The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 3.5-point underdogs when they visit the Miami of Florida Hurricanes in college football week 3 betting action. The game kicks off on ABC this Saturday, Sept 19th at 3:30 PM ET. Cord-cutters can stream the game live via Watch ESPN.
A Closer Look At How I Am Betting The Nebraska Cornhuskers Vs Miami Hurricanes Spread in College Football Week 3
What: Nebraska Cornhuskers (1-1) at Miami (FL) Hurricanes (2-0)
When: Saturday, Sept 19th, 2015
Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET
Where: Miami, FL
Stadium: Sun Life Stadium
Weather: 88°F/Widely Scattered Storms
Wind: North 11mph
Spread: Miami (FL) -3.5
Moneyline: Nebraska +150 vs Miami (FL) -170
Game Total: 57.5
Watch: ABC/ESPN 2
Stream: Watch ESPN
Listen: Nebraska Vs Miami (FL)
Miami (2-0 SU, 2-0 ATS) remained unbeaten by getting their act together in the second half to record an emphatic 44-20 win over Florida Atlantic and cash in as huge 17-point road favorites.
The Hurricanes got three rushing scores from backup running back Mark Walton while starter Joe Yearby rushed for 146 yards and one touchdown while adding another 97 yards and one touchdown on three catches.
Miami narrowly led 20-17 at the half before outscoring their opponents 24-3 in the second half.
"We just climbed out of it, one play at a time," Miami head coach Al Golden said. "We had a lot of unforced errors early. … We put ourselves in a bad position, we really did."
— Miami Hurricanes (@MiamiHurricanes) September 14, 2015
Nebraska (1-1 SU, 1-1 ATS), bounced back from its season-opening loss against BYU to roll roughshod all over South Alabama in its 48-9 Week 2 win while covering the college football betting line as a 27.5-point home favorite.
Quarterback Tommy Armstrong completed 21 of 30 pass attempts with two touchdowns while running back Terrell Newby rushed 28 times for a stunning 198 yards and two touchdowns. Newby also added a receiving score in the rout
"They really ran at will all night against us," South Alabama coach Joey Jones said of the Cornhuskers. "We were really worried about their size. When you look at the size of their line and the inexperience we have, we knew it was going to be a matchup problem.
— Tim Newcomb (@tdnewcomb) September 14, 2015
Betting Analysis: 52 percent of the betting public likes Nebraska to cover the spread as a slight road favorite and I believe the Cornhuskers will do just that, mostly because they have one of the best offensive lines in the country and a wonderful dual-threat signal-caller that looks like he’s grown a lot since last season.
The Miami Hurricanes are 5-2 ATS in their last seven home games and a near-perfect 4-1 ATS in their last five games in the month of September, but the Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-1 ATS in their last nine road games and 4-1 ATS in their last five non-conference games.
In addition to that, the Cornhuskers are also 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against a team with a winning record and 4-1 ATS in their last five games in the month of September.
I really like the way Mike Riley has changed the way things are being done in Nebraska and I believe his offensive acumen is going to pay huge dividends for the Cornhuskers this season.
61 percent of public bettors likes the Over in this matchup and so do I with these two teams combining to average a whopping 82.5 points per game. The Over is 4-0 in Nebraska’s last four road games and 5-0 in their last five games against non-conference foes.
I am picking the Nebraska Cornhuskers (+3) over the Miami Hurricanes and the Over-57.5. My final score prediction is Nebraska 32, Miami 27.