Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Cornhuskers and Hoosiers. The game is starting at 8:30 ET on BTN, and it’s hosted by the Hoosiers at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Big Ten conference game currently have Indiana as the -1 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 147 points.

NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS VS INDIANA HOOSIERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Indiana Hoosiers -1

This game will be played at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall at 8:30 ET on Wednesday, February 21st.

WHY BET THE INDIANA HOOSIERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Hoosiers.
  • Not only will Indiana pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Does Nebraska Stand a Chance on the Road?

Nebraska enters this game with a record of 18-8 and has won two straight games. They are 8-7 in Big Ten play and 10-1 in non-conference games. On the road, the Cornhuskers are just 2-7 this season, and their average margin of defeat is -5.6 points per game. Currently, they are on a six-game losing streak away from home.

As an underdog this season, Nebraska is 3-7, and they have been the underdog in 10 of their 26 games. So far, they have been favored in 16 games, going 15-1 in those contests. In their last game, the Cornhuskers defeated Penn State 68-49.

Nebraska’s ATS record this season is 16-9-1, including a 3-6 mark on the road. As the underdog, the Cornhuskers are 4-6 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Nebraska is 4-6 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 147 is exactly in line with the average over/under line in Nebraska’s games this season (147.3). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 133 points.

In their latest game, Nebraska offense put up 68 points against Penn State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 43.5% and made 4 threes. In terms of offense, the Cornhuskers have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, putting them 184th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 98th in percentage and 32nd in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Nebraska defense is giving up an average of 70.0 points per contest. So far, the Nebraska defense is giving up an average of 10.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.2 times per game (519th).

Will Indiana Win at Home?

Indiana will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak when they host Nebraska. The Hoosiers have gone 11-5 at home this season, and they are 11-2 when favored. Over their last 10 home games, Indiana has gone 6-4.

So far this season, Indiana has gone 14-11 overall and 6-8 in Big Ten play. Their average scoring margin at home is +2.0 compared to -7.9 on the road.

As the favorite, Indiana has gone 6-6-1 vs. the spread this season. At home, the Hoosiers are 8-8 ATS this year and 6-4 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

This season, the over/under record for Indiana games is 13-12. Today’s over/under line of 147 is higher than the average line of 145.5 for their games this year. So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

The Hoosiers’ offense finished with 72 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 72.9 points per contest. Malik Reneau is leading the team in scoring at 15.7 points per contest. Kel’el Ware has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 15 going into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Indiana defense is giving up an average of 74.5 points per contest. The Indiana defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 76 points and allowed Northwestern to connect on 6 threes.