Cornhuskers Down Idaho 38-17 - Match Report
|Cornhuskers Down Idaho 38-17 - Match Report|
Taylor Martinez ran for 157 yards as Nebraska handled Idaho by a score of 38-17 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska did not, however, defeat the Vandals against the spread, which closed at 27.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 53.5.
Taylor Martinez completed 12 of 17 pass attempts for 106 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Vandals defense.
Deonte' Jackson rushed for 67 yards for Idaho, while Princeton McCarty added 40 yards. Nathan Enderle threw for 141 yards for the Vandals, while receivers Daniel Hardy and Armauni Johnson had 75 and 37 yards respectively.
Idaho was outgained by Nebraska 471-279 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-18 by the Vandals.
The time of possession battle favored Idaho as their offense was on the field for 32:04, longer than the 27:56 of their opponents.
Nebraska looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Washington. Idaho will aim to get back on the winning track vs UNLV.