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Nebraska Cornhuskers Host the Northwestern Wildcats in NCAA College Basketball Action

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Northwestern Wildcats taking on the Nebraska Cornhuskers Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Nebraska sat as 0-point over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Northwestern Wildcats vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nebraska Cornhuskers sit at 8-5 (5-5 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Northwestern Wildcats are currently 12-1 (6-5-2 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Nebraska is 6-4 OU, and Northwestern is 6-7 OU.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 47-rated Northwestern Wildcats taking on the No. 98-rated Nebraska Cornhuskers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Northwestern is ranked No. 95 in NCAA basketball at 38.62 per game. Contrast that with Nebraska's No. 89 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Nebraska is the No. 168-ranked team in the country at 6.38 per game, while Northwestern rates No. 15 at 10 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Bryant McIntosh went off for 33 points and added 3 rebounds for good measure, leading Northwestern to a 74-60 win over Loyola on Sunday at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

The Cornhuskers blew out Prairie View A&M on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 81-50 win at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Northwestern is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Northwestern is 1-3-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Northwestern is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Northwestern is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Nebraska
  • Nebraska is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • Nebraska is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Northwestern
  • Nebraska is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Northwestern

Next Betting Matchups

Northwestern home to Maryland, Saturday, January 2nd
Nebraska at Indiana, Saturday, January 2nd

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