Nebraska at Michigan College Football Picks & Predictions 9/20/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Michigan Stadium to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The Cornhuskers have an ATS record of 0-2-0 while their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Wolverines have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 0-2-0 against the spread
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Michigan Wolverines are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
09/09/18 QB Adrian Martinez Knee is questionable
08/27/18 QB Tristan Gebbia Left Team is out for season
08/24/18 RB Tre Bryant Knee is out for season
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
09/16/18 QB Brandon Peters Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/16/18 RB Karan Higdon Undisclosed missed last game, is probable
09/16/18 DL Lawrence Marshall Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/16/18 WR Nate Schoenle Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/11/18 DL Aubrey Solomon Knee is out indefinitely
09/09/18 P Brad Robbins Back is out indefinitely
09/03/18 WR Tarik Black Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 121st in Division 1 in points scored with 47. They have run 158 plays this season for 929 yards, which ranks them 120th in the nation in total offense. The Cornhuskers average 5.9 yards per play, which is 67th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 43 1st downs this year, placing them 117th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Nebraska has run for 516 yards as a team, which ranks 71st in the country. They've run 102 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cornhuskers have been penalized on offense 21 times for 172 yards so far this season, which has them 48th in the nation in penalties. Adrian Martinez has thrown for 187 yards this season. He has completed 15 passes on 20 attempts for a completion percentage of 75%. His quarterback rating this year is 160. He averages 9.4 yards per pass attempt and 8.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Nebraska is 48th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 57. They have surrendered a total of 648 yards on D, which is 10th in Division 1. The Cornhuskers are ranked 30th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 47 passes on 71 attempts against the Nebraska Cornhuskers defense this season, placing them 44th and 24th in the country. The Nebraska pass defense has also given up a total of 461 yards through the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 69 attempts for 187 yards this year, putting them in 6th place in D-1 against the run. The Cornhuskers have committed 18 penalties for 141 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 45th in the nation.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wolverines have run for 563 yards as a team, which ranks 57th in the nation. They've run 109 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Wolverines have been penalized on offense 27 times for 244 yards so far this year, which has them 12th in the country in penalties. They are 39th in Division 1 in points scored with 111. They have run 181 plays this year for 1,192 yards, which ranks them 70th in the nation in total offense. The Michigan Wolverines average 6.6 yards per play, which is 32nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 59 1st downs this season, ranking them 77th overall as an offensive unit. Shea Patterson has completed 46 throws while attempting 65 passes for a completion percentage of 70.8%. He has passed for 589 yards this year. He averages 9.5 adjusted yards per throw and 9.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 171.2.
The Michigan Wolverines rush defense has given up 118 attempts for 365 yards this season, putting them in 45th place in the country against the run. They have had 14 penalties for 130 yards on defense this year. That places them 37th in Division 1. Michigan is 32nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 47. They have given up a total of 829 yards on D, which is 28th in the nation. The Wolverines are 7th in yards per play allowed with 4. Opponent offenses have completed 47 throws on 90 attempts against the Michigan defense this season, ranking them 46th and 58th in the country. The Michigan Wolverines pass defense has also surrendered a total of 464 yards in the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Cornhuskers/Wolverines college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cornhuskers
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