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Nebraska at Minnesota - 10/12/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Nebraska at Minnesota
Date & Time Saturday October 12, 2019, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Location
TCF Bank Stadium
Minneapolis, MN
The Line
MINN -7    O/U 54.5
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Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

The Cornhuskers have looked decent at times this year. After losing the opening game the Huskers were able to play decent and picked up some great wins until they ran into the buzzsaw that came in the form of Ohio State. After getting crushed by Ohio State, the team was able to bounce back from the loss and beat Northwestern in the next game in line.

Minnesota is one of the teams that is coming in as a surprise. The Golden Gophers have yet to lose a single game on the year and that includes a wild game against Fresno State that was in double overtime before they picked up the 3 point win. The last game out for the Golden Gophers saw them completely crush the Fighting Illini by a score of 40-17.

The Cornhuskers offense has been able to score an average of 28.7 points a game. Offensively the Cornhuskers have been able to throw the ball for 219.3 yards a game, but have ran the ball for 196.3 yards a game. Defensively the Cornhuskers have given up 26.5 points a game, but have allowed 281 yards a game in the air and 165.3 yards a game on the ground.

For the Golden Gophers the team has been able to get a total of 35.8 points a game on the year. They have been able to throw the ball for 250 yards per game, but have ended up running the ball for 159 yards a game. The team has allowed 27.2 points per game and have allowed only 200.8 yards a game in the air, but also given up 113.6 yards a game on the ground.

The Golden Gophers have been able to play really well on the year and that will help the team out quite a bit in this game. Look for the Golden Gophers to have a good game here and that comes from the fact that the offense for the Golden Gophers are able to win this game rather easily as they continue to play their balanced game here. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Golden Gophers win and cover 35-24.

 

Pick:
Minnesota Golden Gophers -7
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