Another move by Superdatos2k
2 Replies | 175 ViewsOn 02/09/2013 05:07 PM in NBA
Nebraska looks to sweep the season series against Penn State on Saturday in a matchup of Big Ten cellar dwellers. The Cornhuskers have lost back-to-back games and eight of their last 10, most recently to No. 10 Ohio State last Saturday. Nebraska ranks 334th of 347 Division I teams in scoring at 58.7 points. After their longest break in their conference schedule, the Cornhuskers will attempt to keep the Nittany Lions winless in Big Ten play. Nebraska beat Penn State 68-64 on Jan. 19.
Since closing out their non-conference schedule with a four-game winning streak, the Nittany Lions have dropped 10 straight and have suffered without leading scorer Tim Frazier (16.3), out for the year after rupturing his left Achilles tendon Nov. 18. Penn State led Purdue at halftime before ultimately falling to the Boilermakers 58-49 on Tuesday. The Nittany Lions are also winless on the road this season in four tries. The newest members of the Big Ten have split the all-time series 3-3.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are heavy 75.8 percent favorites over the Penn St. Nittany Lions. The Nittany Lions are shooting 37 percent from the field and the Cornhuskers are forecasted to shoot 41.6 percent. The Nittany Lions have the rebounding advantage at 33.7 to 30.6. The Cornhuskers are committing fewer turnovers at 9.8 vs 14.8 for the Nittany Lions. The Nittany Lions are making 4.8 three pointers on 30.5 percent from three point range. The Cornhuskers are making 5.4 three pointers on 31.2 percent.
Nittany Lions are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss.
Nittany Lions are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games after scoring less than 50 points in their previous game.
Nittany Lions are 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 vs. Big Ten.
Nittany Lions are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 road games.
Nittany Lions are 5-14 ATS in their last 19 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
Cornhuskers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games.
Cornhuskers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. loss.
Cornhuskers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
Cornhuskers are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games following a ATS win.
Pick: Nebraska -6