Saturday, September 10, 2016
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The Wyoming Cowboys take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 25 point favorites and the over/under was set at 58. This season the Cowboys are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Cornhuskers have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
Josh Allen finished with 245 yards through the air for Wyoming last week. He completed 19 passes out of 29 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Brian Hill, who finished with 125 yards on 33 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jake Maulhardt was the team leader in receiving with a total of 106 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Wyoming got a total of 28 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 13 passing, and 6 by penalty. They ran 85 total plays for 488 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 243 yards on 56 attempts.
Tommy Armstrong finished with 108 yards through the air for Nebraska last week. He completed 5 passes out of 10 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Cornhuskers were led in rushing by Devine Ozigbo, who finished with 103 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Alonzo Moore was the team leader in receiving with a total of 92 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 31 yards per reception. Nebraska got a total of 20 first downs by way of 15 rushing, 4 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 64 total plays for 406 yards for the game. The Cornhuskers ran for 292 yards on 51 attempts.
Wyoming scores 40 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 46th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19 passes on 29 attempts for a 65.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 245 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 53rd in college football. The Cowboys run for an average of 243 yards per game on 56 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 36th in the nation. They also run 85 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 488 yards per game, ranking their offense 43rd overall this season. The Cowboys average 28 first downs per game which ranks them 21st in the country. They accumulate 100 penalty yards per game via 10 penalties, which ranks 12th in the nation.
Wyoming allows 329 passing yards per game, ranking 113th in D-1, and they allow 34 points per contest on defense, which ranks 104th. They give up 24 completions on 39 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.5. The Cowboys allow 133 rushing yards per game on 37 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 71st in the country. Wyoming allows 462 total yards per game including 6.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 101st in terms of yards per game. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 12 penalties for 106 yards per game, ranking them 122nd among D-1 teams.
Nebraska averages 43 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 44th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 6 passes per game on 13 attempts for a 46.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 114 yards through the air per game, ranking them 121st in Division 1. The Cornhuskers run for an average of 292 yards per game on 51 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 17th on the ground. They also run 64 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for a total of 406 yards per game, ranking them 68th in the country on offense. The Cornhuskers get an average of 20 first downs per game, which ranks 75th in the nation. They average 80 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 21st in college football.
Nebraska allows an average of 243 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 86th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 10 points per contest, which has them ranked 25th in the nation. They give up 24 completions on 43 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.8 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 31 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 1.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 4th in the country. Nebraska allows 274 total yards per game for an average of 4 yards per play, which ranks 41st in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 29 yards in each contest, ranking 18th in the nation.
Wyoming Betting Trends
Wyoming is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Wyoming has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Nebraska Betting Trends
Nebraska is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Nebraska has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/01/16 LB Adam Pilapil Ankle out indefinitely
09/01/16 RB Kellen Overstreet Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/05/16 S Antonio Reed Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Wyoming
09/05/16 S Nate Gerry Suspension Served is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Wyoming
09/04/16 WR Brandon Reilly Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
08/19/16 OL Corey Whitaker Knee out indefinitely
08/19/16 OL Jerald Foster Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Nebraska
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