Nebraska Omaha Mavericks vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Odds
Nebraska Omaha travels to Nebraska on Sunday, hoping to boost its 1-3 record with a victory over the Cornhuskers.
The Cornhuskers sit at 2-0 (1-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Mavericks are currently 1-3 (1-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Nebraska is 0-1 OU, and Nebraska Omaha is 0-0 OU.
Bettors looking to back visiting Nebraska Omaha before tip-off in this one found them as 17.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Nebraska's No. 311-ranked scoring average of 58 PPG, against a Mavericks defense rated No. 333 and allowing 81.8 PPG. The Cornhuskers FG% has averaged 44.8% to date this season, more than the Mavericks shooters have managed so far (43.7% per game).
Defensively, Nebraska Omaha features the nation's No. 308-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.5 points per game. Nebraska, meanwhile, comes in at No. 290 nationally in scoring at home.
Nebraska Omaha lost its last outing, a 76-52 result against Tulane on November 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 18-point underdog. Nebraska Omaha was crushed on Friday, getting blown out by Tulane and falling by a 76-52 score at Fogelman Arena.
Nebraska won its last outing, a 50-48 result against Valparaiso on November 15. They covered in that game as a 5-point underdog. Brandon Ubel scored 17 points leading the Cornhuskers to a 50-48 victory over Valparaiso at Bob Devaney Sports Center on Thursday.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Tulane are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Mavericks at Cornhuskers trends to consider:
Nebraska is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
Nebraska Omaha home to Bethune-Cookman, Friday, November 23
Nebraska home to Tulane, Wednesday, November 21