Huskers covering at home of late
LINCOLN, NE (The Spread) - Nebraska hosts fellow Big Ten rival Wisconsin tonight at 9:00PM ET and has been cashing in for bettors at home of late.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cornhuskers are 9-point home underdogs versus the Badgers for tonight's game, which has seen a little bit of line movement. Wisconsin did opened as 8.5-point favorites before the spread jumped a half point to 9 at most books.
Despite the line movement, some key trends favor Nebraska in this matchup. The Cornhuskers are 24-9-1 against the spread in their last 34 home games and are a profitable 19-8-1 against the number in their last 28 conference games. They're also 4-1-1 ATS in their last six home games versus a team with a winning road record.
On the other side, the Badgers are just 2-5 at the betting window in their last seven games following a win and are 2-5-1 ATS in their last eight games overall. They're also 4-10-1 against the number in their last 15 conference games.