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Big Ten Tournament - Rutgers Scarlet Knights Face the Nebraska Cornhuskers: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

Bankers Life Fieldhouse will host Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Nebraska Cornhuskers action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Nebraska Cornhuskers in this one found them listed as -13-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Scarlet Knights was expected to move the line.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are 14-17 overall and 14-14 ATS, while the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 7-24 and 10-17 ATS. As for the betting totals, Nebraska boasts a 15-12-1 on the OU, and Rutgers is 18-9.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Nebraska Cornhuskers rated this week at No. 165 and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights sitting at No. 347.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Nebraska's No. 172-ranked scoring average of 71.32 PPG, against a Rutgers Scarlet Knights defense rated No. 251 and allowing 80.06 PPG. The Nebraska Cornhuskers FG% has averaged 44.44% to date this season, more than the Rutgers Scarlet Knights shooters have managed so far (41.77% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rutgers cruised to victory on Saturday, running Minnesota out of the gym and running up a 75-52 score at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Andrew White III scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Cornhuskers to a win (they lost 65-54 to Northwestern at Welsh-Ryan Arena on Sunday).

Betting Trends
  • Rutgers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Rutgers is 1-17 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Rutgers's last 19 games
  • Rutgers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Nebraska
  • Nebraska is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Nebraska is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Nebraska's last 7 games
  • Nebraska is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Rutgers

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