Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Odds
The visiting Nebraska Cornhuskers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at Value City Arena against the Ohio State Buckeyes.
The Cornhuskers will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 5-6 ATS against the number this season, while the Buckeyes are 6-4 ATS. Nebraska is 5-4 on the totals; Ohio State is 5-3-1.
The visitors opened as 21.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Buckeyes - Cornhuskers odds would favor the Buckeyes if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Ohio State is rated No. 17 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nebraska is at No. 240. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 85-65 win for the Buckeyes.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cornhuskers rank No. 257 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.9 per game. That compares with Ohio State’s No. 42 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Ohio State is college basketball's No. 49-ranked team at 7.8 per game, while the Cornhuskers rate No. 287 with 4.7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nebraska owns the country's No. 63-rated mark, allowing 63.7 points per game on the highway. Ohio State, on the other hand, rates No. 52 in scoring at home.
Nebraska was a 68-59 winner in their most recent outing at home against Nicholls State. Nebraska got 18 points from Brandon Ubel en route to a 68-59 victory over Nicholls State on Saturday at Bob Devaney Sports Center.
Ohio State was an 87-44 winner in its last match at home against Chicago State. They covered the 36-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Buckeyes and Cougars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Chicago State was handed an 87-44 defeat on Saturday at Value City Arena.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Wisconsin are 3-0
After a win are 5-5
Ohio State Buckeyes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Illinois are 6-4
After playing Chicago State are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
A few Cornhuskers at Buckeyes trends to consider:
Nebraska is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Nebraska is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Ohio State is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home
Ohio State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Nebraska home to Wisconsin, Sunday, January 6
Ohio State at Illinois, Saturday, January 5