2018 Nebraska-Purdue stats matchup

Categories: 2018 Football

How do the Cornhuskers and Boilermakers match up statistically entering their Sept. 29th game in Lincoln? Here are the numbers.

• Advantage Purdue in 26 of 35 categories
• Average FBS rank: Purdue 68, Nebraska 87

 
Nebraska
Purdue
 
  Avg Rank Avg Rank +
Scoring Margin -18.67 122 +2.25 78 Pur
Total Offense 353.67 106 483.50 31 Pur
Total Defense 379.67 74 413.50 95 Neb
Turnover Margin -1.67 126 -0.50 95 Pur
Time of Possession 29:03 89 30:29 68 Pur
Yds Per Play 4.70 119 6.97 19 Pur
Opp. Yds Per Play 5.24 60 5.49 75 Neb
Pass Yds Per Att 6.32 105 8.32 38 Pur
Pass Completion % 63.74% 41 67.97% 23 Pur
Passing TDs 1.00 100 2.00 47 Pur
Opp. Pass Yds Per Att 6.54 50 7.70 88 Neb
Opp. Pass Completion % 63.74% 114 60.14% 75 Pur
Opp. Pass TDs 1.67 77 1.25 43 Pur
Rush Yds Per Att 4.21 80 5.33 34 Pur
Rush TDs 1.33 90 1.25 93 Neb
Opp. Rush Yds Per Att 4.14 71 3.61 44 Pur
Opp. Rush TDs 2.33 111 1.75 83 Pur
Total First Downs 19.67 93 20.50 84 Pur
Third Down Conv % 33.36% 107 46.67% 24 Pur
Opp. Third Down Conv % 36.99% 64 32.20% 39 Pur
Penalty Yds 83.67 124 67.50 94 Pur
Sacks 3.67 7 2.75 29 Neb
Sacks Given Up 3.00 108 2.25 84 Pur
Redzone Points Per Att 4.30 109 4.22 115 Neb
Redzone Scoring % 80.18% 91 83.33% 81 Pur
Redzone TD Scoring % 50.15% 108 44.44% 121 Neb
Opp. Redzone Points Per Att 4.93 70 4.44 41 Pur
Opp. Redzone Scoring % 84.76% 74 83.33% 67 Pur
Opp. Redzone TD Scoring % 61.66% 62 50.00% 33 Pur
KO Return Yds Per Att 19.00 88 19.08 87 Pur
Opp. KO Return Yds Per Att 18.16 34 29.33 125 Neb
Punt Return Yds Per Att 0.20 125 5.40 97 Pur
Opp. Punt Return Yds Per Att 17.67 119 12.50 96 Pur
Punting Yds Per Att 43.39 40 42.33 49 Neb
Field Goal % 59.88% 94 66.67% 75 Pur
Opp. Win % (SOS) 56.64% 12 52.18% 53 Neb

 
• Cumulative stats: Nebraska | Purdue
• More pregame info: HuskerMax game page
• Previous 2018 stats matchups: Michigan

 

 

 

 

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