Penn State Nittany Lions vs Michigan Wolverines Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Penn State Nittany Lions vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Michigan Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Penn State (+4)
Cade McNamara and the Michigan Wolverines (2-3) play the Penn State Nittany Lions (0-5) at Michigan Stadium on Saturday, November 28, 2020. Michigan opens this matchup as 4-point favorites. The total has been set at 59.5.
In their last outing, the Penn State Nittany Lions faced the Iowa Hawkeyes and left there with a loss by a score of 41-21. Will Levis paced the team on the ground in this game. He had a long run of 11 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 34 yards via 15 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.3 yards per tote. Jahan Dotson was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 139 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 17.4 yards per reception in this game. Sean Clifford went 13/22 with 174 yards via the pass and tossed 2 touchdowns. He gave away 2 interceptions on the day.
The Nittany Lions have racked up 2,090 total yards for this campaign. As a unit they're holding an average of 139.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 85th in Division 1. In terms of getting in the endzone, Penn State has totaled 11 touchdowns via the pass and 5 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Penn State Nittany Lions have an average of 24.6 points per game. The Nittany Lions rank 114th in the nation concerning team defense, conceding 36.0 PPG. They are giving up 3.6 yards per run and 138.6 yards on the ground per game on the year. During the season, they have given up 693 rushing yards through 5 games. When talking about passing yards, the Nittany Lions have given up 1,108 yds which puts them in 58th in D-1. Over the course of their 5 games played, they have yielded 221.6 yards per outing through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 66.2%. Overall, they are giving up 360.2 yards per outing which has them sitting 48th in the nation.
Will Levis has connected on 55 of his career 94 passes for a completion percentage of 58.5%. He is throwing for 54.8 yards per contest. For his career, Levis has thrown for 548 yds with 2 TD's and 2 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 110.2 with a TD percentage of 2.1% and an interception percentage of 2.1%. Since he has been in college, he has attempted running the ball 86 different times totaling 309 rushing yds.
In the last game they played, the Michigan Wolverines went up against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 48-42. Cade McNamara went 27/36 with 260 yards by way of the pass and added 4 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. Hassan Haskins led the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 25 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this contest. He rushed for a total of 109 yards on 25 carries which gave him an average of 4.4 yards per tote. Cornelius Johnson led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 87 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 21.8 yards per catch for that game.
During the season thus far, the Wolverines currently sit at 1,390 passing yards in addition to an average of 278.0 passing yards per game, which ranks 29th in D-1. The Michigan Wolverines maintain an average of 400.6 yards per contest which ranks them 62nd in D-1. They hold an average of 122.6 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 613 yards for this season. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Wolverines are 52nd in D-1 averaging 30.6 points per outing. The Wolverines are allowing 36.0 PPG, which has them sitting 113th in college football. This year, they have surrendered 180 points. Michigan has given up a total of 819 yards on the ground (163.8 yards per contest) as well as 11 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. They have yielded 12 touchdowns through the air and 274.0 yards per contest, which has them ranked 115th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Nittany Lions/Wolverines college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wolverines -4
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