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Ohio State thrives as road warriors

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The Ohio State Buckeyes have thrived on the road in recent seasons with a 24-1 SU and 16-9 ATS record over their last 25 road games. The Buckeyes will be going for their fifth straight road win Saturday against Nebraska.

SHARK BITES
  • Ohio State is 3-0 ATS in its last three games against Nebraska.
  • Nebraska is 2-5 ATS in its last seven games in October.
  • The total has gone OVER in Ohio State’s last three games against Nebraska.

Ohio State has been on an absolute tear since losing to Oklahoma back in Week 2. Since that loss, the Buckeyes have averaged 52.5 points per game while allowing only 10.5 points per game, winning by an average margin of 42 points over this four-game stretch. The Buckeyes head into their bye week next week and are 10-0 SU and ATS in their last 10 games heading into a bye.

Nebraska fell to 3-3 SU and 2-4 ATS on the season with last Saturday’s 38-17 loss to Wisconsin. Since the start of last season, the Cornhuskers are 0-6 SU and 2-4 ATS in six games as a betting underdog, including last year’s 62-3 loss on the road to Ohio State. The Cornhuskers hope that the venue change will produce better results this year as they are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games at home.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Nebraska Cornhuskers in this one found them as 22.5-point underdogs at Bovada. The OVER/UNDER number was slated to open a short time later.

OddsShark computer score prediction models picked a possible 44-16 win for the Buckeyes 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.

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nebraska Cornhuskers sport a record of 3-3 and 2-4 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Ohio State Buckeyes sit at 5-1 and 3-3 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER totals records are 3-3 for the Cornhuskers and 4-2 for the Buckeyes. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nebraska vs Ohio State injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Nebraska Cornhuskers rated this week at No. 71 and the Ohio State Buckeyes sitting at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Nebraska Cornhuskers' No. 77-ranked offense (27.83 PPG) against a Ohio State Buckeyes defense that ranks No. 10 at 15.67 PPG. The Nebraska Cornhuskers passing attack has averaged 235.83 yards per game, more than the Ohio State Buckeyes give up through the air (170.17 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Ohio State Buckeyes own the league's No. 11-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 67 yards per game when on the road. Nebraska, on the other hand, rates No. 82 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ohio State cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 62-14 score against Maryland at Ohio Stadium.

Devine Ozigbo tore up the turf for 112 rushing yards in the latest Cornhuskers game, a 38-17 loss to the Badgers at Memorial Stadium-Lincoln.

Betting Trends
  • Ohio State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Ohio State is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ohio State's last 6 games
  • Ohio State is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Nebraska is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Nebraska is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • Nebraska is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Nebraska is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ohio State home to Penn State, Saturday, October 28
Nebraska at Purdue, Saturday, October 28

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