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The Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Purdue Boilermakers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Nebraska won its last outing, a 39-19 result against Illinois on October 5. Nebraska covered in that game as a 8.5-point favorite, while the 58 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Purdue lost its last outing, a 55-24 result against Northern Illinois on September 28. Purdue failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 79 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Nebraska has won 2 straight games.
Purdue has lost 3 straight games.
Nebraska: 4-1 SU, 3-2 ATS
Purdue: 1-4 SU, 1-4 ATS
Nebraska most recently:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 8-2
Purdue most recently:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Nebraska is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nebraska's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nebraska's last 7 games on the road
Nebraska is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Purdue's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Purdue's last 7 games
Purdue is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Purdue is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
Nebraska at Minnesota, Saturday, October 26
Purdue at Michigan State, Saturday, October 19