Indiana vs. Nebraska Pick
Can Nebraska pick up another win in the Big Ten when the Cornhuskers host Indiana tonight at 9PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Nebraska is favored at home in this game, as the Cornhuskers are getting odds of -3 points against Indiana. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 138 points. Tonight’s game takes place from Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska and will air live on the Big Ten Network.
Nebraska had a six-game win streak snapped at Illinois on Sunday. The Cornhuskers are 20-9 overall, 11-5 in the Big Ten and 20-7 against the spread. Nebraska is averaging 73.3 points per game on offense this season while allowing just 69 per contest. James Palmer Jr. is leading the team with 17.7 points per game while Isaac Copeland is adding 13 points and 6.2 rebounds per contest.
Indiana has won four straight games, including an 84-82 win at Iowa. The Hoosiers have also covered in five straight games. The Hoosiers are now 16-12 overall, 9-7 in the Big Ten and 17-11 against the spread. Indiana is averaging 72.3 points per game on offense while allowing 69.9 per contest. Juwan Morgan is averaging 16.6 points and 7.3 rebounds per game while Robert Johnson is adding 13.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per contest.
Indiana has won three of the last four meetings with Nebraska, covering the spread in the three wins. Indiana has won four straight, but the four wins have come against some of the worst teams in the Big Ten. Nebraska is very tough to beat at home. The Cornhuskers are 14-1 at home overall and 11-2 against the spread. I think the Huskers remain tough at home and will cover a small spread against the Hoosiers. The public betting is strong supporting Nebraska at home.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTIONS: NEBRASKA -3