Northern Illinois (@6.5) vs Nebraska (@1.11)

Our Prediction:

Nebraska will win

Northern Illinois – Nebraska Match Prediction | 14-09-2019 20:00

He takes a whole lot of shots, though, and has been banged up throughout his career. Late in the year, though, he was accurate, hitting 64% of his passes or better in five of the last six games, and came through in the MAC title game with four touchdown throws in the comeback win. The passing game wasinefficient, but it got better.Marcus Childers was the second-leading rusher, but he only threw 15 touchdown passes with just ten picks. Junior Anthony Thompson has to be ready after getting in a little bit of work.

Jill: It is a nail-biter through the first half, possibly even a shootout. It takes a surprising and valiant defensive effort until the offense rights the ship and grounds, pounds, and checkdowns their way to eating up the clock and making the score look a little better than it should in the end. The defense tightens up in the second half but the offense has a stretch where they get butterfingers and brainfarts. Placekicker Drew Brown has to salvage a couple of possessions by nailing absurdly long field goals to give the Big Red some breathing room.

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I dont know, but this D could use an asskicking. Oregon, would tend to think that we wont get it now. Lets just hope that its not a big one. If we didnt get nickel/dime vs. However, Luke Gifford & company have proven to be up to the challenge. Defensively, it sees that with Williams & Reed at Safety, maybe the Secondary was better?

The Nebraska Cornhuskers ground game is averaging 138.5 yards per contest, and Washington leads the way with 116 yards on 21 carries. has two interceptions. Adrian Martinez is completing 60.4 percent of his passes for 468 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. JD Spielman and Maurice Washington have combined for 279 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Jack Stoll has five receptions. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are coming off a overtime loss to Colorado and need a win to get a game above a .500 record. Martinez has two or more touchdown passes in seven of his last 11 games. Mohamed Barry leads the Nebraska Cornhuskers with 18 tackles, Cam Taylor-Britt has one sack and Eric Lee Jr. The Nebraska Cornhuskers have won each of their last five home games. Defensively, Nebraska is allowing 27.5 points and 389 yards per game.

The other injury to keep an eye on is Nebraska running back Tre Bryant, who left their last game. He rushed for 192 yards in the opener and finished with 107 versus the Ducks. Bryant has been a huge part of the offense. I could see the Cornhuskers really struggling to finish off drives with points if Bryant doesnt play or is limited.

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The team lost QB Ryan Graham to an injury but Daniel Santacaterina has filled in nicely. The NIU defense is allowing just 263 yards per game this season while posting 433 yards per game on offense. The Huskies are 2-0 against the spread this season. He has thrown for 252 yards with three touchdowns on 23 of 34 passing. Marcus Jones is the leading rusher with 111 yards and two touchdowns. Northern Illinois started the season with a 23-20 loss to Boston College at home and then followed it up with a 38-10 win over Eastern Illinois.

The Northern Illinois Huskies look for a statement victory to get a game above a .500 record. The Northern Illinois Huskies have won four of their last six road games. Ross Bowers is completing 64.5 percent of his passes for 528 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Defensively, Northern Illinois is allowing 22.5 points and 322.5 yards per game. Bowers has three touchdown passes on his last 79 pass attempts. Tyrice Richie and Daniel Crawford have combined for 268 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Spencer Tears has six receptions. The Northern Illinois Huskies ground game is averaging 78.5 yards per contest, and Tre Harbison leads the way with 131 yards on 29 carries. Antonio Jones-Davis leads the Northern Illinois Huskies with 11 tackles, Quintin Wynne has one sack and Jalen McKie has one interception.

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Bryant rushed for over 100 yards in the first two games of the season. Tre Bryants injury in the fourth quarter against the Ducks is also cause for concern. While the extent of his injury isnt known, it doesnt take a genius to figure out the Huskers offense will struggle to move the ball as efficiently without Bryant. He has quickly established himself as a leading force on the Huskers offense.

Big-time recruit Marquez Beason out of Texas might be that guy, and four of the top five wideouts are back along with USC transfer Trevon Sidney, but its going to take something special for this group to shine. The NCAA ruled him ineligible for this season. Getting Georgia transfer tight end Luke Ford is a big help for next year.

If they keep it up, playing against the Huskies this weekend shouldn't be a huge test. They got into a nice rhythm and finally looked like they were figuring things out. If the defense plays like it did in the second half against the Ducks, it could easily be a blowout in Nebraska's favor. They were stout and defended well against both the pass and the rush.


Brian: Mizzou just capped their DC, who didnt do as good as the old DC, who is now the HC. We should all be put on KP for watching this game, but Purdue is going to be MIA and MIZ gets the W and we all hate everything and why did I put that much effort in this shitfest.