2018 Nebraska-Michigan State stats matchup

Categories: 2018 Football
Here’s how the Cornhuskers and Spartans match up statistically entering their Nov. 17th game in Lincoln.



3-7 (2-5)


6-4 (4-3)


Rushing offense226.522118.4116
Passing offense256.142233.368
Pass efficiency141.7151110.56118
Total offense482.613351.7110
Scoring offense32.34021.7117
Rushing defense194.09076.51
Pass defense255.4101250.897
Pass eff. defense124.5645118.8437
Total defense449.4107327.321
Scoring defense33.810319.717
Net punting36.698036.5084
Punt returns10.92436.12102
Kickoff returns15.9612423.4727
Turnover margin-0.10740.1058
Tackles for loss5.3886.6 42
Sacks2.40 472.40 47
Sacks allowed2.40 792.00 53
Third-down conversion0.378860.301128
Third-down defense0.420940.32014
Fourth-down conversion0.3571160.46794
Fourth-down defense0.600950.46241
Red zone offense0.872390.87931
Red zone defense0.848800.77825
First downs offense2402320377
First downs defense22910117827
Fewest penalties8.401236.0058
Fewest penalty yards77.0012452.0054
Time of possession28:1210132:2021


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• Cumulative stats: Nebraska | MSU

• More pregame info: HuskerMax game page

• Previous 2018 stats matchups: ILL | OSU | BC | MIN | NW | WIS | PUR | MICH