Shootouts ahead?

The Gophers play Nebraska and Indiana the next two weeks. Here’s a look at how the three teams compare statistically, and their rank in the Big Ten Conference:

Gophers record: 5-2, 1-2 Big Ten

Scoring offense: 29.6 points per game (9th Big Ten)

Scoring defense: 23.1 points per game (6th)

Rushing offense: 210.1 yards per game (4th)

Passing offense: 117.7 yards per game (12th)

Rushing defense: 123.4 yards per game (7th)

Passing defense: 252.4 yards per game (9th)

Nebraska record: 5-1, 2-0 Big Ten

Scoring offense: 42.7 points per game (2nd)

Scoring defense: 22.3 points per game (5th)

Rushing offense: 284.8 yards per game (2nd)

Passing offense: 205.3 yards per game (9th)

Rushing defense: 157.5 yards per game (8th)

Passing defense: 249.7 yards per game (8th)

Indiana record: 3-4, 1-2 Big Ten

Scoring offense: 42.4 points per game (tied 3rd)

Scoring defense: 37.1 points per game (12th)

Rushing offense: 171.3 yards per game (9th)

Passing offense: 342.7 yards per game (1st)

Rushing defense: 221.0 yard per game (12th)

Passing defense: 277.1 yards per game (12th)