NCAA Week 3 Predictions: Nebraska vs. Washington College Football Picks: It is a battle of the Big 12 vs. the Pac 10 in this week 3 college football picks contest as the University of Nebraska visits the University of Washington. The two teams have not met in a college football predictions match-up since 1998 so this is an attractive match-up for fans of both schools. las Vegas odds have installed Nebraska as -3(-110) point college football predictions road favorite in a tough non-conference NCAA picks match-up for the Cornhuskers, a team with national title aspirations.
Nebraska (2-0) has run rough shot over its two college football picks opponents, Western Kentucky and Idaho, winning by 39 and 21 points, both at home. They must now go on the road against a quality college football picks opponent for their first real test of 2010. First year starter Taylor Martinez has shown to be a double threat for Nebraska, leading the team in rushing with 284 yards and passing with 242 yards.
Washington (1-1) lost to BYU 23-17 in their college football pciks contest before rebounding against Syracuse University 41-20 at home. The Huskies are led by Heisman candidate and senior quarterback Jake Locker. Locker has thrown for 555 yards and 5 touchdowns in just two college football predictions battles and has thus far lived up to the Heisman hype. He’ll get a big test against the Nebraska defense that has made a living pressuring the quarterback and intercepting the ball in today's week 3 college football predictions contest. Sophomore running back Chris Polk could be the key to this NCAA picks sontest. Polk has rushed for over 200 yards in two games and could take the pressure off the passing game and give Locker some opportunities to use play action.
Locker could improve his Heisman chances with a big college football picks win on Saturday night and the game will be on his shoulders. It could come down to a big throw late, and what he does will go a long way in determining the outcome of this game.
Look for Nebraska, though, to cover the spread in this game and pull-out the victory in Seattle.
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