September 12, 2015
Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers take on the Colorado State Rams on Saturday at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 54.
The Golden Gophers are 6-1 against the spread in their last 7 vs. the Mountain West Conference and 5-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record. They are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The under is 5-1 in the Golden Gophers last 6 games after allowing more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game and 19-7-1 in their last 27 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game. The under is also 5-2 in their last 7 non-conference games and 5-2 in their last 7 games following a straight up loss.
The Rams are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 non-conference games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games after scoring more than 40 points in their previous game. They are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a S.U. win of more than 20 points and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game. The over is 5-1 in the Rams last 6 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game and 13-3 in their last 16 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game. However, the under is 5-2 in their last 7 games following an ATS win and 12-5 in their last 17 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game.
Minnesota ended up with 17 points last game on the offensive side of the ball. They completed 19 passes for the game on 35 attempts for a 54.3 percent completion percentage and totaled 197 yards in the passing department. The Golden Gophers finished the game with 144 yards for the night on 39 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. They also ran 74 plays during their last game and averaged 4.6 yards per play for a total of 341 yards for the game. The Golden Gophers ended up with 18 first downs in the game and they accumlated 60 penalty yards for the game via 7 penalties.
Minnesota gave up 23 points in their last contest and 246 passing yards last game on the defensive side of the ball. They allowed 26 completed passes on 42 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.9. The Golden Gophers allowed 203 rushing yards on 44 carries for a 4.6 average per play. Minnesota allowed 449 total yards last game including 5.2 yards per play. They forced 2 turnovers and got flagged for 9 penalties for 50 yards.
Colorado State put 65 points on the board last game on the offensive side of the ball. They completed 27 passes per game on 36 attempts for a 75 percent completion percentage and averaged 381 yards in the passing department. The Rams rushed for a total of 217 yards in their last game on 33 attempts for an average of 6.6 yards per carry. They also ran 69 plays last game and had 8.7 yards per play for a total of 598 yards in that game. The Rams totaled 33 first downs and they had 62 penalty yards in the game via 6 penalties.
Colorado State gave up 13 points last game and 100 passing yards for the outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allowed 10 completed passes on 23 attempts for a completion percentage of 43.5. The Rams allowed 83 rushing yards on 49 carries for a 1.7 average. Colorado State allowed 183 total yards last game for an average of 2.5 yards per play. They forced 2 turnovers and 8 penalties for 78 yards.
Minnesota Betting Trends
Minnesota is 0-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Minnesota has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Colorado State Betting Trends
Colorado State is 1-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Colorado State has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/06/15 TE Duke Anyanwu Knee "?" Saturday vs. Colorado State
09/06/15 TE Lincoln Plsek Back "?" Saturday vs. Colorado State
09/09/15 TE Kivon Cartwright Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/08/15 DB Kevin Pierre-Louis Leg probable Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/08/15 LB Kiel Robinson Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/08/15 WR Rashard Higgins Ankle probable Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/06/15 WR Robert Ruiz Leg "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/06/15 DL Terry Jackson Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/06/15 RB Treyous Jarrells Knee "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado State
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