Minnesota vs. Nebraska Odds

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LINCOLN, NE (The Spread) – No. 16 Nebraska looks to strengthen its chance at playing for the Big Ten title on Saturday when it hosts Minnesota at 3:30PM ET on the Big Ten Network.

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Nebraska is 8-2 overall, 5-1 in the Big Ten and 6-0 at home. Minnesota is 6-4 overall, 2-4 in conference play and 2-2 on the road. The Cornhuskers are 5-4-1 against the spread this year while the Gophers are 5-5 ATS. Nebraska has won and covered the spread in its last three against Minnesota.

Trends show that Minnesota is 10-1 against the spread in its last 11 games in November while Nebraska is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 home games.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Nebraska is the clear favorite to win this game, as the Cornhuskers have odds of -20 points against Minnesota on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 53.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Nebraska favored by 18.5 points. The spread would not get lower than that and is currently at its peak of Nebraska -20.

Nebraska is coming off a 32-23 win over Penn State last week at home. The Cornhuskers have won four straight since a 63-38 loss at Ohio State back on Oct. 6. Nebraska is currently averaging 37.4 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing just 25 points per contest. Leading the team this year is quarterback Taylor Martinez, who has thrown for 2,112 yards and 19 touchdowns while rushing for 770 yards and eight scores.

Minnesota is coming off a 17-3 win at Illinois last week. The Golden Gophers have won two of their last three games to get bowl eligible. Minnesota is currently averaging just 23.2 points per game on offense, but the defense is holding opponents to 22.3 points per game. Minnesota is being led by running back Donnell Kirkwood, who has rushed for 819 yards and five touchdowns.

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In terms of Injuries, Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead is expected to return from his knee injury while receiver Taariq Allen is out with a knee injury. Minnesota offensive lineman Ed Olson is questionable with a foot injury while receiver Derrick Engel is questionable with a hamstring injury.

The Public Bets for this game are backing Nebraska. The Cornhuskers are getting 76% of the wagers with odds of -20 points against Minnesota on Saturday.

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