Fanteractive Game Breakdown for Northwestern (FB) @ Rutgers (FB) by NPrince8

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 NPrince8

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)  
 
The X Factor?
Northwestern defense. Sitkowski has yet to prove he can complete passes consistently to his own team and his offensive line cannot protect him. Northwestern will force 4 turnovers and one will be for a touchdown
Score Predictions
Northwestern (FB)
 
Rutgers (FB)
7  
1st Quarter
3
17  
2nd Quarter
6
10  
3rd Quarter
0
13  
4th Quarter
7
47  
Final Score
16
Comments
Northwestern is coming off back to back overtime wins, while Rutgers has yet to prove that they can compete with any FBS team. This game will never be close
Match Up Quality
C+  
 
Match Up Balance
C  
 
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 : Rutgers (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)  
 
Comments
The only way Rutgers can stay in the game is if they are able to slow the game down and dominate the run game. If Sitkowski has to attempt over 25 passes, they wont score more than 13 points
Statistical Predictions
Northwestern (FB)
 
Rutgers (FB)
23  
Passing Attempts
30
17  
Passing Completions
17
280  
Passing Yards
200
73  
Pass Completion %
56
28  
Rushing Attempts
14
130  
Rushing Yards
65
410  
Total Yards
265
13  
First Downs
7
4  
Defensive Sacks
1
1  
Offensive Turnovers
4
3  
Offensive Penalties
5
25  
Offensive Penalty Yards
50