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Minnesota Football vs. Purdue - Game central, quick preview & prediction

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Will the Brewster scale be run over by a train?

Opening thoughts

Please don’t get run over by a train.

Please don’t get run over by a train.

Please don’t get run over by a train.

Please don’t get run over by a train.

Please don’t get run over by a train.

Also, please don’t rain. I’m going to be at the game.

Gnome #TAKES

The Gnome Bench would like to atone for last week’s failures. As penance they bring you the following GIFs of trains having problems.

More of this on Saturday please.

When & Where

Date: Saturday, October 7th

Kickoff Time: 2:30 pm CT

Where: Ross-Ade Stadium, West Lafayette, IN

Watch & Listen

TV: ESPN2

Streaming Video: WatchESPN (or the WatchESPN app for your mobile device)

Radio: KFAN (100.3 in the Twin Cities) and the Gopher Radio Network (Radio Affiliates).

Streaming Audio: Locate KFAN on IHeartRadio (or the IHeartRadio app for your mobile device)

Satellite Radio:

  • Sirius: 135 (Internet 957)
  • XM: 195 (Internet 968)
  • SiriusXM: 195 (Internet 968)
  • NOTE: The Sirius/XM website has also started listening what “internet” channel the games are on this year if you choose to listen online vs through a receiver.

Odds

Spread: Purdue by 4

O/U: 46.5

Weather Forecast

There is a not insignificant threat of crap. Boo that.

The Enemy

Where Are They From? West Lafayette, IN

All Time Series: Minnesota leads Purdue 37-32-3 all time.

Last Game: Minnesota won at home 44-31 last year.

SB Nation Blog: Hammer & Rails

This Season: 2-2 (0-1 B1G)

Keys to the game

  • Do the little things right on offense. Sure tackling, good angles, no major breakdowns.
  • Let’s get a little push. Running the ball is better when the offensive line gets push. Let’s give it a try and see how it goes!
  • Pressure the quarterback. I WANT SACKS.

How afraid am I?

On a scale of 1 to 5 "Brewsters on his face" (1 being not a afraid, 5 being very afraid)?

I am only 2.5-3 Brews on a train track about to be run over by Jeff Brohm afraid of Purdue.

Prediction

Hopefully this will be like 2015 when we freaked out after our first Big Ten game and laid a world of Shannon Brooks truck stick all over Purdue. Honestly I’m struggling to see it and I’d predict a loss if I wasn’t going to be at the game in person. But I am, so :oP

Minnesota, 27- Purdue, 24

What’s your prediction?