Indiana Hoosiers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Ohio State Buckeyes
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Ohio Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana (+19.5)
Ohio Stadium is the site where Justin Fields and the Ohio State Buckeyes (3-0) will take on the Indiana Hoosiers (4-0) on Saturday. The odds on this game have Ohio State as 19.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 63.5.
In their last game, the Indiana Hoosiers faced the Michigan State Spartans and ended up getting the win by a score of 24-0. Stevie Scott III paced the team in rushing in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 13 yards and he notched 1 TD in this outing. He racked up a total of 84 yards on 23 carries which meant he was running for 3.7 yards per run. Ty Fryfogle was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 200 yards on 11 receptions. He had an average of 18.2 yards per reception in this outing. Michael Penix Jr. went 25/38 with 320 yards by way of passing and threw 2 touchdowns. He gave away 2 interceptions for the game.
Regarding putting points on the board, the Indiana Hoosiers have an average of 33.8 points per contest. Offensively they average 101.5 yards in the run game ranking them 117th in Division 1. The Hoosiers have earned 1,476 yards in total this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Indiana has compiled 9 passing touchdowns and 7 touchdowns via the ground. When talking about passing yards, the Hoosiers have allowed 839 yards which puts them in 54th in college football. In total, they are allowing 320.8 yards per outing which has them ranked 32nd in the country. The Hoosiers rank 30th in Division 1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 19.3 PPG. They are allowing 3.5 yards per rush and 111.0 yards on the ground per contest this year. In their 4 games, they have conceded 209.8 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 58.8%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 444 yards via the ground game in 4 outings.
Michael Penix has completed 222 of his attempted career 344 throws for a completion percentage of 64.5%. He is passing for 206.4 yds per contest. For his collegiate career, Penix has thrown for 2,683 yds with 20 touchdowns and 7 picks. He has a QB rating of 145.2 with a TD rate of 5.8% and an interception percentage of 2.0%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has taken off and run 42 different times for a total of 162 rushing yds.
The last time they took the field, the Ohio State Buckeyes took the field against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and left there with a win by a score of 49-27. Justin Fields went 24/28 with 314 yards by way of passing and completed 5 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. Trey Sermon paced the team in rushing in this game. His longest run of the day went for 36 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 68 yards by way of 12 carries which meant he was running for 5.7 yards per carry. Garrett Wilson led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 104 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 17.3 yards per catch in this game.
In relation to how much they score, the Buckeyes are ranked 4th in D-1 maintaining an average of 46.3 points per game. For the year to this point, the Buckeyes have compiled 908 passing yards together with holding an average of 302.7 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 19th in the country. They maintain an average of 208.7 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 626 yards overall. The Ohio State Buckeyes have an average of 511.3 yards per game which has them ranked 13th in college football. The Buckeyes are allowing 23.0 points per contest, which has them 46th in D-1. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 69 total points. Ohio State has surrendered a total of 395 rushing yards (131.7 yards per game) as well as 4 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have conceded 4 touchdowns through the air in addition to 223.3 yards/contest, ranking them 64th in the country.
Fields has thrown 56 touchdowns compared to 3 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 11.8% and his interception percentage is 0.6%. He has rushed for 807 yards on 206 attempts. He is averaging 155.5 passing yards per contest with a 187.9 quarterback rating. During the 29 contests in his college career, Justin Fields has been successful on 337 of his 476 attempts for a total of 4,509 yds.
Who will win tonight's Hoosiers/Buckeyes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Buckeyes -19.5
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