Purdue Boilermakers vs Indiana Hoosiers Prediction, 12/18/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Purdue Boilermakers vs Indiana Hoosiers
Date: Friday, December 18, 2020
Location: Indiana Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Purdue (+10.5)
Jack Tuttle and the Indiana Hoosiers (6-1) play the Purdue Boilermakers (2-4) at Indiana Memorial Stadium on Friday, December 18, 2020. Indiana opens this contest as 10.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 55.
In their last game, the Purdue Boilermakers went up against the Nebraska Cornhuskers and took the loss by a score of 37-27. Jack Plummer went 33/47 with 334 yards through the air and tossed 3 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Zander Horvath paced the team in rushing in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 9 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 21 yards by way of 7 carries which gave him an average of 3.0 yards per run. David Bell was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 132 yards on 10 receptions. He averaged 13.2 yards per reception in this outing.
The Boilermakers currently have 2,343 total yards for the year. As a team they are averaging 81.5 yards via the ground game ranking them 124th in college football. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Purdue has amassed 15 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring points, the Purdue Boilermakers have an average of 27.2 points per contest. The Boilermakers are sitting in 83rd in the nation concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 29.8 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.4 yards per rush and 144.8 rushing yards per game so far this season. For the year, they have allowed 869 yards via the ground game in 6 games. Concerning yards via the pass, the Boilermakers have given up 1,525 yds which has them sitting in 57th in D-1. Over the course of their 6 games, they have relinquished 254.2 yards per contest through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 65.6%. During the season, they are conceding 399.0 yards/game ranking them 72nd in the country.
Jack Plummer has connected on 232 of his attempted career 365 throws for a completion percentage of 63.6%. He is throwing for 254.1 yds per contest. For his college career, Plummer has thrown for 2,541 yards with 19 TD's and 10 interceptions. His quarterback rating is 133.7 with a TD rate of 5.2% and an interception rate of 2.7%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the football 78 times totaling 77 rushing yards.
In the last game they played, the Indiana Hoosiers faced the Wisconsin Badgers and left there with a win by a score of 14-6. Stevie Scott III paced the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 8 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 57 yards on 18 carries which meant he was running for 3.2 yards per run. Whop Philyor was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 47 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 11.8 yards per reception for that contest. Jack Tuttle went 13/22 with 130 yards by way of the pass and completed 2 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
During this campaign thus far, the Hoosiers have compiled 1,806 yards through the air along with an average of 258.0 passing yards per contest, ranking them 41st in D-1. The Indiana Hoosiers have an average of 361.7 yards/contest ranking them 94th in D-1. They average 103.7 yards per game via the rush and have run for 726 yards for this season. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Hoosiers sit 52nd in Division 1 scoring 30.1 points per contest. The Hoosiers are giving up 19.4 points per game, which has them 32nd in D-1. This year, they have surrendered 136 total points. Indiana has allowed a total of 950 yards rushing (135.7 yards per outing) and 6 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the year. They have allowed 11 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 226.0 yards/outing, which has them ranked 67th in Division 1.
In 7 games in his college career, Jack Tuttle has completed 24 of his 38 tries for a total of 195 yards. He is averaging 27.9 yards per contest through the air with a 123.6 quarterback rating. Tuttle has thrown for 2 TD's while tossing 0 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has scampered for 31 yards on 15 tries. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 5.3%.
Who will win tonight's Boilermakers/Hoosiers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Boilermakers +10.5
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