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Nebraska Cornhuskers Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Kansas Jayhawks

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Nebraska when they take on the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Nebraska Cornhuskers in this one, their betting line was listed as 20.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Kansas Jayhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas Jayhawks sit at 8-1 (3-4 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are currently 5-4 (4-4 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Kansas is 3-4 OU, and Nebraska is 2-6 OU.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 78-rated Nebraska Cornhuskers taking on the No. 20-rated Kansas Jayhawks in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Nebraska is ranked No. 90 in NCAA basketball at 39 per game. Contrast that with Kansas's No. 36 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Kansas is the No. 36-ranked team in the country at 9.33 per game, while Nebraska rates No. 228 at 5.78 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tai Webster scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Cornhuskers to a win (they lost 77-62 to Creighton at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday).

The Jayhawks blew out UMKC on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 105-62 win at Allen Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Nebraska is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Nebraska is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nebraska's last 5 games
  • Nebraska is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Kansas is 11-3-1 ATS in its last 15 games when playing Nebraska
  • Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Nebraska

Next Betting Matchups

Nebraska home to Gardner-Webb, Sunday, December 18th
Kansas at Davidson, Saturday, December 17th