Troy at Nebraska College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
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The Troy Trojans travel to Memorial Stadium to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 7.5 point favorites. The Trojans have an ATS record of 1-1-0 while their over/under record is 2-0-0. The Cornhuskers have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable Troy Trojans Betting Trends
The Troy Trojans are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The Troy Trojans are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key Troy Trojans Injuries
09/09/18 CB Jawon McDowell Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/09/18 OL Kirk Kelley Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/09/18 DT Trevon Sanders Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Nebraska
09/08/18 RB Jamarius Henderson Suspension is out indefinitely
09/08/18 WR Traveon Samuel Suspension is out indefinitely
08/28/18 LB Zo Bridges Eligibility is out for season
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
09/09/18 QB Adrian Martinez Knee injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Troy
08/27/18 QB Tristan Gebbia Left Team is out for season
08/24/18 RB Tre Bryant Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Troy Trojans are 41st in Division 1 in points scored with 79. They have run 157 plays this season for 856 yards, which ranks them 72nd in the nation in total offense. The Trojans average 5.5 yards per play, which is 89th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 51 1st downs this year, placing them 37th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Troy has run for 416 yards as a team, which ranks 45th in the country. They've run 85 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Trojans have been penalized on offense 8 times for 76 yards so far this season, which has them 111th in the nation in penalties. Kaleb Barker has thrown for 351 yards this season. He has completed 34 passes on 52 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 150. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 7.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Troy is 100th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 63. They have surrendered a total of 703 yards on D, which is 57th in Division 1. The Trojans are ranked 95th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 37 passes on 59 attempts against the Troy Trojans defense this season, placing them 75th and 58th in the country. The Troy pass defense has also given up a total of 524 yards through the air, which is 98th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 61 attempts for 179 yards this year, putting them in 28th place in D-1 against the run. The Trojans have committed 12 penalties for 92 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 50th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Troy is ranked 76th in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 31 punt return yards and average 10.3 yards per return, which is 50th in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 200 yards on special teams, ranking 8th in kick return yardage. The Trojans average 22 yards per kick return and they are 38th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,087. The Troy Trojans have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 104th in D-1. Troy Trojans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 10 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 413 yards on 10 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 66th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cornhuskers have run for 329 yards as a team, which ranks 73rd in the nation. They've run 54 times, averaging 6.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Cornhuskers have been penalized on offense 11 times for 95 yards so far this year, which has them 80th in the country in penalties. They are 124th in Division 1 in points scored with 28. They have run 83 plays this year for 565 yards, which ranks them 120th in the nation in total offense. The Nebraska Cornhuskers average 6.8 yards per play, which is 34th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 25 1st downs this season, ranking them 123rd overall as an offensive unit. Adrian Martinez has completed 15 throws while attempting 20 passes for a completion percentage of 75%. He has passed for 187 yards this year. He averages 8.1 adjusted yards per throw and 9.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 160.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers rush defense has given up 35 attempts for 44 yards this season, putting them in 1st place in the country against the run. They have had 8 penalties for 46 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in Division 1. Nebraska is 39th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 33. They have given up a total of 395 yards on D, which is 9th in the nation. The Cornhuskers are 37th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 33 throws on 50 attempts against the Nebraska defense this season, ranking them 51st and 22nd in the country. The Nebraska Cornhuskers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 351 yards in the air, which is 45th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Nebraska kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 128 yards on 3 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 47th in the NCAA in punting average. They have returned 3 kicks for 45 yards on special teams, which puts them 104th in kick return yardage. The Cornhuskers average 15 yards per kick return and they are 121st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 608.
Who will win tonight's Trojans/Cornhuskers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cornhuskers -7.5
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