Maryland Terrapins vs Michigan Wolverines Prediction, 9/24/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Maryland Terrapins vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Wolverines (-17)
Michigan Stadium is the location where the Michigan Wolverines (3-0) will play the Maryland Terrapins (3-0) on Saturday. Maryland opens this matchup as 17-point underdogs. The total is 61.
The Maryland Terrapins come into this matchup with a record of 3-0 for this year. In their last matchup, the Terrapins played against the SMU Mustangs and earned the victory with a final of 34-27. Roman Hemby led the offense in rushing for the Terrapins with 16 carries for 151 yards (9.4 yds per attempt). Taulia Tagovailoa went 17/23 with 214 yds through the air and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 180.8 and ended the contest without throwing a pick. Against the run, the Terrapins conceded 151 yards on 42 tries, which averages out to 3.6 yds per run surrendered. Maryland gave up 29 completions on 54 tries for 369 yds, and a completion rate of 53.7%. When the final whistle blew, they had 61 plays for 439 yards. The Maryland Terrapins ran the ball a total of 38 different times and totaled 225 yds, which came out to an average of 5.9 yards per carry.
Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Maryland Terrapins hold an average of 40.3 points per game. Offensively they maintain an average of 189.0 yards via the ground game ranking this team at 54th in D-1. The Terrapins have attained 1,497 yards in total over the course of this season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Maryland has totaled 7 passing touchdowns and 9 rushing touchdowns. Maryland has accounted for 58 1st downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 31 penalties for 271 yds. They have surrendered the ball 4 times.
When it comes to yards via the pass, the Terrapins have allowed 821 yds which has them ranked 104th in D-1. They have surrendered 273.7 yards per game via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 53.2%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 392.0 yards/game which ranks them 88th in the nation. They have yielded 6 touchdowns by air and 1 touchdown running the ball. They are allowing 3.3 yards per rush and 118.3 rushing yards per game on the year. During the season, they have allowed 355 yards on the ground through 3 games. The Terrapins rank 44th in the country regarding the opposition scoring, giving up 19.3 PPG.
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The Wolverines head into this matchup 3-0 this season. The last time they took the field, the Wolverines went home victorious with a score of 59-0 when they played the Connecticut Huskies. Blake Corum carried the ball 12 times for 71 yards, ending the contest with 5.9 yds per attempt for Michigan. J.J. McCarthy ended the game with 214 yds on 15/18 passing while his quarterback rating was 183.2. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 11.9. Michigan surrendered 33 attempts on the ground for 86 yds (2.6 yds per carry). The Wolverines passing defense gave up a completion rate of 25.0%, relinquishing 24 yards on 5 out of 20 through the air. The Wolverines finished with a total of 465 yds and they ran 69 plays (6.7 yds per play). Michigan ran the ball for 4.5 yards per attempt, finishing the contest with 192 yds on 43 carries.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Wolverines are sitting 1st in D-1 averaging 55.3 points per contest. During this campaign thus far, the Wolverines have compiled 799 passing yards as well as an average of 266.3 throwing yards per outing, ranking them 41st in Division 1. The Michigan Wolverines have an average of 497.7 yards per contest, which has them ranked 21st in D-1. The Michigan offense has racked up 69 yards of penalties on 8 violations, which is good for 128th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the other team.
The Wolverines are relinquishing 5.7 PPG, ranking them 5th in the nation. Michigan has yielded a total of 308 rushing yards (102.7 yards/game) and 1 touchdown by way of the ground game so far this year. This year, they have surrendered 17 points. They have conceded 1 FALSE from the passing game in addition to 91.3 yards per outing, which has them sitting 3rd in Division 1. The Wolverines defense has taken the field for 181 plays, which ranks 26th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Terrapins/Wolverines college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Terrapins +17
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