Cornhuskers open as college hoops underdog vs Hoosiers
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds
The Indiana Hoosiers will hit the floor running against the visiting Nebraska Cornhuskers Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Hoosiers bring a 21-3 record (12-10 ATS) to this tilt against the 12-12 Cornhuskers, who are 12-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Indiana go 10-9-1 so far and the Cornhuskers go 10-10.
Bettors looking to go with the Hoosiers in this one found them listed as 22.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Cornhuskers was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Hoosiers rated this week at No. 4 and the Cornhuskers sitting at No. 180. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 88-64 result in favor of the Hoosiers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cornhuskers rank No. 258 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.8 per game. That compares with Indiana’s No. 22 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Indiana is college basketball's No. 50-ranked team at 7.6 per game, while the Cornhuskers rate No. 297 with 4.8 per game.
Defensively, Nebraska features the nation's No. 127-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.1 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Nebraska was a 67-53 winner at home against Penn State. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites. The Cornhuskers grabbed a 67-53 win over the Nittany Lions on Saturday, behind a 16-point effort from Dylan Talley at Bob Devaney Sports Center.
Last time out for Indiana, they were an 81-68 winner as they battled Ohio State on the road. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point underdog. Victor Oladipo scored 26 points for Indiana on Sunday, leading the Hoosiers to an 81-68 win over Ohio State at Value City Arena.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Michigan State are 0-3
After playing Penn State are 1-2
After a win are 4-6
Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Purdue are 4-6
After playing Ohio State are 2-8
After a win are 8-2
A few Cornhuskers at Hoosiers trends to consider:
Nebraska is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
Nebraska is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Indiana is 24-1 SU in its last 25 games at home
Indiana is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 6 games at home
Nebraska home to Michigan State, Saturday, February 16
Indiana home to Purdue, Saturday, February 16