Nebraska at Home

If No. 22 Nebraska wants to take the next step as a football program, it can’t be satisfied with a 49-3 win like it had over Florida Atlantic last weekend.

The Cornhuskers will look to build on their opening win on Saturday at 2PM ET, when they host Arkansas State at Memorial Stadium.

Bet Arkansas State at Nebraska

Bo Pelini was not pleased with the Nebraska defense in the opening win, as it allowed 358 yards. The Cornhuskers offense had no trouble, racking up 490 yards, led by Roy Helu Jr. who had 152 yards rushing with three touchdowns. Quarterback Zac Lee also had a positive outing against the Owls, as he threw for 213 yards with two touchdowns in his first start for the Cornhuskers

Arkansas State also cruised in their opener, defeating Mississippi Valley State 61-0. The Red Wolves scored 40 points alone in the opening half and had running back Reggie Arnold score four rushing touchdowns with 126 yards on the ground. Corey Leonard threw for 129 yardss and a touchdown to become Arkansas State’s all-time total yardage leader. The Red Wolves lost two seniors to injury in the win in offensive lineman Dominic Padrta and safety Evan Van Dolah.

Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL have made Nebraska 24-point home favorites over Arkansas State on Saturday afternoon. The over/under total for this game has been established at 56.5.

College Football Week 2 Betting Trends
ARKANSAS ST: 8-24 ATS off home win

NEBRASKA: 1-5 ATS off home win by 17+ Pts

Arkansas State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road

Arkansas State is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games on the road

Nebraska is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Nebraska is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Week 2 College Football Injury Report
ARKANSAS ST

No significant injuries.

NEBRASKA

No significant injuries.

Arkansas State at Nebraska Current Odds

Arkansas State Red Wolves +24 Over 56.5

Nebraska Cornhuskers -24 Under 56.5

Bet Arkansas State at Nebraska

Posted: 9/12/09 8AM ET

 

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