BBVA Compass Bowl: S Methodist vs. Pittsburgh

  Saturday Jan 7, 2012 - 1:00 pm - Birmingham, AL (Neutral Site) | Odds: Pittsburgh by 3.5, Total Points: 48.5 | Team Pages: SMU | PITT

Scoring & Yardage

Split Season Last 3 Games Away vs. Home
Stat SMU adv PITT SMU adv PITT SMU adv PITT
Avg Score Margin -7.3 -1.8 -9.3 -2.0 -13.7 -0.8
Points/Game 26.4 25.6 9.7 26.0 17.5 27.0
Opp Points/Game 33.6 27.4 19.0 28.0 31.2 27.8
First Downs/Game 23.1 19.3 17.3 21.7 20.7 20.0
Yards/Game 432.8 361.5 296.0 409.0 368.7 373.0
Opp Yards/Game 415.7 364.4 320.7 357.3 387.0 374.2

Offensive Efficiency

Split Season Last 3 Games Away vs. Home
Stat SMU adv PITT SMU adv PITT SMU adv PITT
Plays/Game 82.3 69.2 77.0 70.3 79.7 70.7
Rush Play % 33.15% 48.98% 37.66% 46.92% 34.52% 49.53%
Pass Play % 66.85% 51.02% 62.34% 53.08% 65.48% 50.47%
Yards/Play 5.3 5.2 3.8 5.8 4.6 5.3
Yards/Rush 3.3 3.4 2.4 5.0 2.6 3.6
Yards/Pass 6.6 7.8 5.1 6.9 6.1 7.6
Points/Play 0.320 0.369 0.126 0.370 0.220 0.382
3D Conversion % 37.78% 38.04% 32.65% 41.86% 34.38% 35.53%
RZ Scoring % 80.00% 81.58% 60.00% 90.91% 70.00% 80.95%

Defensive Efficiency

Split Season Last 3 Games Away vs. Home
Stat SMU adv PITT SMU adv PITT SMU adv PITT
Opp Plays/Game 76.5 67.9 66.7 68.0 73.2 66.3
Opp Rush Play % 47.74% 56.32% 42.00% 52.45% 50.34% 53.27%
Opp Pass Play % 52.26% 43.68% 58.00% 47.55% 49.66% 46.73%
Opp Yards/Play 5.4 5.4 4.8 5.3 5.3 5.6
Opp Yards/Rush 3.8 4.0 3.1 3.2 3.7 4.2
Opp Yards/Pass 7.4 7.6 6.3 8.2 7.3 7.6
Opp Points/Play 0.439 0.404 0.285 0.412 0.426 0.420
Opp 3D Conv % 41.57% 38.69% 37.78% 34.88% 38.64% 35.37%
Opp RZ Scoring % 86.96% 91.43% 77.78% 100.00% 79.17% 91.30%

Turnovers, Penalties & TOP

Split Season Last 3 Games Away vs. Home
Stat SMU adv PITT SMU adv PITT SMU adv PITT
TO Margin/Game -0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -1.3 -0.7 -0.8
Opp Int Thrown % 2.66% 2.10% 3.60% -- 3.90% 1.13%
Fumble Rec % 45.00% 35.48% 57.14% 25.00% 42.86% 38.10%
Penalties/Game 7.2 5.4 6.0 4.7 7.3 5.2
Opp Penalties/Game 7.8 4.8 8.0 5.3 8.8 5.3
TOP % (net OT) 48.96% 51.52% 52.21% 52.51% 48.29% 51.63%