The Northern Illinois Huskies (1-1) will attempt to defy oddsmakers when they square off against the Nebraska Cornhuskers (0-2) on Saturday, September 16, 2023 as a 13-point underdog. The total is 42.5 points for this game.

Nebraska has been a bottom-25 scoring offense this year, ranking eighth-worst with 12 points per contest. The defensive unit ranks 73rd in the FBS (24.5 points allowed per game). Northern Illinois has been excelling on defense, allowing only 266.5 total yards per game (25th-best). Offensively, it ranks 94th by racking up 349 total yards per game.

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Nebraska vs. Northern Illinois Game Info

  • Game Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Venue: Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, NE)
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
Nebraska vs Northern Illinois Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Nebraska -13 -110 -110 42.5 -110 -110 -500 +360

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Nebraska Stats Leaders

  • In 12 games last year, Casey Thompson passed for 2,407 yards (200.6 per game), with 17 touchdowns and 10 interceptions, and a completion percentage of 63.1%.
  • In the passing game, Trey Palmer scored nine TDs, catching 71 balls for 1,043 yards (86.9 per game).
  • On the ground, Anthony Grant scored six touchdowns a season ago and picked up 915 yards (76.3 per game).
  • Marcus Washington had 31 catches for 471 yards (39.3 per game) and one touchdown in 12 games.
  • Garrett Nelson had 56 tackles, eight TFL, and 5.5 sacks last year.
  • Luke Reimer collected 75 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and one interception in 12 games.
  • Isaac Gifford had one sack to go with five TFL and 62 tackles in 12 games a season ago.
  • On defense in 2022, Marques Buford Jr. compiled 52 tackles, three TFL, and two interceptions over 12 games.

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