Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Northwestern Wildcats Pick Prediction 10/30/2021 by Tony T.
Minnesota at Northwestern Pick—Northwestern a young team has struggled against the physical teams losing 56-7 to Nebraska and 33-7 to Michigan. Against the Big Ten the Wildcats averaging 14 points a game. Minnesota has won five of six. They are a good defensive team holding opponents to 312 yards, 3.2 yards per rush and 7 yards per pass attempt. Quarterback Tanner Morgan showing improvement in past three games in the Big Ten completing 68.5% of his throws for 9.3 yards per attempt. Northwestern defense trending poorly in past three against the Big Ten by allowing 445 yards with 261 rushing for 5.6 per attempt. Ryan Hlinski in this period completing 56.4% of his passes for 6.3 per attempt. He is getting no help from his run game in this period with 2.8 per rush. Play Minnesota -7.5.