2021-09-18
NEBRASKA
OKLAHOMA
League : NCAAF

OKLAHOMA vs NEBRASKA Prediction & Preview



 

 

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers will be trying to knock off the third-ranked team in the country when they travel to Norman to take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday afternoon. The Cornhuskers are coming off a 28-3 win over Buffalo as 13.5-point favorites. The Sooners are coming off a 76-0 win over Western Carolina as 52.5-point favorites.

Oklahoma is 6-4 in its last 10 games against Nebraska.

 

Cornhuskers Going For Third Consecutive Win

The Cornhuskers played well since their season-opening loss to Illinois and come into this game on a two-game winning streak. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Sooners, which will give them their third win in a row and their first win over a ranked opponent since the 2016 season.

 

 

 

Nebraska is averaging 34 points per game. They scored 28 points in their last game, throwing for 296 yards and rushing for 220 yards per game.

Adrian Martinez completed 13 of 19 passes for 242 yards and two touchdowns. He also led the team with 112 rushing yards. Gabe Ervin Jr. had 10 carries for 56 yards and two touchdowns, while Samori Toure had two catches for 136 yards and two touchdowns.

Nebraska has played well defensively, giving up 13.3 points per game. They gave up three points in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to win this game.

 

Sooners Going For Third Consecutive Win

The Sooners bounced back from their scare against Tulane with an emphatic win over Western Carolina in their last game. They will try to keep their record perfect with a win over the Cornhuskers, which will give them their third win in a row.

 

 

 

Oklahoma is averaging 58 points per game through their first two games. They scored 76 points in their last game, throwing for 347 yards and rushing for 277 yards.

Spencer Rattler completed 20 of 26 passes for 243 yards and five touchdowns. Eric Gray led the team with nine carries for 74 yards, while Jaden Knowles had two receptions for 65 yards.

Oklahoma has also done well defensively, giving up 17.5 points per game through two games. They didn’t give up a point in their last game and will need another dominant defensive effort if they want to avoid the upset.







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