Ohio State at Maryland College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Maryland Stadium is the venue for the game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio State as 14 point favorites. The Terrapins are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-5-0. The Buckeyes are 4-6-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-6-0.
Valuable Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 4-6-0 against the spread
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Maryland Terrapins are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/11/18 WR Cameron Brown Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Maryland
11/11/18 S Isaiah Pryor Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Maryland
11/11/18 CB Jeffrey Okudah Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Maryland
11/11/18 CB Sevyn Banks Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Maryland
10/29/18 WR Austin Mack Foot is out indefinitely
09/27/18 OL Brady Taylor Knee is out indefinitely
09/17/18 DE Nick Bosa Abdominal has left the team
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/11/18 RB Ty Johnson Calf is questionable Saturday vs Ohio State
11/09/18 DB Marcus Lewis Undisclosed has left team
11/07/18 DB Qwuantrezz Knight Transferred is out for season
10/10/18 DL Brett Kulka Knee is out for season
10/03/18 QB Max Bortenschlager Ankle is out for season
10/01/18 RB Lorenzo Harrison Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Ohio State Buckeyes have run for 1,725 yards as a unit, which ranks 60th in the nation. They've run 399 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Buckeyes have been penalized on offense 76 times for 683 yards so far this year, which has them 20th in the country in penalties. They are 9th in Division 1 in points scored with 406. They have run 813 plays this year for 5,274 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the nation in total offense. The Buckeyes average 6.5 yards per play, which is 18th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 286 1st downs this season, ranking them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. Dwayne Haskins has completed 266 throws while attempting 386 passes for a completion percentage of 68.9%. He has passed for 3,280 yards this year. He averages 9.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 165.4.
The Buckeyes rush defense has given up 341 attempts for 1,442 yards this season, putting them in 50th place in the country against the run. They have had 56 penalties for 560 yards on defense this year. That places them 76th in Division 1. Ohio State is 33rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 220. They have given up a total of 3,857 yards on D, which is 66th in the nation. The Buckeyes are 71st in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 179 throws on 338 attempts against the Ohio State Buckeyes defense this season, ranking them 56th and 95th in the country. The Ohio State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,415 yards in the air, which is 88th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Ohio State Buckeyes have tried 13 field goals this year and made 9, which is 83rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Ohio State Buckeyes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 51 for 51 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,881 yards on 44 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 38th in the NCAA in punting average. Ohio State is 14th in the country in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 142 punt return yards and average 6.5 yards per return, which is 96th in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 320 yards on special teams, which puts them 101st in kick return yardage. The Buckeyes average 19 yards per kick return and they are 11th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,736.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Terrapins are 67th in Division 1 in points scored with 288. They have run 607 plays this season for 3,663 yards, which ranks them 124th in the nation in total offense. The Maryland Terrapins average 6 yards per play, which is 53rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 171 1st downs this year, placing them 117th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Maryland has run for 2,349 yards as a team, which ranks 16th in the country. They've run 403 times, averaging 5.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Terrapins have been penalized on offense 84 times for 803 yards so far this season, which has them 6th in the nation in penalties. Kasim Hill has thrown for 1,083 yards this season. He has completed 84 passes on 170 attempts for a completion percentage of 49.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 115.7. He averages 6.4 yards per pass attempt and 6.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Maryland is 55th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 254. They have surrendered a total of 3,432 yards on D, which is 33rd in Division 1. The Terrapins are ranked 32nd in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 142 passes on 277 attempts against the Maryland defense this season, placing them 11th and 32nd in the country. The Maryland Terrapins pass defense has also given up a total of 1,818 yards through the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 404 attempts for 1,614 yards this year, putting them in 67th place in D-1 against the run. The Terrapins have committed 44 penalties for 405 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 14th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Maryland is ranked 48th in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 80 punt return yards and average 5 yards per return, which is 113th in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 739 yards on special teams, ranking 11th in kick return yardage. The Maryland Terrapins average 26 yards per kick return and they are 72nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,482. The Terrapins have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 10, which is 67th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Maryland kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 34 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,264 yards on 55 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 69th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Buckeyes/Terrapins college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Buckeyes -14
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