Nebraska vs. Minnesota NCAA Football Odds, Plays and Insights

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Oct 9, 2021; Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Scott Frost walks off the field after an injury timeout following a play against the Michigan Wolverines during the fourth quarter at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dylan Widger-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 9, 2021; Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers head coach Scott Frost walks off the field after an injury timeout following a play against the Michigan Wolverines during the fourth quarter at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dylan Widger-USA TODAY Sports

The Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-4, 0-0 Big Ten) bring college football’s 18th-ranked rushing attack into a matchup with the Minnesota Golden Gophers (3-2, 0-0 Big Ten), who have the No. 5 rushing defense, on Saturday, October 16, 2021. The Cornhuskers are 3.5-point favorites. The over/under is 48 for the game.

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Odds for Nebraska vs. Minnesota

Odds courtesy of SI Sportsbook.

Nebraska vs Minnesota Betting Information

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Nebraska

-3.5

48

Over/Under Insights

  • Nebraska has combined with its opponents to put up more than 48 points in three of six games this season.
  • Minnesota’s games have gone over 48 points in two opportunities this season.
  • The combined points per game average of the two teams, 56.3, is 8.3 points greater than Saturday’s over/under.
  • The 37.5 combined points per game that these two squads have allowed this season are 10.5 fewer than the 48 over/under in this contest.
  • The average total in Cornhuskers games this season is 54.8, 6.8 points above Saturday’s over/under of 48.
  • The 48-point over/under for this game is 5.3 points below the 53.3 points per game average total in Golden Gophers games this season.
  • Nebraska has four wins against the spread in seven games this season.
  • This season, the Cornhuskers have two ATS wins in three games as a favorite of 3.5 points or more.
  • Nebraska’s games this year have hit the over on two of six set point totals (33.3%).
  • The Cornhuskers score 12.3 more points per game (31.9) than the Golden Gophers surrender (19.6).
  • Nebraska is 3-2 against the spread and 3-3 overall this season when the team notches more than 19.6 points.
  • The Cornhuskers collect 493.3 yards per game, 185.5 more yards than the 307.8 the Golden Gophers allow per outing.
  • Nebraska is 4-2 against the spread and 3-4 overall when the team amasses over 307.8 yards.
  • The Cornhuskers have nine giveaways this season, while the Golden Gophers have nine takeaways .
  • Find the latest spread and moneyline odds for Nebraska at SISportsbook.
  • Minnesota has two wins against the spread in five games this year.
  • The Golden Gophers have been underdogs by 3.5 points or more one time this year and have not covered the spread once.
  • Minnesota’s games this season have gone over the point total two times in five opportunities (40%).
  • The Golden Gophers average 24.4 points per game, 6.5 more than the Cornhuskers allow (17.9).
  • When Minnesota puts up more than 17.9 points, it is 2-2 against the spread and 3-1 overall.
  • The Golden Gophers collect 334.2 yards per game, only 7.4 fewer than the 341.6 the Cornhuskers allow.
  • In games that Minnesota amasses more than 341.6 yards, the team is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall.
  • The Golden Gophers have five giveaways this season, while the Cornhuskers have eight takeaways .
  • Head to SISportsbook to find the latest moneyline, spread and over/under odds for this matchup.

Season Stats

NebraskaStatsMinnesota

31.9

Avg. Points Scored

24.4

17.9

Avg. Points Allowed

19.6

493.3

Avg. Total Yards

334.2

341.6

Avg. Total Yards Allowed

307.8

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Giveaways

5

8

Takeaways

9

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