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

NCAA Football

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

HighPoint.com Stadium
Piscataway


Saturday Sep 22,2018 12:00 PM ET

Pre Game Analysis by AndyB

Pre-Game Analysis Detail

Personnel Comparison
Which Team has Advantage in
Quarterbacks
Advantage : Buffalo  
 
Running Backs
Advantage : Rutgers  
 
Receivers
Advantage : Even  
 
Protection
Advantage : Rutgers  
 
Defensive Line
Advantage : Buffalo  
 
Linebackers
Advantage : Buffalo  
 
Secondary
Advantage : Buffalo  
 
Place Kickers
Advantage : Rutgers  
 
Punting
Advantage : Rutgers  
 
Kick Returners
Advantage : Rutgers  
 
The X Factor?
Rutgers defense needs to show up in this one!
Score Predictions
Buffalo (FB)
 
Rutgers (FB)
7  
1st Quarter
10
3  
2nd Quarter
3
14  
3rd Quarter
10
7  
4th Quarter
14
31  
Final Score
37
Comments
This is a winnable game for both teams. Rutgers probably circled this one as a win, but Buffalo is a good MAC team this season with a legitimate QB prospect. Look for this to be a game until late in the second half.
Match Up Quality
C  
 
Match Up Balance
B+  
 
Match Up Comments
Not a marquee match up, but this should be an entertaining game and balanced.
Situational Comparison
When Visiting Team has the ball...
Visiting Team Rush Offense vs Home Team Defense
Advantage : Rutgers  
 
Visiting Team Pass Offense vs Home Team Defense
Advantage : Buffalo  
 
Control of Line of Scrimmage
Advantage : Rutgers  
 
When home Team has the ball...
Home Team Rush Offense vs Visiting Team Defense
Advantage : Rutgers  
 
Home Team Pass Offense vs Visiting Team Defense
Advantage : Neutral  
 
Control of Line of Scrimmage
Advantage : Rutgers  
 
Other Situations
Forcing Turnovers
Advantage : Buffalo  
 
Special Teams Advantage (Overall)
Advantage : Neutral  
 
Comments
Rutgers has been giving up too many turnovers so far. So, that will be the achilles heel in this one!
Statistical Predictions
Buffalo (FB)
 
Rutgers (FB)
42  
Passing Attempts
32
28  
Passing Completions
20
323  
Passing Yards
225
66  
Pass Completion %
62
31  
Rushing Attempts
37
211  
Rushing Yards
233
534  
Total Yards
458
11  
First Downs
15
3  
Defensive Sacks
2
2  
Offensive Turnovers
3
6  
Offensive Penalties
7
60  
Offensive Penalty Yards
80