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Conference Competition Equals UNDERS For Nebraska

The Big Ten is traditionally home to grinding football and Nebraska may represent that better than anyone. That’s why the UNDER is a safe play when Nebraska is in conference play, as UNDER has hit in the Cornhuskers’ past seven games within the Big Ten. Nebraska visits conference powerhouse Ohio State on Saturday.

Shark Bites
  • Ohio State is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games at home.
  • Nebraska is 23-6 SU in its last 29 games after a loss.
  • Nebraska is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games after losing the previous game in a matchup.

The Cornhuskers were undefeated heading into their last game, but they had a soft schedule. Though they ultimately lost to Wisconsin in overtime, another competitive outing or victory against Ohio State will prove Nebraska belongs in the top 10. The Cornhuskers defense has allowed just 18.4 points per game this season, but will be facing a Buckeyes offense that averages 42.6 ppg.

It has been a little tougher than expected, but Ohio State is 7-1 SU on the season. The Buckeyes have plenty of people questioning if they are a playoff team, considering their loss to Penn State and a squeaker win over Northwestern. The offense continued to put up yardage in those two games but has simply been unable to find the end zone like it could earlier in the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Ohio State Buckeyes were listed as -15.5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 43-26 win for the Buckeyes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ohio State Buckeyes are 7-1 so far on the season, and 4-4 ATS vs the point spread. The Nebraska Cornhuskers, meanwhile, are 7-1 and 5-2-1 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Ohio State go 3-4-1 and the Nebraska Cornhuskers go 1-7 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ohio State vs Nebraska injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Ohio State Buckeyes at No. 4 and the Nebraska Cornhuskers at No. 28 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Ohio State's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 42.62 PPG, against a Nebraska defense that ranks No. 15 this week at 18.38 PPG. The Ohio State aerial game is averaging 220.5 yards per game, more than the Nebraska Cornhuskers secondary allows through the air, 205.38 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Nebraska Cornhuskers own the league's No. 42-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 149.33 yards per game when on the road. Ohio State, on the other hand, rates No. 6 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cornhuskers suffered a Week 9 loss against Wisconsin in their last game, falling 23-17 at Camp Randall Stadium.

In their last game, the Buckeyes were Week 9 winners, coming out on top of the Wildcats by a score of 24-20.

Betting Trends
  • Nebraska is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Nebraska is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nebraska's last 5 games
  • Nebraska is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Ohio State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Ohio State is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
  • Ohio State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Nebraska home to Minnesota, Saturday, November 12th
Ohio State at Maryland, Saturday, November 12th