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Nebraska Cornhuskers visit Wichita State Shockers in NCAAB hoops battle

Nebraska CornhuskersWichita State Shockers
March 16, 7:00 PM | Charles Koch Arena

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Wichita State Shockers Odds

19-12TEAM RECORD24-8

Nebraska Cornhuskers will try to shock the Shockers from Wichita State in NIT tournament action Wednesday, but playing away from home has not been kind to them as they are just 2-19 in 21 road games.

This season, the Shockers are 24-8 overall, while the Cornhuskers are 19-12 and 11-12 against the number. WSU opened as 4.5-point favorites, but betting at shops like Sportsbook.ag have moved that number down to -4. The total sits around 123.5, depending on your book of choice.

View Nebraska vs Wichita State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Shockers - Cornhuskers odds would favor the Shockers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Wichita State is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nebraska is at No. 78. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 76-72 win for the Shockers.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cornhuskers rank No. 144 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.5 per game. That compares with Wichita State’s No. 53 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Wichita State is college basketball's No. 93-ranked team at 7 per game, while the Cornhuskers rate No. 277 with 5.2 per game.

Defensively, Nebraska features the nation's No. 129-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.1 points per game. Wichita State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 149 nationally in scoring at home.

Nebraska was a 53-52 loser in their most recent outing against Oklahoma State. They failed to cover the 4–point spread as favorites.

Wichita State was a 61-54 loser in its last match at home against Indiana State. They failed to cover the 9–point spread as favorites. J.T. Durley scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Shockers to a win (they lost 61-54 to Indiana State at Scottrade Center on Saturday).

Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma State are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Indiana State are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2


A few Cornhuskers at Shockers trends to consider:
Nebraska is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Nebraska is 2-19 SU in its last 21 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wichita State's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wichita State's last 5 games at home
Wichita State is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
Wichita State is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home

 

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