Nebraska at Fresno State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 9/11/2014
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Bulldog Stadium in Fresno
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On Saturday night, Nebraska Cornhuskers (2-0) will look to use their tough running game to improve to 3-0 when they visit the Fresno State Bulldogs (0-2).
Nebraska beat McNeese State 31-24 last Saturday, but the near-upset dropped was enough to drop them from the rankings. They ended up needing a big 58-yard touchdown reception from running back Ameer Abdullah to finish off the FCS team. The Cornhuskers have averaged 346.5 rushing yards per game to start the season, which ranks them sixth in the nation.
Abdullah has rushed for 286 yards and two touchdowns on 38 carries this season, and he now has four receptions for 105 yards and a score. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. has passed for 513 yards and four touchdowns, and he has rushed for 193 yards and two more scores.
Fresno State didn't look very good on either side of the ball in their matchup with Utah over the weekend and they finished with a 59-27 loss. The Bulldogs only rushed for 55 yards in the game while Utah put up 526 yards against their defense. Fresno State has given up 55.5 points per game this season.
Bulldogs running back Marteze Waller has rushed for 158 yards and two touchdowns on 31 carries this season. Quarterback Brandon Connette has thrown for 245 yards with one touchdown and three interceptions through the team's first two games.
Matchup Betting Trends
FRESNO ST is 6-0 ATS (+6.0 Units) in a home game where the total is between 56.5 and 63 over the last 3 seasons.
Injuries to Watch
09/10/14 WR Jamal Turner Leg out for season
09/10/14 DE Randy Gregory Knee probable Saturday vs. Fresno State
09/07/14 WR Kenny Bell Undisclosed questionable Saturday vs. Fresno State
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
Fresno State Bulldogs
09/07/14 LB T.J. Thomas Suspension questionable Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/04/14 K Colin McGuire Personal has left team
08/29/14 DB Corey Ferguson Disciplinary has been dismissed
08/21/14 RB Kurt Scoby Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Nebraska
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