Betting on today’s Hoosiers and Cornhuskers game? Catch the action at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE, as the Cornhuskers hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on BTN. This Big Ten conference matchup has an over/under of 151 points, and the Cornhuskers are favored to win at home vs. the Hoosiers.
INDIANA HOOSIERS VS NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Nebraska Cornhuskers -5.5
This game will be played at Pinnacle Bank Arena at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, January 3rd.
WHY BET THE NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Cornhuskers.
- Not only will Nebraska pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 151 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
No Pressure for Indiana as Away Dogs
Indiana comes into today’s game against Nebraska with a season record of 10-3. On the road, the Hoosiers are 2-1, while they are 8-2 at home. Heading into today’s game, Indiana holds a 6-6-1 ATS record. When playing away from home, Indiana has a 1-1-1 record vs. the spread this season and is 4-5-1 in their previous ten road games.
Up to this point, games involving Indiana have had an average of 149.7 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 144.1 points. Their over/under record is 7-6-0. The Hoosiers have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 157 points per game.
The Indiana offense is coming off a game where they scored 100 points against Kennesaw State. They posted a field goal percentage of 61% and connected on 7 threes. The team’s top scorer is Malik Reneau, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 16.2, while Kel’el Ware also maintains a PPG average of 14.9 leading up to the game.
On the defensive side, Indiana is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.4 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 9.2 threes per game vs. Nebraska. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.2%.
Will the Cornhuskers Defense Show Up at Home?
Nebraska improved their record to 11-2 after defeating South Carolina State by a score of 91-62. The Cornhuskers have a 2-1 record when playing on the road and a 9-1 record at home. Regarding ATS, Nebraska has compiled a record of 8-4-1 to date. This includes a 2-1 mark on the road vs. the spread and a 6-3-1 record at home.
After 13 games, Nebraska has an over/under record of 7-6-0, with their games averaging a combined 143.1 points per game so far. The Cornhuskers have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 140 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
Nebraska is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 91 points vs. South Carolina State. This figure is more than their season average of 77.6 points per game. Leading the team in scoring was C.J. Wilcher with 18 points. Brice Williams also added 16 points for the Cornhuskers.
The Cornhuskers’ defense is presently ranked 53rd nationally, allowing an average of 65.5 points per contest. Nebraska’s three-point defense is currently 115th in the country at 7.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 37.5% of their shots vs. Nebraska.