Saturday, November 14, 2015
High Point Solutions Stadium
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 9 point favorites and the over/under was set at 65.5.
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Nebraska was led in passing last game by Tommy Armstrong, who finished with 320 yards through the air. He went 19 for 33 on the game, good for a 58% completion percentage. The Cornhuskers were led in rushing by Imani Cross, who finished with 98 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Jordan Westerkamp was the team leader in receiving with a total of 143 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Nebraska got a total of 24 first downs by way of 11 rushing, 12 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 69 total plays for 499 yards for the game. The Cornhuskers ran for 179 yards on 36 attempts.
Rutgers was led in passing last game by Chris Laviano, who finished with 97 yards through the air. He went 11 for 26 on the game, good for a 42% completion percentage. The Scarlet Knights were led in rushing by Robert Martin, who finished with 81 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Andre Patton was the team leader in receiving with a total of 35 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Rutgers got a total of 17 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 6 passing, and 4 by penalty. They ran 59 total plays for 225 yards for the game. The Scarlet Knights ran for 128 yards on 32 attempts.
Nebraska is scoring 33.9 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 20.5 passes on 37.3 attempts for a 55 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 281.2 yards per game through the air as well. The Cornhuskers are running for an average of 170.3 yards per game on 35.8 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They also run 73.1 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 451.5 yards per game. The Cornhuskers are averaging 22.7 first downs per game and they accumulate 68.1 penalty yards per game via 7.8 penalties.
Nebraska allows 319.1 passing yards per game and 29.1 points per contest on defense. They give up 24.3 completions on 42 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.9. The Cornhuskers allow 111.9 rushing yards per game on 29.7 carries for a 3.8 average per play. Nebraska allows 431 total yards per game including 6 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.7 penalties for 61.8 yards per game.
Rutgers averages 26.6 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 17.1 passes per game on 28.2 attempts for a 60.6 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 207.3 yards through the air per game thus far. The Scarlet Knights run for an average of 167.8 yards per game on 38.3 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season. They also run 66.6 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 375.1 yards per game. The Scarlet Knights get an average of 20 first downs per game and they average 52.7 penalty yards per game via 6.9 penalties.
Rutgers allows an average of 302 passing yards and 35.7 points per contest. They give up 21.9 completions on 33.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.4 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 156.3 rushing yards per contest on 34.4 carries for a 4.5 average per rush. Rutgers allows 458.3 total yards per game for an average of 6.8 yards per play. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 4.6 penalties for 39 yards in each contest.
Nebraska Betting Trends
Nebraska is 7-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Nebraska has an ATS record of 5-5-0 this season
Rutgers Betting Trends
Rutgers is 5-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Rutgers has an ATS record of 3-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/07/15 Backup RB Jordan Stevenson Personal quit the team
11/07/15 OT Matt Finnin Personal quit the team
11/02/15 WR De'Mornay Pierson-El Knee out for season
09/08/15 TE David Sutton Ankle expected to miss 8 weeks
11/08/15 WR Leonte Carroo Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/08/15 LB Austin Rosa Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/08/15 DL Eric Wiafe Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/08/15 TE George Behr Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/08/15 WR John Tsimis Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/08/15 Backup RB Charles Snorweah Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/08/15 DB Davon Jacobs Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/08/15 Backup RB Desmon Peoples Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/08/15 WR Dontae Owens Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/26/15 DT Darius Hamilton Lower Body out for season
09/24/15 OL Jacquis Webb Lower Body out for season
09/05/15 DB Nadir Barnwell Dismissed has been dismissed
09/05/15 DB Razohnn Gross Dismissed has been dismissed
09/05/15 DB Ruhann Peele Dismissed has been dismissed
09/05/15 DB Andre Boggs Dismissed has been dismissed
09/05/15 DB Delon Stephenson Dismissed has been dismissed
Tony's Pick: Take Rutgers
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