Betting on today’s Cornhuskers and Wolverines game? Catch the action at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, MI, as the Wolverines hosts this showdown at 12:00 ET on BTN. Nebraska come into this Big Ten conference matchup as the -5.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 150.5 points.

NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS VS MICHIGAN WOLVERINES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Michigan Wolverines +5.5

This game will be played at Crisler Center at 12:00 ET on Sunday, March 10th.

WHY BET THE MICHIGAN WOLVERINES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Wolverines.
  • Not only will Michigan pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can The Cornhuskers Secure a Road Victory?

Nebraska comes into this game as the favorite, as they have been in 18 of their 30 games this season. The Cornhuskers have gone 17-1 in those games, but they have struggled on the road, going just 3-8 compared to their 18-1 record at home.

Recently, Nebraska has gone just 2-8 on the road, and they are coming off a 67-56 win over Rutgers. On the season, they have an average scoring margin of +13.7 at home, but that number drops to -4.0 on the road.

Nebraska has an ATS record of 19-10-1 this season, including a mark of 14-3-1 when favored. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Cornhuskers have gone 9-1 vs. the spread. On the road, Nebraska is just 4-7 vs. the spread this year and their last 3 road ATS record is 1-2.

Nebraska’s over/under record this season is 19-11 and the average scoring total in their games is 145.8 points. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (147.2). So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 132 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.

In contrast to their season average of 76.5 points per game, the Nebraska had a below average performance. They scored 67 points against Rutgers and had a field goal percentage of 40.7%. Keisei Tominaga is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14. Meanwhile, Brice Williams also brings a PPG average of 12.5 into the game.

Currently, the Cornhuskers’ defense holds the 96th rank in the nation, allowing 69.3 points per game. Against Rutgers in their most recent game, the Nebraska defense gave up a total of 56 points while allowing Rutgers to hit 40% of their shots.

Will Michigan Come Through as Home Underdogs?

Michigan enters this game as a 5.5-point underdog, and they have gone 3-14 as the underdog this season. Over their last ten games, the Wolverines have gone 2-8 at home.

Overall, Michigan is just 8-22 this season, and they are currently on a seven-game losing streak. In their most recent game, the Wolverines lost to Ohio State by a score of 84-61.

Michigan’s ATS record this season is just 7-22, including a mark of 5-12 at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Wolverines have gone just 2-8 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Michigan’s games this season (148.7). Currently, their over/under record is 16-13. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with the average scoring total being 146 points.

In their most recent game, the Michigan offense put up just 61 points vs. the Ohio State Buckeyes. Overall, they are now averaging 73.6 points per game which is 205th in the country. Dug McDaniel is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 16.6. Meanwhile, Olivier Nkamhoua also brings a PPG average of 14.8 into the game.

Facing Nebraska, Michigan aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 79.2 points allowed per game (315th). Michigan’s three-point defense is currently 156th in the country at 7.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 46.6% of their shots vs. Michigan.