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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Line and Trends Report

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Nebraska Cornhuskers taking on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights were listed as 4-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 6-10 overall and 6-6 ATS, while the Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-8 and 6-7 ATS. As for the betting totals, Rutgers boasts a 6-6 on the OU, and Nebraska is 8-5.

The Scarlet Knights - Cornhuskers odds would favor the Cornhuskers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Rutgers is rated No. 270 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nebraska is at No. 132.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Rutgers has the nation's No. 208-rated offensive output, at 68.75 PPG. The visiting Nebraska Cornhuskers defense ranks No. 103 allowing on average 68.06 PPG. The Scarlet Knights FG% has averaged 42.39% so far, less than the Rutgers Cornhuskers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.48% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cornhuskers endured a 77-66 loss at the hands of the Hawkeyes on Tuesday, despite a 22-point effort from Tai Webster at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Rutgers was run off the court by the Terrapins on Wednesday as Maryland routed them 88-63 at Xfinity Center.

Betting Trends
  • Nebraska is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Nebraska is 3-10-1 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Nebraska is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nebraska's last 5 games on the road
  • Rutgers is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
  • Rutgers is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Nebraska home to Minnesota, Tuesday, January 12th
Rutgers at Ohio State, Wednesday, January 13th

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