Saturday, November 19, 2016
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The Maryland Terrapins take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 14.5 point favorites. This season the Terrapins are 3-7-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6-0. The Cornhuskers have an over/under record of 2-8-0 and they are 5-3-2 against the spread.
Caleb Rowe finished with 203 yards through the air for Maryland last week. He completed 12 passes out of 23 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. The Terrapins were led in rushing by Lorenzo Harrison, who finished with 58 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. D.J. Moore was the team leader in receiving with a total of 66 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 33 yards per reception. As a team in that game Maryland got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 66 total plays for 367 yards for the game. The Terrapins ran for 78 yards on 38 attempts.
Tommy Armstrong finished with 74 yards passing for Nebraska last week. He went 4 for 15, resulting in a 27% completion percentage. The Cornhuskers were led on the ground by Terrell Newby, who finished with 54 yards on 13 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Stanley Morgan led the team in receiving with 56 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Nebraska had 9 first downs total. 2 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 57 total plays for 204 yards for the contest. The Cornhuskers ran for 78 yards on 24 carries as a team.
Maryland scores 26.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 80th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.7 passes on 26 attempts for a 60.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 179.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 104th in college football. The Terrapins run for an average of 213.7 yards per game on 42.9 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. That ranks them 32nd in the nation. They also run 68.9 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 393.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 81st overall this season. The Terrapins average 19.3 first downs per game which ranks them 103rd in the country. They accumulate 57.8 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, which ranks 51st in the nation.
Maryland allows 216.6 passing yards per game, ranking 48th in D-1, and they allow 30.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 81st. They give up 16.5 completions on 29.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.1. The Terrapins allow 228.7 rushing yards per game on 44.9 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 113th in the country. Maryland allows 445.3 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 95th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.9 penalties for 64.1 yards per game, ranking them 106th among D-1 teams.
Nebraska averages 28.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 67th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 14.5 passes per game on 28.4 attempts for a 51.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 214.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 86th in Division 1. The Cornhuskers run for an average of 186.8 yards per game on 41.8 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 52nd on the ground. They also run 70.2 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for a total of 401.6 yards per game, ranking them 75th in the country on offense. The Cornhuskers get an average of 20.3 first downs per game, which ranks 84th in the nation. They average 57.7 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, ranking them 52nd in college football.
Nebraska allows an average of 217.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 50th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 22.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 33rd in the nation. They give up 20.6 completions on 33.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.9 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 141.9 rushing yards per contest on 32.2 carries for a 4.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 39th in the country. Nebraska allows 359.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 29th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 4.7 penalties for 37.8 yards in each contest, ranking 4th in the nation.
Maryland Betting Trends
Maryland is 4-6-0 against the over/under this season
Maryland has an ATS record of 3-7-0 this season
Nebraska Betting Trends
Nebraska is 2-8-0 against the over/under this season
Nebraska has an ATS record of 5-3-2 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/14/16 WR DJ Turner Suspension out indefinitely
11/14/16 RB Lorenzo Harrison Suspension out indefinitely
11/13/16 OL Mike Dunn Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/13/16 QB Perry Hills Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/13/16 WR Taivon Jacobs Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
11/13/16 RB Ty Johnson Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/21/16 DB William Likely Knee out for season
10/12/16 RB Trey Edmunds Foot out indefinitely
09/29/16 DB Denzel Conyers ACL out for season
11/13/16 WR Brandon Reilly Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
11/13/16 LB Chris Weber Knee "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
11/13/16 LB Dedrick Young Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
11/13/16 LB Marcus Newby Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
11/13/16 LB Michael Rose-Ivey Elbow "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
08/19/16 OL Corey Whitaker Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Nebraska -14.5
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