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ESPN's Early Prediction For The Nebraska-Colorado Game

Nebraska football coach Scott Frost ahead of his team's game against Troy.

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Scott Frost of the Nebraska Cornhuskers watches the team warm up before the game against the Troy Trojans at Memorial Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

On Saturday afternoon, the Nebraska Cornhuskers found their first win over the season against South Alabama. The Huskers walked out with a 35-21 win led by a strong defensive effort.

Next up for Scott Frost and company is an old-school rivalry game against Colorado.

The Buffaloes, like Nebraska, opened the season with a win over Colorado State in an offensive explosion.

After both teams moved to 1-0 on the season, ESPN released its prediction for next weekend's game.

ESPN's Football Power Index - a computer model - gives the Cornhuskers a slight edge over the Buffaloes.

According to the computer model, Nebraska has a 59.5-percent chance to take down Colorado. That gives the Buffaloes a 40.5-percent chance to pull the upset.

Nebraska will likely enter the game as the favorite, despite the location of the game. Colorado hosts at Folsom Field in Boulder.

Huskers quarterback Adrian Martinez entered the season as one of the favorites for the Heisman Trophy - third behind Tua Tagovailoa and Trevor Lawrence. However, the sophomore sensation seemed uncomfortable behind the Nebraska offensive line on Saturday afternoon.

He won't have it any easier next weekend in enemy territory.

Nebraska and Colorado kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET on September 7. The game will be broadcast on FOX.