Saturday, October 31, 2015
Ross Ade Stadium
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday at Ross Ade Stadium. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 10 point favorites and the over/under was set at 57.
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Tommy Armstrong finished his last game with 291 yards through the air for Nebraska. He completed 24 passes out of 49 attempts for a 49% completion percentage. Terrell Newby led the Cornhuskers in rushing with 52 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 16 rushing attempts for the game. Jordan Westerkamp led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 92 yards. He had an average of 18 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Nebraska got a total of 22 first downs by way of 6 rushing, 13 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 87 total plays for 373 yards for the game. The Cornhuskers ran for 82 yards on 38 attempts.
David Blough finished his last game with 136 yards through the air for Purdue. He completed 15 passes out of 26 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. Markell Jones led the Boilermakers in rushing with 46 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 12 rushing attempts for the game. D.J. Knox led the team in receiving with 2 receptions for 35 yards. He had an average of 18 yards per reception in the contest. Purdue got a total of 12 first downs by way of 4 rushing, 7 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 55 total plays for 191 yards for the game. The Boilermakers ran for 55 yards on 29 attempts.
Nebraska is averaging 31.9 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 19.6 passes per game on 36.5 attempts for a 53.8 percent completion percentage and average 260.6 yards in the passing department per game. The Cornhuskers carry the ball for an average of 180.9 yards per game on 36.6 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry this season. They also run 73.1 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 441.5 yards per game. The Cornhuskers are averaging 21.9 first downs per game and they accumulate 73.3 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties.
Nebraska gives up 24.8 points per contest and an average of 321.1 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 23.9 completed passes on 42.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.5. The Cornhuskers give up 99.1 rushing yards per contest on 28.3 carries for a 3.5 average per carry. Nebraska gives up 420.3 total yards per game including 6 yards per play. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.6 penalties per game that total 60.5 yards as a unit.
Purdue is putting 23.1 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 20.6 passes per game on 37.9 attempts for a 54.3 percent completion percentage and average 215.4 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Boilermakers carry the ball for an average of 134.9 yards per game on 35.4 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They also run 73.3 plays per game and average 4.8 yards per play for a total of 350.3 yards per game. The Boilermakers get an average of 18.7 first downs per game and they average 50.4 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties.
Purdue surrenders 32.9 points per game and 229.4 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22 completed passes per game on 33.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.8. The Boilermakers give up 199.3 rushing yards per game on 41.6 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. Purdue gives up 428.7 total yards per game including an average of 5.7 per play. They create an average of 1.6 turnovers per game and 8 penalties for 68 yards each game.
Nebraska Betting Trends
Nebraska is 5-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Nebraska has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Purdue Betting Trends
Purdue is 3-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Purdue has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/26/15 WR Alonzo Moore Stinger "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/26/15 DB Chris Jones Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/26/15 DB Jonathan Rose Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Purdue
10/26/15 LB Michael Rose-Ivey Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/25/15 DB Boaz Joseph Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/25/15 LB Chris Weber Neck "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/25/15 OL David Knevel Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/25/15 LB Luke Gifford Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/05/15 DL Kevin Maurice Foot out indefinitely
10/02/15 DL Kevin Williams Groin out indefinitely
09/08/15 TE David Sutton Ankle expected to miss 8 weeks
09/08/15 DE Jack Gangwish Elbow expected to miss 3 weeks
10/26/15 LB Jimmy Herman Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/25/15 DE Chazmyn Turner Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/25/15 LB Wyatt Cook Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/13/15 WR Trae Hart Collarbone out indefinitely
10/12/15 LB Ja'Whan Bentley ACL out for season
09/28/15 DL Michael Rouse III Knee out indefinitely
09/23/15 LB Markus Bailey ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Purdue
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