Nebraska Cornhuskers versus South Carolina Gamecocks Capital One Bowl Betting Preview

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In the Capital One Bowl an attractive matchup is scheduled as the Nebraska Cornhuskers from the Big 12 conference will face from the SEC conference the South Carolina Gamecocks from college football game on January 2nd.

The Cornhuskers and Gamecocks will tee it up from Orlando Florida at 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.

At Oddsmaker it is the South Carolina Gamecocks lined as a -2 ½ points favorite with a total coming in at 47 points.

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If you bet the favorite on the money line the return on the South Carolina side is -135 odds.

A wager on the underdog Nebraska Cornhuskers will return +115 money line odds.

The Nebraska Cornhuskers completed play in their initial season in the Big Ten conference with a record of 9-3.

The team had a drop off this season on the defensive side of the football as the club gave up 350 yards a game with a high 161 yards rushing for Cornhusker standards.

Quarterback Taylor Martinez still had issues with accuracy completing nearly 56% of his passes with 12 touchdowns and 7 picks.

Martinez was effective once again on the ground rushing for 837 yards and nine touchdowns with 4.8 yards a carry average.

They averaged 30 points a game and ran effectively with 223 yards a game.

Rex Burkhead led Nebraska with 1268 rushing yards and nearly 5 yards a carry.

The Cornhuskers had notable victories against Michigan St and Ohio St with losses at Wisconsin by 31 points and Michigan by 28 points. They had a bad three point home loss to Northwestern.

South Carolina completed a 10-2 campaign with losses only to Auburn and at Arkansas on the season. The team did not play LSU or Alabama this season.

Connor Shaw took over for Stephen Garcia who was kicked off the team.

Shaw finished the year hitting on 65.5% of his passes for 12 touchdowns and six picks.
South Carolina was able to survive the season following the loss of stud running back Marcus Lattimore who was out for the year due to ligament tear in his knee.

The team averaged 30 points and was able to move the football with 375 offensive yards a game.

Running back Brandon Wilds filled in for the injured Lattimore and had 4.5 yards per carry average.

Nebraska has been trending towards the under as the team has played to five unders in their past six games.

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