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Point Spread Favors the Cornhuskers in NCAA College Football Battle with the Arkansas State Red Wolves

The Cornhuskers hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Nebraska Cornhuskers pay a visit to Memorial Stadium-Lincoln in Week 1 betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Arkansas State Red Wolves opened as 20-point underdogs in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

A 28-23 result in favor of the Red Wolves was the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine earlier this week. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Nebraska bring a 0-0 record (0-0 ATS) to the Week 1 betting matchup against the 0-0 Arkansas State Red Wolves, who are 0-0 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Nebraska go 0-0 so far and the Red Wolves go 0-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nebraska vs Arkansas State injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 76-rated Nebraska Cornhuskers and the No. 33-rated Arkansas State Red Wolves in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Nebraska's No. -ranked offense, averaging PPG, against a Arkansas State defense that ranks No. this week at PPG. The Nebraska aerial game is averaging yards per game, more than the Arkansas State Red Wolves secondary allows through the air, YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Arkansas State Red Wolves own the league's No. 43-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 162.67 yards per game when on the road. Nebraska, on the other hand, rates No. 57 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Arkansas State won its last game, 31-13 over UCF on Saturday, behind a 127-yard receiving performance from Kendall Sanders at Camping World Stadium.

In their last game, the Cornhuskers were Week P losers coming out on the wrong end of 38-24 score against Tennessee.

Betting Trends
  • Arkansas State is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Arkansas State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arkansas State's last 6 games
  • Arkansas State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Nebraska is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • Nebraska is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Nebraska's last 11 games
  • Nebraska is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Arkansas State home to Miami-FL, Saturday, September 9th
Nebraska at Oregon, Saturday, September 9th