2016 Music City Bowl College Football Betting Line
Nebraska Cornhuskers +4½ (-110) 61 (-110) +165
Tennessee Volunteers -4½ (-110) 61 (-110) -190
The Nebraska Huskers (9-3) lost 10-40 to the Iowa Hawkeyes on November 25th. Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw 13 of 35 for 125 yards with one TD pass while Ryker Fyfe went 1 of 2 for two yards. Tre Bryant ran for 41 yards on 11 carries while Terrell Newby ran for 39 yards on 10 carries. Jordan Westerkamp had 50 yards on four receptions while Stanley Morgan Jr. had 28 yards and one TD on 28 carries. Drew Brown kicked 1 of 1. Michael Rose-Ivey had 10 tackles (five solo) and Ross Dzuris had 10 (four solo). Kevin Maurice had one sack.
Nebraska averages 386.2 total yards, 207.9 passing yards, and 178.3 rushing yards per game, and allows 350.8 total yards, 209.6 passing yards, and 141.2 rushing yards per game. Armstrong is 151 of 294 (51.4%) for 2180 yards with 14 TDs and eight picks, and has run for 512 yards and eight TDs on 113 carries. Newby has run 864 yards and seven TDs on 181 carries. Lead receiver Westerkamp will not play in the Music City Bowl due to a knee injury. Josh Banderas has 89 combined tackles (38 solo and 51 assisted). Dzuris has 5½ sacks. Keyan Williams has intercepted three passes.
Huskers college football betting line trends: 10-3 straight-up in the last 13 games. The online college football betting total has gone under in eight of Nebraska’s last 10 games.
The Tennessee Vols (8-4) lost 34-45 to the Vanderbilt Commodores on November 26th. Joshua Dobbs finished 31 of 34 for 340 yards with two TDs and ran for 53 yards on 13 carries. Alvin Kamara ran for 69 yards and two TDs on 10 carries. Josh Malone had 121 yards and one TD on seven receptions while Jauan Jennings had 75 yards on four receptions. Aaron Medley kicked 2 of 3. Micah Abernathy had eight tackles (eight solo) and intercepted one pass, and Cameron Sutton had six tackles (six solo). Derek Barnett had one sack.
UT averages 437.3 total yards, 234.1 passing yards, and 203.2 rushing yards per game, and allows 460.2 total yards, 226.1 passing yards, and 234.1 rushing yards per game. Dobbs is 202 of 319 (63.3%) for 2655 yards with 26 TDs and 12 picks, and has run for 713 yards and nine TDs on 139 carries. Kamara has run for 565 yards and nine TDs on 96 carries. Malone has 852 yards and 10 TDs on 45 catches. Todd Kelly has 67 combined tackles (45 solo and 22 assisted). Barnett has 12 sacks.
Vols college football betting line trends: 2-4 against the spread in the last six games, and 14-4 straight-up in the last 18 games. The online college football betting total has gone over in seven of Tennessee’s last nine games.