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Northwestern Wildcats Face the Nebraska Cornhuskers: Week 10 NCAA Football Odds and Pick

The visiting Northwestern Wildcats hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Memorial Stadium-Lincoln against the Cornhuskers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Nebraska Cornhuskers as 1-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 31-21 result in favor of the Wildcats early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, 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.

Northwestern Wildcats vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Nebraska Cornhuskers are 4-4 overall and 3-5 ATS against the spread, while the Wildcats are 5-3 and 5-3 ATS. As for the totals, Nebraska is 4-4 on the OU, and Northwestern is 4-3-1 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nebraska vs Northwestern injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Nebraska Cornhuskers at No. 99 and the Northwestern Wildcats at No. 48 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Nebraska's No. 84-ranked offense, averaging 25.75 PPG, against a Northwestern defense that ranks No. 48 this week at 24.25 PPG. The Nebraska aerial game is averaging 274.38 yards per game, more than the Northwestern Wildcats secondary allows through the air, 270.75 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Northwestern Wildcats feature the league's No. 39-rated road run defense, allowing 142.33 yards per game. Nebraska, meanwhile, ranks No. 103 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Clayton Thorson's 356-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Northwestern earned a 39-31 win over Michigan State on Saturday at Ryan Field.

In their last game, Nebraska's aerial attack generated 431 yards and the Cornhuskers came away with a 25-24 victory over Purdue at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Northwestern is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Northwestern is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Northwestern is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Northwestern is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Nebraska is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nebraska's last 6 games
  • Nebraska is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Nebraska is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northwestern home to Purdue, Saturday, November 11th
Nebraska at Minnesota, Saturday, November 11th