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Nebraska vs. Northwestern Odds and Point Spread: Sportsbooks Slashing Spread as Game Approaches

Nebraska vs. Northwestern odds and point spread breakdown. Earlier in the week, the Nebraska vs. Northwestern point spread was up to two touchdowns. Now, it's started to move pretty heavily in favor of Northwestern
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Nebraska vs. Northwestern Odds and Point Spread: Sportsbooks Slashing Spread as Game Approaches

Nebraska vs. Northwestern odds are headlining the Week 0 matchups on Saturday. With most of the top teams in the country still out of action until next weekend, this game is the only one featuring two Power 5 teams.

So, with all eyes on Nebraska vs. Northwestern odds this weekend, it's easy to take notice of the shift in odds that we've been seeing.

When Nebraska vs. Northwestern odds opened, the Cornhuskers were 14-point favorites. Now, that number has been cut pretty sizeably.

With Casey Thompson and the Huskers set to make a splash in Ireland, should you be buying the dip? Or is this odds movement a warning that you should stay away from? Let's take a look at the latest Nebraska vs. Northwestern odds to find out.

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When is Nebraska vs. Northwestern?

  • Date: Saturday, August 27
  • Time: 12:30 pm ET

How to Watch Nebraska vs. Northwestern

  • TV: FOX

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Nebraska vs. Northwestern Point Spread

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As recently as a week ago, Nebraska was a -14 favorite when the two teams meet today in Ireland. Now, as you can see above, that number has been cut all the way down to 11 just a few hours before kickoff.

With the point spread at two touchdowns, betting on Northwestern made all the sense in the world, even considering the 56-7 victory when the two met last season. But, at -11, is Nebraska now the play?

Nebraska vs. Northwestern Odds - Moneyline Odds

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If you're really looking for an upset to start the college football season, you may want to check out Northwestern on the moneyline. Sure, it's not likely that they win outright, but at +390 the odds are certainly juicy enough.

Those +390 odds imply a 20.4% chance that Northwestern pulls off the upset. Meanwhile, Nebraska sits at -425. At -425, the implied probability of a Nebraska win is 81%.

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Brian is a sports journalist with close to ten years of experience in the business. A lifelong Philadelphia sports fan with a passion for all things sports gambling.


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