Purdue at Indiana College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Memorial Stadium to take on the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 4 point favorites. The Boilermakers have an ATS record of 6-5-0 while their over/under record is 6-5-0. The Hoosiers have an over/under record of 7-4-0 and they are 5-6-0 against the spread.
Valuable Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Purdue Boilermakers are 6-5-0 against the spread
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 7-4-0 against the over/under
The Indiana Hoosiers are 5-6-0 against the spread
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
11/12/18 S Jacob Thieneman Shoulder is out indefinitely
11/11/18 TE Cole Herdman Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Wisconsin
11/06/18 OL Grant Hermanns MCL is out indefinitely
07/28/18 RB Richie Worship ACL is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/17/18 OL Mackenzie Nworah Undisclosed is OUT Saturday vs Michigan
11/17/18 WR Whop Philyor Undisclosed is doubtful Saturday vs Michigan
11/11/18 LB Reakwon Jones Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Michigan
11/11/18 LB T.D. Roof Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Michigan
10/22/18 QB Michael Penix Jr. ACL is out for season
09/03/18 RB Cole Gest ACL is out for season
08/24/18 RB Morgan Ellison Suspension is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Purdue Boilermakers are 41st in Division 1 in points scored with 355. They have run 776 plays this season for 5,068 yards, which ranks them 7th in the nation in total offense. The Boilermakers average 6.5 yards per play, which is 17th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 241 1st downs this year, placing them 46th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Purdue has run for 1,564 yards as a team, which ranks 94th in the country. They've run 339 times, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Boilermakers have been penalized on offense 69 times for 704 yards so far this season, which has them 56th in the nation in penalties. David Blough has thrown for 3,211 yards this season. He has completed 256 passes on 390 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 149.8. He averages 8.2 yards per pass attempt and 8.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Purdue is 73rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 306. They have surrendered a total of 4,857 yards on D, which is 104th in Division 1. The Boilermakers are ranked 86th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 249 passes on 409 attempts against the Purdue Boilermakers defense this season, placing them 126th and 124th in the country. The Purdue pass defense has also given up a total of 3,024 yards through the air, which is 120th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 417 attempts for 1,833 yards this year, putting them in 68th place in D-1 against the run. The Boilermakers have committed 87 penalties for 850 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 127th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Purdue is ranked 94th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 80 punt return yards and average 6.2 yards per return, which is 98th in college football. They have returned 35 kicks for 641 yards on special teams, ranking 35th in kick return yardage. The Boilermakers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 24th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,789. The Purdue Boilermakers have attempted 25 field goals this season and made 19, which is 8th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 76%. Purdue Boilermakers kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 39 for 41 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,200 yards on 51 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 29th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hoosiers have run for 1,746 yards as a team, which ranks 74th in the nation. They've run 398 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Hoosiers have been penalized on offense 65 times for 649 yards so far this year, which has them 69th in the country in penalties. They are 79th in Division 1 in points scored with 296. They have run 828 plays this year for 4,495 yards, which ranks them 41st in the nation in total offense. The Indiana Hoosiers average 5.4 yards per play, which is 85th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 255 1st downs this season, ranking them 30th overall as an offensive unit. Peyton Ramsey has completed 259 throws while attempting 396 passes for a completion percentage of 65.4%. He has passed for 2,530 yards this year. He averages 5.9 adjusted yards per throw and 6.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 128.
The Indiana Hoosiers rush defense has given up 446 attempts for 2,068 yards this season, putting them in 90th place in the country against the run. They have had 74 penalties for 726 yards on defense this year. That places them 110th in Division 1. Indiana is 83rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 331. They have given up a total of 4,645 yards on D, which is 89th in the nation. The Hoosiers are 90th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 198 throws on 334 attempts against the Indiana defense this season, ranking them 60th and 66th in the country. The Indiana Hoosiers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,577 yards in the air, which is 78th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Indiana Hoosiers have tried 17 field goals this year and made 15, which is 27th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Indiana kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 29 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,844 yards on 46 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 90th in the NCAA in punting average. Indiana is 80th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 149 punt return yards and average 10.6 yards per return, which is 49th in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 303 yards on special teams, which puts them 112th in kick return yardage. The Hoosiers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 78th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,946.
Who will win tonight's Boilermakers/Hoosiers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Boilermakers -4
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