No-Huddle Numerology: Inside the WVU vs. Maryland Numbers

  1. Randy Edsall was 74-70 at Connecticut, but Edsall was a dismal 1-6 against the Mountaineers.  Edsall’s only victory against WVU was last year.
  2. The Terrapins are 27-4 at home against non-conference opponents since 1998.
  3. Maryland returned 7 starters on offense and 7 starters on defense from a team that was 9-4 last year and the defending Military Bowl champion.
  4. Maryland enters the game a 1.5 point favorite.  In the past 10 years, the Terrapins are 64-54-1 against the spread and 20-16 as home favorites.  Last year, Maryland was 3-1 as home favorites.  Last year the Mountaineers were 2-0 as underdogs on the road.
  5. The Terrapins are 0-3 in the last 3 meetings against WVU, and Maryland has failed to cover the spread.  The Mountaineers have won 5 straight games against the Terrapins.
  6. The Mountaineers held Maryland to 217 Total Yards last year in Morgantown including 227 yards passing and -10 yards rushing.  By comparison the Mountaineers amassed 469 Total Yards with 201 yards rushing and 268 yards passing.
  7. In their only game this year against Miami, the Terrapins had 499 Total Yards on 78 plays.   Maryland averaged 4.4 yards per carry.
  8. Redshirt Sophomore QB Danny O’Brien was 31-44 passing against Miami for 348 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception.
  9. O’Brien was 12-18 on 1st down passing attempts, 12-18 on 2nd down passing attempts, 6-7 on 3rd down passing attempts and 1-1 on 4th down passing attempts.
  10. Maryland threw the ball 30 times in the 1st half against Miami and only 14 times in the 2nd half.

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