Fanteractive Game Breakdown for Northwestern (FB) @ Rutgers (FB) by AndyB

NCAA Football

Northwestern (FB) (V) vs. Rutgers (FB) (H)

HighPoint.com Stadium
Piscataway


Saturday Oct 20,2018 12:00 PM ET

Pre Game Analysis by AndyB

Pre-Game Analysis Detail

Personnel Comparison
Which Team has Advantage in
Quarterbacks
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Running Backs
Advantage : Rutgers (FB)  
 
Receivers
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Protection
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Defensive Line
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Linebackers
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Secondary
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Place Kickers
Advantage : Even  
 
Punting
Advantage : Rutgers (FB)  
 
Kick Returners
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
The X Factor?
Expect Rutgers to juggle QBs in this one. They need to shake things up and this would be the perfect occasion.
Score Predictions
Northwestern (FB)
 
Rutgers (FB)
7  
1st Quarter
3
10  
2nd Quarter
0
14  
3rd Quarter
7
10  
4th Quarter
7
41  
Final Score
17
Match Up Quality
C-  
 
Match Up Balance
D  
 
Match Up Comments
This is Rutgers best chance to get another win this year, although unlikely.
Situational Comparison
When Visiting Team has the ball...
Visiting Team Rush Offense vs Home Team Defense
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Visiting Team Pass Offense vs Home Team Defense
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Control of Line of Scrimmage
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
When home Team has the ball...
Home Team Rush Offense vs Visiting Team Defense
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Home Team Pass Offense vs Visiting Team Defense
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Control of Line of Scrimmage
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Other Situations
Forcing Turnovers
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Special Teams Advantage (Overall)
Advantage : Northwestern (FB)  
 
Statistical Predictions
Northwestern (FB)
 
Rutgers (FB)
25  
Passing Attempts
35
20  
Passing Completions
18
321  
Passing Yards
145
80  
Pass Completion %
51
30  
Rushing Attempts
23
256  
Rushing Yards
134
577  
Total Yards
279
18  
First Downs
11
4  
Defensive Sacks
2
1  
Offensive Turnovers
4
5  
Offensive Penalties
7
50  
Offensive Penalty Yards
65