Oklahoma Vs Nebraska NCAA Football Betting Odds and Trends | 9/18/2021

The No. 3 Oklahoma Sooners (2-0) and the Nebraska Cornhuskers (2-1) take the field in college football action at Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The Cornhuskers, +900 on the moneyline to win, travel to face the Sooners, listed at -22 on the spread, on September 18, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET on Fox. An over/under of 61.5 points has been set for the game by sportsbooks.

Before placing a bet on this game, check out this article where we surface the best available odds and dig into everything you need to know about the matchup — including key metrics, stats, trends and more.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 13, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Oklahoma Vs. Nebraska Betting Odds

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Oklahoma Offense Vs. Nebraska Defense

Sooners Offense Stats (Rank) Cornhuskers Defense
58.0 (2) Points/Gm 13.3 (28)
527.0 (17) Yards/Gm 325.7 (61)
330.5 (17) Pass Yards/Gm 182.0 (51)
196.5 (45) Rush Yards/Gm 143.7 (77)
8.5 (46) Yards/Pass 5.5 (30)
5.4 (25) Yards/Rush 4.0 (74)
45.8% (41) 3rd Down % 39.6% (85)
2 (52) Turnovers 5 (6)
1 (24) Sacks 4 (19)

Nebraska Offense Vs. Oklahoma Defense

Nebraska Offense Stats (Rank) Oklahoma Defense
34.0 (50) Points/Gm 17.5 (43)
513.7 (21) Yards/Gm 287.0 (37)
277.3 (35) Pass Yards/Gm 209.5 (74)
236.3 (22) Rush Yards/Gm 77.5 (24)
10.1 (16) Yards/Pass 5.2 (23)
4.9 (48) Yards/Rush 2.6 (25)
52.1% (17) 3rd Down % 24.1% (12)
3 (79) Turnovers 4 (11)
6 (119) Sacks 4 (19)

When Oklahoma Has The Ball

  • The Sooners rank 25th with 5.4 yards per carry, compared to the 4.0 per rush the Cornhuskers allow (74th in the FBS).
  • Oklahoma ranks 52nd in college football, committing two turnovers this season, while Nebraska is sixth with five turnovers forced.
  • The Cornhuskers allow third-down conversions on 39.6% of their opponents’ attempts (85th in the FBS). The Sooners have a 45.8% third-down conversion rate, which ranks 41st in college football.
  • Nebraska’s defense ranks 61st in yards allowed per game (325.7), while Oklahoma’s offense is 17th in college football at 527.0 yards per game.

When Nebraska Has The Ball

  • The Cornhuskers have conceded the ninth-most sacks in college football (six), and are up against the pass rush ranked 19th, the Sooners (four).
  • Nebraska ranks 79th in college football, committing three turnovers this season, while Oklahoma is 11th with four turnovers forced.
  • The Cornhuskers average 277.3 passing yards per game (35th in the FBS) compared to the 209.5 per game the Sooners allow (74th in college football).
  • Nebraska averages 4.9 yards per carry (48th in college football) compared to the 2.6 per attempt Oklahoma gives up (25th in the FBS).

Oklahoma Betting Trends And Insights

  • The Sooners have covered the spread once this season (1-1 ATS) when playing as at least 22-point favorites.
  • The Sooners have been the moneyline favorite just one other time so far this season, a game they lost.

Nebraska Betting Trends And Insights

  • The Cornhuskers have not played a game this season while listed as the underdog.

Oklahoma Players To Watch

  • Spencer Rattler leads the team with 547 passing yards (273.5 yards per game) and has a 76.9% completion percentage this year (50-of-65) while throwing six touchdowns with two interceptions. He also has 36 rushing yards on 12 carries with one touchdown, averaging 18.0 yards per game.
  • Kennedy Brooks has run for a team-leading 135 yards on 20 attempts (67.5 yards per game) while scoring two touchdowns.
  • So far this year Eric Gray has rushed for 101 yards on 18 carries (50.5 ypg).
  • Marvin Mims has six catches and paces his team with 136 receiving yards (68.0 ypg).
  • Mario Williams has contributed with 86 yards on 10 catches and two touchdowns. He averages 43.0 receiving yards per game this year.
  • This season Jadon Haselwood has caught eight passes for 66 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 33.0 receiving yards per game.

Nebraska Players To Watch

  • This year, Adrian Martinez has put up 728 passing yards (242.7 yards per game) while going 46-for-74 (62.2% completion percentage) and throwing four touchdowns and zero interceptions. He has added 256 rushing yards on 34 carries with three touchdowns, averaging 85.3 yards per game.
  • So far this year Markese Stepp has rushed for 128 yards on 30 carries (42.7 ypg), with one rushing touchdown.
  • Samori Toure has 13 catches, leading his team with 306 yards (102.0 ypg) while scoring two touchdowns this season.
  • Oliver Martin has hauled in six catches for 103 yards (103.0 yards per game) and one touchdown.
  • Austin Allen has 92 receiving yards on seven receptions, averaging 30.7 yards per game.

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