Minnesota vs. Maryland - 10/26/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota vs. Maryland
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:31 PM (TCF Bank Stadium)
MINN -16 O/U 56.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Maryland Terrapins are set to visit TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota for a Big Ten clash against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Maryland Terrapins come into this matchup with a 3-4 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent home game against the Indiana Hoosiers, 34-28. QB Tyrell Pigmore had a solid game through the air for the Terrapins as he connected on 17 of his 27 pass attempts for 210 yards, 2 TDs, and 1 interception. RB Javon Leake had a productive game on the ground as he ran for 158 yards and 2 TDs on 23 carries.
The Maryland Terrapins struggled on the defensive side of the ball against the Indiana Hoosiers as they allowed them to score 34 points and rack up a total of 520 yards of offense. Sophomore LB Chance Campbell led the way for the Maryland defense with 10 tackles, 2 pass deflections, and 1 TFL. Senior DB Antoine Brooks Jr. had a productive game from the secondary as he contributed 7 tackles and the lone interception of the game for the unit.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers come into this matchup with a 7-0 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent road game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, 42-7. QB Tanner Morgan had a solid game through the air for the Golden Gophers as he threw for 245 yards and 2 TDs. RB Rodney Smith had a big game on the ground for Minnesota as he ran for 111 yards and 2 TDs on 19 carries.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers were good on the defensive side of the ball against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights as they held them to 7 points and a total of 189 yards of offense. Sophomore DL Esezi Otomewo led the way for the Minnesota defense with 5 tackles, 2 TFL, and 1 sack. The secondary had a productive game for the Golden Gophers as Antoine Winfield Jr. hauled in 2 interceptions while Phillip Howard pitched in 1 interception.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers have been one of the biggest surprises in college football this season, but the Maryland Terrapins are more than capable of making this a game on the road. The Golden Gophers have a pair of WRs who are combining for 1194 yards and 11 TDs which spells trouble for most teams this season, but the Terrapins have a respectable secondary with 6 interceptions on the season. Maryland should be effective enough on the ground to keep this game within distance as Javon Leake and Anthony McFarland have run for 14 TDs on the season.