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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oklahoma Sooners Betting Info, NCAAF Odds & Pick

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oklahoma Sooners Betting Information

Once upon a time, Nebraska and Oklahoma had the hottest rivalry in college football.  In fact, their 1971 game went down as “The Game of the Century.”  All of which leads to Saturday.  Oklahoma and Nebraska believed it would be a great idea to commemorate the 50th anniversary of that classic.  What nobody anticipated is Nebraska’s sorry College football betting state.  To illuminate, the Huskers season-opening loss at Illinois was a deal-breaker.  Fans and gamblers have given up on Nebraska.  Nebraska is so bad they quietly tried to get this game canceled.  But questions remain about the Oklahoma defense.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oklahoma Sooners Betting Information

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Time: Noon ET
Location: Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma
TV Coverage: FOX

Nebraska vs. Oklahoma Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Nebraska +22½ ( -110 ) 62 ( -110 ) +1200
Oklahoma -22½ ( -110 ) 62 ( -110 ) -1900
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Nebraska Cornhuskers at Oklahoma Sooners CashBet Odds Analysis

On this occasion, the sportsbook public is with Oklahoma.  Cause by the respective long-term results of each team.

Slow Big Red

Last week the Nebraska Cornhuskers got a 28-3 payout over Buffalo as 13.5-point home chalk.  The game stayed under the total of 54.   Senior quarterback Adrian Martinez played one of his best games in the tune-up for the Sooners.  To show, he passed for 296 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Also, Martinez added 112 yards rushing.

Of great concern is that the margin of victory doesn’t cover up the Huskers’ flaws.  Kicking team woes continued.  To illustrate, Connor Culp missed three field goals.  And a Buffalo punt touched a Nebraska player, allowing the Bulls to keep possession.  Further adding to the Betting on college football frustration were penalties that erased two touchdowns.

Fourth-year Nebraska head coach Scott Frost is finally under fire.  Of course, Frost was heralded as the program’s savior at his hiring in December of 2017.

OU Needs Defense Sooner

Last week, the Oklahoma Sooners visited the payout window in a 76-0 win over Western Carolina as 52.5-point home favorites.  Over the bet on NCAAF total of 66 was a winner too.

Oklahoma matched its fifth-highest point total in school history.  Further, OU posted its highest score since 2007. Correlate that the Sooners led 62-0 after three quarters, and the fourth quarter was shortened to 12 minutes.

Namely, Spencer Rattler completed 20 of 26 passes for 243 yards in one half of action. He joined Jason White as the only Sooners to pass for five touchdowns in a single half.

Meanwhile, Oklahoma’s Gabe Brkic kicked a 56-yard field goal in the first half.  It was his fourth of 50 or more yards in the first two games. Jadon Haselwood caught two touchdown passes.

Nebraska Cornhuskers at Oklahoma Sooners Against the Spread

On the road, Nebraska is 36% against the spread.  While as an underdog, the Huskers are 44% vs. the line.  In non-conference action, Nebraska is 50% on the board. Nebraska is 78% under the total in away games.  In non-conference games, the Huskers are 50% over and under.  While as an underdog, the Huskers are 78% to the under.

Overall, at home, Oklahoma is 50% vs. the odds.  As a favorite, the Sooners are 52% against the spread.  And in non-conference games, the Sooners are 57% on the board.  Oklahoma is 63% over the total in-home games.  Specifically, as a favorite, the Sooners are 50% over and under.  And then, in non-conference games, Oklahoma is 67% to the over.

To summarize, Oklahoma is 3-2 vs. the odds against Nebraska.  Three of the most recent four in this series went under the total.  At Oklahoma, the Huskers are just 1-2 vs. the line.  Also, the Huskers and Sooners are 1-4 under the total at OU.

Nebraska Cornhuskers at Oklahoma Sooners CashBet Free Pick  

In this situation, Nebraska has enough defense to stay within the Betting on NCAAF number.  Further, the Huskers epitomize a contrarian bet against the masses.

Nebraska at Oklahoma CashBet Best Bet: 

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