Nebraska-Michigan stats matchup

Categories: 2018 Football

How do the Cornhuskers and Wolverines match up statistically entering their Sept. 22 game in Ann Arbor? Here are the numbers.

• Advantage Michigan in 27 of 35 categories
• Average FBS rank: Michigan 49, Nebraska 73

 
Nebraska
Michigan
 
  Avg Rank Avg Rank +
Scoring Margin -5.00 98 +21.33 32 Mich
Total Offense 464.50 43 397.33 85 Neb
Total Defense 324.00 37 276.33 12 Mich
Turnover Margin -2.00 127 0.00 64 Mich
Time of Possession 31:20 45 30:10 71 Neb
Yds Per Play 5.83 71 6.77 31 Mich
Opp. Yds Per Play 4.62 34 4.03 9 Mich
Pass Yds Per Att 7.38 73 8.74 35 Mich
Pass Completion % 67.86% 25 70.83% 13 Mich
Passing TDs 1.50 77 2.33 37 Mich
Opp. Pass Yds Per Att 6.49 54 5.16 13 Mich
Opp. Pass Completion % 66.20% 114 52.23% 29 Mich
Opp. Pass TDs 1.50 71 1.33 57 Mich
Rush Yds Per Att 5.06 45 5.17 38 Mich
Rush TDs 1.50 83 2.00 50 Mich
Opp. Rush Yds Per Att 2.71 14 3.09 24 Neb
Opp. Rush TDs 1.50 69 0.67 20 Mich
Total First Downs 23.50 47 20.33 86 Neb
Third Down Conv % 37.93% 73 45.99% 33 Mich
Opp. Third Down Conv % 32.26% 43 34.77% 62 Neb
Penalty Yds 86.00 122 81.33 118 Mich
Sacks 5.00 2 2.00 58 Neb
Sacks Given Up 2.50 95 2.00 70 Mich
Redzone Points Per Att 4.13 115 5.36 58 Mich
Redzone Scoring % 75.00% 104 81.74% 84 Mich
Redzone TD Scoring % 50.00% 106 72.75% 41 Mich
Opp. Redzone Points Per Att 4.86 69 5.00 75 Neb
Opp. Redzone Scoring % 85.71% 72 83.50% 66 Mich
Opp. Redzone TD Scoring % 57.14% 61 66.50% 81 Neb
KO Return Yds Per Att 19.17 83 31.14 11 Mich
Opp. KO Return Yds Per Att 21.33 81 13.97 10 Mich
Punt Return Yds Per Att -0.67 125 6.00 84 Mich
Opp. Punt Return Yds Per Att 15.00 111 8.77 81 Mich
Punting Yds Per Att 42.00 55 50.06 3 Mich
Field Goal % 50.00% 105 67.00% 73 Mich
Opp. Win % (SOS) 56.73% 15 56.82% 14 Mich

 
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