Purdue vs Minnesota Stats & Trends Preview!

Friday November 20, 2020
Purdue (-3) vs. Minnesota (+3) OU (63)
7:30 pm ET (4:30 pm PT)
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George Romanelli

 

It’s Friday Night Lights in the Big 10. Purdue will travel to TCF Bank Stadium to take on the Golden Gophers Friday night in Big 10 College Football.

The Purdue Boilermakers dropped to 2-1 (2-1 Big 10) on the season after being defeated by the 23rd ranked Northwestern Wildcats, 27-20, this past Saturday. Purdue’s offense had trouble getting anything going against the tough Northwestern defense and could not fight back after the Wildcats took a 27-13 lead early in the 4th quarter on a 42-yard FG by Charlie Kuhbander. Purdue was outgained by Northwestern by a 292-265 margin and committed one turnover in the loss. Leading the way for the Boilermakers was QB Aidan O’Connell who completed 28 of 51 passes for 263 yards & 2 TD. Defensively, Purdue is allowing their opponents to average 23.7 ppg on 408.0 total yards per game (257.3 passing yds/g; 150.7 rushing yds/g).

The Minnesota Golden Gophers dropped to 1-3 (1-3 Big 12) on the season after being defeated by the Iowa Hawkeyes, 35-7, this past Friday night. Minnesota had no answers on either end of the field for the Hawkeyes and could not fight back after Iowa took a 28-0 lead midway through the 4th quarter on a 1-yard TD run by Tyler Goodson. Minnesota was outgained by Iowa by a 346-312 margin and lost the turnover battle by a 2-1 margin in the loss. Leading the way for the Golden Gophers was WR Rashod Bateman who had 8 receptions for 111 yards & 1 TD.  Defensively, Minnesota is allowing their opponents to average 35.8 ppg on 447.3 total yards per game (209.0 passing yds/g; 238.3 rushing yds/g).

The Over is 5-0 in Boilermakers last 5 games after accumulating less than 275 total yards in their previous game. The Over is 8-0 in Golden Gophers last 8 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game. The Over is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings. The Under is 5-1 in Boilermakers last 6 games as a road favorite. The Golden Gophers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game. The Over is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in Minnesota. The Boilermakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games in November. The Golden Gophers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight up win of more than 20 points. The Underdog is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings. The Over is 4-1 in Boilermakers last 5 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game. The Golden Gophers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a double-digit loss at home. The Over is 4-1 in the Boilermakers last 5 games in November. The Golden Gophers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up loss.

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