Indiana Hoosiers vs Purdue Boilermakers Prediction, 11/25/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Purdue Boilermakers
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2023
Location: Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Boilermakers (-2)
The Purdue Boilermakers (3-8) will go up against the Indiana Hoosiers (3-8) at Ross-Ade Stadium on Saturday, November 25, 2023. Indiana opens as 2-point dogs from oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 49.
The Indiana Hoosiers step onto the field holding a record of 3-8 this season. In their last contest, the Hoosiers stepped onto the field against the Michigan State Spartans and took a loss by a score of 24-21. Brendan Sorsby connected on 19/34 with 192 yds through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 122.7 and ended the contest with no interceptions. Trent Howland led the offense in rushing for the Hoosiers with 19 totes for 77 yards (4.1 yds per attempt). On the day, they tallied 80 plays which gave them a total of 402 yds. The Indiana Hoosiers ran the ball 46 times and tallied 210 yards, which earned them an average of 4.6 yds per attempt. Against the run, the Hoosiers conceded 72 yards on 34 tries, which is 2.1 yards per run allowed. Indiana allowed 26 completions on 41 attempts for 245 yds, and a completion percentage of 63.4%.
The Hoosiers have racked up 3,645 total yards for this campaign. With reference to scoring touchdowns, Indiana has compiled 15 touchdowns through the air and 13 touchdowns on the ground. They have given the ball to the opposition 15 different times. Indiana has accounted for 215 1st downs, and they have been called for 58 penalties for 537 yds. As a team they're holding an average of 120.3 yards on the ground which is 106th in college football. Concerning scoring points, the Indiana Hoosiers are averaging 21.4 PPG.
Concerning yards via the pass, the Hoosiers have conceded 2,547 yds which ranks them 75th in college football. They have surrendered 231.5 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 60.7%. During the season, they have allowed 384.4 yards per contest which has them sitting 79th in Division 1. They have given up 22 touchdowns via the pass and 17 touchdowns running the ball. The opposition is running for 4.2 yards per rush on the ground and 152.8 rushing yards per contest so far this season. In total, they have given up 1,681 running yards through 11 games. The Hoosiers are ranked 100th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 29.5 points per contest.
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The Boilermakers head into this game 3-8 this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Boilermakers walked away with a loss by a score of 23-15 when they played the Northwestern Wildcats. Tyrone Tracy Jr. carried the ball 16 times for 160 yards, finishing the contest with 10.0 yds per attempt for Purdue. Ryan Browne walked away from the game with 104 yds on 12/16 passing while his quarterback rating was 104.6. He threw 2 picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.5. Purdue relinquished 34 rushing attempts for 99 yds (2.9 yards per carry). The Boilermakers secondary conceded a completion rate of 52.0%, surrendering 230 yards on 13 for 25 through the air. The Boilermakers finished the game with 443 yards while they ran 77 plays (5.8 yards per play). Purdue ended up running for 5.6 yards per attempt, totaling 303 yds on 54 carries.
The Purdue Boilermakers are averaging 373.6 yards per game, which is good for 76th in D-1. The Purdue offense has accrued 626 penalty yards on 68 infractions, which is good for 54th in D-1 in terms of helping out the other team. They are averaging 168.3 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 1,851 yards for the year. They have tossed 10 interceptions while losing 8 fumbles and they have been able to earn 221 first downs. Regarding how much they score, the Boilermakers rank 95th in the nation by scoring 22.9 points per outing. For the season thus far, the Boilermakers have thrown for 2,259 passing yards together with holding an average of 205.4 throwing yards per game, ranking them 92nd in D-1.
The Boilermakers are giving up 30.4 points per game, which has them ranked 103rd in the nation. Purdue has surrendered a total of 1,554 yards on the ground (141.3 yards/game) and 22 touchdowns via the rush this season. This season, they have given up 334 points in total. They have conceded 18 touchdowns through the air and 242.9 yards/outing, which has them in 105th in Division 1. The Boilermakers defense has participated in 736 plays, which has them sitting 70th in D-1. They have earned 8 fumbles and 7 interceptions so far this year.
Who will win tonight's Hoosiers/Boilermakers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Boilermakers -2
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