Nebraska vs. Ohio State Pick
Ohio State is 5-0 overall and 4-0 at home while Nebraska is 4-1 overall and 0-1 on the road. The Cornhuskers are 3-2 against the spread this season while the Buckeyes are 2-3 ATS. Nebraska won last year’s meeting, 34-27, in their first encounter.
Odds: The oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have Ohio State as the slight favorite at home in this game, as the Buckeyes are getting odds of -3.5 points against Nebraska. The over/under total for the game has been set at 57 points.
Line Movement: Opening odds had Ohio State as a 5-point favorite. The spread didn’t get any higher than that and dipped as low as 3 points before closing at OSU -3.5.
Public Betting: Of the wagers that have been placed on this game, 59% are going on Ohio State with odds of -3.5 points at home against Nebraska on Saturday. Be sure to click on the public betting link to get the latest odds and betting percentages.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Nebraska is 4-1 ATS L5 on field turf, while Ohio State is 1-6 ATS L7 home games. Last year: NEBRASKA (-10) over Ohio State 34-27. These could be the Big 10’s top two teams. Ohio State is 5-0 after edging Michigan State, 17-16 on the road. But the Spartans were mediocre-at-best on the offensive end. Nebraska will provide a huge test led by RB Rex Burkhead, who ran for 110 yards and caught five passes for 59 yards and scored twice last year against the Buckeyes. Nebraska is 4-1 and 1-0 in the Big 12 after edging Wisconsin at home, 30-27 last week. QB Taylor Martinez threw for 181 yards last week and ran for 107 against Wisconsin. They struggled early in the game with two fumbles and a roughing-the-kicker penalty.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 6 FREE PICK: NEBRASKA +3.5