The Saturday night NCAAF slate will feature five games including squads. We are particularly intrigued by means of a showdown of Big Ten teams under the primetime lights in Lincoln, NE, although they Each warrant our attention.
While launching the season at 4-0 the Ohio State Buckeyes have been steamrolling everything in their path. They will be on the path to confront a team that entered the 2019 campaign using a whole lot of hype surrounding this app, that the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
While the group has started off at 3-1, an overtime loss to Colorado allow a good amount of air out of their balloon. It is uncertain as to whether or not this team will take the leap forward that many were anticipating.
Nebraska has an opportunity to earn a huge statement on Saturday night, but they’ll have their job cut out with a few of the very best teams in the nation for them. The visitors are set up as favorites, also it looks as this line has climbed two points because the start, like the market concurs.
Let’s have a thorough look.
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The Buckeyes were this Saturday to play host. They were enormous 39-point favorites in kickoff, and that proved to be a solid call as the team cruised to some 76-5 win. Justin Fields played with lights out soccer accounting for just six total scores. We all told, Ohio State found the end zone a ridiculous 11 times from the rout.
The Cornhuskers seen Illinois on the weekend since 13.5-point favorites. They wound up monitoring for much of the match at a back-and-forth event. Two touchdown runs from the first quarter has been enough to allow them to break for a 42-38 win. Nebraska awakened a total of 673 yards versus only 299 for Illinois, but four turnovers led the traffic .
Ohio State was cruising through the regular season. They let 21 points in the opener into visiting Florida Atlantic, but just 15 since there. Back in Week 2they clobbered visiting with Cincinnati. The offense is becoming even more powerful as time goes along too. 40 + was scored by the group in its first two outings, and 50+ in its last two matches.
Nebraska opened up with a 35-21 win at home. They were 35.5-point favorites for that one, therefore it was not quite the dominating success which many were anticipating. They were to own last year a group that stunned them. It happened since the Buffaloes won a 34-31 thriller. The Cornhuskers have bounced back to win their last two competitions.
The Buckeyes are averaging 53.5 points per game, which ranks 3rd in the country. Not to be outdone, the defense is allowing just 9.0 per competition, which also ranks 3rd in the country. There’s been excellent balance on each side of the ball. The defense has already racked up 19 sacks. Justin Fields inserted himself and has fit right in as newcomer.
Through two games, he has accounted for 19 absolute scores. He’s completed 69.5 percent of the passes for 880 yards and no choices, and also rushed for 150 yards. J.K. Dobbins leads the way out of the backfield in 68/477/5. There is excellent talent such as Chris Olave and his four TD catches. While Jordan Fuller contributes with 19 tackles chase Young tops the team with seven sacks.
The Cornhuskers crime is tied for 28th in the nation with an average of 38.0 points per match. The defense is enabling 25.3 per contest, which will be tied for 62nd. The defense has had some trouble against the pass, although the offense has been pretty balanced. As the group has allowed 10 sacks protection continues to be an issue.
Adrian Martinez has been seen as a Heisman competition the entire year going into. He has performed well with 10 complete scores and two selections, but not quite at the level several were anticipating. Whereas Dedrick Mills has found the end zone five times, maurice Washington directs the backfield with yards. Mohamed Barry leads the staff with 33 tackles.
Ohio State directs the series over Nebraska by a margin of 6-1. They’ve won the previous four in a row, including a 36-31 victory on their home turf last year, a game for which they had been set up as 17.5-point favorites.
So far this season, the Buckeyes are 3-1 against the spread and also 2-1-1 on levels. The Cornhuskers are 1-3 ATS and 2-2 about the Over/Under. Last year, Ohio State has been 6-8 ATS 13-1 overall, along with 7-7 on Feb. Nebraska has been 4-8 straight-up, 6-5-1 ATS, and 7-5 on totals.
As road favorites and 7-8 ATS, the Buckeyes are Because 2016. The Cornhuskers are 0-4 both straight-up and ATS as home underdogs over the exact same span.
Heading into the summer, this matchup looked like a possible trouble spot for Ohio State. Nebraska and they played tough last year and closed out 2018 looking like a program on the rise. The Cornhuskers are a squad that has shown some flashes, but the leap many were anticipating could take.
The Buckeyes were one of the very best programs in the country last year, however they weren’t quite as dominant defensively as normal. Four games into the new season, this is one of the most balanced teams in playing and the country like a national title contest that is significant.
Ohio State will pull off and cover when all is said and done, although nebraska will have some moments and keep it interesting for a little in your home.

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