Ohio State at Purdue College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The Purdue Boilermakers host the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ross-Ade Stadium on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 14 point favorites. The Boilermakers have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 4-2-0 against the spread. The Buckeyes have an ATS record of 3-4-0 while their over/under record is 3-4-0.
Valuable Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Purdue Boilermakers are 4-2-0 against the spread
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
10/14/18 S Amir Riep Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Purdue
10/14/18 WR Cameron Brown Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Purdue
10/14/18 DE Jonathon Cooper Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Purdue
10/14/18 LB Malik Harrison Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Purdue
10/14/18 CB Sevyn Banks Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Purdue
09/27/18 OL Brady Taylor Knee is out indefinitely
09/17/18 DE Nick Bosa Abdominal is out indefinitely
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
10/14/18 TE Brycen Hopkins Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Ohio State
10/14/18 TE Cole Herdman Stinger is questionable Saturday vs Ohio State
10/14/18 TE Jess Trussell Hand is questionable Saturday vs Ohio State
10/14/18 DT Keiwan Jones Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Ohio State
07/28/18 RB Richie Worship ACL is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Ohio State Buckeyes have run for 1,300 yards as a team, which ranks 40th in college football. They've run 289 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Buckeyes have been penalized on offense 56 times for 521 yards so far this season, which has them 13th in the country in penalties. They are 2nd in the nation in points scored with 324. They have run 559 plays this season for 3,900 yards, which ranks them 1st in Division 1 in total offense. The Buckeyes average 7 yards per play, which is 12th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 210 1st downs this year, placing them 1st overall as an offensive unit. Dwayne Haskins averages 9.6 yards per pass attempt and 11.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 175 passes on 242 attempts for a completion percentage of 72.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 188.1. He has thrown for 2,331 yards this season.
The Buckeyes rush defense has allowed 245 attempts for 1,044 yards this year, putting them in 75th place in D-1 against the run. Ohio State has committed 37 penalties for 375 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 74th in college football. They are 38th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 134. They have surrendered a total of 2,595 yards on D, which is 83rd in the country. The Buckeyes are ranked 79th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 114 passes on 214 attempts against the Ohio State Buckeyes defense this season, placing them 56th and 85th in Division 1. The Ohio State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,551 yards through the air, which is 82nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Ohio State Buckeyes have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 6, which is 71st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Ohio State Buckeyes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 42 for 42 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,157 yards on 26 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 24th in Division 1 in punting average. Ohio State is ranked 11th in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 99 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 98th in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 194 yards on special teams, ranking 102nd in kick return yardage. The Buckeyes average 22 yards per kick return and they are 4th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,192.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boilermakers are 51st in the country in points scored with 201. They have run 438 plays this year for 3,069 yards, which ranks them 12th in Division 1 in total offense. The Purdue Boilermakers average 7 yards per play, which is 14th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 138 1st downs this season, ranking them 61st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Purdue has run for 1,084 yards as a unit, which ranks 71st in college football. They've run 206 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. Purdue has been penalized on offense 40 times for 390 yards so far this year, which has them 68th in the country in penalties. David Blough has passed for 1,695 yards this year. He's completed 128 throws while attempting 187 passes for a completion percentage of 68.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 160.1. He averages 9.7 adjusted yards per throw and 9.1 yards per pass attempt.
Purdue is 42nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 139. They have given up a total of 2,492 yards on D, which is 75th in D-1. The Boilermakers are 80th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 126 throws on 214 attempts against the Purdue defense this season, ranking them 83rd and 86th in the nation. The Purdue Boilermakers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,605 yards in the air, which is 90th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 224 attempts for 887 yards this season, putting them in 45th place in the country against the run. The Boilermakers have had 45 penalties for 407 yards on defense this year. That places them 94th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Purdue is 86th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 39 punt return yards and average 4.9 yards per return, which is 108th in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 297 yards on special teams, which puts them 62nd in kick return yardage. The Purdue Boilermakers average 20 yards per kick return and they are 29th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,405. The Boilermakers have tried 16 field goals this year and made 12, which is 8th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Purdue kickers have made 86% of their extra points, going 19 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,018 yards on 24 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 49th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Buckeyes/Boilermakers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Boilermakers +14
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