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Nebraska CornhuskersCreighton Bluejays
6-2December 08, 2013, 06:00 | CenturyLink Center6-2



Creighton will look to improve on its 6-2 record on Sunday when they host Nebraska in NCAA basketball odds action at CenturyLink Center.

The Cornhuskers will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 4-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bluejays are 3-3 ATS. Nebraska is 3-4 against the total, while Creighton is 2-4 versus the number.

View Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Creighton Bluejays Odds and Stats.

Creighton opened as -12.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

The Bluejays - Cornhuskers odds would favor the Cornhuskers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Creighton is rated No. 61 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nebraska is at No. 58.

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Last time out for Nebraska, they were a 60-49 winner as they battled Miami at home. They covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. The Cornhuskers grabbed a 60-49 win over the Hurricanes on Wednesday, behind a 14-point effort from Terran Petteway at Bob Devaney Sports Center.

Creighton was a 78-61 winner in its last match on the road against Long Beach State. They covered the 12-point spread as favorites. The Bluejays got 21 points from Doug McDermott as Creighton ran past Long Beach State 78-61 on Tuesday at The Walter Pyramid.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Creighton's No. 122-rated squad against Nebraska's No. 182-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Creighton rates No. 1 in the country with 11.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 171 nationally with 5.5 per match.

Next up:
Nebraska home to Arkansas State, Saturday, December 14th
Creighton at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Tuesday, December 17th

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