Rutgers at Nebraska Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/21/2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Memorial Stadium in Lincoln
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights (5-2) will be facing one of the better defenses in the country on Saturday afternoon when they face the #16 Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-1). Rutgers is currently fourth in the Big Ten East while Nebraska is second in the Big Ten West.
Rutgers had no answer for Ohio State's offense on Saturday and lost that game by the score of 56-17. They gave up 585 yards in that loss while their offense didn't help matters by turning the ball over three times.
The Scarlet Knights have averaged 27.7 points per game this season while giving up 26.6 points per game. Rutgers' top offensive player has been wide receiver Leonte Carroo, who has 34 receptions for 648 yards with five touchdowns. Quarterback Gary Nova has completed 61.8 percent of his passes for 1,793 yards with 13 touchdowns and eight interceptions.
Nebraska found themselves down by three points at the half in their game against Northwestern on Saturday, but they put it all together in the second half to pull off a 38-17 road win. They had 471 offensive yards in that win, including 234 yards on the ground.
Nebraska has one of the best rushing teams in the country, averaging 293.6 rushing yards per game through seven games. Running back Ameer Abdullah has been great for the Cornhuskers this season by rushing for 1,024 yards with 14 touchdowns. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. has 1,546 passing yards with 10 touchdowns and five interceptions.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 4-3-0 Against the Spread
Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 3-3-0 against the Over/Under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
Nebraska Cornhuskers are 6-1-0 Against the Spread
Nebraska Cornhuskers are 5-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
10/20/14 DB Andre Hunt Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/20/14 OL Jacquis Webb Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/20/14 FB Kevin Marquez Upper Body expected to miss Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/20/14 TE Logan Lister Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/20/14 WR Ruhann Peele Upper Body is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/16/14 Backup RB Savon Huggins Shoulder out for season
09/21/14 RB Paul James Knee out for season
09/08/14 DB Kiy Hester Personal out for season
10/19/14 TE Cethan Carter Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Rutgers
10/03/14 WR Glenn Irons Knee out for season
09/21/14 WR Sam Burtch Knee out for season
09/19/14 K Mauro Bondi Collarbone out indefinitely
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
Tony's Pick: Take Nebraska
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