The college football schedule has plenty of good games for week 2, but one of the best games to tune into will be the Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. UCLA Bruins. The Cornhuskers are one of the better teams in college football history, but they are primed for a college football upsetwhen they head to the west coast on Saturday.
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This line is way too high and the Bruins will not only keep this game close enough to cover the spread but they will win outright.
The Bruins are undervalued for this game because of their recent failures. Nebraska is being backed heavily by the public as Sports Insights reports that 65% of the action is coming in on the road chalk in this game.
UCLA coach Jim Mora makes his home debut and he has his team believing in change. It showed in week 1 and now they have a chance to show the world. UCLA has had success in nonconference home games, having won 21 of 26 such contests since 1998.
The Bruins’ Johnathan Franklin was named Pac-12 offensive player of the week after rushing for 214 yards and three touchdowns and he will be the go-to guy for the Bruins offense. UCLA also matches up nicely on the frontline.
Nebraska averages 6-foot-4 and 304 pounds on the offensive line and 6-4 and 279 on the defensive line. UCLA averages 6-4 and 299 on the offensive line and 6-3 and 295 on the defensive line.
Senior running back Rex Burkhead is questionable with a knee injury and although the Huskers are deep at the position with sophomore Ameer Abdullah and freshman Imani Cross, they will miss Burkhead. If he plays he will not be 100 percent which will be tough for the road team.
The Cornhuskers are off a big win but that actually si something that is hard to recover from for this team. The Cornhuskers are 12-26-1 ATS in their last 39 games after allowing less than 275 total yards in their previous game and 24-49-2 ATS in their last 75 games following a win of more than 20 points.
The Bruins are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 home games against a team with a winning road record and will get the outright upset win on Saturday.