Miami (FL) at Nebraska Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 9/18/2014
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Memorial Stadium in Lincoln
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The Miami Hurricanes (2-1) will get a chance to see just how good their defense is when they go up against the high-scoring offense of the #24 Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-0) on Saturday night.
Miami won its second game in a row last weekend when they destroyed Arkansas State 41-20 at home. The Hurricanes had 342 passing yards in the win and their defense held Arkansas State to just 329 total yards. Miami's defense is currently ranked 35th in the country by only giving up 19.3 points per game.
Phillip Dorsett has been the Hurricanes' big-play receiver so far this season, catching eight passes for 284 yards and four scores. Running back Duke Johnson has 43 carries this season for 277 yards and two touchdowns, while sophomore Gus Edwards has 70 yards and two touchdowns on just nine carries.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers stayed undefeated by cruising to a 55-19 road win over Fresno State last Saturday. They put up 562 total yards in that win, which included 280 yards on the ground alone. Nebraska is the 11th-highest scoring team in the country right now with 47 points per game.
Cornhuskers running back Ameer Abdullah is an early season Heisman hopeful after rushing for 396 yards and three touchdowns through the team's first three games. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. has passed for 773 yards with seven touchdowns and just one interception, and he has rushed for 258 yards and two more touchdowns.
Miami (FL) Hurricanes Betting Trends
Miami (FL) Hurricanes are 1-2-0 Against the Spread
Miami (FL) Hurricanes are 1-1-0 against the Over/Under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
Nebraska Cornhuskers are 2-1-0 Against the Spread
Nebraska Cornhuskers are 2-0-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Miami (FL) Hurricanes
09/17/14 OL Alex Gall Undisclosed expected to miss Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/16/14 PK Matt Goudis Back "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/16/14 FB Walter Tucker Ankle probable Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/15/14 QB Kevin Olsen Legal problems left the team
09/13/14 WR Stacy Coley Shoulder probable Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/12/14 DE Al-Quadin Muhammad Suspension out for season
09/05/14 Backup QB Ryan Williams Knee out indefinitely
08/15/14 WR Rashawn Scott Shoulder out indefinitely
08/14/14 DB Rayshawn Jenkins Back out for season
09/16/14 WR Sam Burtch Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Miami Florida
09/14/14 WR Brandon Reilly Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
09/10/14 WR Jamal Turner Leg out for season
09/01/14 OL Corey Whitaker ACL out for season
08/28/14 LB Michael Rose-Ivey Knee out for season
08/23/14 RB Adam Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
08/08/14 DB Charles Jackson Knee out for season
08/08/14 DB LeRoy Alexander Suspension out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Nebraska
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