Northwestern opens as 6.5-point underdog at Nebraska


Coming off back-to-back losses by 30-or-more points, Northwestern's stock has plummeted. Now 5-2 overall and 1-2 in the Big Ten, the Wildcats have opened as a 6.5-point underdog at Nebraska. The Cornhuskers are 3-4 overall and 1-2 in conference, but are coming off a 48-25 win at Minnesota. Earlier this season, Northwestern defeated Minnesota 27-0. Saturday's game in Lincoln is scheduled for 11 a.m. CT.