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Braves visit Nebraska Cornhuskers in college basketball clash

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Dec 17, 8:00 PM | Bob Devaney Sports Center

Alcorn State Braves vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Odds

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers will hit the floor running against the visiting Alcorn State Braves Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

Nebraska battles the Braves, currently sitting with a 1-7 mark (1-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 4-2 for the Cornhuskers and 0-2 for the Braves.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 133-ranked Cornhuskers and the No. 326-rated Braves in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-49 win for the Cornhuskers on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nebraska's No. 198 nationally ranked offense (67 points per game) against a Braves defense that sits as the No. 338 at 80.6 PPG. The Cornhuskers have been averaging 45.1% from the field, more than the Braves have managed so far this season (37.1% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Alcorn State owns the country's No. 301-rated mark, allowing 79.7 points per game on the highway. Nebraska, on the other hand, rates No. 257 in scoring at home.

Alcorn State was a 106-101 winner in their most recent outing at home against Point University. Alcorn State went on a scoring spree on Tuesday at Whitney Complex, running up a big 106-101 victory over the Point University Chargers in NCAA hoops betting action.

Nebraska was a 69-57 winner in their most recent outing on the road against TCU. They covered the 1–point spread as favorites. The Cornhuskers got 22 points from Bo Spencer as Nebraska ran past TCU 69-57 on Saturday at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing TCU are 3-0
After a win are 5-5

A few Braves at Cornhuskers trends to consider:
Nebraska is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
Nebraska is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Alcorn State home to Rust, Tuesday, December 20
Nebraska home to Central Michigan, Tuesday, December 20

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