Nebraska at Minnesota 10/12/19 - College Football Picks & Predictions

By: Adam |

Last Updated: 10/06/2019 at 11:01 PM ET

On Saturday, the Nebraska Cornhuskers visit TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota for a Big Ten clash with the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Cornhuskers improved to 4-2 on the season following a hard fought 13-10 win over Northwestern. Lane McCallum booted a field goal of 24 yards as the clock ran out giving the Cornhuskers the win. Both defenses dominated the entire game from start to finish. 

Minnesota kept its perfect record intact following its 40-17 win over Illinois. The Golden Gophers are now 5-0 on the season and 2-0 in Big Ten action. Rodney Smith set a career high with 211 yards rushing and scored one touchdown for Minnesota. Shannon Brooks rushed for 111 yards as well as one touchdown as the Golden Gophers amassed 332 yards on the ground versus the Fighting Illini.

Arian Martinez has thrown for 1,245 yards, seven touchdowns and five interceptions for Nebraska. Martinez leads the Cornhuskers in rushing with 341 yards and three touchdowns, while Dedrick Mills has 322 rushing and six touchdowns. JD Spielman is the leading receiver with 410 yards and one touchdown. Mohamed Barry leads Nebraska in tackles with 49.

Tanner Morgan has passed for 1,250 yards, 13 touchdowns and three interceptions for the Golden Gophers. The leading rusher for Minnesota is Rodney Smith with 536 yards and three touchdowns. Rashod Bateman leads the receiving corps with 537 yards and four touchdowns. The leading tackler for Minnesota is Jordan Howden with 26.




Minnesota has played very well through five games going 5-0 straight up and 2-2-1 ATS with both covers in the most recent games against Purdue and Illinois. Minnesota has covered the number in 4 of its last 5 in Big Ten play. Nebraska on the other hand, has failed to cover the number in 5 of the last 6 overall and in 4 of the last 5 played on fieldturf. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Golden Gophers win and cover ATS 33-24.

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