Date/Time: October 2, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. CDT
Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, NE Capacity: 85,458
Surface: Field Turf
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Series Record: Nebraska leads the all-time series 8-6.
TV: The game will be televised on BTN with Cory Provus, Play-by Play, Analyst Matt Millen and Elise Menaker on the sidelines. It can be streamed on Fox Sports app with a login from your service provider.
More streaming options: The official Huskers app is available on iTunes and Google Play. The audio of Husker games is no longer available on TuneIn.
Weather: At kickoff, the temperature will be in the upper 60s with a chance of storms. The chance for rain should decrease as the game continues. The winds will be from the northeast at ~10 mph.
Odds: Nebraska is favored by 12 points. (Author’s note: I ain’t touching that line with a 20 foot pole).
Eight of 10 meetings between Nebraska and Northwestern since the Huskers joined the Big Ten have been decided by one score. Six of the 10 games have been decided by three points or less, with the schools splitting those six games.
Nebraska’s defense held Michigan State without a first down in the final 30 minutes of regulation on Saturday night. The Husker defense ranks 26th in the nation allowing 16.4 first downs per game.
Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez is one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the country. He is one of just four players in the country to lead his team in rushing, passing and scoring.