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Nebraska Cornhuskers Face the Michigan Wolverines: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

Michigan looks to cover the Wolverines-Cornhuskers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 11-6 mark when they host Nebraska in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Nebraska Cornhuskers were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 11-6 and 4-10 ATS Michigan Wolverines will face the 9-7 Nebraska Cornhuskers, who own a 8-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Michigan Wolverines are 9-4-1 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Nebraska Cornhuskers are 6-8.

This game puts the Michigan Wolverines, most recently No. 38 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Nebraska Cornhuskers, who rate No. 154 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Michigan's No. 143-ranked offense, averaging 74.35 PPG, against a Cornhuskers defense that ranks No. 116 at 70.25 PPG. The Wolverines field goal percentage has averaged 47.31% so far, more than the Cornhuskers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.3% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tai Webster scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Cornhuskers to a win (they lost 74-66 to Northwestern at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday).

The Wolverines got 19 points from D.J. Wilson, but it was Illinois that prevailed in a 85-69 final on Wednesday at State Farm Center.

Betting Trends
  • Nebraska is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Nebraska is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Nebraska is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Nebraska's last 11 games on the road
  • Michigan is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan's last 5 games
  • Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Michigan is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Nebraska home to Ohio State, Wednesday, January 18th
Michigan at Wisconsin, Tuesday, January 17th