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Nebraska CornhuskersMichigan Wolverines
Nov 19, 12:00 PM | Turf of Michigan Stadium

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines Odds

8-2TEAM RECORD8-2

A key Week 12 battle has the visiting Cornhuskers travelling to Michigan on Saturday to face the Wolverines.

This season the Wolverines are 8-2 overall and 7-3 ATS against the number, while the Cornhuskers are 8-2 and 3-6-1 ATS. As for the totals, Michigan is 3-7 on the OU, and Nebraska is 4-6.

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Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Wolverines sat as 2.5-point favorites . The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Wolverines sit at No. 10 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Cornhuskers are at No. 39 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Wolverines will win this game 43-36.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Michigan's No. 37-ranked offense (32.5 PPG) against a Cornhuskers defense that ranks No. 36 at 22.2 PPG. The Wolverines passing attack has averaged 190.2 yards per game, less than the Cornhuskers give up through the air (190.7 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Cornhuskers feature the league's No. 55-rated road run defense, allowing 166.5 yards per game. Michigan, meanwhile, ranks No. 7 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Nebraska was a 17-14 winner on the road against Penn State. They earned a push of the 3–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (31) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Michigan was a 31-14 winner on the road against Illinois. They covered the 1–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (45) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 6-4

Michigan Wolverines Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 6-4

A few Cornhuskers at Wolverines trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nebraska's last 6 games on the road
Nebraska is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nebraska's last 5 games
Nebraska is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Michigan is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Nebraska home to Iowa, Friday, November 25
Michigan home to Ohio State, Saturday, November 26

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