|ESPN College Football Week 12 Odds & Spread: Nebraska vs. Michigan|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 16 November 2011 10:00|
Nebraska vs. Michigan Odds
Both teams are 8-2 on the season and Nebraska is 3-6-1 against the spread while Michigan is 7-3 against the spread. Nebraska has hit the under six times this season while Michigan has hit it seven times. These two have split the only two previous meetings.
Trends show that the Nebraska is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games as an underdog while Michigan is just 3-13 ATS in their last 16 games in November and 6-23 ATS in their last 29 conference games.
Oddsmakers have made Michigan a slight favorite in this game, giving the Wolverines odds of -3.5 points at home against Nebraska. The over/under odds have been set at 50.5 points. (View Matchup)
Michigan is 4-2 in the Big Ten and coming off a 31-14 win over Illinois last week. The Wolverines have traded wins and losses over the last four games. The Wolverines have yet to lose at home this season and are averaging 32.5 points per game while allowing just 15.5 points per contest, which ranks fifth in the country. Quarterback Denard Robinson has thrown for 1,611 yards and 13 touchdowns while rushing for 864 yards and 12 scores.
Nebraska is 4-2 in the Big Ten as well and coming off a difficult 17-14 win over Penn State last week. The Cornhuskers have won four of their last five games and they are averaging 32.9 points per game on the season while giving up just 22.2 points per contest. The offense has been led by running back Rex Burkhead, who has rushed for 1,072 yards and 14 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Nebraska offensive lineman Andrew Rodriguez (foot) and tight end Ben Cotton (shoulder) are both listed as doubtful while Michigan linebacker Brandon Herron is questionable with a leg injury.
Currently over 1,700 Public Bets have been placed on this game and Nebraska is getting 52% of the wagers with odds of +3.5 points against Michigan on Saturday.