Indiana Hoosiers vs Purdue Boilermakers Prediction, 11/27/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Purdue Boilermakers
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Boilermakers (-15)
The Purdue Boilermakers (7-4) welcome the Indiana Hoosiers (2-9) at Ross-Ade Stadium on Saturday. Indiana opens this game as 15-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total has been set at 50.5.
The Indiana Hoosiers step onto the field holding a record of 2-9 for this season. In their last matchup, the Hoosiers faced the Minnesota Golden Gophers and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 35-14. Grant Gremel went 5/12 with 60 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 111.2 and walked away from the game without throwing a pick. Donaven McCulley was the rushing leader for the Hoosiers with 16 carries for 72 yds (4.5 yards per attempt). In all, they tallied 52 plays which gave them a total of 218 yds. The Indiana Hoosiers ended up rushing 33 different times and totaled 141 yds, which is an average of 4.3 yards per attempt. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Hoosiers gave up 195 yards on 48 attempts, which is an average of 4.1 yards per rush surrendered. Indiana allowed 14 completions on 20 tries for 196 yds, and a completion percentage of 70.0%.
The Hoosiers have tallied 3,289 total yards this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Indiana has earned 9 passing touchdowns and 12 touchdowns on the ground. They have turned the football over 21 different times. Indiana has compiled 190 1st downs, and they have been flagged for 48 infractions for 429 yards. As a unit they're averaging 120.9 yards rushing which ranks them 108th in Division 1. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Indiana Hoosiers are sitting at 18.2 PPG.
The Hoosiers are ranked 116th in the nation when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 32.3 PPG. They are giving up an average of 4.0 yards per rush and 146.4 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. During the season, they have allowed 1,610 rushing yards through 11 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Hoosiers are allowing 2,548 yards which puts them in 86th in D-1. They have allowed 231.6 yards per contest through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 60.6%. For the season, they are granting 378.0 yards per game putting them at 79th in the nation. They have allowed 20 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 21 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Boilermakers step onto the field holding a record of 7-4 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Boilermakers walked away with a victory by a final of 32-14 when they played the Northwestern Wildcats. Alexander Horvath carried the rock 10 times for 40 yards, ending the contest with 4.0 yds per carry for Purdue. Aidan O'Connell (3 touchdowns) ended the contest with 423 yards on 29/39 passing while his QB rating was 190.9. He kept the ball away from the defense with no interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 10.8. Purdue surrendered 44 rush attempts for 144 yards (3.3 yds per rush). The Boilermakers pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 72.0%, relinquishing 159 yards on 18 for 25 passing. The Boilermakers finished with a total of 474 yds while running 61 plays (7.8 yds per play). Purdue ran for 2.3 yards per carry, finishing the game with 51 yards on 22 attempts.
The Purdue Boilermakers average 422.7 yards per game, which has them sitting 51st in the country. The Purdue offense has totaled 430 penalty yds on 47 infractions, ranking them 124th in Division 1 in terms of giving up free yards. During the season thus far, the Boilermakers currently sit at 3,806 yards via the pass together with holding an average of 346.0 throwing yards per outing, which has them sitting 7th in the country. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Boilermakers currently rank 87th in the country with an average of 26.0 points per contest.
The Boilermakers are allowing 21.7 points per game, which has them 48th in the country. Purdue has surrendered a total of 1,722 rushing yards (156.5 yards/game) as well as 17 touchdowns via the rush for the season. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 239 total points. They have conceded 13 touchdowns through the air as well as 198.9 yards per contest, ranking them 33rd in the nation. The Boilermakers defense has taken part in 683 plays, which is good for 28th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Hoosiers/Boilermakers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Boilermakers -15
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