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Nebraska Cornhuskers Visit the Purdue Boilermakers in Week 9 College Football – Betting Odds and Pick

The Nebraska Cornhuskers will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Boilermakers in Purdue at Ross-Ade Stadium on Saturday in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Nebraska Cornhuskers listed as 6.5-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models picked a possible 26-23 win for the Boilermakers early in the week. That score may change during the week, if injury or weather factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Purdue Boilermakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Purdue Boilermakers sit at 3-4 (5-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are currently 3-4 (2-5 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Purdue is 2-5 OU, and Nebraska is 4-3 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Purdue vs Nebraska injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Purdue Boilermakers at No. 66 and the Nebraska Cornhuskers at No. 89 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Purdue's No. 94-ranked offense, averaging 24.14 PPG, against a Nebraska defense that ranks No. 95 this week at 30.86 PPG. The Purdue aerial game is averaging 239.43 yards per game, more than the Nebraska Cornhuskers secondary allows through the air, 229.57 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Nebraska Cornhuskers feature the league's No. 50-rated road run defense, allowing 147 yards per game. Purdue, meanwhile, ranks No. 109 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tanner Lee led the way last time out for the Cornhuskers, connecting for 303 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 56-14 loss to the Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium-Lincoln.

In their last game, the Boilermakers were Week 8 losers coming out on the wrong end of 14-12 score against Rutgers.

Betting Trends
  • Nebraska is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Nebraska is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Nebraska's last 9 games
  • Nebraska is 16-6 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Purdue is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Purdue is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Purdue's last 5 games
  • Purdue is 5-11-1 ATS in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Nebraska home to Northwestern, Saturday, November 4th
Purdue home to Illinois, Saturday, November 4th

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