Nebraska at Purdue College Football Picks & Parlay 10/28/2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Ross-Ade Stadium to take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 6.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 50.5. The Cornhuskers have an ATS record of 2-5-0 while their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Boilermakers have an over/under record of 2-5-0 and they are 5-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 2-5-0 against the spread
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Purdue Boilermakers are 5-2-0 against the spread
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
10/22/17 DB Antonio Reed Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/22/17 WR Bryan Reimers Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
10/22/17 RB Tre Bryant Knee is doubtful Saturday vs. Purdue
09/01/17 WR Jaevon McQuitty Knee out for season
09/01/17 DB JoJo Domann ACL out indefinitely
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
10/22/17 OL Grant Hermanns Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/22/17 LB T.J. McCollum Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
10/15/17 S Tim Cason Eligibility is out indefinitely
10/13/17 DT Keiwan Jones Knee out for season
10/09/17 RB Tario Fuller Foot out indefinitely
08/23/17 S C.J. Parker ACL out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 92nd in Division 1 in points scored with 181. They have run 482 plays this season for 2,699 yards, which ranks them 53rd in the nation in total offense. The Cornhuskers average 5.6 yards per play, which is 69th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 136 1st downs this year, placing them 94th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Nebraska has run for 935 yards as a team, which ranks 99th in the country. They've run 230 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cornhuskers have been penalized on offense 43 times for 403 yards so far this season, which has them 71st in the nation in penalties. Tanner Lee has thrown for 1,709 yards this season. He has completed 132 passes on 240 attempts for a completion percentage of 55%. His quarterback rating this year is 124.4. He averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 6.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Nebraska is 86th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 216. They have surrendered a total of 2,791 yards on D, which is 64th in Division 1. The Cornhuskers are ranked 91st in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 151 passes on 225 attempts against the Nebraska Cornhuskers defense this season, placing them 99th and 68th in the country. The Nebraska pass defense has also given up a total of 1,607 yards through the air, which is 71st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 249 attempts for 1,184 yards this year, putting them in 66th place in D-1 against the run. The Cornhuskers have committed 48 penalties for 406 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 76th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Nebraska is ranked 47th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 84 punt return yards and average 7 yards per return, which is 68th in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 389 yards on special teams, ranking 68th in kick return yardage. The Cornhuskers average 24 yards per kick return and they are 88th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,172. The Nebraska Cornhuskers have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 6, which is 91st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Nebraska Cornhuskers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 23 for 23 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,468 yards on 34 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 41st in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boilermakers have run for 1,026 yards as a team, which ranks 87th in the nation. They've run 231 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Boilermakers have been penalized on offense 44 times for 377 yards so far this year, which has them 64th in the country in penalties. They are 100th in Division 1 in points scored with 169. They have run 484 plays this year for 2,702 yards, which ranks them 64th in the nation in total offense. The Purdue Boilermakers average 5.6 yards per play, which is 70th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 146 1st downs this season, ranking them 75th overall as an offensive unit. David Blough has completed 70 throws while attempting 105 passes for a completion percentage of 66.7%. He has passed for 745 yards this year. He averages 6.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 143.8.
The Purdue Boilermakers rush defense has given up 273 attempts for 1,184 yards this season, putting them in 67th place in the country against the run. They have had 49 penalties for 390 yards on defense this year. That places them 68th in Division 1. Purdue is 28th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 135. They have given up a total of 2,602 yards on D, which is 48th in the nation. The Boilermakers are 68th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 113 throws on 195 attempts against the Purdue defense this season, ranking them 30th and 24th in the country. The Purdue Boilermakers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,418 yards in the air, which is 40th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Purdue Boilermakers have tried 15 field goals this year and made 10, which is 48th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Purdue kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 17 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,520 yards on 35 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 38th in the NCAA in punting average. Purdue is 16th in the country in punt returns with 16. They've totaled 50 punt return yards and average 3.1 yards per return, which is 119th in D-1. They have returned 16 kicks for 268 yards on special teams, which puts them 113th in kick return yardage. The Boilermakers average 17 yards per kick return and they are 101st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,020.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cornhuskers +6.5 and under 50.5 total points
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