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Nebraska vs. Northwestern – College Football – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Nebraska Cornhuskers (0-0) will face off against the Northwestern Wildcats (0-0) in a matchup of Big Ten teams on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Aviva Stadium. The Wildcats are currently an underdog by 13 points. An over/under of 49.5 points has been set for the outing.

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Nebraska vs. Northwestern Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, Nebraska was 6-5-0 last year.
  • The Cornhuskers went unbeaten ATS (2-0) as a 13-point favorite or greater last season.
  • There were five Nebraska games (out of 12) that went over the total last season.
  • Nebraska was the moneyline favorite six total times last season. They went 2-4 in those games.
  • Nebraska played as a moneyline favorite of -546 or shorter in only one game last season, which it won.
  • Northwestern’s record against the spread last year was 3-9-0.
  • Northwestern had no wins ATS (0-2) as underdogs of 13 points or greater last year.
  • In 12 Northwestern games last year, six of them hit the over.
  • Northwestern won one of the eight games it played as underdogs last season.
  • Northwestern had a record of 0-2 in games where bookmakers had them as underdogs of at least +397 on the moneyline.

Nebraska vs. Northwestern: Over/Under Trends

  • Nebraska and its opponent broke the 49.5-point mark times last season.
  • Northwestern games had over 49.5 points times last season.
  • Last season, the two teams combined to average five points per game fewer than the total for this matchup (49.5).
  • Last season, the opponents of these two teams posted a combined 51.7 points per game, 2.2 more than the point total in this matchup.
  • The point total average in Cornhuskers games last year was 53, 3.5 more points than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.3 points higher than the average scoring total for Wildcats games last season (46.2).

Nebraska Players to Watch

  • Last year, Rahmir Johnson churned out 495 rushing yards (41.3 yards per game) and four touchdowns. In the receiving game, he made 16 catches for 197 yards (16.4 yards per game) and two touchdowns.
  • Jaquez Yant collected 294 rushing yards on 47 carries (24.5 yards per game) and one touchdown last season.
  • In the previous season, Samori Toure hauled in 45 catches for 896 yards (74.7 ypg). He also scored five touchdowns.
  • Austin Allen amassed 602 yards on 38 grabs with two touchdowns. He averaged 50.2 receiving yards per game last year.
  • Omar Manning hauled in 27 passes for 379 yards and two touchdowns, putting up 31.6 yards per game last year.

Northwestern Players to Watch

  • Ryan Hilinski completed 54% of his passes to throw for 978 yards and three touchdowns last season.
  • Evan Hull racked up seven rushing touchdowns on 84.1 yards per game last year. Hull was also efficient in the passing game, tallying 32 catches and two touchdowns over the course of the year.
  • Last season Andrew Clair rushed for 29.1 yards per game. He also scored one touchdown.
  • Stephon Robinson Jr. averaged 52.1 receiving yards and racked up two receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2021 season.
  • Malik Washington averaged 48.9 receiving yards per game in 2021, scoring two touchdowns.

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