Free Pinstripe Bowl Prediction: Hoosiers vs Blue Devils Odds
College football betting on the 2015 Pinstripe Bowl sees the Indiana Hoosiers taking on the Duke Blue Devils Saturday December 26th at Yankee Stadium in New York, NY. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions.
2015 Pinstripe Bowl
Indiana Hoosiers (6-6) vs. Duke Blue Devils (7-5)
Date: Saturday, December 26
Time: 3:30 AM
Venue: Yankee Stadium New York, NY
NCAA Football Spread: Indiana -2
NCAA Betting Total: 67
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Duke looked like they were on their way to defending their ACC Coastal Division crown, but they lost 4 straight games before regrouping and winning their season finale.
Indiana had their own 5-game losing streak, but they won their last 2 games to become bowl eligible.
While they were 0-4 on the season facing top 25 teams they played Iowa, Ohio State, and Michigan close not losing any of those games by double-digits.
Indiana may have to light up the scoreboard to win, as they rank 116th in the nation on defense giving up an average of 37.1 ppg.
In their last games of the season Indiana beat Purdue 54-36 and Duke beat Wake Forest 27-21.
Indiana played a much tougher schedule than Duke and they have a solid offense that ranks 24th in the nation in passing yards per game and 30th in rushing yards per game.
Nate Sudfeld passed for nearly 3,200 yards this season with 24 TD and only 5 INT and Simmie Cobbs Jr. and Ricky Jones each had over 815 receiving yards.
Jordan Howard led the Hoosiers in rushing with 1213 yards on the season, but he is questionable for this game with a knee injury that kept him out of the season finale. Devine Redding rushed for 785 yards on the season and he rushed for at least 130 yards in each of the last 2 games.
Duke ranks 72nd in the nation defending the pass and 38th defending the run.
Duke Blue Devils
Duke ranks 38th in the nation in passing yards per game and 58th in rushing yards per game.
QB Thomas Sirk had an up and down season where he passed for 2,462 yards with 15 TD and 6 INT. He has a deep WR corps with 4 players that had at least 400 receiving yards.
Sirk also led the Blue Devils in rushing and is joined in the backfield by Shaquille Powell, who struggled in the last few games of the season.
Indiana ranks dead last in college football in pass defense and 78th in run defense.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Hoosiers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games.
- Hoosiers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win.
- Blue Devils are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
- Blue Devils are 16-7 ATS in their last 23 games following a straight up win.
- Blue Devils have an Over record of 5-1 in their last 6 games.
Free Pinstripe Bowl NCAA Football Prediction
Duke fell apart at the end of the regular season, but facing Indiana’s defense they will win this game in a shootout.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Duke ATS
Duke will not shut down Indiana on offense, but their offense will light up the Hoosiers.
2015 Pinstripe Bowl Free Score Prediction: Duke 45 Indiana 39
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