Indiana Hoosiers vs Maryland Terrapins Prediction, 10/30/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Maryland Terrapins
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Maryland Stadium in College Park, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Terrapins (-2.5)
The Indiana Hoosiers (2-5) are headed to Maryland Stadium on Saturday where they will take on the Maryland Terrapins (4-3). Indiana opens this game as 2.5-point underdogs. The betting total comes in at 50.5.
The Indiana Hoosiers head into this matchup 2-5 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Hoosiers played the Ohio State Buckeyes and took a loss by a final of 54-7. Jack Tuttle went 4/7 with 41 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rating of 153.5 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Donaven McCulley was the leader on the ground for the Hoosiers with 11 carries for 9 yds (0.8 yds per carry). For the game, they tallied 54 plays which totaled 128 yds. The Indiana Hoosiers ended up running the ball 37 times and recorded 48 yds, which had them averaging 1.3 yds per attempt. When it came to stopping the run, the Hoosiers conceded 187 yards on 32 attempts, which averages out to 5.8 yds per rush allowed. Indiana gave up 28 completions on 37 tries for 352 yds, and a completion percentage of 75.7%.
Regarding scoring points, the Indiana Hoosiers are averaging 20.1 points per contest. As a team they hold an average of 113.3 yards on the ground which has them sitting 108th in the nation. The Hoosiers have racked up 2,168 total yards for the year. In terms of scoring, Indiana has totaled 6 touchdowns through the air and 8 rushing touchdowns. Indiana has recorded 132 first downs as a unit, and they have been called for 29 penalties for 244 yds. They have turned the ball over 12 different times.
Regarding passing yards, the Hoosiers are giving up 1,608 yds which has them ranked 71st in college football. They are conceding 229.7 yards per outing via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 60.3%. Overall, they have yielded 362.6 yards per contest which has them sitting 67th in Division 1. They have yielded 14 touchdowns through the air in addition to 9 touchdowns running the ball. They are giving up 4.2 yards per rush on the ground and 132.9 yards on the ground per contest so far this year. Overall, they have allowed 930 yards via the running game in 7 outings. The Hoosiers rank 112th in Division 1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 30.7 points per game.
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The Terrapins step onto the field holding a record of 4-3 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Terrapins went home defeated by a final of 34-16 when they faced the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Taulia Tagovailoa (1 TD) finished the game with 189 yds on 17/27 passing while his QB rating was 134.0. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 7.0. Tayon Fleet-Davis carried the football 8 times for 21 yds, walking away from the contest with 2.6 yds per carry for Maryland. The Terrapins finished the contest with a total of 268 yds while running 50 plays (5.4 yards per play). Maryland ran for 3.4 yds per carry, finishing with 79 yds on 23 attempts. Maryland gave up 56 rushing attempts for 326 yards (5.8 yards per rush). The Terrapins secondary allowed a completion rate of 61.5%, relinquishing 125 yards on 8 out of 13 passing.
The Maryland Terrapins maintain an average of 421.6 yards per outing, ranking them 54th in college football. The Maryland offense has totaled 453 penalty yds on 48 infractions, which ranks 56th in college football in terms of giving up free yards. For the season to this point, the Terrapins have earned 2,055 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 293.6 passing yards per outing, ranking them 18th in D-1. In relation to their ability to score points, the Terrapins currently rank 75th in the country with an average of 28.0 points per outing.
The Terrapins are giving up 29.7 PPG, which has them ranked 108th in D-1. Maryland has surrendered a total of 1,051 yards rushing (150.1 yards per contest) in addition to 14 touchdowns rushing on the season. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 208 total points. They have surrendered 10 touchdowns through the air in addition to 241.4 yards/outing, which puts them in 100th in the nation. The Terrapins defense has taken part in 483 plays, which is good for 64th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Hoosiers/Terrapins college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Hoosiers +2.5
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