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2023 Game 2 “Expert” Picks: Nebraska @ Colorado


CFN Expert Picks

Line: Nebraska -12.5, o/u: 50.5

Brooks Austin, DawgsDaily.com: Colorado
Big Game Ben, CFN: Colorado
Big Red Max, All Huskers: Colorado
Jackson Caudell, All Yellow Jackets: Colorado
Bryan Driskell, Irish Breakdown: Colorado

E, CFN: Colorado
Pete Fiutak, CFN: Colorado
Austin Hannon, Bama Central: Colorado
Casey Lundquist, Cougs Daily: Colorado
Southpaw CFN: Colorado
Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Colorado
Mike McAllister, All Syracuse: Colorado
Snoopdug, CFN: Colorado

Johnny Rosenstein, SportsBookWire.com: Colorado

Scott Steehn, WinnersandWhiners.com: Colorado

Keith Stewart, WinnersandWhiners.com: Colorado

Stephen Thompson, Inside The Panthers: Colorado

Mark Wogenrich, AllPennState.com: Colorado*

Clucko the Chicken (a coin flip):  Nebraska


SU 30-9 ATS 19-20: Colorado


Associated Press - Ralph Russo

Coach Prime’s team was the story of Week 1. Now Shedeur Sanders, Travis Hunter and Co. make their home debut against an old Big Eight rival also rebuilding under a new coach. The Cornhuskers’ first game under Matt Rhule didn’t go nearly as well as Colorado’s under Deion Sanders, but first game results can be deceiving. If nothing else the atmosphere at Folsom Field will be as good as Boulder has seen in years.

Colorado 35 - Nebraska 28


Sporting News

The Buffaloes are ranked after one week with first-year coach Deion Sanders, and now the challenge will be handling the hype within a classic rivalry matchup with Nebraska. Matt Rhule lost his debut in a 13-10 heart-breaker. The difference in this game? Colorado is further along on offense with Shedeur Sanders, who leads a late TD drive in another fantastic finish. Who had the Buffaloes at 2-0? 

Colorado 34 - Nebraska 30


Dallas Morning News

Corby Davidson: Colorado

Jamie Hancock: Colorado

Selby Lopez: Colorado

Newy Scruggs: Colorado

Kevin Sherrington: Colorado

Brett Vito: Colorado


247 Sports

Chris Hummer: I was in Fort Worth for Colorado’s upset of TCU, and it was impressive. I still think the Buffaloes are vulnerable because of their lack of depth (and size), but I feel confident that as long as their QB, WRs and o-line remain healthy, this team will score. I don’t know if I feel the same about Nebraska after a smashmouth game with Minnesota to open the year. But I do know Nebraska presents Colorado a much different challenge. Where TCU has a spread offense and a defense built to defend one, Nebraska is just going to hit its opponents in the mouth. I think these teams are even. Colorado is now overvalued while Nebraska is undervalued. Frankly, I just think Nebraska has extra time to prepare and Colorado is going to come in tired. That’s going to lead to an upset. 

Nebraska 27 - Colorado 24


Brad Crawford: The public is all over Colorado in this one and normally I'd fade as a result, but just can't do it. My eyes tell Nebraska's offense isn't there yet and Colorado can score at will. It looks like the Buffaloes could be 3-0 and potentially ranked inside the top 20 when they play Oregon at Autzen Stadium in a couple weeks. What a great story, right? Nebraska is the more physical team and has a stronger defensive front, but Shedeur Sanders is special. Vegas is going to need the Huskers in this one given the heavy money on Coach Prime's team, so be careful in this spot.

Colorado 28 - Nebraska 24



Nebraska - 58.6% Win



Nebraska 28 - Colorado 25

Nebraska - 58.4% Win


ESPN Bill Connelly SP+

Nebraska 30 - Colorado 22

Nebraska - 68% Win



Nebraska 28 - Colorado 22

Nebraska - 67.2% Win


More to come!!!

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2 hours ago, Saunders said:

There's a clear delineation between the humans and the computers. And that's because the computers are still using mostly pre-season projections for their numbers.


Or because they're not as prone to emotional overreactions...

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2 hours ago, hskrpwr13 said:

From where or when is CFN getting that line?

No kidding. AFAIK we were never 12.5 pt favorites. Before CU-TCU game Nebraska was -8.5. Now we’re +3.5. Heck I’d be taking CU also at +12.5. And the o/u is now 59.5 not 50.5. Lots of money flowing to this game to move the spread 12 points and the o/u 9.

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- Our D will settle in pretty well after some jitters. 

- Our O will start right off with the right precision and good blocking.

- There will be fights.  Field and stands.

- Coach Showman Sanders will rail against the officials. 





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1 hour ago, Hagg said:

- Our D will settle in pretty well after some jitters. 

- Our O will start right off with the right precision and good blocking.

- There will be fights.  Field and stands.

- Coach Showman Sanders will rail against the officials. 






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We will need 5 TO’s and an average day out of Shedeur to be in this game! That was CU’s 1st game with an entirely new assembly of players and coaches and schemes, to put on that kind of consistency was nothing short of remarkable. You have to wonder what in the dickens they are capable of, once they play together for 4 or 5 games. Had we come up with that assembly of players and performance in the 1st game of the year, we would be calling for a ‘Natty in year one’.

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$90,000 ticket listed on StubHub for the game. 




They're reading in here about the fights and getting fired up (as in crazy).  


My two only cost 285 each.  Headin' west in the mornin'.  See ya there. 

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