Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers take on the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 6 point favorites. This season the Cornhuskers are 3-1-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-4-0. The Hoosiers have an over/under record of 1-4-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
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Tommy Armstrong finished with 220 yards through the air for Nebraska last week. He completed 16 passes out of 23 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Cornhuskers were led in rushing by Terrell Newby, who finished with 140 yards on 27 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 65 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Nebraska got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 423 yards for the game. The Cornhuskers ran for 203 yards on 49 attempts.
Richard Lagow finished with 182 yards passing for Indiana last week. He went 14 for 28, resulting in a 50% completion percentage. The Hoosiers were led on the ground by Devine Redding, who finished with 78 yards on 22 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Nick Westbrook led the team in receiving with 67 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 34 yards per reception. Indiana had 14 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 68 total plays for 281 yards for the contest. The Hoosiers ran for 99 yards on 40 carries as a team.
Nebraska scores 37 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 36th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.6 passes on 27 attempts for a 57.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 238.4 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 64th in college football. The Cornhuskers run for an average of 234.2 yards per game on 47.4 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 23rd in the nation. They also run 74.4 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 472.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 32nd overall this season. The Cornhuskers average 24 first downs per game which ranks them 25th in the country. They accumulate 64.6 penalty yards per game via 5.6 penalties, which ranks 34th in the nation.
Nebraska allows 195 passing yards per game, ranking 31st in D-1, and they allow 17.6 points per contest on defense, which ranks 16th. They give up 18.6 completions on 31.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.5. The Cornhuskers allow 151.8 rushing yards per game on 31.4 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 55th in the country. Nebraska allows 346.8 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 29th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 56.2 yards per game, ranking them 72nd among D-1 teams.
Indiana averages 26.6 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 85th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.8 passes per game on 31.6 attempts for a 59.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 293 yards through the air per game, ranking them 26th in Division 1. The Hoosiers run for an average of 160.6 yards per game on 41.6 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 80th on the ground. They also run 73.2 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 453.6 yards per game, ranking them 39th in the country on offense. The Hoosiers get an average of 20.6 first downs per game, which ranks 80th in the nation. They average 65.4 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, ranking them 32nd in college football.
Indiana allows an average of 205.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 36th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 25 points per contest, which has them ranked 51st in the nation. They give up 17 completions on 32.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.5 per game. The Hoosiers allow 169.6 rushing yards per contest on 40 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 74th in the country. Indiana allows 375 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 48th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 56.4 yards in each contest, ranking 73rd in the nation.
Nebraska Betting Trends
Nebraska is 1-4-0 against the over/under this season
Nebraska has an ATS record of 3-1-1 this season
Indiana Betting Trends
Indiana is 1-4-0 against the over/under this season
Indiana has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 WR Alonzo Moore Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/09/16 TE Cethan Carter Elbow injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/09/16 RB Devine Ozigbo Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/09/16 WR Jordan Westerkamp Back injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Indiana
10/09/16 OL Tanner Farmer Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
10/09/16 QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. Ankle injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Indiana
08/19/16 OL Corey Whitaker Knee out indefinitely
08/19/16 OL Jerald Foster Knee out for season
10/09/16 K Aaron Del Grosso Legal problems "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/09/16 RB Cole Gest Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/09/16 OL Dan Feeney Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/09/16 DL Jacob Robinson Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/03/16 OL Dimitric Camiel Back out indefinitely
09/23/16 RB Kiante Enis Legal problems dismissed from team
09/18/16 WR Simmie Cobbs Jr. Ankle out indefinitely
09/02/16 TE Jordan Fuchs Ankle out indefinitely
09/02/16 DB Wesley Green Suspension out indefinitely
08/19/16 WR J-Shun Harris II Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Nebraska
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