Those making a college football bet on this matchup will notice a small pointspreads as the Hokies are just 5-point home favorites.
College football betting had Virginia Tech bouncing back last week and thumping Marshall 52-10. The Hokies had lost their season opener against Alabama but came back strong. Virginia Tech has been money in college football betting against non-conference teams at home and that will be the case here as Nebraska is from the Big 12. Virginia Tech rolled for 605 yards, including 444 rushing last week in the college football betting win over Marshall. The defense was solid as they forced 10 Marshall punts and allowed only 10 first downs.
Nebraska is really facing their first tough game of the season as they rolled over Sun Belt patsies Florida Atlantic and Arkansas State the past two weeks in college football betting. Nebraska is on a six-game winning streak stretching back to last season. Last week, quarterback Zac Lee threw for 340 yards and four touchdowns. Roy Helu Jr. ran the ball 14 times for 60 yards after rushing for 152 yards and three touchdowns in the first game.
Nebraska and Virginia Tech have met just twice in history with each team winning a game. Last year it was Virginia Tech winning 35-30 at Nebraska. The Cornhuskers are 4-1 against the sportsbook line in their last 5 non-conference games. The Cornhuskers are 2-7 ATS at the online sportsbook in their last 9 games as a road college football bet underdog.
The Hokies are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games on grass. The Hokies are 3-8 in college football betting in their last 11 games in September. The Hokies are 3-9 against the sportsbook number in their last 12 non-conference games.
The Under is 5-1 in the Cornhuskers last 6 non-conference college football betting games. The Under is 5-1 in the Cornhuskers last 6 games in September. The Over is 5-2 in the Cornhuskers last 7 games as a college football bet underdog. The Under is 13-4 in the Hokies last 17 home games. The Under is 12-4 in the Virginia Tech’s last 16 college football bet games as a home favorite.