Nebraska at Oregon College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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Autzen Stadium is the venue for the game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 5 point favorites. The total has been set at 68. The Ducks are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0. The Cornhuskers are 0-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-0-0.
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Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Oregon Ducks are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
09/03/17 RB Jaylin Bradley Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/03/15 WR De'Mornay Pierson-El Foot expected to miss 6-8 weeks
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
08/14/17 WR Keyan Williams Hamstring out indefinitely
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
09/03/17 DL Scott Pagano Foot "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have run for 225 yards as a unit, which ranks 45th in the nation. They've run 38 times, averaging 5.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Cornhuskers have been penalized on offense 8 times for 75 yards so far this year, which has them 37th in the country in penalties. They are 42nd in Division 1 in points scored with 43. They have run 70 plays this year for 463 yards, which ranks them 61st in the nation in total offense. The Cornhuskers average 6.6 yards per play, which is 40th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 25 1st downs this season, ranking them 48th overall as an offensive unit. Tanner Lee has completed 19 throws while attempting 32 passes for a completion percentage of 59.4%. He has passed for 238 yards this year. He averages 8.7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 142.5.
The Cornhuskers rush defense has given up 21 attempts for 82 yards this season, putting them in 42nd place in the country against the run. They have had 9 penalties for 63 yards on defense this year. That places them 77th in Division 1. Nebraska is 98th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 36. They have given up a total of 497 yards on D, which is 99th in the nation. The Cornhuskers are 84th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 46 throws on 68 attempts against the Nebraska Cornhuskers defense this season, ranking them 127th and 124th in the country. The Nebraska pass defense has also surrendered a total of 415 yards in the air, which is 116th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have tried 2 field goals this year and made 2, which is 20th in college football. Nebraska Cornhuskers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 212 yards on 5 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 50th in the NCAA in punting average. Nebraska is 82nd in the country in punt returns with 1. They have returned 2 kicks for 114 yards on special teams, which puts them 23rd in kick return yardage. The Cornhuskers average 57 yards per kick return and they are 47th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 578.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Ducks are 2nd in Division 1 in points scored with 77. They have run 79 plays this season for 703 yards, which ranks them 26th in the nation in total offense. The Oregon Ducks average 8.9 yards per play, which is 8th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 37 1st downs this year, placing them 7th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oregon has run for 348 yards as a team, which ranks 13th in the country. They've run 52 times, averaging 6.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Ducks have been penalized on offense 12 times for 115 yards so far this season, which has them 8th in the nation in penalties. Justin Herbert has thrown for 281 yards this season. He has completed 17 passes on 21 attempts for a completion percentage of 81%. His quarterback rating this year is 209.1. He averages 13.4 yards per pass attempt and 14.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Oregon is 62nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 21. They have surrendered a total of 365 yards on D, which is 63rd in Division 1. The Ducks are ranked 39th in yards per play allowed with 4.2. Opposing offenses have completed 25 passes on 48 attempts against the Oregon defense this season, placing them 100th and 109th in the country. The Oregon Ducks pass defense has also given up a total of 266 yards through the air, which is 84th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 38 attempts for 99 yards this year, putting them in 55th place in D-1 against the run. The Ducks have committed 5 penalties for 52 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 62nd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Oregon is ranked 52nd in the nation in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 24 punt return yards and average 12 yards per return, which is 24th in college football. They have returned 4 kicks for 157 yards on special teams, ranking 11th in kick return yardage. The Oregon Ducks average 39 yards per kick return and they are 8th in the country in all-purpose yards with 884. Oregon kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 126 yards on 3 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 58th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cornhuskers/Ducks college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Ducks -5
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