Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. UCLA Bruins - 12/26/15 College Football Foster Farms Bowl Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UCLA Bruins (8-4) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-7)
College Football: Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 9:15 pm (Levi's Stadium)
The Line: Nebraska Cornhuskers +6.5 -- Over/Under: 60 See the Latest Odds
The UCLA Bruins will play the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Foster Farms Bowl Game.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers were 5-7 this season and finished fourth in the Big Ten West Division. The Nebraska offense is averaging 32.5 points per game with 274.7 passing yards per game and 167.8 rushing yards per game. Tommy Armstrong Jr. is the quarterback for Nebraska completing 54.8% of his passes for 2856 yards, 21 touchdowns, and 16 interceptions. Terrell Newby has 743 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns for Nebraska. Imani Cross has 389 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns for Nebraska. Jordan Westerkamp has 874 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns for Nebraska. Brandon Reilly has 716 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns for the Cornhuskers. The Nebraska defense is giving up 27.8 points per game with 288.2 passing yards per game and 113.4 rushing yards per game. Nate Gerry has 75 tackles, Greg McMullen has 4 sacks, and Nate Gerry has 4 interceptions for Nebraska. Nebraska is -13 in turnover margin this season.
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The UCLA Bruins were 8-4 this season and finished third in the Pac-12 South Division. The UCLA offense is averaging 32.5 points per game with 285.8 passing yards per game and 186.8 rushing yards per game. Josh Rosen is the UCLA quarterback who is completing 59.5% of his passes for 3351 yards, 20 touchdowns, and 9 interceptions. Paul Perkins has 1275 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns for UCLA. Soso Jamabo has 403 rushing yards and 4 touchdowns for the Bruins. Jordan Payton has 1069 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns for UCLA. Thomas Duarte has 820 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns for UCLA. The UCLA defense is giving up 25.1 points per game with 205.7 passing yards per game and 187.8 rushing yards per game. Jayon Brown has 88 tackles, Aaron Wallace has 7 sacks, and Ishmael Adams has 2 interceptions for UCLA. UCLA is +1 in turnover margin this season.
The only reason Nebraska is in a bowl game this season is because there weren’t enough teams with 6 wins to fill all of the bowl slots. Nebraska really didn’t have a good season, with their only good win coming against Michigan State on a questionable touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Nebraska was inconsistent all year, playing Iowa(loss) and MSU(win) tough, but losing to Purdue and Illinois. UCLA had a good season and was one win away from getting into the Pac-12 championship game. With wins over ranked teams, BYU, Arizona, Cal, and Utah, UCLA will be looking to accomplish their 9-win season. UCLA is clearly the better team and I think they will beat Nebraska by a good margin.