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Penn State at Minnesota (11/09/2013)

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Author: [College Football] Topic: Penn State at Minnesota (11/09/2013)
Covers PM Covers
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Posted: 11/3/2013 3:45:45 AM

Away:  Penn State [3-5 ATS]
Home:  Minnesota [6-3 ATS]

Game Time: 12:00 PM
Stadium: TCF Bank Stadium

Recent Meetings:
10/23/10 - PSU 33 vs. MINN 21
10/17/09 - MINN 0 vs. PSU 20
10/07/06 - PSU 28 vs. MINN 27

Team Leaders:

Penn State:
Passing: Christian Hackenberg (2024)
Rushing: Bill Belton (668)
Receiving: Allen Robinson (1043)

Passing: Philip Nelson (942)
Rushing: David Cobb (803)
Receiving: Derrick Engel (361)

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billbob PM billbob
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Posted: 11/5/2013 1:55:29 AM
Give me penn state 
vue21849 PM vue21849
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Posted: 11/6/2013 8:01:01 PM

MINNESOTA    -  2.5

Low-Roller PM Low-Roller
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Posted: 11/7/2013 5:10:46 PM
Must agree with 'vue'. Got 2 teams going in opposite directions.

A unified and physical Minnesota team playing at home with a lot of momentum. Been a while since there was this much excitement around the Minnesota progam,  im thinking they should have a pretty good homefield advantage despite the early start. 
PSU is bad on the road, their young QB cannot carry a team on the road, and they have not come close to covering a road game this year. 

PSU wont establish the run well enough to win.

Minny 27
PSU 16

southpaw5 PM southpaw5
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Posted: 11/8/2013 2:08:32 PM
i believe these two teams can score 7 touchdowns combined ... safe bet for me is the over .... hell it could be 28-21 at halftime ...
Ongdia888 PM Ongdia888
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Posted: 11/8/2013 7:04:19 PM
Penn fought hard last week with Illinois.  now they travel to face team with momentum.  have to agree the Low-Roller.
LB_Dirtbags PM LB_Dirtbags
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Posted: 11/8/2013 11:48:35 PM
Penn is 4-0-1 vs spread when facing Minn. Think Penn is also the better coached team. Minn good at home, but think Penn plays good on the road. Final: Penn 37 Minn 34.
wichola PM wichola
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Posted: 11/9/2013 12:43:44 AM
minnesota win -2.5 over 47
holtnt PM holtnt
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Posted: 11/9/2013 4:24:26 AM

Minnesota has won three in a row against solid competition; two of those wins where on the road.  Now they are back in the comfortable surroundings of their home stadium hosting an undermanned Nittany Lion squad that should have loss last week at home against a BIG 10 bottom feeder and got blown the fxck out the previous week up in Columbus, Ohio yet the Gophers are laying less than a field goal…  I see right through the Wise Men in Vegas in this spot…


With that said, put me down for Penn State plus the chalk for a Nickel please.  Thanks! 

imaxfli PM imaxfli
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Posted: 11/9/2013 9:03:21 AM
The Gophers haven't played anybody and when Penn St. does it gets whompped(including INDIANA-thats funny), Rodents by 2 touchdowns!!!
Irisheyez PM Irisheyez
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Posted: 11/9/2013 10:16:35 AM
Minny rolls in this one.  One of the best plays of the 12 00 games. 
Louis_IV PM Louis_IV
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Posted: 11/9/2013 10:29:58 AM
Ohio State beat this Penn State team 63-14 and they let off the petal early.  Most of the country still does not respect the Buckeyes.  That said, PSU must really blow if they lost that bad to a team FEW give respect.  Now they go to Minny, they are hot, not a public popular team and they have momentum.  They should beat the piss out of this team.  Minny -14
Bravo2 PM Bravo2
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Posted: 11/9/2013 10:45:38 AM
I'll admit I'm a homer but in the past I'd usually stay away or fade the gophers. This year is different, they haven't played this well in a while. I do feel like the line looks like a trap, but I'll take my chances and ride the Gopher train again this week! Although I believe they play mich st and Wisc to finish the year so 
holtnt PM holtnt
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Posted: 11/9/2013 3:53:16 PM

Minnesota tried their best to let the Lions back in that game and Bill O’Brien should be smacked directly in the mouth if he blames this game on his defensive coordinator (I saw him snapping at him several times during the game).  My daddy told me long time ago, “the only thing I like about a freshman is next year he will be a sophomore” which is apropos as Hackenburg stunk up the joint…


At any rate, nice job Minnesota and Under backers!


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