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ESPN Releases Prediction for Nebraska-Purdue

Adrian Martinez releases a pass for Nebraska.

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMBER 08: Quarterback Adrian Martinez #2 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers passes against the Colorado Buffaloes in the first half at Memorial Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

Last weekend, Nebraska suffered a demoralizing defeat against Michigan, as its season officially hit rock bottom. While the Huskers look to earn their first victory under Scott Frost, the team's schedule won't do them any favors.

After losing by 46 points to Michigan, Nebraska will face Purdue at home. The Boilermakers are coming off an impressive victory over then-ranked Boston College.

With the Cornhuskers struggling on both sides of the football, the Boilermakers will have a golden opportunity to improve their record.

In fact, ESPN's FPI gives Purdue a 63.4 percent chance of defeating Nebraska. From the moment Adrian Martinez went down with a knee injury, Nebraska's offense hasn't been the same. Over the last two weeks, they are averaging 14.5 points per game.

ESPN FPI prediction.

If David Blough continues his recent production for Purdue, it could be another long weekend for the Cornhuskers.

Purdue and Nebraska will kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET.

The game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network.