ESPN’s Game-by-Game Predictions For Nebraska

first_imgNebraska football players run onto the field.LINCOLN, NE – SEPTEMBER 23: Fullback Harrison Jordan #38 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers carries the flag as the team enter the field against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Memorial Stadium on September 23, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)Nebraska fans are excited entering the 2018 season. Scott Frost is back in Lincoln and expectations for the future are high.Frost has said he thinks the Huskers will be “really dangerous” in 2019, but how about this fall? ESPN has weighed in with its FPI predictions.ESPN’s projected record for Nebraska is 5.5 wins and 6.5 losses. The Huskers are favored in six games and underdogs in six others.Basically, ESPN puts them around the 6-6 mark. That would be a step up from last year’s 4-8 record.Here’s a little more on the FPI:The Football Power Index (FPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team’s performance going forward for the rest of the season. FPI represents how many points above or below average a team is. Projected results are based on 10,000 simulations of the rest of the season using FPI, results to date, and the remaining schedule. Ratings and projections update daily.And here is a game-by-game breakdown for the Huskers. It features their likelihood of winning each matchup.You can check out ESPN’s entire FPI here.last_img

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