Ohio State Buckeyes vs Maryland Terrapins Prediction, 11/19/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Ohio State Buckeyes vs Maryland Terrapins
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Location: Maryland Stadium in College Park, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Terrapins (+27)
The Ohio State Buckeyes (10-0) are traveling to Maryland Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to beat the Maryland Terrapins (6-4). Ohio State opens this contest as 27-point favorites. The total has been set at 64.
The Ohio State Buckeyes head into this game 10-0 for this season. In their last contest, the Buckeyes played against the Indiana Hoosiers and took home the win by a score of 56-14. C.J. Stroud finished 17/28 with 297 yards passing and 5 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 208.7 and walked away from the game without throwing an interception. Miyan Williams was the leader on the ground for the Buckeyes with 15 totes for 147 yds (9.8 yds per attempt). The Ohio State Buckeyes ended up rushing 43 different times and accrued 340 yds, which came out to an average of 7.9 yds per carry. In the game, they had 73 plays which gave them 662 yards. Ohio State surrendered 9 pass completions on 24 tries for a total of 119 yards, and a completion percentage of 37.5%. In the running game, the Buckeyes conceded 150 yards on 40 attempts, which is an average of 3.8 yards per run allowed.
The Buckeyes currently have 5,019 total yards for the season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Ohio State has amassed 35 touchdowns through the air and 26 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the ball over 8 different times. Ohio State has recorded 237 first downs as an offense, and they have been hurt by 49 penalties for 412 yards. As a team they're maintaining an average of 207.9 yards rushing which has them sitting 22nd in the nation. When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Ohio State Buckeyes have an average of 46.8 points per contest.
The Buckeyes sit in 7th in D-1 concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 15.6 PPG. They are allowing an average of 3.1 yards per run and 110.3 rushing yards per game this year. In total, they have allowed 1,103 yards via the ground game in 10 outings. When it comes to passing yards, the Buckeyes are giving up 1,612 yds which ranks them 7th in D-1. They have yielded 161.2 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 56.4%. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 271.5 yards/game which puts them 7th in Division 1. They have relinquished 11 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 6 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Terrapins come into this matchup with a record of 6-4 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Terrapins walked away with a loss by a score of 30-0 when they played the Penn State Nittany Lions. Taulia Tagovailoa walked away from the contest with 74 yds on 11/22 passing while his QB rating was 78.3. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 3.4. Roman Hemby ran the football 13 times for 68 yards, ending the contest with 5.2 yds per attempt for Maryland. The Terrapins finished the game with a total of 134 yds and they ran 60 plays (2.2 yds per play). Maryland rushed for 1.6 yards per tote, finishing the contest with 60 yards on 37 carries. Maryland allowed 43 rush attempts for 249 yards (5.8 yards per rush). The Terrapins secondary gave up a completion percentage of 53.3%, relinquishing 164 yards on 16 for 30 passing.
In relation to their scoring prowess, the Terrapins are sitting 69th in the nation holding an average of 28.3 PPG. For the season thus far, the Terrapins currently have a total of 2,420 yards through the air along with an average of 242.0 throwing yards per contest, ranking them 54th in the nation. The Maryland Terrapins are averaging 396.3 yards per game, which ranks them 63rd in Division 1. The Maryland offense has compiled 732 penalty yds on 79 infractions, which is 12th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the other team.
Maryland has yielded a total of 1,489 yards on the ground (148.9 yards per contest) and 13 touchdowns rushing for the campaign. They have given up 16 touchdowns via the pass and 232.1 yards per game, which has them sitting 76th in Division 1. The Terrapins defense has taken part in 738 plays, which ranks them 112th in the nation. The Terrapins are surrendering 24.6 PPG, which has them 53rd in the nation. This year, they have given up 246 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Buckeyes/Terrapins college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Terrapins +27
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