Saturday, September 17, 2016
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The Oregon Ducks take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 2.5 point favorites. This season the Ducks are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Cornhuskers have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 2-0-0 against the spread.
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Dakota Prukop finished with 331 yards through the air for Oregon last week. He completed 21 passes out of 31 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Ducks were led in rushing by Royce Freeman, who finished with 207 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. Devon Allen was the team leader in receiving with a total of 141 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 35 yards per reception. As a team in that game Oregon got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 76 total plays for 632 yards for the game. The Ducks ran for 301 yards on 45 attempts.
Tommy Armstrong finished with 377 yards through the air for Nebraska last week. He completed 20 passes out of 34 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Cornhuskers were led in rushing by Devine Ozigbo, who finished with 44 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Alonzo Moore was the team leader in receiving with a total of 109 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 36 yards per reception. Nebraska got a total of 25 first downs in that game. 5 came from running the ball and 17 came from a pass. They ran 78 total plays for 550 yards for the game. The Cornhuskers ran for 138 yards on 43 attempts.
Oregon scores 48.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 15th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21 passes on 30.5 attempts for a 68.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 301 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 25th in college football. The Ducks run for an average of 276 yards per game on 41 attempts for an average of 6.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 15th in the nation. They also run 71.5 plays per contest and average 8.1 yards per play for an average of 577 yards per game, ranking their offense 9th overall this season. The Ducks average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 47th in the country. They accumulate 94 penalty yards per game via 10 penalties, which ranks 8th in the nation.
Oregon allows 249 passing yards per game, ranking 90th in D-1, and they allow 27 points per contest on defense, which ranks 81st. They give up 24 completions on 43.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.2. The Ducks allow 141 rushing yards per game on 36.5 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 67th in the country. Oregon allows 390 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 82nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.5 penalties for 73.5 yards per game, ranking them 105th among D-1 teams.
Nebraska averages 47.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 18th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 13.5 passes per game on 24 attempts for a 56.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 263 yards through the air per game, ranking them 45th in Division 1. The Cornhuskers run for an average of 215 yards per game on 47 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 42nd on the ground. They also run 71 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for a total of 478 yards per game, ranking them 39th in the country on offense. The Cornhuskers get an average of 22.5 first downs per game, which ranks 52nd in the nation. They average 86.5 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 15th in college football.
Nebraska allows an average of 216 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 66th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 13.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 25th in the nation. They give up 20 completions on 37.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.3 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 81 rushing yards per contest on 28.5 carries for a 2.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 21st in the country. Nebraska allows 297 total yards per game for an average of 4.5 yards per play, which ranks 33rd in D-1. They force 4 turnovers per contest and 5.5 penalties for 35.5 yards in each contest, ranking 18th in the nation.
Oregon Betting Trends
Oregon is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Oregon has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Nebraska Betting Trends
Nebraska is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Nebraska has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/11/16 WR Dillon Mitchell Knee "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/11/16 TE Evan Baylis Foot "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/11/16 TE John Mundt Knee "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/11/16 LB Kaulana Apelu Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/11/16 OL Tyrell Crosby Foot "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
09/11/16 OL Zach Okun Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
08/27/16 DL Torrodney Prevot Suspension out indefinitely
08/19/16 OL Corey Whitaker Knee out indefinitely
08/19/16 OL Jerald Foster Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Nebraska
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