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Nebraska Wisconsin Big Ten Odds

Nebraska gets a shot at a little revenge when it hosts Wisconsin for a Big Ten battle Saturday night (8 pm ET, ABC).

The 3-1 Huskers, who began life in the Big Ten last year by getting trounced in Madison, were favored by 12 points over the underachieving Badgers.

Meanwhile, totals bettors had latched onto an interesting trend related to the Badgers conference play. In their past 20 games within the Big Ten, Wisconsin has played 17 OVERs! (see the best over-under numbers at Bovada)

View Wisconsin vs Nebraska Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Cornhuskers sat as 11.5-point favorites at Sportsbook.ag. The total, meanwhile, sat at 50 over at BetOnline as of Friday.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Cornhuskers at No. 30 and the Badgers at No. 113 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 56-30 result in favor of the Cornhuskers.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nebraska's No. 8-ranked offense (48.5 PPG) against a Badgers defense that ranks No. 34 at 17.8 PPG. The Cornhuskers passing attack has averaged 224.2 yards per game, less than the Badgers give up through the air (245.2 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Badgers feature the league's No. 16-rated road run defense, allowing 78 yards per game. Nebraska, meanwhile, ranks No. 8 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Wisconsin was a 37-26 winner at home against Texas El Paso. They failed to cover the 17.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (63) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Melvin Gordon went over the 100-yard mark (112) in his team's latest effort as Wisconsin defeated Texas El Paso by a score of 37-26 on Saturday.

In their last action, Nebraska was a 73-7 winner at home against Idaho State. The game had no spread or over-under wagering, as it involved a non-board school. Rex Burkhead tore up the turf for 119 rushing yards in the latest Cornhuskers game, a 73-7 win over the Bengals at Memorial Stadium.

Wisconsin Badgers Trends:
When playing in September are 9-1
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 8-2

Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing in September are 9-1
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 6-4

A few Badgers at Cornhuskers trends to consider:
Wisconsin is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Wisconsin's last 23 games on the road
Wisconsin is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Wisconsin is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Nebraska is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Nebraska is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games

Next up:
Wisconsin home to Illinois, Saturday, October 6
Nebraska at Ohio State, Saturday, October 6