Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Northwestern Wildcats - FanDuel Sportsbook Promo and Prediction

Last updated December 9, 2022

5:30 AM ET Aug 27
Cornhuskers vs Wildcats
Cornhuskers to WIN

Nebraska and Northwestern head to Dublin, Ireland, for Week 1 of NCAA Football this year. The game will be held on August 27. The last time both teams saw each other, Northwestern had to admit defeat 56-7. There has yet to be an official announcement from both teams about the starters for this game.

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Why bet on Nebraska Cornhuskers?

✅ Nebraska was No. 106 (3-9) in NCAA Football last year, recording 280.5 passing yards per game and 181 rushing yards per game.
✅ Junior Luke Reimer, who started all 12 games last season, recorded 108 tackles and one interception last season.
✅ Nebraska defeated Northwestern 56-7 when they last met in October 2021.

Teams: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Northwestern Wildcats
When: Saturday, August 27, 2022, 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland
Betting Pick: Nebraska Cornhuskers to win | Spread @ -13.5 (-105)

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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Northwestern Wildcats

Nebraska Cornhuskers

 After winning over Northwestern by a significant margin last year, Nebraska suffered six consecutive losses, with nine points or less difference in each game. They ranked sixth in the Big Ten’s West Conference last year.

On the offense, wide receiver Decoldest Crawford and tight end Chris Hickman reportedly sustained injuries. There has yet to be any injury announcement for Nebraska's defense line.

This year, quarterback Adrian Martinez no longer plays for the team after moving to Kansas State Wildcats. However, the team brought in Casey Thompson to start this season.

Northwestern Wildcats

Like Nebraska, Northwestern also recorded 3-9 last year. However, the team recorded lower passing and rushing yards per game, 194.8 and 145.0, respectively. The Wildcats ended last season without getting any more wins after losing to the Huskers. Northwestern ranked seventh in the Big Ten’s West Conference last year.

Zachary Franks on Northwestern’s offense sustained an injury that affected his lower body, while there is no news from the defense side.

Northwestern recruited three four-star players, Michael Kilbane, Nigel Grover, and Mason Robinson, earlier this year.

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