Mohamed Ibrahim and the Minnesota Golden Gophers (5-3) will visit Trey Palmer and the Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-5) on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET, in a matchup between two of the biggest stars in college football.
The Golden Gophers are expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -16) against the Cornhuskers. The over/under for this game is 47 points.
Game Info and Betting Lines for Minnesota vs. Nebraska
- Game Day: Saturday, November 5, 2022
- Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN2
- Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
- Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, NE)
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Minnesota Betting Insights
- Nebraska is 2-5-0 against the spread this season.
- Out of Nebraska’s seven games with a set total, two have hit the over (28.6%).
Minnesota Stats & Insights
- On defense, Minnesota has been a top-25 unit, ranking seventh-best by giving up only 274.4 yards per game. The offense ranks 50th (421.4 yards per game).
- Minnesota ranks 50th in points scored this season (31.9 points per game), but has been thriving on defense, ranking fourth-best in the FBS with 14.4 points allowed per game.
- Minnesota ranks 105th in passing yards this year (198.3 per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking sixth-best in the FBS with 168.1 passing yards allowed per game.
- Minnesota has been surging on both offense and defense in the running game, ranking 12th-best in rushing offense (223.1 rushing yards per game) and 17th-best in rushing defense (106.3 rushing yards allowed per game).
- Minnesota has been shining on both sides of the ball in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking best in third-down percentage (59.8%) and second-best in third-down percentage allowed (24.5%).
- Minnesota ranks 41st in college football with a +3 turnover margin after forcing 13 turnovers (42nd in the FBS) and committing 10 (42nd in the FBS).
Minnesota’s Best Players
- Tanner Morgan has thrown for 1,286 yards (160.8 ypg) to lead Minnesota, completing 66.9% of his passes and tossing seven touchdown passes compared to five interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 91 rushing yards on 27 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
- Ibrahim has carried the ball 170 times for a team-high 955 yards on the ground and has found the end zone 13 times.
- Treyson Potts has racked up 368 yards on 73 attempts, scoring three times.
- Brevyn Spann-Ford’s leads his squad with 349 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 27 receptions (out of 42 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
- Mike Brown-Stephens has put together a 311-yard season so far, reeling in 19 passes on 31 targets.
- Daniel Jackson has been the target of 31 passes and compiled 18 catches for 233 yards, an average of 29.1 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone two times through the air this season.
- Danny Striggow has 3.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has four TFL, 15 tackles, and one interception.
- Mariano Sori-Marin, Minnesota’s leading tackler, has 55 tackles and three TFL this year.
- Tyler Nubin has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 33 tackles, two TFL, and three passes defended to his name.
Nebraska Betting Insights
- Nebraska is 2-5-0 against the spread this year.
- In Nebraska’s seven games with a set total, two have hit the over (28.6%).
Nebraska Stats & Insights
- Nebraska’s defense has been bottom-25 in total defense this season, ceding 458.6 total yards per game, which ranks 11th-worst. Offensively, it ranks 66th with 402.1 total yards per contest.
- In terms of points scored Nebraska ranks 77th in the FBS (27.1 points per game), and it is 100th on the other side of the ball (30.6 points allowed per game).
- Nebraska has been struggling in pass defense, ranking 22nd-worst with 268.5 passing yards given up per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, compiling 259.3 passing yards per contest (50th-ranked).
- Nebraska’s defense has been bottom-25 in run defense this season, surrendering 190.1 rushing yards per game, which ranks 17th-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 72nd with 142.9 rushing yards per contest.
- Nebraska is generating a 43.5% third-down conversion percentage on offense this season (40th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering a 43.2% third-down rate (104th-ranked) on defense.
- At -6, Nebraska has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 11 forced turnovers (73rd in the FBS) and 17 turnovers committed (118th in the FBS).
Nebraska’s Best Players
- Casey Thompson has put up 2,023 passing yards, or 252.9 per game, so far this season. He has completed 62.9% of his passes and has tossed 12 touchdowns with 10 interceptions.
- Anthony Grant is his team’s leading rusher with 156 carries for 743 yards, or 92.9 per game. He’s found the end zone six times on the ground, as well.
- Ajay Allen has run for 190 yards across 33 carries, scoring two touchdowns.
- Palmer has hauled in 782 receiving yards on 48 receptions to pace his squad so far this season while scoring five touchdowns as a receiver.
- Marcus Washington has collected 304 receiving yards (38 yards per game) on 22 receptions.
- Travis Vokolek has racked up 216 reciving yards (27 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
- Garrett Nelson has collected 4.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up four TFL and 32 tackles.
- Luke Reimer, Nebraska’s tackle leader, has 47 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
- Malcolm Hartzog has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has seven tackles and two passes defended to his name.