Shemon & Sheppard – In The Afternoon

Shemon & Sheppard – In The Afternoon

Shemon & Sheppard – In The Afternoon

Head coach Scott Frost of the Nebraska Cornhuskers (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

Angry Nebraska bettors have left some hilarious voicemails.  We have been talking about Nebraska’s all too familiar once score loss to Northwestern in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday.  However, like many of our listeners, a few dollars were lost big time on the Cornhuskers and some hilarious voicemails ensued.

Here’s A Recap

Nebraska lost their 7th straight game, this time as an either 10.5 or 11 point favorite in a 31-28 defeat to Northwestern. The 7th straight loss is tied for the 2nd-longest losing streak in program history, trailing only a 10-game losing streak from 2017 to 2018.

All 7 losses have been by single-digits, the Cornhuskers are the first major college team in the AP Poll Era to lose 7 straight singe digit games.  The poll goes back to 1936.

Since coming back to Lincoln in 2018, Scott Frost’s Nebraska team is 5-21 in one-score games (games decided by 8 points or less). That’s the worst such record in the FBS in that span.

Hell Hath No Fury Like A Lost Bettor

The game turned after Nebraska attempted an onside kick with 9:09 left in the 3rd quarter, right after it held an 11 point lead.  However, Northwestern outscored Nebraska 14-0 from that point.

Remember, handicappers can’t get every pick right, but with this being the only conference matchup in Week 0, it was a game that folks keyed in on. If there’s one lesson everyone can get out of this, it’s to never trust Nebraska under Scott Frost.

One thing is for certain.  If you are going to bet against Vegas, do it early in the college football season.  Once in a while you catch them off guard with some “soft” lines.  However they only get better as they season progresses.  Bet with your head always, not with your heart.  I know easier said then done sometimes but it’s rule number one.

 

 

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