Free Week 12 Prediction: Cornhuskers vs Nittany Lions Odds
Looking for Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions free picks? Week 12 betting sees the Cornhuskers taking on the Nittany Lions Saturday November 18th at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions like this Nebraska Penn State free pick.
College Football Handicapping: Week 12
(4-6) Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Penn State Nittany Lions (8-2)
Date: Saturday, November 18th
Time: 10:30 pm EST
Venue: Beaver Stadium, University Park, Pennsylvania
NCAA Football Spread: Penn State -26.5
NCAA Betting Total: 56
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to University Park, to face the Penn State Nittany Lions. The Cornhuskers are two games under .500 this year. Penn State is 8-2 and ranked in the top ten right now.
The last time Nebraska and Penn State took the field against each other, was in 2013. The Cornhuskers got the win at University Park, 23-20. The Cornhuskers lead the all time series, 9 to 7.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have been disappointing this season. The team is 4-6 on the year, and with two games left, probably won’t be participating in a Bowl game this December.
The Cornhuskers are 3-4 in the Big 12 conference this year. Nebraska most recently lost Minnesota 54-21 in an unacceptable blowout road loss. Nebraska had no turnovers and gained 380 total yards of offense in the loss.
Head coach Mike Riley is probably on the hot seat right now, but Nebraska is saying they are going to stick with Riley again next year. The defense allowed 514 yards last week against Minnesota.
Penn State Nittany Lions
The Nittany Lions playoff hopes may be over, but the team is still in line to play in a New Years Six Bowl. Penn State did a good job of avenging a three point loss at Michigan State, by destroying Rutgers last week, 35-6.
Penn State struggled a little in the first half, but closed the deal in the second. All world running back Saquan Barkley had just 35 yards rushing, but scored two touchdowns in the win.
On the defensive side, the Nittany Lions are allowing 13.9 points and 312 yards per game this year. They allowed 200 yards in last weeks win against Rutgers.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Under is 3-0-1 in Cornhuskers last 4 games after accumulating more than 280 yards passing in their previous game.
- Cornhuskers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game.
- Nittany Lions are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game.
- Nittany Lions are 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 games after allowing less than 275 total yards in their previous game.
- Road team is 2-0-2 ATS in their last 4 meetings.
Free Week 12 NCAA Football Pick
Nebraska had struggled last week on defense. This week the Cornhuskers defense will face one of the best offensive teams they’ve seen all season. Penn State was good but not great last week. Expect the Nittany Lions to break out offensively in this matchup.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Penn State -26.5. Free final score pick provided below!
Nebraska does not have the talent to stop Penn State this week. The Cornhuskers looked like they checked out after last weeks demoralizing loss. Expect the same from the Cornhuskers in this game.
Penn State needs to come out firing against Nebraska this week. If they can score early, the confidence of the offense will wear on the rest of the team. Take the Nittany Lions for the blowout win.
Week 12 Free Score Prediction: Nebraska 14 – Penn State 45
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