Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Ohio State Buckeyes Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Ohio State Buckeyes
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Ohio Stadium
TV: Big Ten Network
Odds/Point Spread: Rutgers (+37)
Noah Vedral and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (1-1) travel to Ohio Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Ohio State Buckeyes (2-0). Ohio State opens this matchup as 37-point favorites. The total is set at 63.
In their last game, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights took on the Indiana Hoosiers and added a loss to their record by a score of 37-21. Noah Vedral went 21/34 with 130 yards via the pass and tossed 2 touchdowns. He threw 3 picks for the contest. Kay'Ron Adams paced the team in rushing in this outing. He tore off a long run of 37 yards and he notched 1 touchdown in this outing. He rushed for a total of 63 yards via 5 carries which had him averaging 12.6 yards per run. Bo Melton was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 48 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 12.0 yards per reception in this outing.
When talking about scoring, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights hold an average of 29.5 points per game. As a unit they're averaging 113.5 yards via the ground game ranking them 85th in Division 1. The Scarlet Knights have earned 523 total yards this season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Rutgers has totaled 3 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing touchdowns. Concerning yards through the air, the Scarlet Knights have conceded 557 yds which ranks them 37th in college football. During this campaign, they are granting 370.5 yards per contest which puts them 49th in college football. The Scarlet Knights are sitting in 79th in the nation concerning team defense, allowing 32.0 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 2.5 yards per running attempt and 92.0 rushing yards per contest on the season. During their 2 games played, they have yielded 278.5 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 69.6%. Overall, they have allowed 184 rushing yards through 2 games.
For his career, Vedral has thrown for 1,022 yards with 4 TD's and 5 interceptions. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has left the pocket to run 78 different times totaling 236 yards. His quarterback rating is 121.6 with a TD percentage of 2.6% and an interception rate of 3.3%. He is throwing for 73.0 yds per outing. Noah Vedral has completed 97 of his attempted career 153 throws for a completion percentage of 63.4%.
The last time they played, the Ohio State Buckeyes took the field against the Penn State Nittany Lions and notched a win by a score of 38-25. Master Teague III led the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 31 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this game. He rushed for a total of 110 yards on 23 carries which meant he averaged 4.8 yards per tote. Chris Olave led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 120 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 17.1 yards per reception for the game. Justin Fields went 28/34 with 318 yards by way of the pass and threw 4 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Buckeyes currently sit 4th in college football holding an average of 45.0 points per contest. During the season to this point, the Buckeyes currently sit at 594 yards via the pass as well as an average of 297.0 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 22nd in college football. They hold an average of 211.5 yards per game via the rush and have run for 423 yards for this season. The Ohio State Buckeyes hold an average of 508.5 yards/outing which has them ranked 9th in Division 1. Ohio State has surrendered a total of 254 yards on the ground (127.0 yards per game) as well as 2 touchdowns rushing on the year. The Buckeyes are giving up 21.0 points per game, which has them sitting 32nd in the nation. In total, they have surrendered 42 pts. They have allowed 3 touchdowns through the air in addition to 220.5 yards per game, ranking them 51st in the nation.
Fields has thrown for 51 TD's while tossing 3 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 11.4% and his interception percentage is 0.7%. He has rushed for 800 yards on 200 attempts. He is averaging 149.8 yds per contest through the air with a 184.8 quarterback rating. In the 28 games in his college career, Justin Fields has connected on 313 of 448 tries for a total of 4,195 yds.
Who will win tonight's Scarlet Knights/Buckeyes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Buckeyes -37
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