 attempts against the Rutgers defense this season, placing them 61st and 50th in the country. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights pass defense has also given up a total of 861 yards through the air, which is 77th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 154 attempts for 883 yards this year, putting them in 118th place in D-1 against the run. The Scarlet Knights have committed 36 penalties for 331 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 122nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Hoosiers/Scarlet Knights college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Hoosiers -13.5
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