Looking to win big? The Cornhuskers and Beavers face off at 4:00 ET on PEAC. The Beavers are hosting the game at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, SD. The Cornhuskers are the favored team in this non-conference contest against the Beavers. The game’s over/under currently sits at 135 points.
NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS VS OREGON STATE BEAVERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Oregon State Beavers +8.5
This game will be played at Sanford Pentagon at 4:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE OREGON STATE BEAVERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-70 in favor of the Beavers.
- Not only will Oregon State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +8.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 135 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Will Nebraska Be The Talk of Sanford Pentagon?
In their fifth game of the season, Nebraska will face off against Oregon State. So far this year, Nebraska has a perfect 4-0 record. In their last five road games, which includes games from last year, Nebraska has gone 2-3. As we examine Nebraska’s performance against the spread, they currently stand at 3-0 ATS heading into today’s matchup. However, it’s worth noting that in their first road game of the season, Nebraska had a tough time vs. the spread, going just 3-12 on the road last year.
Through four games, Nebraska has an over/under record of 1-3-0 with their games averaging a combined 133 points per game so far. When looking at the Cornhuskers’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 76 points per game.
Nebraska is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 84 points versus Stony Brook. This output is higher than their season-average of 78.2 points per game. The top scorer for the Cornhuskers was Juwan Gary with 19 points, while Brice Williams also chipped in with 17 points.
Coming into today’s game, the Nebraska defense is giving up an average of 54.8 points per contest. Nebraska’s three-point defense is currently 23rd in the country at 5.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 32.8% of their shots vs. Nebraska.
Will the Beavers Win at Home?
Oregon State enters their third game of the season with an undefeated record of 2-0. So far, all of their games have been played at home. As of today, Oregon State has a 0-2 ATS record. Over the last three games, the Beavers have gone 1-2 ATS with an average scoring margin of +5.
Through two games, Oregon State has an over/under record of 1-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 144.5 points per game so far. When assessing the Beavers’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 2-1, with their games averaging 81 points per game.
Oregon State’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 81 points vs. Troy. Overall, they hit 42.4% of their shots from the field and went 26/39 from the free-throw line. The top scorer for the Beavers was Tyler Bilodeau with 18 points, while Dexter Akanno also chipped in with 18 points.
At this time, the Beavers’ defense is positioned 54th in the country, permitting 65.7 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.3 threes per game vs. Nebraska. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 21.9%.