Big Ten CFB Picks: Indiana vs Maryland 11/28/20 College Football Picks, Predictions

Big Ten CFB Picks: Indiana vs Maryland 11/28/20 College Football Picks, Predictions Photo by Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

Maryland Terrapins (2-1) at Indiana Hoosiers (4-1)

College Football: Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm (Memorial Stadium)

The Line: Indiana Hoosiers -14 -- Over/Under: 61 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Indiana Hoosiers host the Maryland Terrapins for their meeting on Saturday in week 13 Big Ten college football action at Memorial Stadium.

The Maryland Terrapins haven’t played in three weeks but look to build on their 2-1 record. The Maryland Terrapins have lost five of their last six road games. Taulia Tagovailoa is completing 67.4 percent of his passes for 770 yards, six touchdowns and four interceptions. Tagovailoa has six touchdown passes in his last two games. Dontay Demus Jr. and Rakim Jarrett have combined for 441 receiving yards and four touchdowns while Jeshaun Jones has nine receptions. The Maryland Terrapins ground game is averaging 156 yards per contest, and Jake Funk leads the way with 336 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Maryland is allowing 35.3 points and 474 yards per game. Chance Campbell leads the Maryland Terrapins with 33 tackles, Ruben Hyppolite II has two sacks and Nick Cross has one interception.

The Indiana Hoosiers look to remain unbeaten at home while building on their 4-1 record. The Indiana Hoosiers have won five of their last six home games. Michael Penix Jr. is completing 58.7 percent of his passes for 1,561 yards, 14 touchdowns and four interceptions. Penix has 10 touchdown passes in his last three games. Ty Fryfogle and Whop Philyor have combined for 985 receiving yards and nine touchdowns while Miles Marshall has 15 receptions. The Indiana Hoosiers ground game is averaging 76 yards per contest, and Stevie Scott III leads the way with 325 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Indiana is allowing 23.8 points and 378 yards per game. Micah McFadden leads the Indiana Hoosiers with 40 tackles, Jerome Johnson has three sacks and Jamar Johnson has three interceptions.

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The Terrapins are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games, 7-19 ATS vs. a team with a winning record and 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games in November. The Hoosiers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 conference games, 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Terrapins last 5 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Hoosiers last 5 games overall. The home team is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings.

The Maryland Terrapins haven't played in three weeks, so it's going to be interesting to see what kind of team we get in terms of rust and what not. The Indiana Hoosiers are an impressive team through five games and nearly upset Ohio State last week on the road. Indiana should be favored in this spot, but we have to question if last weeks loss has a bit of a letdown effect for this team after nearly pulling off one of the upsets of the season. And while Maryland has had all this team off to impact a rhythm, the Terps are led by a difference maker in Tagovailoa who has put this team on his back through three games. This feels like n exciting, back and forth Big Ten matchup.

I'll take my free touchdowns with Maryland.

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