Nebraska at Illinois College Football Picks & Parlay 9/29/2017
Friday, September 29, 2017
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Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Illinois Fighting Illini on Friday, September 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Nebraska as 9.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 51. The Fighting Illini are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0. The Cornhuskers are 1-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-2-0.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 1-3-0 against the spread
Important Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
09/24/17 WR Bryan Reimers Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Illinois
09/24/17 OL Cole Conrad Knee "?" Friday vs. Illinois
09/24/17 OL David Knevel Ankle "?" Friday vs. Illinois
09/24/17 DB Joshua Kalu Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Illinois
09/24/17 LB Marcus Newby Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Illinois
09/24/17 OL Matt Farniok Wrist "?" Friday vs. Illinois
09/24/17 WR Stanley Morgan Jr. Neck "?" Friday vs. Illinois
09/24/17 RB Tre Bryant Knee "?" Friday vs. Illinois
09/24/17 LB Tyrin Ferguson Foot "?" Friday vs. Illinois
09/01/17 WR Jaevon McQuitty Knee out for season
09/01/17 DB JoJo Domann ACL out indefinitely
08/16/17 CB Chris Jones Knee out indefinitely
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
09/24/17 OL Doug Kramer Leg "?" Friday vs. Nebraska
09/24/17 RB Dre Brown Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Nebraska
09/24/17 OL Jordan Fagan Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Nebraska
09/24/17 TE Nathan Echard Knee "?" Friday vs. Nebraska
09/24/17 RB Reggie Corbin Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Nebraska
09/03/17 DL James Crawford Suspension out indefinitely
08/23/17 LB Jake Hansen Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have run for 620 yards as a unit, which ranks 68th in the nation. They've run 148 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Cornhuskers have been penalized on offense 22 times for 194 yards so far this year, which has them 71st in the country in penalties. They are 51st in Division 1 in points scored with 122. They have run 294 plays this year for 1,518 yards, which ranks them 56th in the nation in total offense. The Cornhuskers average 5.2 yards per play, which is 103rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 83 1st downs this season, ranking them 54th overall as an offensive unit. Tanner Lee has completed 76 throws while attempting 146 passes for a completion percentage of 52.1%. He has passed for 898 yards this year. He averages 4.3 adjusted yards per throw and 6.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 107.2.
The Cornhuskers rush defense has given up 115 attempts for 477 yards this season, putting them in 49th place in the country against the run. They have had 28 penalties for 226 yards on defense this year. That places them 81st in Division 1. Nebraska is 96th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 116. They have given up a total of 1,511 yards on D, which is 79th in the nation. The Cornhuskers are 78th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 101 throws on 153 attempts against the Nebraska Cornhuskers defense this season, ranking them 126th and 118th in the country. The Nebraska pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,034 yards in the air, which is 100th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have tried 6 field goals this year and made 5, which is 42nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Nebraska Cornhuskers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 972 yards on 23 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 58th in the NCAA in punting average. Nebraska is 14th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 70 punt return yards and average 7.8 yards per return, which is 53rd in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 265 yards on special teams, which puts them 35th in kick return yardage. The Cornhuskers average 33 yards per kick return and they are 59th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,853.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Fighting Illini are 115th in Division 1 in points scored with 67. They have run 179 plays this season for 870 yards, which ranks them 117th in the nation in total offense. The Illinois Fighting Illini average 4.9 yards per play, which is 110th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 48 1st downs this year, placing them 123rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Illinois has run for 331 yards as a team, which ranks 119th in the country. They've run 95 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Fighting Illini have been penalized on offense 27 times for 263 yards so far this season, which has them 46th in the nation in penalties. Chayce Crouch has thrown for 328 yards this season. He has completed 32 passes on 62 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 91.7. He averages 5.3 yards per pass attempt and 3.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Illinois is 42nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 75. They have surrendered a total of 1,299 yards on D, which is 51st in Division 1. The Fighting Illini are ranked 62nd in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 66 passes on 109 attempts against the Illinois defense this season, placing them 54th and 45th in the country. The Illinois Fighting Illini pass defense has also given up a total of 746 yards through the air, which is 49th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 133 attempts for 553 yards this year, putting them in 72nd place in D-1 against the run. The Fighting Illini have committed 29 penalties for 265 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 105th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Illinois is ranked 105th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 55 punt return yards and average 13.8 yards per return, which is 20th in college football. They have returned 8 kicks for 159 yards on special teams, ranking 89th in kick return yardage. The Illinois Fighting Illini average 20 yards per kick return and they are 126th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,084. The Fighting Illini have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 3, which is 88th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Illinois kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this year. Their punters have totaled 749 yards on 19 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 101st in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Fighting Illini +9.5 and over 51 total points
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