Minnesota at Oregon State College Football Picks & Parlay 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers head to Reser Stadium to play the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota as 1.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 54. The Golden Gophers are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Beavers are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-0-0.
Valuable Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The Oregon State Beavers are 0-2-0 against the spread
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
08/30/17 WR Chris Autman-Bell Leg out indefinitely
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
09/03/17 LB Manase Hungalu Hip injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/02/17 S Drew Kell Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/02/17 WR Seth Collins Finger "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
09/02/17 LB Shemiah Unutoa-Whitson Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota U
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 105th in the country in points scored with 17. They have run 83 plays this year for 408 yards, which ranks them 59th in Division 1 in total offense. The Golden Gophers average 4.9 yards per play, which is 87th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 21 1st downs this season, ranking them 71st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Minnesota has run for 169 yards as a unit, which ranks 63rd in college football. They've run 51 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Golden Gophers have been penalized on offense 4 times for 35 yards so far this year, which has them 99th in the country in penalties. Conor Rhoda has passed for 176 yards this year. He's completed 12 throws while attempting 21 passes for a completion percentage of 57.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 133.7. He averages 7.2 adjusted yards per throw and 8.4 yards per pass attempt.
Minnesota is 24th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 7. They have given up a total of 262 yards on D, which is 36th in D-1. The Golden Gophers are 37th in yards per play allowed with 4.1. Opponent offenses have completed 22 throws on 42 attempts against the Minnesota Golden Gophers defense this season, ranking them 85th and 102nd in the nation. The Minnesota pass defense has also surrendered a total of 211 yards in the air, which is 66th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 22 attempts for 51 yards this season, putting them in 18th place in the country against the run. The Golden Gophers have had 4 penalties for 35 yards on defense this year. That places them 34th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Minnesota is 47th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 12 punt return yards and average 6 yards per return, which is 57th in D-1. They have returned 2 kicks for 46 yards on special teams, which puts them 73rd in kick return yardage. The Golden Gophers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 80th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 466. The Minnesota Golden Gophers have tried 3 field goals this year and made 1, which is 55th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33%. Minnesota Golden Gophers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this season. Their punters have accumulated 268 yards on 6 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 35th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Beavers have run for 306 yards as a team, which ranks 18th in college football. They've run 61 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Oregon State Beavers have been penalized on offense 8 times for 73 yards so far this season, which has them 41st in the country in penalties. They are 11th in the nation in points scored with 62. They have run 133 plays this season for 845 yards, which ranks them 4th in Division 1 in total offense. Oregon State averages 6.4 yards per play, which is 49th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 41 1st downs this year, placing them 5th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Luton averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 5.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 45 passes on 72 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 128. He has thrown for 539 yards this season.
The Oregon State Beavers rush defense has allowed 97 attempts for 482 yards this year, putting them in 127th place in D-1 against the run. Oregon State has committed 13 penalties for 95 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 112th in college football. They are 128th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 90. They have surrendered a total of 1,040 yards on D, which is 128th in the country. The Beavers are ranked 100th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opposing offenses have completed 42 passes on 67 attempts against the Oregon State defense this season, placing them 122nd and 123rd in Division 1. The Oregon State Beavers pass defense has also given up a total of 558 yards through the air, which is 127th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oregon State Beavers have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 2, which is 24th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Oregon State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 308 yards on 8 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 94th in Division 1 in punting average. Oregon State has returned 11 kicks for 231 yards on special teams, ranking 3rd in kick return yardage. The Oregon State Beavers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 3rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,076.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Golden Gophers -1.5 and under 54 total points
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