Look Out For The Mountaineers This Weekend In Baltimore

An interesting matchup will take place this Saturday in Baltimore when the West Virginia Mountaineers square off against the Maryland Terrapins.  The game will be played in Baltimore and the unbeaten Terrapins will look to move to 4-0 on the season.

However, Terrapin head coach randy Eadsell has struggled against West Virginia in his career. Eadsell is 1-8 lifetime against the Mountaineers(UCONN and Maryland)  including losing the last 2 seasons 31-21 and 37-31.

 

Key Stats:

-Maryland has beaten up on weak competition in their 3 victories (FIU, Old Dominion, and UCONN)

-Terrapins yielding 199.7 passing yards per game and 96.7 rushing yards per game.

-Maryland averaging 40.7 points per game in the 3 wins

-Terrapin QB CJ Brown has accounted for 1,090 yards of total offense (257 rushing and 833 passing through 3 games)

-Maryland averaging 262.3 rushing yards per game

-Maryland has an incredible 14 sacks on the season through 3 games and they are only a +1 in turnover margin

-West Virginia did play a very tough opponent in Oklahoma on the road and held the Sooners offense to only 16 points

-WVU defense only allowing 13.3 points per game

-WVU rushing offense is gaining 195.33 rushing yards per game and has a solid staple of running backs led by senior Charles Sims (293 rushing yards for 5.6 yards per carry and 2 TD’s)

-WVU started freshman Ford Childress against Georgia State and the offense responded with 604 total yards of offense (Childress was 25-41 for 359 passing yards with 3 TD’s and 1 INT).

-WVU is even in turnover margin through 3 games on the season

Check back for the prediction of this game on Thursday!!!!

Joseph Lisi is a former ABC Sports college football researcher. He is the owner of www.NCAABLITZ.com and www.GOFORTHE2.COM. Joseph is a MAC writer for www.Rantsports.com- You can follow him on youtube at: Mrjal2230 or on Twitter @goforthe2