Ohio State (@1.1) vs Indiana (@7.0)
14-09-2019

Our Prediction:

Ohio State will win

Ohio State – Indiana Match Prediction | 14-09-2019 12:00

The efforts from the redshirt sophomore were enough to earn him Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors, marking the third time this year in which Haskins has earned at least a share of the weekly award. Quarterback Dwayne Haskins struggled for most of the game, but found his rhythm at just the right time, finishing with 270 yards passing and three touchdown throws.

Haskins wasnt the only Buckeye to be honored for his performance last week, as defensive end Chase Young was named Big Ten co-Defensive Player of the Week. With Ohio State not having the services of defensive end Nick Bosa for a second straight game, Young had his best outing as a Buckeyes on Saturday night. The sophomore finished with six tackles, three of those being for loss, two sacks, and two pass breakups.

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The point total was definitely under, Ohio State did not score 40, and while Okudah had a big game on the coverage units, he didn't do anything extraordinary on defense. Special teams, particularly Drue Chrisman making nine pretty good punts, definitely played a big part in this game. Additionally, we nailed KJ Hamler scoring on a big play, and Trace McSorley did have a 51 yard scramble, which was big, but PSU did not score on another long play.

The freshman running back is a load, weighing in at over 230 pounds, Scotts breakout game came in the second game of the season, where he rushed for 204 yards in a 20-16 win over Virginia. The Syracuse native followed that performance up with a 100-yard performance against Ball State, but has been slowed in recent weeks, rushing for just 76 yards over the past two games. If Indiana tries to get their running game going, Ohio States defenders could have their arms full in trying to slow down Stevie Scott.

When they do, Tate Martell will take over at quarterback, and we predict that the flashy gunslinger will lead the Buckeyes down the field and score not one, but two touchdowns in this contest. The starters may not be pulled at halftime, like they were against the Green Wave, but the second unit should at least play for most of the fourth quarter. Again, for fun, let's say Martell gets one on the ground, and one through the air.

This is a new staff. We haven't done anything, and we need to do that. "I feel great about the team. But like I said, we have a lot to prove. "There are teams you get around where it's a labor to go to work. I love our players. These are great kids and they're working really, really hard. This is a new team. That's not the case here. I love being around the guys," Day said at Big Ten Media Day. I love our team.

He averages 6.4 yards per pass attempt and 6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 115 passes on 162 attempts for a completion percentage of 71%. The Hoosiers average 5.4 yards per play, which is 92nd in college football. On the ground Indiana has run for 897 yards as a team, which ranks 51st in the country. As a team they have accumulated a total of 120 1st downs this year, placing them 21st overall as an offensive unit. The Indiana Hoosiers are 66th in Division 1 in points scored with 141. Peyton Ramsey has thrown for 1,039 yards this season. His quarterback rating this year is 135. The Hoosiers have been penalized on offense 30 times for 322 yards so far this season, which has them 63rd in the nation in penalties. They've run 207 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. They have run 384 plays this season for 2,061 yards, which ranks them 53rd in the nation in total offense.

Indiana will need to force Ohio State into some turnovers, because they dont produce much in terms of a pass rush. Of the 10 sacks the Hoosiers have recorded so far this year, only four of those have come from defensive ends or tackles. Marcelino Ball, who plays the husky position for the Hoosiers, which is a linebacker/safety hybrid spot, leads the team with two sacks this season.

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In fact, College GameDay will likely be in town, touting the Huskers' unbeaten start in Scott Frost's second season. Sounds like a good bit of motivational fuel for the Buckeyes, right? One of the must-see games across college football in Week 5, Ohio State escapes a raucous environment to remain perfect in conference play. 247Sports take: The first game of the season that should worry the Buckeyes a bit, Nebraska welcomes the defending Big Ten champs to Lincoln in arguably the biggest home game in a decade plus.

They have surrendered a total of 1,609 yards on D, which is 48th in Division 1. Their rushing defense has allowed 180 attempts for 791 yards this year, putting them in 78th place in D-1 against the run. Indiana is 52nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 106. The Hoosiers have committed 34 penalties for 336 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. The Indiana pass defense has also given up a total of 818 yards through the air, which is 29th overall in total pass defense. The Hoosiers are ranked 39th in yards per play allowed with 5. That ranks them 106th in the nation. Opposing offenses have completed 77 passes on 143 attempts against the Indiana Hoosiers defense this season, placing them 41st and 63rd in the country.