OVER 8.5 Wins (-125)
Second-year head trainer Scott Frost is expecting big things. This is a guy who has proved it going and knows how to win. For to nine wins is asking a lot from a team that had four last time, but coach Frost is your guy if anyone can do it.
As he needed a particular time on a team sophomore quarterback Adrian Martinez is at the top five at the Heisman Trophy Discussion, as well he must be. He was 12th in combined passing and rushing yards and you’ll be able to expect that statistic to enhance. Martinez also passed for the most yards by a freshman quarterback in Cornhuskers history.
This Nebraska crime won 456 yards a game while putting up 30 points each match. The team returns seven starters on both offense and 13 starters overall. Wide receiver JD Spielman was the fastest player in college history to get to 1,000 receiving yards and 100 receptions and is rear.
The’Huskers defense must fill a few holes but they did make strides and never stop on Frost, especially in the second half of the season. In its last five matches, Nebraska gave up just 23 points a game in comparison to 37 in its first seven games. Nebraska has affect freshmen such as defensive end Ty Robinson, safety Myles Farmer and linebacker Nick Henrick.
Though they only won four matches, the’Huskers gave Ohio State an unexpected tough match . They get exactly the Buckeyes there is a game Martinez currently eyeing. He actually outplayed Buckeye standout quarterback and Heisman finalist Dwayne Haskins and had three touchdowns in the Horseshoe last year.
That is the match the state of Nebraska and Frost, Martinez can not await. It is realistic to think that Nebraska could be 4-0 going into their match of this year.
Aside from playing with Ohio State, the Cornhuskers schedule is very favorable since they don’t have to play Michigan State Michigan or Penn State. The team they perform on the street will be. In addition they on the road get Illinois (OVER/UNDER is 4.5), Colorado (3.5 is currently O/U), Purdue, with a new quarterback, and Maryland, whose OVER/UNDER is just 4. Nebraska also has winnable non-conference home games vs the Jaguars of Northern Illinois and South Alabama.
I’ve got them locked to seven wins together with three additional wins, so they have the firepower and coaching to get to nine that they could stay healthy.
1 – South Alabama
2 – Colorado
3 – Northern Illinois
4 – Illinois
5 – Ohio State
6 – Indiana
7 – Purdue
8 – Maryland
9 – Iowa
1 – Northwestern
Two – Minnesota
3 – Wisconsin
Odds as of August 22??in BetOnline